Click to view the full graphic on the C&EN site

May was National Bike Month, and at the end of June this year’s Tour de France kicks off, so what better time to look at the materials science of cycling? This month’s edition of Periodic Graphics in Chemical & Engineering News looks at the various alloys and polymers used to make bike frames, tires, and accessories. Visit the C&EN site to view the full graphic.

View all the previous editions of Periodic Graphics here.

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