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Vannox is just a trade name for a steel alloy where the principal alloying element added to the mix is vanadium. There are a host of steel alloys which have been called one thing or another, to sell them to the bicycle buyers, as something really special. Aermet 100 was a nickle-steel, Tange Mangaloy and Reynolds 531 were both Manganese steels, True Temper OX II and AVR were Chrome-Molybdenum steels. How strong one is specifically depends on the actual chemical mix of the specific steel alloy used.

Since practically nobody uses pure titanium in bicycle parts, it also depends on which titanium alloy is being used as to how strong it really is, compared to another steel alloy, and steel for that matter, is just a generic term for any alloy composed primarily of iron. Just like brass is a generic term for any alloy of primarily copper and bronze.
 

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They don't make seat rails out of titanium to make them stronger, they do it to make them lighter.

If the industry used titanium to make parts stronger, there'd be a huge market for DH/Freeride parts made out of titanium. Unfortunatly they'd cost way more than the current stuff on the market, and there'd always be some "weak areas", but generally speaking, no one in the industry makes things out of titanium to make them stronger, they do it to make them lighter (at an equivalent strength).
 
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