Element Technology – is more simply : ElemenTech™.
When you see ElemenTech™ -
it means Technology exclusive to Element bikes.
VIBE V.D.T. - Vertical Damping Technology is a common theme on Element hardtails. It indicates the passive rear suspension (vertical flex ) designed into the rear stays of the frame.
．Vertically Compliant for Comfort
．Laterally Rigid for Efficiency and Tracking
MAXIMUM VIBE for Carbon
．Radical horizontal cross-sections which flex vertically like a ski .
．Size-specific fiber lay-ups....smaller sizes have greater flex for lighter riders.