I have a new bike and after a bikefit (it was causing me kneepain) I had to raise the saddle and noticed a crack. I only use a torque wrench and tighten it to 4Nm usually so I can't overtighten (4.5 - 5.5). Can someone tell me if I should be worried? enter image description here

  • I do not see anything crack-like. What place specifically are you worried about? Commented May 16, 2021 at 16:12
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    That thing at the bottom looks like a paint defect to me. Commented May 16, 2021 at 16:16
  • It is the thing on the bottom, unfortunately I could only include one picture. I can feel it with my nail if I go over it. I think it is probably nothing too, but I am new to carbon and still a bit on edge I guess!
    – Laura
    Commented May 16, 2021 at 16:42
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    Which part of the bike is that?
    – MaplePanda
    Commented May 16, 2021 at 17:22
  • Around the seatpost, it's the tightening bolt for the seat that is shown.
    – Laura
    Commented May 16, 2021 at 17:24

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Been to the bike shop that sold me it and they confirmed the cosmetic damage only.

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