Questions tagged [carbon]

Frames or components made from carbon fiber, possibly even about carbon accessories.

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Canyon ULT and Wahoo Kickr

Bought a wahoo Kickr in November and noticed a small chip to my canyon ultimate carbon frame. In January, Canyon announced the Ultimate was not compatible with Kickr. I'm dealing with Canyon and Wahoo,...
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Need help understanding the components of a carbon fiber seat tube to properly unseize it

I recently picked up my first carbon fiber bike which has a carbon fiber seat post that seized to the frame due to rust. I did not initially think that was possible but after looking at it, I believe ...
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Void in carbon frame seat tube, is it dangerous?

While assembling a carbon bike, I found this void in its seat tube. It's about 1/2 inch X 1/4 inch in size and I'm guessing almost a third to half the depth of the tube wall. Since it's right next ...
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Mavic Cosmic SLS - carbon separation

Some aero’ wheels are an aluminium rim with a carbon fibre shroud. On a Mavic Cosmic SLS rear wheel, I’ve found that the carbon fibre shroud is separating from the aluminium rim. Just visible in the ...
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manufacturing debris inside carbon fork steerer tube

I bought a 90mm compression plug so it would extend about 30mm into the bike's head-tube. But when the carbon steerer tube was cut to desired length, the compression plug could only be inserted to ...
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Carbon integrated seatpost small dent

I have a Ridley Noah frame that has a really small dent in the integrated seatpost, the dent itself does not seem to be caused by an object hitting it. It looks like it has been caused by hanging it ...
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Click/snap sound while fastening brake lever onto carbon bar

I was fastening Shimano STI levers onto Bontrager carbon drop handlebars yesterday, with my torque wrench set at ~2nm, and heard a short rather loud click/snap sound shortly after starting to tighten, ...
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Are these scratches at carbon fiber something to worry?

the seller showed me all the scratches at the bike and told that they happened when he was carrying bike and & changing rear wheel all the time. I did not notice any other scratches at the frame. ...
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Carbon fork crack?

I have aluminum bike with carbon fork, this is in the front of the carbon fork, it is in both sides of it? It's a carbon crack or paint crack?
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What weave is the carbon of this carbon wheel?

what weave is this carbon wheel? the brake track and rim are of different weaves? please explain, thanks.