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Yes it's reasonable, assuming your bike is in good condition when you leave home. Frame failures end most trips regardless of frame material (the bravado of "A village mechanic welded my frame" rarely comes to pass). Lots of people are bikepacking on carbon bikes--carbon frames have even accelerated the bikepacking trend because they typically ...


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Vast majority iof carbon rims will be fine taking the weight of a bike. If yours have very fragile fairings and its not suitible, a couple of options that are common come to mind. Hang from bars and seat Hang from frame Can't find an image - hang from handle bars with seat to the wall and wheels sticking out, can hang from just the seat. You can get any ...


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Some carbon wheels, like the Hed Jet and the Bontrager Aeolus Comp, have an alloy rim, and a non-structural carbon aerodynamic fairing bonded to that rim. "Non-structural" means I can bend the fairing by pushing it lightly with my finger. I've tried this (very lightly) on my Hed Jets. These wheels certainly can not be hung by hooks. That fairing is ...


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I don't see a problem hanging a bike from a carbon fiber composite rim. The amplitude of the load would be much, much lower than when riding over even moderate bumps. OK, the load is radially outward rather than radially inward but the wheel is not weak in that direction. Maybe of the inside edge of the rim is particularly narrow in profile you could damage ...


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