Bicycle Mechanics - carbon frame worries?
Bikeforums.net is a forum about nothing but bikes. Our community can help you find information about hard-to-find and localized information like bicycle tours, specialties like where in your area to have your recumbent bike serviced, or what are the best bicycle tires and seats for the activities you use your bike for.
should I be concerned with the tar and chip roads spraying off the tires and damaging the seat and down tube? I thought of taping the front of them. Is any of this a concern,your opion would be appreciated.
09-07-10, 05:12 PM
Think about it like this. What ever your tires are flinging off its not hitting your carbon weave. Like any other bike made out of steel or aluminum you'd be taking off the clear coat on top. IF your really worried about it I offer you the following options..
3)Get a handy friend of yours to rattle can a think layer of clear coat on your bike
4)I met a guy who bought a ton of clear, extra large, chainstay stickers. He had the placed them in strategic locations all over his frame to protect the frame. I thought it looked silly but I didn't notice till he mentioned it.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.1.12 Copyright © 2013 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.