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    Ride On!! PanPanX's Avatar
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    Carbon Fiber Mt Bike?

    i saw this on ebay the other day..

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...120030090&rd=1

    is a carbon fiber mt bike a good ideA? and i guess a better question is, is buying that bike a good idea?

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    You might want to consider doing a search on this subject. There was also a recent thread that's pretty relevant to your question.
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    i did search and i did read that thread. but you guys just talked about scratches and how it was over kill for that guy to get a CF bike to ride around campus. and how if it ever breaks it explodes. but never really talked about how CF would do with mt bikes

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    Quote Originally Posted by PanPanX
    i did search and i did read that thread. but you guys just talked about scratches and how it was over kill for that guy to get a CF bike to ride around campus. and how if it ever breaks it explodes. but never really talked about how CF would do with mt bikes
    You didn't read carefully enough. We talked about how CF if made properly and from a reputable builder can serve fine in a MTB role.
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    ahh, i read it again, this time more carefully and found my answer. thank you

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