Old 02-09-19, 09:47 PM
Kent T
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Originally Posted by nomadmax View Post
I'm fully aware that my aversion to carbon fiber isn't rooted in science; for me it's an irrational phobia that it will somehow collapse on me.
I don't trust a CF frame either. I get a bike I love, I want it to last me many years. Unless wrecked or badly abused or stolen, I keep my bikes for years, and choose carefully. I have ridden bikes I like through 2 or 3 drivetrains, through mileage and sheer use. And maintained well. I trust CF in other applications, but on bikes, and bike wheels I tend to remain conservative. I am no weight weenie, I value a balance between weight, and reliability.

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