Old 02-11-19, 12:40 PM
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Originally Posted by shoota View Post
Again, no. There is a big difference between clamping a carbon and resting on it. And who the heck supports their entire body weight on one leg, on a top tube? Sorry, but nope. I'm willing to bet your guy is seeing damage from handlebars hitting the top tube, not from resting a leg on it.
AH, Bingo--I think. The bar strikes could be like hammer blows on a relatively thin area. So I don't doubt that the mechanic saw these failures but I do think he guessed wrong on the cause.
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