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Riding a bike after a 40mph crash

Old 06-11-19, 02:59 PM
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Riding a bike after a 40mph crash

Just curious how safe would you feel riding an aluminum frame bike with a carbon fork that was involved in a high speed crash (40 mph)?

I cannot tell if the frame is bent or the damage on the carbon fork. I have heard horror stories of carbon failing after crashes and I no longer trust the frame or fork. I do not want to ride and I certainly do not feel comfortable giving it to someone else. I would love to know the groups thoughts continuing to use this bike.

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Old 06-12-19, 07:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Caad12 View Post
Just curious how safe would you feel riding an aluminum frame bike with a carbon fork that was involved in a high speed crash (40 mph)?

I cannot tell if the frame is bent or the damage on the carbon fork. I have heard horror stories of carbon failing after crashes and I no longer trust the frame or fork. I do not want to ride and I certainly do not feel comfortable giving it to someone else. I would love to know the groups thoughts continuing to use this bike.

Thanks
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Old 06-12-19, 07:59 PM
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You got 30 good replies to your OP in General Cycling. Not sure what else you're hoping for, maybe someone to tell you that it's okay to ride it or sell it to someone else?

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