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Cracks on Carbon Fork

Old 05-15-15, 03:52 PM
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Cracks on Carbon Fork

A 3 year old Fuji Roubaix has developed cracks all around the fork in an oval pattern. My question is: is this the gel coat or carbon cracked? The bike has never been wrecked.
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Old 05-15-15, 04:10 PM
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Pic attached of fork- as seen on left inside of fork there are circular rings clear around it.
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Old 05-15-15, 04:22 PM
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Hard to tell, even with a photo.

Did you buy it at a shop? If so, you might want to take it in to them.

If not, try to find a Fuji dealer and see what they say. They might want to show it to their rep; if it is a structural failure Fuji will want to know about it.

I wouldn't ride it until you got some answers...
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Old 05-15-15, 04:45 PM
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I've just taken it to the LBS and he seemed to think it was just the paint cracking. Some of the Fuji letters looks distorted- like paint cracking.
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Old 05-15-15, 07:53 PM
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Looks to me like paint cracking too. Just to be sure though, I'll advise that you get a written confirmation from your Fuji dealer that it is indeed paint cracking and not the carbon.
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