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post #11 of 57 Old 11-18-2012, 03:45 PM
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Carbon (for me) is for increased structural integrity while providing added weight savings. I use a lot of it in larger scale. R/C aircraft.
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I don't like non-functional carbon. Pieces that just cover stuff (triple clamp, gas cap, frame) to look like carbon are worse than stock in my eyes. It adds weight, which completely defeats the purpose of carbon.
While I think somewhat along similar lines, I don't mind c/f in protective roles:




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While I think somewhat along similar lines, I don't mind c/f in protective roles:


Those case covers would wear right through. Carbon doesn't offer skid protection, it's structural.



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Those case covers would wear right through. Carbon doesn't offer skid protection, it's structural.
Some of them are backed w/Kevlar.

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good cf

As long as it is quality carbon.
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lets add weight to look like your saving it
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[QUOTE=d207gp;2122281]While I think somewhat along similar lines, I don't mind c/f in protective roles:



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[QUOTE=d207gp;2122281]While I think somewhat along similar lines, I don't mind c/f in protective roles:


Maan that is a clean chain!
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CF frame covers? IMHO, yes - it's too much, but it's YOUR bike and mods, so enjoy it...

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If it isn't adding performance, saving weight, or doing some function other that just looking pretty, it's useless IMO. That's just my opinion... It's your bike, do what you want.
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