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  1. QuiltingEMBDesigns has a new avatar.

    Dec 15, 2017 at 9:38 PM
  2. dhk2 replied to the thread Look equipment failure.

    Yeah, agree anyone riding a light road bike with CF fork should be aware of the chance of failures, and pay attention to any creaks or flexing, or evidence of cracking. Take care in avoiding crashes, potholes and other abuse, and the frame...

    Dec 15, 2017 at 4:28 PM
  3. bikes 123 posted a new thread.

    Worth anything?

    A couple old bikes from my parents' garage. Just wondering if they're worth anything. Thank you in advance.

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    Forum: Bikes

    Dec 15, 2017 at 2:33 PM
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  5. cyclintom replied to the thread Look equipment failure.

    I will say that if you aren't worried about the possible failure modes of the material you are riding, you shouldn't be riding high performance equipment. There are broken CF frames all over the Internet. Most of these I wouldn't count because...

    Dec 15, 2017 at 8:29 AM
  6. dhk2 replied to the thread Look equipment failure.

    Just a few thoughts to make you less nervous about riding a CF fork. Not trying to change your preference for material. I actually prefer metal frames over CF too, but not because CF is unsafe. OK, here goes: Yes, CF can make designed to be...

    Dec 15, 2017 at 8:01 AM
  7. dabac replied to the thread Steel bikes and old age.

    Well, part of it is physics, part of it man-machine interaction. And the unknow error from the ”all else being equal” assumption. Human reactions to the differences in bike characteristics are often not proportional to the size of change.

    Dec 15, 2017 at 7:34 AM