Am I going crazy?

Discussion in 'Road Cycling' started by eauzone, May 3, 2011.

  1. eauzone

    eauzone New Member

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    Hi everyone,

    So, to get over being hit by a car on my Kona single speed, I bought a Fuji Team 1.0 with carbon front and rear forks. Great bike. almost inevitably, I came off again today (diesel on the road - 3 bikes and one motor bike all stacked it within about 30 seconds of each other). My lovely Fuji aint so lovely any more having slid along the road for about 5 metres. When I did my post tumble inspection, I noticed that the two rear forks are a totally different shape - one curved and slim and the other straight with a bulge in the middle (and looks like it was made that way). The weird thing is that I am almost 100% that carbon doesnt change shape but I have no recollection of this lack of symmetry.

    Has it always been this way, could it happened in the crash or should I slow down on the crack?

    Help!

    Dave.
     
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  2. davereo

    davereo Well-Known Member

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    Not uncommom for the chain stay and rear stay to be shaped differently. Keep in mind the different forces being applied to each while riding.
    Any bike invovled in a crash should be inspected by a professional at your LBS before you continue to ride it.
    Sorry to hear about misfortune.
    Dave
     
  3. Phil85207

    Phil85207 New Member

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    Good advice, have the bike shop where you got it have a look. You don't want something letting go on a hight speed downhill.
     
  4. latestpriceco

    latestpriceco New Member

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    Good advice, thanks for sharing
     
  5. newmobilesco

    newmobilesco New Member

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    Hmmm, nice, thanks
     
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