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Carbon Concerns Part 2… Carbon alternates.

Carbon is a great material and bicycle manufacturers have embraced as a material for bicycle frames as well as components.  It is a fantastic material!  It is light strong and can be layered in limitless configurations.  However, as discussed in part one of this series, carbon does have a few drawbacks.  It is prone to failure due to impacts and abrasion, it requires a significant amount of energy to produce, and… Read More »