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Carbon handlebars!!
#1
Would you ride these?? resimresimresim I noticed this today so swapped them for some crappy aluminium bars that I had kicking around. Do you reckon that I could have smashed my pretty little face into my stem?


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#2
Hmm, not sure if I'd fancy it much tbh. Get your lbs to check it out and see what they think.

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It takes us to where no ones been
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#3
Not a chance, think I'd rather keep my teeth !!!
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#4
Yeah I think I'll avoid them and keep using the alloy ones.


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#5
Looks like they've been crushed to me, but I certainly wouldn't ride em.
Jay Dubster.
Moved to Radstock (nr Bath) but often in Medway & up for a pootle.

2015 Whyte T130 Yari
2009 Trek 8000
2014 Boardman Team Carbon (yawn) 
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#6
no way
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#7
I guess they will make a good shed ornament!


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#8
Yep, look overtightened unfortunately

One weakened they could fail very easily. Save yourself the dental bill
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#9
Thanks mate


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#10
Must agree over binning them, carbon does go without warning . Heres a pick of my cranks a couple of months back, got replaced under warranty.
Highly recommend a torque wrench for tightening stem bolts most don't need to be more than 5-6nm.
resim
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