carbon fiber frames

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  1. kevyleven007

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  2. Dave31

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    I believe the 3k and 12a are different types of appearance or the look of the fiber, but I am not 100% positive.
     
  3. Bikeguy Joe

    Bikeguy Joe Godfather of Motorized Bicycles

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    Maybe contact them and ask?
     
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    maniac57 Old, Fat, and still faster than you

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    Carbon fiber is no good for building motorbikes. Too prone to cracking from vibration. Stick with good old steel.
     
  5. kevyleven007

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    actually,I was thinking light weight electric bike.no vibration.very smooth and quiet.I already have 3 heavy steel monsters.Really dont know anything about carbon fiber but is said to be very light and strong.
     
  6. Bikeguy Joe

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    What about all the motorcycle/aircraft/automotive applications?
     
  7. kevyleven007

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    Looks like nobody on here knows anything about these.figures
     
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    I don't know anything about it either. But if you're going to pay $300 USD for a bare frame (without suspension), you may consider making the whole thing from scratch. There's an ES thread.
     

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