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  1. #1
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    Indoor trainers and carbon bike frames

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    Interesting article on possible damage to carbon frames caused by indoor trainers, and how to avoid problems.

    http://www.womenscycling.ca/blog/the...afety-warning/

    - Gray 2010 carbon WSD road bike, Rivet Independence saddle
    - Red hardtail 26" aluminum mountain bike, Bontrager Evoke WSD saddle
    - Royal blue 2018 aluminum gravel bike, Rivet Pearl saddle

    Gone but not forgotten:
    - Silver 2003 aluminum road bike
    - Two awesome worn out Juliana saddles

  2. #2
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    Sep 2013
    Location
    Montreal, QC
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    Thanks for the info. Forwarded the link to hubby.

    We bought the new 2014 Kinetic Rock and Roll because we felt (from all the reading and recommendations) that it should be the best for carbon bikes. But I still tell husband not to get up to pedal on his bike. Yes the trainer/bike can take it but do not push your luck either. Stay down on the bike, not standing up!

 

 

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