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TaylorAllen redbullbike's article
Oct 25, 2017 at 14:58
Oct 25, 2017
Is This the Steepest Rampage Line Ever? - Video
@Geoff-Smith: That's not entirely true. All major carbon wheel manufacturers adhere to UCI safety regulations that in the event of an impact the carbon hoop cannot completely explode and must retain a [mostly] round shape. My Zipp 303 cracked, but did not explode, when I got hit by a van this spring and the Zipp rep explained their testing procedures to me when I showed him the damage. They do various "curb" tests that involve front-on collisions, lateral impacts, blowing tires off, etc and they must retain integrity and not splinter completely. Pretty interesting structural engineering in fact. Real old carbon like the tri-spoke Spinergy wheels, or bad batches of Shimano's recent Pro Trispoke (seeing a theme with tri-spoke wheels) gave carbon a bad name. Most modern carbon wheels will fail similarly or under much harsher conditions than aluminum and could be trusted. Just maybe not here in the comment section of pinkbike.
TaylorAllen SCOTT-Sports's article
Oct 10, 2016 at 7:34
Oct 10, 2016
N1NO: The Hunt for Glory, The Glorious Chapter - Video
His name doesn't have an umlaut in it.
TaylorAllen diamondbackbikes's photo
Mar 30, 2016 at 6:20
Mar 30, 2016
Absolutely agree!

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