Reinforcing braze on mount on carbon frame

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mistertommyt
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Reinforcing braze on mount on carbon frame

Postby mistertommyt » Mon Sep 23, 2013 21:12 pm

I'm having FD issues on my carbon frame. Basically, it seems that there is some flex where the braze on mount for the FD is bolted to the frame. It seems to be a known issue on some carbon frames and one that is countered by certain manufacturers by reinforcing the carbon at this point.

So, I'm looking for a solution. VMaybe a carbon specialist who may be able to reinforce this area for me. Can anyone recommend someone to speak to? Or does anyone have any experience with this?

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Re: Reinforcing braze on mount on carbon frame

Postby jordan_217 » Tue Sep 24, 2013 07:27 am

“Training is like fighting with a gorilla. You don’t stop when you’re tired. You stop when the gorilla is tired.”

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Re: Reinforcing braze on mount on carbon frame

Postby mistertommyt » Wed Sep 25, 2013 19:37 pm

Thanks for this, I'll look into them. Have you used them yourself?

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Re: Reinforcing braze on mount on carbon frame

Postby jordan_217 » Thu Sep 26, 2013 06:27 am

mistertommyt wrote:Thanks for this, I'll look into them. Have you used them yourself?



No but a few on BR have, with good results apparently. There's also a place in Stokesley, N. Yorks who may be able to help and advise. They specialise in motorbike stuff but do offer some services to human beings too :wink:

http://www.fibre-lyte.co.uk/fl/bicycle/ ... e2011.html

No experience of them, I just know they're around.
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Re: Reinforcing braze on mount on carbon frame

Postby Monty Dog » Thu Sep 26, 2013 07:35 am

You can buy repair kits - try carbonology:
http://www.carbonology.com/kit-no-2b-th ... p-240.html
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