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PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2012 10:33 pm 
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I have a matte black SuperSix HighMod and it appears as if the clear coat is oxidizing/fading. Can anything be done/applied to frame to protect it? Concerned about negative effects of exposing carbon to the elements if any. Will try to get pics up asap...


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:37 pm 
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It's not fading it is just they way the carbon looks. I assume this is on your top tube I thought they same thing took bike to the LBS and they said it was fine. If you go look at a new bike on the floor of a shop it will look the same as your bike.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 05, 2012 2:32 pm 
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I'm guessing the black that you are seeing isn't carbon at all - it is black paint. Sand the matte paint off and you will see carbon weave.


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