I've recently acquired a Colnago CT1 knowing that there is a crack in each of the carbon seat stays very near the dropouts. I've been in touch with Calfee, who've been great in detailing what they think the issue is, that basically boils down to corrosion with the dropouts, which can be a common occurrence with CT1's. They've offered to look at it and possibly fix the issue by replacing the dropouts and repairing the carbon, but they may not be able to fix it upon actual inspection depending on the severity of the corroded carbon...
Rather than waiting a potentially considerable amount of time shipping my frame to the US to have it repaired, I was considering simply replacing the entire carbon B-Stay with something like a ready-built rear stay set like the Columbus Tusk rear end kit. Or possibly a Deda Firebox:http://www.cycle-frames.com/bicycle-fra ... STEEL.html
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Since these rear ends are for steel, would they possibly not work with the titanium of the Colnago frame?
If it will work, I assume that the Colnago's carbon rear end can be pulled out somehow and one of these replacement options simply fitted into place with epoxy resin or some such? Any advice would be appreciated.
This is what the end of the CT1 look like connected to the stays: