Carbon cross frame

Especially for light weight issues concerning cyclocross / touring bikes & parts.

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xnavalav8r
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by xnavalav8r

Anyone have suggestions for an inexpensive carbon 'cross frame? I want it more for commuting than for racing. But it might see the occasional race over the barriers.

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by XC-MTB

Stevens could be the cheapest one with 1300,- Euro for the frameset.

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Or the Ridley X-Fire. The Framset is like 1150,- to 1190,- Euros in the shops here.

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Argon18 has a nice one "arsenic"

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and the Kuota Kross

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BORCHETTO wrote:and the Kuota Kross


yes, lightest frame with the best fork and € 1300,- , too.

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Why carbon?
Serious delirium.

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the Repeater wrote:Why carbon?



weight ?????

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Email Joe Holmes at Seigler Imports. They are importing a Taiwanese carbon monocoque Cross bike soon if not already.

If you cannot find them, PM me and I'll give you the email address.

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by xnavalav8r

I'm interested in carbon for a couple of reasons.

1. I have a steel cross frame and it is HEAVY. I want something lighter.
2. I want the vibration dampening and compliance that an aluminum frame doesn't usually offer.
3. Titanium seems to be more expensive than carbon these days and this is a budget project.
4. As wierd as it sounds, the bike has to be made of something with no magnetic signature or magnetic properties. Specifically, no steel and minimal metal. I work and live (part time) on a minesweeper. If I want to bring a bike with me when I travel it has to meet some spefic requirements. Carbon fits the bill and a 'cross bike tends to be more versatile for the places I visit than my high end road bike.

As for the weight, I don't have a specific weight limit in mind... other than it must be lighter than the steel frameset hanging in my shed right now.

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by xnavalav8r

Still looking......

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rayhuang wrote:Email Joe Holmes at Seigler Imports. They are importing a Taiwanese carbon monocoque Cross bike soon if not already.

If you cannot find them, PM me and I'll give you the email address.

Ray


I emailed Joe a few weeks ago and no response. Any word on the cx frame? If not, would you mind inquiring (since you know him)?

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by TonyP

rayhuang wrote:Email Joe Holmes at Seigler Imports. They are importing a Taiwanese carbon monocoque Cross bike soon if not already.

If you cannot find them, PM me and I'll give you the email address.

Ray

is there a pic of seigler carbon cross frames?

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by sfo423

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is there a pic of seigler carbon cross frames?[/quote]

Try that internet thing, google or something like that.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/huggerindustries/1445326907/in/set-72157602139107152/

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How much is that frame going to cost? Pedalforce-like cheap?
Chains to the right!

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