We have all been there at least once on our cycling career. You have just picked up your new bike and you’re taking it out for your first long ride only to discover that the saddle that felt comfy at the bike shop now feels like a wooden two-by-four! Or, how about this common scenario? You’re 30 miles into a 60 mile ride, and the once comfy and perfectly broken in saddle you have grown so accustomed to has suddenly turned into sand-paper covered concrete!
As one of the most advanced and increasingly popular materials, Carbon fiber composite has revolutionized the bike industry. Carbon composite frames and components have created a dynamic shift in the way bicycles are designed and built. By replacing heavier and less aerodynamic materials, carbon composites have proven to be uniquely advantageous.