Ha, this thread made me laugh.
Everywhere has its pros and cons. Depends what sort of place you are used to living too I guess.
I’m from Edinburgh, it’s a much nicer place to.live than it was when I was growing up, loads of places to eat and drink, not all pretentious and expensive. Just avoid most places on George Street.
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Also.. I think I’ve heard a proportionately similar number of stories of big brand carbon frame failures as I have Chinese frames. If they were so terrible the internet would be awash with the horror stories. Carbon frame manufacture is actually relatively low skilled.
Johnnystorm. There are several Chinese factories who are not faceless eBay sellers.. who do have some sort of after sales service and have been attempting to build a reputation as bonefide bike frame manufacturers, granted the aftersales probably is not up to the standard of western brands but not as bad as you describe.
So, now that a “mainstream” brand is selling a carbon bike for £1000, how can anyone still argue that carbon frames from the big Chinese factories are dodgy….
Seems to me than most of the negative chat about the Chinese carbon starts from people who are sponsored by “mainstream” brands. Places like online cycling magazines..YouTube channels……[Read more]