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Chainstay chips

jimmoffattjimmoffatt Posts: 57
edited June 2007 in Workshop
<font face="Arial"></font id="Arial"><font size="3"></font id="size3"><font color="blue"></font id="blue">I have noticed that the chainstay on my new black carbon bike is being chipped by the chain. I have used a stick -on chainstay guard before on my metal bikes but do they work with carbon? Does anybody have a recommendation? I think it would need to be flexible/mouldable because of the shape of the chainstay.


  • monty_dogcpmonty_dogcp Posts: 382
    Get a good quality chainstay protector and warm-it up slightly before you apply it - it makes it more flexible and the glue more sticky. Also worth wiping-down the chainstay with a degreaser or lighter fuel beforehand followed by a wipe with a clean rag.
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