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Could this be a full carbon swing arm?. I took the picture from racecomp website.

How does it affect the ride and handling?

 

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wow looks really good but im guessing that the swingarm was wrapped in carbon fiber and is not made of the material
 

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I'll bet it would reduce the unsprung weight by quite a bit, even if it is not all CF.
Correct me if I'm wrong, but, wouldn't wrapping your swing arm in ANY material, (albeit a very light one like C.F.) increase unsprung weight??

I think I've seen this stuff for sale on ebay before. If my memory serves, it's real carbon fiber in really thin sheets, with an adhesive backing. Sure looks cool!
 

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Correct me if I'm wrong, but, wouldn't wrapping your swing arm in ANY material, (albeit a very light one like C.F.) increase unsprung weight??

I think I've seen this stuff for sale on ebay before. If my memory serves, it's real carbon fiber in really thin sheets, with an adhesive backing. Sure looks cool!


That swing arm is completely made out of CF, if I remember correctly.
 

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Yep, they told me the same in a spanish Triumph forum.

Why would you do that?, just for the look and protection?
Steve has been very busy at Race Comp So if he dosent have on on the self it may be a while before you can get on plus the the price is nice. LOL. They do make some carbon cover that just cover the hump part of the swing arm. they just stick on with some two sided tape. I dont know if it is full carbon i would want mine to be just wrapped in carbon I have had two many carbon moutian bike frames crack on me.
 

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That swing arm is completely made out of CF, if I remember correctly.
Steve has been very busy at Race Comp So if he dosent have on on the self it may be a while before you can get on plus the the price is nice. LOL. They do make some carbon cover that just cover the hump part of the swing arm. they just stick on with some two sided tape. I dont know if it is full carbon i would want mine to be just wrapped in carbon I have had two many carbon moutian bike frames crack on me.
Does it have any kind of inner structure?
 
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