With the onset of a recession cycling has become a much more popular sport and pastime for many people over the past few years. When you add into this the added costs of petrol and diesel it is easy to see why cycling is becoming more and more attractive to people as a form of transport. For those of us who are lucky to already own a good quality bike then the option is there for you to use that as a means of transport in these tough economic times but for those less fortunate who do not already own a bike it can be a mine field when looking to buy good used road bike made of carbon carbon composite. So what should you look for when buying a used road bike.
Depending on what you intend using your used road bike for you should look for a used road bike that is in as good a condition as possible with good quality branded components, sturdy wheels and a frame that is rust and crack free. Of course these things go without saying so it’s important to delve a little deeper when buying a used road bike made of carbon carbon composite.
The frame makes up the most important part of any road bike. A carbon fibre frame is generally the best you can get as it is lightweight and strong but although it is strong it is more prone to damage if involved in a crash. Before you buy a used carbon fibre frame you should look for flaked paint which is a tell tale sign of crash damage.
Aluminium is a good choice for a used road bike made of carbon carbon composite as it is lighter than steel and a little more forgiving than carbon fibre. It is much easier to find a good quality aluminium used bike than any other material due to the popularity of this material a few years back.
When looking for a used road bike made of carbon carbon composite you should also check the wheels to ensure that they are true and that none of the spokes are loose or damaged. Although wheels are not too expensive any damage to wheels may be an indicator of a previous crash. The tyres that are on the wheels are sometimes more important than the wheels themselves. Look for a good quality set of tyres as these are the points of contact that will keep you gripped to the road. Maxxis Advantage tyres are a great option if you can find a set of these on a used bike set of wheels.
Maxxis Advantage tyres are very robust and are very puncture resistant, this can be a weight off your mind when riding. Added to this the very low rolling resistance that the Maxxis Advantage offers can ad real value to a used road bike.
Finally when looking for a used road bike made of carbon carbon composite you should look for good quality gears, brakes and chainset as these are the parts that help you to stop and go. Generally speaking any components from either Shimano or Campagnolo are top quality and will last for a very long time as well as very rarely let you down.
So with these points in mind you should now be equipped to go out and buy a used roads bike made of carbon carbon composite at https://www.cfccarbon.com that will serve you well.