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Bike Soundsspdplayr
Apr 9, 2002 10:53 AM
A most disturbing set of sounds occurred last night while riding on VERY rough roads. I live in PA where the roads are mostly cracked and messed up because of the extreme heat and cold. While riding over the smooth sections, the TCR 0 that caresses the roads near me hums. When I hit the rough stuff, I swear it sound like its ready to pop--especially in the cockpit! Does this happen to anyone else? I checked my headset and fork and everything checks out? Is it because of the CF in the steerer tube, bar, and fork? What could cause these sounds ? Thanks in advance? OOooo! Maybe it could be the Vector Pros...being stiff and all?
It probably is the CF...TJeanloz
Apr 9, 2002 11:10 AM
The old design Spinergy wheels (which were CF) sounded like they had exploded into many pieces any time you hit a big pothole. But they were always fine...
re: Bike SoundsDankFrank
Apr 11, 2002 11:42 AM
I'm riding vector pros as well. Mine make a really wonderfully scary pow every time I hit one of those root-faults on the path. But, they've never gone out of true either.