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    Got rid of my Chinese Carbon frame.

    Long story short, bought a Hong-Fu frame last year, never rode it, felt owning a Chinese carbon was uncool, bought a Guerciotti Cartesio frame which will arrive this week. Very excited and feel much more cool now.

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    Because it is all about being cool.
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    these are better than i was expecting, and my expectations were already rather high.

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    Got rid of my Chinese Carbon frame.

    F@cken' right it is. Lol!

    It's actually about being safe and not sorry.

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    Got rid of my Chinese Carbon frame.

    How did you get rid of it?

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    "Evil....is the complete lack of Empathy!"

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    No one is as bad as the worst thing they have done & no one is as good as the best thing they have done.........think of that when you feel like you understand someone.

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    Got rid of my Chinese Carbon frame.

    Right now it is hanging on the wall.

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    i thought they were all made over there?

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    I have heard that many of the big Italian name brands are farming out to Asia to be made, something about most of the raw materials are from there. I just read that Colnago still makes their C59 in Italy. Somec makes all their bikes in Italy.
    Can't chrome carbon.
    Yes, you can call me a slightly opinionated retrogrouch.

    "Keep your eyes on the road and your hands upon the bars"

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    Another frame as soul-bearing totem thread. Take the frame off the wall and give it to somebody who can use it now.
    Trying to nip this in the bud; from becoming also another "esploding carbon" spiel. The portent of a bicycle frame -for whatever its born consequence- underutilized is the only uncool thing I can think of.
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    Does Hong-Fu make good bikes?
    "What is this? A center for ants?"

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    Quote Originally Posted by pete2528ca View Post
    Right now it is hanging on the wall.
    LOL if you are really afraid of it build it up and use it on a trainer.

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    The vast majority of high end bike frames are made in Taiwan/China these days. Perhaps someone else has the exact figures? Only select few like the C59 can claim to be made in Italy but you pay the price dearly, for that exclusivity. Being made in China doesn't automatically mean that its a ticking time bomb waiting to "esplode" and I've heard many guys who are extremely pleased with their Hong Fu bikes. Like everything else from China, you can get some really great stuff and also crap, you just have to be careful, just my 2 cents.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pete2528ca View Post
    Right now it is hanging on the wall.
    Ummmm then your thread title is inaccurate. You didn't get rid of it.
    AND.... you still own uncool chinese CF.

    You should just send it to me for disposal. Then you can be cool and not own chinese CF.

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    Got rid of my Chinese Carbon frame.

    Haha. Good point. Time to take a saw to it.

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    Seriously dude. It is a fine bike frame. Just put it on ebay and get your $350 back. A label doesn't give you more status, unless you are in high school.
    Cyclists really need to learn a little Rule #5.

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    Got rid of my Chinese Carbon frame.

    Not worried about labels. It was $450 thank you. Lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by spookyload View Post
    Seriously dude. It is a fine bike frame. Just put it on ebay and get your $350 back. A label doesn't give you more status, unless you are in high school.
    or on one of those real houswives show. your not on that are you? lol j/j

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    Quote Originally Posted by pete2528ca View Post
    Not worried about labels. It was $450 thank you. Lol
    Long story short, bought a Hong-Fu frame last year, never rode it, felt owning a Chinese carbon was uncool, bought a Guerciotti Cartesio frame which will arrive this week. Very excited and feel much more cool now.
    So now you own two Chinese frames, one just has labels.
    Cyclists really need to learn a little Rule #5.

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    Got rid of my Chinese Carbon frame.

    Actually, from what I gather the Guerciotti frames are actually made in Italy.

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