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    215 lbs. can i safely ride w/ carbon stem,bars,and seat post

    i ride singlespeed , looking to try carbon seat post ,stem,handlebars, and fork. . i ride with the smoothness of a bull in a china shop. will it stand the pressure? or should i just deal with the weight?

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    215 lbs. can i safely ride w/ carbon stem,bars,and seat post

    Yes. Except get an alloy stem.

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    handlebars - sure
    fork - no problem
    stem - hmmm
    seatpost - NFW!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mango12 View Post
    i ride singlespeed , looking to try carbon seat post ,stem,handlebars, and fork. . i ride with the smoothness of a bull in a china shop. will it stand the pressure? or should i just deal with the weight?
    Check the suggested weight limits on the manufacturer's site.

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    I'm running a Niner RDO carbon seatpost and bar. Good so far but time will tell as I only have a few rides in. Its on a dual suspension bike so its hard to tell if I get a compliance or vibration advantage, but they seem to feel a little more comfy than aluminum bits.

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