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Carbon Fiber Like-Dislike

  • Like it.

    Votes: 26 31.7%
  • Do not like it.

    Votes: 23 28.0%
  • It's OK.

    Votes: 29 35.4%
  • Am I just an Ass?

    Votes: 9 11.0%

  • Total voters
    82
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Discussion Starter #1 (Edited)
Poll: Maybe I am an Ass?

Hey is it JUST me or am I the only person that dislikes fake/ even Real Carbon Fiber parts.

Should also add that I get it when it comes to racing.
 

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I voted that "you're an ass." :icon_lol:,
but that's mainly because I've spent a small fortune on CF parts.
BTW your membership to the CFA (Carbon Fiber addicts) has been permanently denied. :icon_pai:





In all honesty, to each their own. Some people love CF, some love chrome, some love the bling, some love the "blacked out" look. As long as your bike looks like it does in your dreams, then I'm happy for you.
 

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Some CF parts look cool, for example a CF exhaust I think is sexy. I don't like too much CF though.

BTW, it's spelled poll, not pole :01_bitchs

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Some CF parts look cool, for example a CF exhaust I think is sexy. I don't like too much CF though.

BTW, it's spelled poll, not pole :01_bitchs

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yeah for an exhaust it is a must. too much carbon fiber is well.....too much, but too much of any good thing is not a good thing
 

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Carbon fiber to me is purely functional. That is why i like it, paint over it for all i care. As long as the parts are light and strong thats all that matters to me.
 

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For me it depends on what it is, I like carbon exhausts, heel guards, sprocket covers, rear hugger and a few other bits and pieces. Things I don't really like are the frame covers, swingarm covers, case covers, and front fenders. Its more of a preference and personal taste thing for me and depends on where the part goes. But other than that carbon fiber is sexy.
 

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it depends...if it flows with the bike and looks good then yes...but all this fake carbon fiber like handles and stick on shat looks like crap. if it has a purpose (weight reduction/heat reduction) and is tastefully done then yea its pimp.
 

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its gotta be done with taste and moderation.
 

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fake is bad tho haha
 

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For me it depends on what it is, I like carbon exhausts, heel guards, sprocket covers, rear hugger and a few other bits and pieces. Things I don't really like are the frame covers, swingarm covers, case covers, and front fenders. Its more of a preference and personal taste thing for me and depends on where the part goes. But other than that carbon fiber is sexy.
+1 Adding covers (frame, case, swingarm, instrument panel) has no function at all, except appearance. It just adds a marginal amount of weight and makes the bike look chintzy. I'm not a big CF fan, but all CF bikes look great. Random parts make little sense.

How much weight does it actually save for various parts - front fender, hugger, heel guards? I can't imagine it's that much, but correct me if I'm wrong.
 

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as far as the weight saving .... a little at a time mounts up!!!
 

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I like carbon fiber.

But, for me, the key is to accessorize. U know, add bits and pieces here and there.
 

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i like CF if it replaces an otherwise heavy part with a lighter one.

Agreed, it must be functional. If it sticks on, or covers another part, it's no good. I have to admit though, I've got carbon fiber covers on my case covers, but only because I busted my stator cover, and the replacement I bought on ebay already had cf glued to it, and the guy threw in the matching clutch cover for free. I figured it's a little extra protection for free, however marginal.
 

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just not my style...looks good on exhaust, though..
 
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