What are the most affordable carbon road bikes worth riding?
Carbon fibre entered the cycling scene with a bang. It’s a material that has been heralded as being incredibly strong yet phenomenally light. For cyclists, that’s pretty much the holy grail.
In fact, true carbon fibre is at least 10 times stronger than steel. Hard to believe, yet true!
The downside to this amazing material is the expense. Since the product is far more labour intensive to produce, it pushes up the price of finished bikes.
Here’s the good news: now the technology is more mainstream, and cheap carbon fibre road bikes have finally arrived. But are they worth the risk?