Carbon fiber frames have revolutionized the world of bicycles, offering unparalleled strength, lightweight construction, and enhanced performance. As cycling enthusiasts seek cutting-edge technology to elevate their riding experience, carbon fiber frames have emerged as the preferred choice. In this introduction, we will explore the fascinating world of carbon fiber frames, shedding light on its composition, wide-ranging applications, advantages over traditional materials, the various grades available, and a special focus on the distinction between SAVA carbon fiber bicycles and other carbon fiber options.
What is carbon fiber ?
It is a special product composed of carbon elements. Its carbon content is generally more than 90%. It is a material with high strength and high mold, and then it is oxidized and carbonized at high temperature. Compared with other fibers, It has the characteristics of high temperature resistance, anti-friction, electric heat conduction, corrosion resistance and so on.
Carbon fiber is a composite material made from thin strands of carbon woven together to form a strong, lightweight fabric. These carbon fibers are incredibly strong, with a higher tensile strength compared to steel, yet weigh significantly less. The fibers are typically combined with a polymer resin, such as epoxy, to create a matrix that further enhances their structural integrity. The resulting material exhibits exceptional stiffness, strength, and durability.
What's the advantages of carbon fiber bike?
1.Lightweight: Carbon fiber is exceptionally light, making carbon fiber bicycles significantly lighter than their steel or aluminum counterparts. This reduced weight allows cyclists to accelerate faster, climb hills more easily, and maneuver the bike with greater agility. The lower weight also reduces rider fatigue on longer rides.
2.Strength and Stiffness: Carbon fiber is known for its high strength-to-weight ratio, providing excellent structural integrity and stiffness. This stiffness ensures efficient power transfer from the rider's pedal strokes to the wheels, resulting in improved responsiveness and better energy transfer.
3.Vibration Damping: Carbon fiber has inherent vibration-damping properties, which can absorb road vibrations and reduce fatigue on rough surfaces. This feature enhances rider comfort and allows for a smoother and more enjoyable riding experience.
4.Aerodynamics: Carbon fiber frames can be designed with complex shapes and aerodynamic profiles, reducing drag and enhancing the bike's overall aerodynamic efficiency. This is especially beneficial for competitive cyclists or those seeking to achieve higher speeds with less effort.
5.Customizability: Carbon fiber is a versatile material that can be molded into various shapes and sizes, allowing manufacturers to design bicycles with precise geometry and customized frame stiffness. This enables cyclists to find the perfect fit and tailor the bike to their specific riding style and preferences.
6.Durability: Carbon fiber is highly resistant to corrosion, rust, and fatigue, making carbon fiber bicycles extremely durable and long-lasting. With proper care and maintenance, a carbon fiber frame can provide many years of reliable performance.
7.Aesthetic Appeal: Carbon fiber frames often have a sleek and modern appearance, which many cyclists find visually appealing. The material's unique woven pattern and glossy finish can give the bike a high-end and sophisticated look.
Carbon Fiber Classification
Internationally, carbon fiber is generally divided into the following grades:
1. High modulus carbon fiber: The modulus of this grade of carbon fiber is above 300Gpa, the strength and toughness are low, and it is suitable for applications requiring high stiffness and low density, such as aviation and aerospace
2. High-strength carbon fiber: The strength of this grade of carbon fiber is above 3Gpa, and the modulus and toughness are relatively low. It is suitable for applications requiring high strength and low density, such as automobiles, sports equipment and construction.
3. Medium modulus, medium strength carbon fiber: The modulus and strength of this grade of carbon fiber are between 150-300Gpa and 1.5-3Gpa, and are used in applications requiring medium performance, such as electronic equipment, ships and machinery.
4. Low modulus carbon fiber: The modulus of this grade of carbon fiber is below 150Gpa, with high strength and toughness, suitable for applications requiring high toughness and low density
5. Ultra-high-strength carbon fiber: The strength of this grade of carbon fiber is above 5Gpa, and the modulus and toughness are relatively low. It is suitable for applications requiring extremely high strength, such as body armor and ships.
Application of Carbon Fiber:
Carbon fiber's exceptional properties have led to its extensive use in various industries. In the realm of bicycles, carbon fiber frames have become increasingly popular due to their ability to enhance performance. Beyond cycling, carbon fiber finds applications in aerospace, automotive, sports equipment, and even in the construction of high-performance yachts and aircraft.
Why choose SAVA carbon fiber bikes?
Carbon fiber frames come in various grades, each offering different characteristics and performance levels. Higher-grade carbon fiber typically possesses greater stiffness and strength, making it ideal for professional and competitive cyclists. Conversely, lower-grade carbon fiber frames may be slightly heavier but provide a more forgiving ride, making them suitable for recreational or endurance cyclists. The selection of the carbon fiber grade often depends on the rider's specific needs, preferences, and budget.
1.SAVA bicycles use aviation-grade carbon fiber materials
SAVA uses TORAY T800, T1000 high-strength carbon fiber materials，Toray is the largest carbon fiber manufacturer in the world. It is woven by looms imported from Germany. While ensuring quality, it achieves the best combination of performance and price
2.SAVA use Carbon Fiber Weave 3K Twill
Woven with high-strength carbon fiber, carbon fiber is five times stronger than steel, twice as rigid, and only one-third the weight, an ultra-light and extremely hard material with excellent heat resistance and the smallest coefficient of thermal expansion.
We use high-end carbon fiber materials and shimano high-end components, and are committed to creating the ultimate riding experience for riders. The bike prices are among the cheapest on the carbon fiber market because our mission is to make carbon fiber bicycles available to everyone
4.We offer a two-year frame warranty
SAVA provides perfect pre-sales and after-sales service, our aim is to make customers 100% satisfied
SAVA carbon fiber bicycles not only use carbon fiber for the frame, SAVA full carbon bicycles also have carbon fiber front forks, handlebars, seat tubes, wheels and spokes, seat cushions, giving customers unparalleled lightweight riding