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One of the cornerstones of our business is to empower and educate anyone interested in carbon fiber bicycles. From basic care and maintenance, to best shipping methods, to debunking various myths that are rampant in the outdoor industry. We'll be highlighting many of these topics and other Ruckus Composites news here, get lost below.

Pinarello Paris Toptube and Chainstay Repairs

Pinarello Paris Toptube and Chainstay Repairs

This carbon fiber repair case came to us as the result of a dreaded roof rack accident striking again. These are more common type crashes than you think and undoubtedly devastating to the structural integrity of the frame. This Pinarello Paris repair came into the shop after such an accident following…

Specialized Roubaix Seatstay Repair

Specialized Roubaix Seatstay Repair

This new carbon fiber Specialized Roubaix came in for repair recently after one of the all-time scariest crashes on the road: slamming on train tracks. Our customer wiped out during a corner after losing grip whilst turning across a set of them. Luckily, it was not a heavy traffic time! These accidents…

Filament Tandem Inspection & Refurbish

Filament Tandem Inspection & Refurbish

Normally, we don’t feature cases that are mostly inspection-based, but this one happens to be an exception for such an incredible bike. This custom carbon fiber tandem arrived at Ruckus after a dreaded roof-rack-meets-garage-door-frame type accident. The fork almost disintegrated and so the customer…

Trek Domane SL 8 Seatstay Repair

Trek Domane SL 8 Seatstay Repair

So you’ve purchased a modern and expensive (...worth it) road bike and you had a small, yet compromising crash to your brand new bike. What do you do? You have a few options: you can trash it (sad face), you can contact the company who made your bike and attempt the crash replacement warranty (potentially…

Pinarello Prince Bottom Bracket Repair

Pinarello Prince Bottom Bracket Repair

As a brand, Pinarello has won at least 35 monumental 1st place victories in the last 65 years of its company history, ranging from Olympic Gold to the Maillot Jaune. With names like Indurain, Zabel, and Ullrich, their past harkens to a bygone era and more “traditional” (read: hush-hush doping) style…

Trek Emonda SLR Chainstay Repair

Trek Emonda SLR Chainstay Repair

Let’s face it, accidents happen. Even if you have one of the nicest production carbon fiber bike frames in existence, impact damage can still break your frame. That is exactly the case with this Trek Emonda SLR; impact damage busted the chainstay a few inches up from the dropout, so our customer sent…

Trek Madone Headtube & Downtube Repair

Trek Madone Headtube & Downtube Repair

Normally, the lunch ride is a beautiful thing. Some of us are lucky enough to take a break for an hour, kit up, chase some wheels and mess around with friends and co-workers. It’s nice to burn off all that extra coffee energy and earn your lunch while you’re at it. Friendly competition (read: hammer…

Specialized Roubaix Seattube Repair

Specialized Roubaix Seattube Repair

Here at Ruckus, we personally think every bike is worth saving. Most often, even with older frames such as this carbon fiber Specialized Roubaix, repair is still going to fall below the price point of replacement. Furthermore, nothing can replace the memories and great times directly related to the…

The Right Stuff

The Right Stuff

Seize the time. Live now; make now always the most precious time. Now will never come again - J-L.Picard The times are indeed changing around Ruckus, most notably, we keep on growing…thanks to you, dear customer. Each step around here truly is an absolute test, be that in the repair area, in the paint…

Focus Izalco Toptube Repair

Focus Izalco Toptube Repair

Talk about an unfortunate repair! This carbon fiber Focus Izalco came in for repair after being rear ended…on our customer’s rack! He was sitting in traffic when all of a sudden, WHAM! The rack’s holding mechanism was putting pressure on the toptube and the resulting collision left substantial impact…


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