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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.

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We're Hiring! Movin' on up.

Ruckus Composites is an agile and innovative carbon fiber repair and concept fabrication organization, and we’re continuing our upward growth trend. We set the gold standard for our industry, and we continually change and adapt based on the latest trends in material and composite sciences. We seek to…

Felt F2X Heatube Repair

Felt F2X Heatube Repair

Unfortunately, this is a repair request we see WAY TOO FREQUENTLY: shipping damage. No matter what you do to pack your bike safely, snugly and correctly, there’s always a chance an accident can happen. In this repair case, the set of handlebars smashed into the bottom half of the headtube, causing a…

Felt AR-repaint

Felt AR-repaint

Change doesn’t come easy, that’s for certain. There’s always a few steps ranging from thought to execution, and most become fixated on the outcome as soon as they *actually* make the decision to change. That change itself can become a nagging fixation, and one of our customers brought…

Specialized S-Works Torch Chainstay Repair

Specialized S-Works Torch Chainstay Repair

The Specialized S-Works Torch is a limited edition model created for the Olympic Games in Rio De Janeiro this past summer. The idea behind its creation was to replicate the “pinnacle of sport” and to symbolically represent the idea of a growing flame using thermochromic paint. Thermochromic paint, quite…

Felt AR Chainstay Repair

Felt AR Chainstay Repair

This carbon fiber Felt AR frame arrived at Ruckus after an incredibly unfortunate event, that being a double chainstay fracture. It sounded like a pretty terrifying accident but luckily our customer was able to walk away unscathed, well save for the bike, that is. The owner of the frame installed two…

New Shop, Better Us

New Shop, Better Us

Normally, moving is a complete drag both physically and emotionally. The days and weeks before are a slow grind of abstract organization, planning and sitting on the phone with various permitting offices, mostly being on hold the entire time. One can only take so much smooth elevator jazz. You plan…

Cervelo P3 Dropout Replacement

Cervelo P3 Dropout Replacement

Ah, the derailleur hanger. A constant point of frustration for the modern carbon fiber bicycle frame. This part that secures the shifting mechanism to the frame seems like it should be of the burliest parts of the frame, but we all know that isn’t quite so. Wether or not the replaceable derailleur hanger…

Look 585 Revival

Look 585 Revival

Black matte paint. It’s always in fashion. It’s totally simple. It’s undoubtedly the best choice for a sleek, understated cool frame. This Look 585 carbon frame arrived at Ruckus for a very small repair, a bottle cage-mount replacement, but the customer wanted to take the opportunity to make something…

Zero Offset Seatmast Topper

Zero Offset Seatmast Topper

ISPs, or integrated seat posts, are one of the more polarizing elements of modern bicycle design. Some adore them, others loathe and despise their very existence. They present a sleek, custom aesthetic to frames while providing a distinct ride-feel, but they also have some challenges associated with…

Seeing Red

Seeing Red

From ancient cave paintings to a 2012 Taylor Swift album release, few colors evoke such feelings as red, one of the oldest and most complex colors of the visible light spectrum. Without starting a symbolic dissertation, red suggests basically the entire gamut of human emotion relative to its culture…


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