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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.

Cervelo P2 Toptube Repair

Cervelo P2 Toptube Repair

Now here’s a repair case we see often enough (damaged toptubes), but with a delicate and somewhat terrifying spin. One of our customers traveled to Cozumel, Mexico in order to compete in an Ironman event. Upon arrival, he promptly unboxed his bike and re-assembled it for some spin sessions in order…

Fuji Transonic Downtube Repair

Fuji Transonic Downtube Repair

Carbon fiber bike frames keep evolving to meet the near-infinite demands of many riders; look at the recent developments of flat mount brakes and all-hydro everything as two examples of this progression. Another recent addition to the everythingness of bike tech is mounting chain catchers on road frames.…

Giant Defy Seatube Repair

Giant Defy Seatube Repair

This carbon fiber Giant Defy bike frame is a case we unfortunately all too frequently. First of all, the repair case is a bit unfortunate. Our customer’s seatpost slipped down from the collar during a ride, causing the post to crack it’s way through the shaped seattube. The truly unfortunate part is…

Dedaccia Bottom Bracket Repair

Dedaccia Bottom Bracket Repair

So, you’ve decided on a completely custom bike. Rad. That’s awesome. Kudos to you for supporting your local, small (or both!) frame builders. But what happens when custom carbon fails after a decade? Well, that’s where Ruckus can help. This Dedaccia custom carbon fiber bike frame arrived at Ruckus with…

Pinarello Dogma F8 Dropout Replacement

Pinarello Dogma F8 Dropout Replacement

Replaceable Derailleur hangers can fail, but thankfully when they do the damage is much less catastrophic than if the hanger is entirely affixed to the frame. Normally what happens is the actual derailleur fails (shifting problems usually) and brings the hanger with it. Fortunately, we are here to help!…

Cervelo P2 Toptube Repair

Cervelo P2 Toptube Repair

Handlebars: completely necessary to the safe operation of a bicycle, yet frequently the bane of a frame’s existence. This carbon fiber Cervelo P2 arrived at Ruckus for repair after the dreaded handlebar strike. A simple crash that usually results in massive damage, the handlebar strike occurs when the…

Trek Procaliber Seatstay Repair

Trek Procaliber Seatstay Repair

Scorpion Style, not to be confused with a Kung-Fu variation, is an absolutely horrific way to crash while mountain biking. For those of you unfamiliar, this means crashing over you handlebars while still clipped into your pedals with your legs then arching over behind your back. Ouch. We’re seriously…

Orbea Onix Seatstay Repair

Orbea Onix Seatstay Repair

Let’s face it, accidents happen when we least expect them. For this repair case, our customer was pedaling slowly and testing out his shifting before departing on a ride. He was looking down at the gears moving and didn’t notice the curb approaching, slowly falling over onto it. Thankfully, he was in…

Specialized Crux Seatstay Repair

Specialized Crux Seatstay Repair

While many currently say that #crossisgone, the ghosts of races past sometimes never leave. Some even leave seemingly indelible traces on our minds, bodies or frames. This carbon fiber Specialized Crux cyclocross frame is a remnant of seasons past. A local customer arrived one day (a few weeks after…

Trek Speed Concept Dropout Replacement

Trek Speed Concept Dropout Replacement

Ruckus Composites is the only company in the world that has the ability and knowledge on how to replace your broken dropouts, and we’ve done it hundreds of times. It’s can be a pretty scary accident, and what usually what happens is the replaceable derailleur hanger snaps and takes parts or all of the…


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