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Only difference is at least the StreamStay used epoxy...

I forgot about those Peugeots. One of my friends had one of those frames I think... His frame failed due to the laminate shearing along a scratch that was gotten in a small crash... before the tubes could work free.
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Originally Posted by tommays View Post
They were thinking the same thing that all the people glueing carbon tubes into bike frames were at the time

Or Peugeot with the Pechiney frames that fell apart

""The frames tubes, seat, top, down and all 4 stays were joined to the lugs without a bonding agent or without welds. Peugeot called it the 'Pechiney' process. Quote form the catalogue "The assembly of the frame is performed with a special, patented technique that fits the tubes into the lugs without the use of any bonding process such as welding or glue."



Which is to say they were NOT thinking

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