Yes. This mountain bike came in for an inspection requested by a concerned customer after it was repaired by another carbon repairer. The large ‘block’ of carbon (pic left) now present on the BB/ downtube is much thicker then the original tube wall. As a result if this area were knocked during riding it will […]
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Entries by Rob Granville
This customer had a custom respray last year. Over time it developed paint flaws which were consistant with an error in the paint process. We inspected under microscope and discovered shrinking and adhesion issue which was not down to user error: ‘Hi Ben Frame received back thanks for standing over your work. Thanks Alan’
We make sure, as with all our bike shops, Sigma Sport are always satisfied with our service: ‘Hi guys, The frame arrived today and, as usual, the finish is excellent. Just wanted to say a massive thank you for getting this turned around so quickly. It is very much appreciated.’
Some people ask about the level of detail we put back into our restoration and custom resprays here at CBR. In this case we are spraying an F8 Pinarello in a special candy blue effect. The top tube detail is replaced using an in-house template which allows us to spray in fine detail such as […]
This is a fairly complex and unique restoration of a top tube where the design consists of random letters. Here is the finished restore 100% as per the original.
The BSI Assurance Mark is for organisations whose management systems have met or exceeded the requirements of the BSI standard or scheme. CBR is committed to the highest safety standards, customer service and workmanship. Merry Xmas and hopefully we don’t see you in 2018! CBR UK team
Some of you may know the brand and model based on the component. I want to show how complex colour can get when it is a moving target. There is a perception that the original, on the left, is the benchmark when in fact what it shows is an uneven colour spread which we have […]
Pictures speak louder then words. This project was part of CBR ZA’s training course in the UK. It completed the 94.7 race in Johannesburg. We ride what we fix! Congratulations Team CBR ZA
This is a fairly complex and unique restoration of a top tube where the design consists of random letters. The lighter part of the image shows the replacement stencil showing a facsimile of the pattern. The darker part is the top tube where the restore will take place.
The jury is out whether or not this new head tube suspension system is good or not. We always enjoy getting bikes from Mclaren to sort out. It passed all QC checks, rebuilt and tested. You can save a bucket load of money repairing and restoring your bike just send us some pics and we […]