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I am concerned about my carbon frame. The...

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I am concerned about my carbon frame. The tubes aren't standard round tubes, and they're oversized. Will the clamp on this stand manage to hold it a) without crimping the carbon and b) able to get around the wide tubing and c) tight enough to be secure when tuning and crank-setting?

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Concerned, for a good reason man. This workstand is intended for use with round seat posts and round seat tubes. You could compromise the carbon if you overtightened the clamp. But if you are doing real work on a bike like the crank work you mentioned or you have aero bikes you should look into european style stands like the Park Tool Team Race or Topeak PrepStand Race.

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We are big advocates of Carbon Frames but would highly recommend that you not clamp any stand to your carbon frame tubes. We typically suggest clamping to the seat post only. Please let us know if you have any specific questions..

We are big advocates of Carbon Frames but would highly recommend that you not clamp any stand to your carbon frame tubes.  We typically suggest clamping to the seat post only.  Please let us know if you have any specific questions..