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Cracked chainstay on Michael’s bling build 29er – repair update!

You might remember I featured Michael’s bling build short stay 29er earlier this year in April (over here in case you missed it: http://www.spanner.org.uk/2012/04/gallery-michaels-custom-titanium-29er-by-xacd/). Michael was back in touch recently to let me know that he had to send the frame back under warranty when he found the drive side chainstay had cracked: Quick update for

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Your mileage may vary :-)

It’s always good to check out what other people’s experiences have been like so I keep an ear to the ground on the interwebs…. This exchange caught my eye from the Mtbr.com forums posted by ‘syc’. It’s an interesting comment on what happens if you ask Porter ‘awkward’ questions – and also gives the experiences

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You crack me up…

OK, stuff breaks. I’ve seen pictures of Marin Titanium frames that have had the seat tube shear off at the bottom bracket – and even made in the good ol’ USA Lyndsky/On-One frames where the dropouts have broken away. Sooo, it stands to reason someone’s going to break an XACD frame too. As part of

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