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PostPosted: Sat Sep 21, 2013 10:03 pm 
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/Merlin-Titanium ... 51b1f4263b


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2013 1:08 am 
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2013 2:11 am 
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It's not really a 'cracked BB shell' though, is it? Not when two main tubes would need replacing. Nice wall art, mind.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2013 9:09 am 
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The bottom bracket shell is the only thing that's still ok down there :lol:


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2013 10:16 am 
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Pah! Nothing a bit of gaffer tape and a couple of cable ties wouldn't put right! :lol:


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2013 3:32 pm 
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how the hell did that happen?


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2013 3:44 pm 
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Just metal fatigue and stress from pedalling forces...

...it's Titanium, not Kryptonite! :wink:


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2013 6:02 pm 
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What's this, a scrap dealer site or retrobike?

There's a big difference between scrap metal and a retrobike and this is scrap metal end of.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 22, 2013 11:53 pm 
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Interesting failure. Can't help but think the quirky chain-stay fixture had something to do with the failure on the down-tube.


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 24, 2013 6:15 pm 
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