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PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2012 12:05 am 
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Yeah that looks like a bit of British Leyland cancer under the paint. Nothing to worry about.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2012 12:10 am 
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I now have a 1cm square respray on my chain stay but at least its better than the thing falling apart when i was going down a hill :D

And i can sleep soundly ready for my 48 mile Macmillan ride on Sunday :D

Appreciate the info and advice :!:


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2012 10:21 am 
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If the frame was cracked, there would usually be micro-movements and because paint is fairly brittle, it tends to leave a tell-tale cracking on the surface.


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