Ian Raleigh wrote:
it looks like one of the snapping chainstay ones to me.
Blimey! Enlighten us lot more please about a failing Pinarello and don't frighten the OP about it neither
No scare intended, just to be aware.
I have been trying to find internet sources but no luck.
About 3 years ago I bought a similar Siestriere, same colour and everything, but built as a full bike.
The guy I purchased it from showed me the repair (at the chainstay/dropout junction) and mentioned it was a common fault with that model, of that year.
Apparently the join was too thin, in an attempt to lighten the frame, but they went too far and made a failure point.
2009 Ridley Triton-T, full Ultegra
2011 On-One In-bred 29er Monster Cross
POS fixie, based on a Unknown steel frame.