wrecked rides
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Author:  thomas [ Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:48 pm ]
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Just browsing the net and came across some wrecked mtbs, cracked frames, And dangerous faults. I dont personally. But does anyone on this forum got or had and hairy crashes or faulty frames :shock: :?

Here is a shocking pic of one i found. Hope the rider was ok as if you look closely there is still blood on the tree :(


Author:  DHB [ Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:50 pm ]
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Oooooooooooo..........thats looks like a pretty bad crash!!!

Author:  cyfa2809 [ Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:53 pm ]
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Are you sure thats blood and not sap and stuff?

Good thread to start.

Author:  thomas [ Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:59 pm ]
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could be sap but convincingly looks like blood :)

Author:  suburbanreuben [ Sun Apr 01, 2012 8:00 pm ]
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Here be Claret! ... light=funk

Author:  thomas [ Sun Apr 01, 2012 8:12 pm ]
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ouch......thats what you get for crossing bikes with a bench. :shock:

Author:  BertR00t [ Mon Apr 02, 2012 11:54 am ]
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Had a RaceFace crank snap clean in half when I was setting off once. Not a good one as I was powering down on the thing and I thought my chain had snapped. Not what I was expecting...


Author:  thomas [ Mon Apr 02, 2012 8:02 pm ]
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oooh, nasty. that looks like a turbine? though they was supposed to be top notch.

Author:  Barneyballbags [ Mon Apr 02, 2012 8:06 pm ]
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Looking at the top picture I can pick out a couple of positives...

The wheelbuilder deserves a medal, and

If you ever want a bombproof (well, treeproof) set of forks, buy some Manitous!

Oh, and Hecklers fold like Coke cans ;)

Author:  ba57ards [ Mon Apr 02, 2012 10:33 pm ]
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snapped at least 3 dmr frames 1 muddy fox square taper bottom bracket raceface cranks and more than 3 sets of bombers no pics though hmm

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