Pot hole

Discussion in 'Bicycle Mechanics and Repairs' started by ayceejay, 23 Jul 2012.

  1. ayceejay

    ayceejay Guru

    Location:
    Rural Quebec
    On my ride earlier I hit a pot hole six inches across and four inches deep, it made my teeth rattle. I had a quick check but what damage should I be looking for, there was a distinct clang as I hit but I don't think it was my teeth. The frame and forks are carbon (Willier Izoard) the wheels are Fulcrum 5's
     
  2. Arsen Gere

    Arsen Gere Über Member

    Location:
    North East, UK
    The clang was probably your chain hitting the stay, The bike and wheels should be fine. If it's broken/bent you feel it fairly quickly, your steering would feel out of line or you get creaks and clicks. You were lucky not to puncture.
     
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