Snapped frame picture.

PpPete

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Chandler's Ford
s'wot you get when you use that lightweight alu-minimum stuff to makes bikes out of.
now when i was lad - they was all made out of steel and lasted forever....
 

Davidc

Guru
Location
Somerset UK
One of the many reasons I prefer steel - though my first ever aluminium bike is still in one piece at the moment. Hope it doesn't do that.
 
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Globalti

Globalti

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The failure seems to have started in the weld at the bottom of the seat tube then spread into the down tube.
 

Bond

New Member
How heavy was the rider? If you don't mind me asking?
 
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