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    1. Member Samson's Avatar
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      08-05-2019 12:51 PM #1
      What have you all broken? Bike-related, not body-related... though I guess that's fine too.

      I've trashed a few rear derailleurs in my day, but this takes the cake:



      I clipped a ~10" log, and the thing ripped in half.

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      08-05-2019 01:49 PM #2
      My fave was this 20ish miles from my house.

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      08-05-2019 08:17 PM #3
      Wanna stress test bike parts, give it to a Clydesdale

      List of parts:
      (4) Pedals - 3 cracked off its spindle. 1 bent so bad it was a taco
      (3) stripped/broken off crank arms - 2 Shimano, 1 FSA
      (2) Freehubs exploding on demo bikes in the same weekend. 3rd bike had a DT Swiss and everything was good
      (1) Cracked frame on the top tube
      (1) Snapped shock mount (see my other thread)
      12 GTI 4dr DSG - APR
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      08-06-2019 01:36 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by A1an View Post
      My fave was this 20ish miles from my house.
      That sucks. Luckily, I was only a couple of miles from my car, right off of a greenway.

      Quote Originally Posted by OttaCee View Post
      Wanna stress test bike parts, give it to a Clydesdale

      List of parts:
      (4) Pedals - 3 cracked off its spindle. 1 bent so bad it was a taco
      (3) stripped/broken off crank arms - 2 Shimano, 1 FSA
      (2) Freehubs exploding on demo bikes in the same weekend. 3rd bike had a DT Swiss and everything was good
      (1) Cracked frame on the top tube
      (1) Snapped shock mount (see my other thread)
      Impressive. I'm not a clyde and am generally pretty easy on/lucky with my bikes, so my list of broken **** isn't very long. From what I can remember over the past 25+ years of riding MTBs etc., I have a handful of dented/cracked/taco'd rims, 4 broken frames, shifters, a snapped pedal spindle, and a broken Ti seat rail. 3/4 frames were covered by warranty though, which was nice.

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      08-06-2019 02:49 PM #5
      Then there was this. Middle of nowhere Idaho when my time pedal called it quits. 68 miles riding with this thing sliding all over on the spindle. Made standing to mash almost impossible...which is necessary climbing with a single speed. Threw out all my Times after this. Moved to serviceable Shimano.

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