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Old 03-16-06, 10:57 AM   #1
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Snapped Seat Tube

I ride a fix gear on an old Cuevas road frame. If it matters, it is also a very large frame at 62cm. I suspect that it couldn't handle the torque...

Yesterday, my seat tube snapped clean right at my bottom bracket. Almost looks like it was cut off with a precision tool. Needless to say, I'm not very happy about it.

My questions:

1) Is it worth fixing
2) How much should I spend to fix it
3) A good place in NYC that won't rip me off for the repair

Thanks!
CW
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Old 03-16-06, 11:23 AM   #2
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Probably not much difference in cost if you just bought a pake or something.
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Old 03-16-06, 11:25 AM   #3
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what is a pake?
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pake is a cheapish "track" frame made by soma. 4130 cro-mo, track ends, around $275 for frame and fork. you could just swap your old componenets onto it.
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