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    GT I-Drive 5 broken Derailleur Hanger


    some 2 weeks i have bought GT I Drive 5 which is a wonderful bike.

    some 2 days ago, on a calm climb, some fence wire has entered the rims and the
    dérailleur Hanger was broken instantly.

    is it advise to replace the hanger with a CNC machined one? (like the one from pilo)
    I suspect that the original hanger (casting) is too wick...

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    slow as I ever was Ex Pres's Avatar
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    The normal stresses on a derailleur hanger can be handled by either a cast or CNC'd part.

    Don't be all that impressed with CNC. The machines can do amazing things, but the parts are not necessarily stronger than their cast counterparts.
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