Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  

Go Back   > >

Bicycle Mechanics Broken bottom bracket? Tacoed wheel? If you're having problems with your bicycle, or just need help fixing a flat, drop in here for the latest on bicycle mechanics & bicycle maintenance.

User Tag List

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-14-08, 03:02 PM   #1
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 4
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
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...
ddekel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-08, 05:02 PM   #2
Ex Pres
Ex Pres's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Mountain Brook, AL
Posts: 6,462
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 97 Post(s)
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.
Ex Pres is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:55 AM.

  • Ask a Question
    get answers from real people!
Click to start entering your question.