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Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Milledgeville, Georgia
Bikes: 2015 Specialized AWOL Comp frameset (custom build), 2015 Zukas custom road, 2014 Specialized Crave Pro 29, 2003 KHS Milano Tandem, 1986 Nishiki Cadence rigid MTB, 1980ish Fuji S-12S
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Replacing chainstays on lugged frame
A car hit me and my Bridgestone RB-1 from behind, causing the rear wheel to twist out of the dropouts, breaking and severely bending my left chainstay and dropout, twisting the left seatstay slightly and possibly twisting the right stays and dropout. Before I relegate my old friend to retirement as wall art, I would like to look into the possibility of repair.
I would think at a minimum it will need a replaced left chainstay and dropout, realignment of other tubes and at least a partial repaint. I have not found anyone in Georgia who can do this for me. Any suggestions of how repairable this is, who could do it and what it might cost? Thanks.