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Old 04-24-11, 04:36 PM   #1
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drilling new water bottle holes into caad 8

on the downtube the riv nuts got loose and I let it go for to long and ovaled out the holes. Is it safe to drill two new holes in that area or would it weaken the frame?
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on the downtube the riv nuts got loose and I let it go for to long and ovaled out the holes. Is it safe to drill two new holes in that area or would it weaken the frame?
Here is the fix, It worked on my Cannondale T-1

http://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-...ottle-fittings
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Here is the fix, It worked on my Cannondale T-1

http://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-...ottle-fittings
yeah, no the holes are shot.
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