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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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    Quote Originally Posted by Nick Bain View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by 10 Wheels View Post
    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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