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    How did you crack that frame?

    How easy it to crack a frame on the bike? you crash on a steep rocky downhill and the bike just freefalls down it and gets cracked? Or you crack it on a sick jump and just slam too hard?

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    usually one big hit wont do it.

    it's years of fatigue or riding a bike like it shouldnt have been.

    "the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."


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    Cracks can occur if the frame is steel, and the frame has major rust issues.

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    Cracks can occure for all kinds of reasons. But i think you really have to stress a frame for a long time, or really hard one time to hurt it.

    9/10 times, i think your bones will break before the frame does.

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    Interesting. So what is the reasoning behind a downhill bike being heavier than xc bike?

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    Durability.
    Strike like an eagle and sacrifice the dove.
    Words and Stuff.

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    Long travel puts more stress on the frame, so you need more gussetting.

    "the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."


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    Cracks can occur on a bike frame for many reasons. It all depends on what material and types of bike it is tho. ANd the way its ridden, etc

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