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    Damage or by design?

    What's with the crimping on this downtube? I can't imagine what that would be designed to clear. The symmetry gives it an intentional look though. Any ideas?
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    By design, it supposedly increases rigidity.
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    Possibly to clear the fork crown if the bars are turned that far?..

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    I cant imagine it being anything but design, how would you hit that part of the frame with a rock or a log?
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    I don't care about the dimples, get that Lynskey built and post photos!

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    It should be fairly easy to tell whether the dimple was created before or after the frame was given its brushed finish. I'd think anything that would hit a frame that hard would leave a mark.

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