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    Snapped Rear Suspension swing arm, Raleigh RFX

    Hi there ive snapped my rear suspension swing arm (or what ever its called) and im looking for what its called so i can buy a replacement online.
    Its a Raleigh RFX dual suspension, with a rst 22 rear shock, shimano altus rear derailleur, Tektro Disc Brakes

    Pics: (i know its a cheap bike, but please help)What it should look like:

    What it looks like now:




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    Yah...I don't think this dream is going to come to fruition.

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    Yaaaay new bike time.
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    lol, well that sux , i paid $800USD for that piece of ****

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    Normally you could go to the bike shop you bought it from and given that they are a dealer they can order spare parts for you. If you bought it from a Wal-Mart or similar place they wouldn't be able to do that for you. At that point try to contact Raleigh directly to get the parts for you.

    Unfortunately, as noted by the others here, it is very unlikely that you could find the spare part for a mass-market bike like this. That doesn't mean you can't try, though.
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    If Raleigh can't help you out, I would suggest getting an inexpensive hardtail frame with disc tabs and transfer the good parts.

    Hardtails have less moving parts and are (IMO) therefore better for people who don't have loads of cash to spend on mountain biking. If you need something to help take the edge off, I suggest either a sprung saddle (brooks flyer comes to mind) or a suspension seatpost like the Cane Creek models.

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    Quote Originally Posted by romanianwog View Post
    lol, well that sux , i paid $800USD for that piece of ****
    Wait; what?
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    Quote Originally Posted by scrublover View Post
    Wait; what?
    I wasn't gonna say anything...but WOW!

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    Quote Originally Posted by romanianwog View Post
    lol, well that sux , i paid $800USD for that piece of ****

    please tell me you at least got some lube with that!?
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    lol na i didnt get anything extra, thats y i dont want to go to my local bike shop as he overprices everything, he tried charging me $40 for replacements for ONE pair of disc brake pads and i found online a 4pair for $30USD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by btjzx6rr View Post
    please tell me you at least got some lube with that!?

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    Getting dirty in here.

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    Bikes are super expensive in Romania?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bikinfool View Post
    Bikes are super expensive in Romania?
    Bikes in Eastern Europe are about double what they are in the States.

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