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    Senior Member salty road's Avatar
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    Broken part :( help

    This part that secures the seat tube in the frame snapped today after being cracked for a while. I was a dumb **** and tightened it too far and make it crack in the first place. Does this mean I'm going to replace the frame or can I just have this part replaced? I apologize for the huge pic but tiny pic is sucking and wont let me re upload it to msg board size..
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    From what it looks like you can just buy a new seatpost clamp and be done with it. Just pull it off the seat tube and take it to your LBS and get a new one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by silsteve View Post
    From what it looks like you can just buy a new seatpost clamp and be done with it. Just pull it off the seat tube and take it to your LBS and get a new one.
    +1
    Quote Originally Posted by cc700 View Post
    i jam my thumbs up and back into the tubes. this way i can point my fingers straight out in front to split the wind and attain an even more aero profile, and the usual fixed gear - zen - connectedness feeling through the drivetrain is multiplied ten fold because my thumbs become one with the tubing.
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    Senior Member salty road's Avatar
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    Thanks!

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    Don't be too hard on yourself. I wish BD would spend $1 more on their seatpost clamps. They're some heavy soft metal.

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    Time to utilize the spare parts bucket in the back of your shop closet.

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    Luckily, you broke the cheapest part on the bike.

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    True, problem solved got it measured with a caliper they had to special order the size. Arg I'm itching to ride though!

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