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    SS Cannondale Capo 2008 - dents in top tube, should I worry?

    Dear everyone
    I have acquired a Cannondale Capo 2008. Unfortunately it has two dents in the top tube.

    Should I worry about my safety since it's an aluminum frame?

    Kind regards

    David
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    Probably not, but why did you buy it before asking first ?
    What, Me Worry? - Alfred E. Neuman

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    I did ask about it and the seller said it was no problem.
    To be honest I didn't think it looked that bad either, but when I got home I searched the web about dents in aluminum frames and to my surprise I read all sort of warnings and crazy stories. Therefore I would love to get some second opinions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DavidJH View Post
    I did ask about it and the seller said it was no problem.
    To be honest I didn't think it looked that bad either, but when I got home I searched the web about dents in aluminum frames and to my surprise I read all sort of warnings and crazy stories. Therefore I would love to get some second opinions.
    Of course he said no problem he was selling it, IMHO they wont be a catastrophic failure, but with time vibrations may cause gradual failure. Monitor and ride IMHO...
    Warning, I'm not an expert and I don't play one on t.v.

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    You're gonna be fine. The value of the frame is pretty shot though.

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    Let's see the whole bike

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