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Old 09-19-11, 01:01 PM
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Originally Posted by waterrockets View Post
Looking at that crack, I think Kirklee in Austin (along with Calfee, and probably Crumpton) would like a shot at fixing that. My friend and neighbor had an Opal repaired at Kirklee. Cracks similar to yours, but across both chainstays -- fixed and painted for $400 out the door. He's been riding it for two years since the repair, and it's perfect. Really great work there with a solid engineering approach for the original design of the frame, so you don't end up making some repaired piece too rigid for the joints that surround it, for instance.

Being in the shop really made me want a Kirklee frame too. It's a total slobber fest in there.
I sent them an email earlier for a quote.
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