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Old 11-24-11, 03:26 PM
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[QUOTE=Laurence_13;13529716]Thanks for the advice, should be some good reading!

I seem to have been misunderstood... This is not my performing stunts or jumping off kerbs bike, I have a high spec xc bike for that, I was merely moving off the pavement to give a pedestrian the whole pavement, gently dropped down... and snap... "B*****KS". thanks for the advice, sadly the pedal bearings are past repair, so I will need some new ones of them! (many are missing) may just keep an eye out for some similar ones. To be honest, I want to keep it as is, but was interested to see what everyone else thought! Some nice tips in there though, thankyou.

Oh, I see - sorry, you're right, I didn't understand the full picture. What a blow, but lucky you weren't hurt. I'd guess the handlebar was already weakened, maybe years earlier so it's best to buy a new one rather than a used replacement to prevent history repeating itself.
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