Old 02-06-19, 02:08 PM
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Having read this thread, I have come to disbelieve the mechanic that resting your body on a top tube can cause it to fail. I was undecided when the thread opened. But I do believe he's seeing some kinds of failures frequently. We just don't know the cause yet.
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