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Old 01-14-09, 08:56 AM
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Originally Posted by NOS88 View Post
I hate that sound! Glad you didn't go down and that there wasn't any more damage. It could have been much worse. Very generous of the other rider to let you take his bike up the climb - especially, since you've demonstrated you've got "too much power".
My friend chose the lessor of two evils. To put his bike in the back of the van, he would have to remove the wheels and put it next to mine. Riding someone's bike is similar to driving a friends sports car. I was totally aware that the bike was not mine and very careful......especially shifting.

The corollary to too much power is too much power shifting aggressively which may have over time weakened the der hanger. But to an extent, that is what happens in races / competitions and the equipment suffers.
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