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Old 07-16-09, 09:01 AM
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Boo!

Something totally weird happened with my 2001 Sintesi yesterday in North Bend, OR. (We are vacationing in Coos Bay, OR)

My Sintesi has never been stored outside or in the garage - it's a house cat. It has never been scraped, dinged, manhandled or baked in the sun for a day...

It has never been rained on, snowed on, or even spat on. Hell, a dog hasn't even drooled on it yet...I guess having less than 700 miles on it makes the dog laugh, "Chase that? Bwa ha ha ha!"

...the right side fork decal literally did a "Peter Pan" onto the truck bed all by itself. No creases, scrapes, or finger induced edge peeling...it's immaculate.

So:

1. What gives?
2. What to do?

My locale is San Jose, CA in the SF Bay Area.

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Old 07-16-09, 02:42 PM
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Go to here:
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=contact+tommasini+usa
First hit will get you the phone # eventually, 2nd hit it's hard to miss.

Call them

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Alternatively, if you're trying to contact a single member of the forums, consider sending them a PM instead of posting a specific issue on a public forum and hoping they see it before it washes off the bottom.

Another alternative, super glue it back on, and throw some clear nail polish or clear coat around the edges.
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Old 07-16-09, 02:54 PM
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my decals fell off my forks as well...I figured the frame was trying to lose some weight
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Just happened to come across this post... next time please PM me or contact us through our website. But regarding the decal issue - not really sure what the deal is, could have been a reaction to moisture??

But what I do know is that we stopped putting decals on our chromed AIR forks several years ago - we will not even do it if a customer requests it. Now, the only sticker you will have on the chromed fork will be the columbus tubing sticker. So the factory might have realized an issue with the decals on the chrome and that is why they stopped that process - not sure but I will check on that.

Was your fork painted or chromed? I have a 2000/2001 Tecno, but it is all painted and I have never had an issue... In fact, your comments are actually the first time I have heard of this issue.
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