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Is this Technium fork or top tube bent?

Old 03-06-21, 07:06 PM
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Is this Technium fork or top tube bent?

Looks a little funky to me. CL ad.

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Looks ok to me but.... low res pics from a distance along with multiple angles can throw perception off.
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Seems OK. It is at least worth a closer look.
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Maybe - maybe not. But that dork disc is atrocious! Better buy that bike
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Hard to say for sure but there might be a bit of deformity where the bottom of the steerer tube meets the top of the fork? Again, hard to say about the top tube but that “wrap” near where the top tube joins the head tube makes me wonder, WTF? Overall, that bike is a bit of a hot mess, but could rehab nicely. New saddle, new bar tape and as mentioned, ditch the oversized “dork disk”. Might not be important to everyone but the valve stem should point directly at the hub! This might not be important to everyone either but the QR levers are designed to be on the non-drive side of the bike!
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I think the wheels have been swapped to a older cheaper pair of wheels. That dork disk/spoke protector is not right. I don't believe it is original to the bike.

The spoke protector kind of reminds me a Schwinn.
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Originally Posted by hazetguy View Post
The one that you are holding is certainly bent....however I am not sure about the OP's. @dano 5-O
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yup, better straight on pics and pics of the paint of the top and bottoms of the top tube and down tube are needed.
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Originally Posted by hazetguy View Post
I think this magic trick is properly done by bending spoons not forks.
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