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Old 08-06-17, 09:49 AM
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Need Help with Klein Reve Frame

A group I work with was given a Klein Reve frame for parts. The reason the frame was abandoned is the rear S.P.A. bumper has dry rot (shown in the pic below). A bike mechanic informed me that he did not consider the frame to be safe. Upon researching the design of the bumper, it appears there is an aluminum or steel sleeve that fits into the rubber bumper and the aluminum frame so I doubt that there is a chance of serious failure. Still, I'd like to replace the bumper if possible.
Does anyone have any information on this frame/design? I've tried to research this and can only find a blow up of the bumper design. I've been unable to find anyone selling replacement parts. Please let me know if you have any info on this bike or replacement parts for the SPA bumper.
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Klein bought by Trek. Start there but don't expect much.
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Is there really a way to change that thing? I can't imagine that the monostay comes apart for you to slide a new elastomer thing on there even if you could find one. I also can't imagine that it's unsafe without it.

I request you cut off the old one since it's obviously not doing any good, and have a look at what's inside.

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I have the same issue. Any luck finding the bumper? Klein PN 243681
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Old 10-24-17, 10:23 AM
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This thread seems to have info as to how to take it apart...

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Sorry for the thread necromancy, but I've been researching replacing the elastomer on my Klein Reve V and I contacted this place, https://www.suspensionforkparts.net/eshop/, and they will custom make one for me provided I provide its dimensions. I've yet to give it a go, but now that the rains are here I'll get that part off and get it measured. BTW, I'm still riding that bike, absolutely love its ride...no problems with it though that elastomer is definitely on its way out. Had it at a local shop a few months ago and they didn't have anything bad to say about it. BTW, I am the original owner and the frame came with a lifetime warranty (though what's that worth now).
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Originally Posted by Gonemad View Post
Sorry for the thread necromancy, but I've been researching replacing the elastomer on my Klein Reve V and I contacted this place, https://www.suspensionforkparts.net/eshop/, and they will custom make one for me provided I provide its dimensions. I've yet to give it a go, but now that the rains are here I'll get that part off and get it measured. BTW, I'm still riding that bike, absolutely love its ride...no problems with it though that elastomer is definitely on its way out. Had it at a local shop a few months ago and they didn't have anything bad to say about it. BTW, I am the original owner and the frame came with a lifetime warranty (though what's that worth now).
Klein didn't go out of business, so I don't see why your lifetime warranty isn't still in effect. In cases like this the company will likely offer some sort of replacement (Trek) frame.
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Removing elestomer bumper

1) Remove rear wheel.
2) Remove rear brake caliper.
3) Pull titanium pin out.
4) Elastomer bumper slides out.

Interested to know if anybody has a source for these?
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