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2008 Six13...possible crack?

Old 06-17-10, 07:50 PM
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2008 Six13...possible crack?

While I was waiting for the group ride to start tonight, I looked down at my top tube and saw this

I just noticed this today, and I look over my bike often. It appears to be right at the carbon aluminum joint...Its not under the paint, I can feel it. Im probably going to take it to get looked at, but what do you guys think is up here?
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line is to perfect to be a crack... i dont think it is cracked but yeah, you should check it out
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My System six has a crack similar to that at the carbon/aluminum bond. A rep looked at it and said it is more than likely cosmetic. The overlap of material is about 2 inches so I wouldn't worry about it. I put a bit of touch-up paint over it to see if it is moving. It is fine after multiple races, 38 mph sprints, and long climbs. Not sure how it would hold up in a crash though.

Still get it checked out, I'd like to hear a second opinion.

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Mark it and see if it grows
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