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07-22-19, 01:35 AM
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Posted By Munny

I'll unsubscribe from this subject overloaded...

I'll unsubscribe from this subject overloaded with answers not reading Skiron posts.

It drifted away and transformed into a don't like Alan, don't like Vitus storm...
07-15-19, 10:53 PM
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Posted By CliffordK

I don't know. It would be interesting to build a...

I don't know. It would be interesting to build a bike with a number of pressure/tension gauges around the frame, and put it through its paces.

I presume the "Slingshot" bicycles are stable enough...
07-15-19, 10:08 PM
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Posted By Fahrenheit531

I just think it's cool you love the bike enough...

I just think it's cool you love the bike enough to consider any and all of this stuff in the name of just a few more rides. :thumb:

But let it go, man. Gotta be another one out there.
07-15-19, 08:46 PM
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Posted By CliffordK

The top tube is mainly under compression, except...

The top tube is mainly under compression, except a few rare cases such as during a crash. And, the down tube is normally under tension.

The frame may well hold together under normal riding,...
07-13-19, 08:06 AM
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Posted By Dan Chase

The answer should be no, don`t ride it: ...

The answer should be no, don`t ride it:

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07-12-19, 04:39 PM
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Posted By dddd

I repaired an Alan frame with this same exact...

I repaired an Alan frame with this same exact failure at the seat lug.
I took a cast-aluminum seat tube/post clamp that I stretched open, closed over the lug socket and bolted shut using the tension...
07-12-19, 12:39 PM
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Posted By Munny

I've a Vitus 979 that I kept for experiments. ...

I've a Vitus 979 that I kept for experiments.
The frame got the horizontal tube starting to get loose, was repaired under waranty by Vitus before failing again.

No 3 weeks warning but immediate...
07-12-19, 12:26 PM
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Posted By 79pmooney

Or do it as I suggested for around $25. My repair...

Or do it as I suggested for around $25. My repair of that Peugeot cost me near nothing, Someone handed me a piece of CF uni years ago. I keep Gougeon Brothers epoxy on hand. I wasted a cheap home...
07-12-19, 06:15 AM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

I probably rode it about 300 miles, because I...

I probably rode it about 300 miles, because I thought the shimmy was a loose headset. I tightened the headset, and most of it went away, and it only seemed to be at lower speeds, like approaching a...
07-12-19, 02:28 AM
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Posted By Johno59

I work for the world's biggest aerospace...

I work for the world's biggest aerospace composite structures manufacturer. We do a lot of resins and adhesives for bonding of glass fibre, carbon fibre to various metals as such as Aluminium and...
07-11-19, 05:20 PM
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Posted By RobbieTunes

My Centurion Carbon-R has suffered a similar...

My Centurion Carbon-R has suffered a similar failure. My first indication was a slight shimmy in the front end, that didn't seem to go away. As the tubes loosen in the lugs, I think you'll inch...
07-11-19, 04:27 PM
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Posted By 79pmooney

There is a permanent repair you could do. Wrap...

There is a permanent repair you could do. Wrap the lug with carbon fiber and epoxy Use unidirectional CF and encircle the lug at the crack. If I were doing it, I'd also wrap the rest of the lug,...
07-11-19, 08:42 AM
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Posted By Last ride 76

No I don't think hose clamps are remotely up to...

No I don't think hose clamps are remotely up to the task:eek:. I use them in my work and know their limitations. Don't expect them to do anything helpful if that joint fails.
Where I think you could...
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