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Lovely new Carbon bike...have I wrecked it????????

tailwindhometailwindhome Posts: 17,382
edited June 2011 in Commuting chat
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Hit a bump, frame fit pump fell out, got caught in the rear wheel and clattered off the seat stays.

It'll need to go to the LBS tomorrow for a diagnosis




First smart censored to blame wiggle is getting a kicking. I'm not in the mood...
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  • prj45prj45 Posts: 2,208
    Looks like just a paint job from here.
  • meanredspidermeanredspider Posts: 12,337
    Frames can be repaired
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  • rjsterryrjsterry Posts: 22,333
    prj45 wrote:
    Looks like just a paint job from here.

    Fingers crossed.
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  • roger_merrimanroger_merriman Posts: 6,161
    the damage is out of focus so really hard to see, But bottom line the frame can be repaired as said above.
  • greg66_tri_v2.0greg66_tri_v2.0 Posts: 7,172
    Looks like paint only. Relax, ya big poofter.

    Run a coin test on it. Tap the other stay with a coin in the corresponding place to get an ear for how it sounds. Now tap the damaged area and listen for a hollow or flat sound. Basically the same test as will show up a crack in china.

    If it is just paint work, you will need some very fine wet & dry sandpaper and some spray paints. Undercoat and a match for the top coat, plus (maybe) lacquer. Not the stuff you no doubt use on your hair.

    Btw, that is an amazingly sh!t photo. First time with a camera? Or did your Mr Magoo glasses fall off when you hit the bump?
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  • davieseedaviesee Posts: 6,386
    Greg66 wrote:
    Btw, that is an amazingly sh!t photo. First time with a camera? Or did your Mr Magoo glasses fall off when you hit the bump?

    You never know. I met I guy (bit of a dork) that I hadn't seen in a while. He was showing off his Canon DSLR when I asked if he had his diopter adjustment so far off because he wears glasses. "Eh?" was his reply!
    He had been working as a club photographer for a year and couldn't even see clearly through the viewfinder! :shock: :shock: :shock: Suppose he relied on auto focus 100%.
    None of the above should be taken seriously, and certainly not personally.
  • navtnavt Posts: 374
    I'm more concern about that bottle cage. Looks nasty :lol: . Fixable though.
  • Greg TGreg T Posts: 3,266
    Is that a wiggle logo i can see . . . .

    QED
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  • MonkeyMonsterMonkeyMonster Posts: 4,628
    ITS RUINED MAN, RUINED!

    or maybe not... :lol:
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  • Kieran_BurnsKieran_Burns Posts: 9,757
    Does anyone remember on Thunderbirds... on the closing credits... when they would have the seriously zoomed in shot of one of the Thunderbirds / Vehicles and you had to work out which one it was?

    Is your bike filmed in Supermarionation as well? :wink:
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  • jongingejonginge Posts: 5,945
    Does anyone remember on Thunderbirds... on the closing credits... when they would have the seriously zoomed in shot of one of the Thunderbirds / Vehicles and you had to work out which one it was?

    Is your bike filmed in Supermarionation as well? :wink:
    Filmed in CipolliniVision, perhaps
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  • arthur_scrimshawarthur_scrimshaw Posts: 2,596
    It will be repairable and in a few weeks you won't even think about it.

    This is what happens when you break rule 30

    http://www.velominati.com/blog/the-rules/#30
  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,757
    Such a rubbish photo it looks like a gaping hole in the wall of the stay to me - and I have my 3rd and 4th eyes on today!

    Simon
  • tailwindhometailwindhome Posts: 17,382
    Greg66 wrote:
    Looks like paint only. Relax, ya big poofter.

    You're all heart Greg
    ITS RUINED MAN, RUINED!

    That pretty much sums up my feeling last night. What really hurt was how quickly the joy of realising the rear wheel was intact evaporated when I checked the frame.

    I was like that moment when your child falls and splits themselves and there's blood everywhere.

    Only more so.
    Is that a wiggle logo i can see . .

    I refer you to the original post
    The Forum wrote:
    Random abuse about the picture

    Meh!


    £30 camera from Argos....point and shoot.
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  • greg66_tri_v2.0greg66_tri_v2.0 Posts: 7,172
    Well, don't keep us all in suspense. What's the diagnosis? Did you try the coin test?
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  • PBoPBo Posts: 2,493
    £30 camera from Argos....point and shoot.

    you were robbed.....
  • will3will3 Posts: 2,173
    PBo wrote:
    £30 camera from Argos....point and shoot.

    you were robbed.....

    and the auto-point function is broken.
  • BarteosBarteos Posts: 657
    Sury carbon as the best material in a universe would survive an impact of a hand pump...
  • greg66_tri_v2.0greg66_tri_v2.0 Posts: 7,172
    Barteos wrote:
    Sury carbon as the best material in a universe would survive an impact of a hand pump...

    Yeah, obviously. But what if it was a carbon hand pump?

    Remember Ghostbusters? "Don't cross the streams"...
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  • tailwindhometailwindhome Posts: 17,382
    Barteos wrote:
    Sury carbon as the best material in a universe would survive an impact of a hand pump...


    My bike is just ordinary Taiwanese carbon, not this special Sury kind.
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  • tailwindhometailwindhome Posts: 17,382
    Folks, I'm detecting a mocking tone from some of the forum regulars.

    This is my bike we're talking about, not some random tsunami type disaster or Scotland

    Please try to show a bit of due respect.
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    Believe in miracles
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  • Kieran_BurnsKieran_Burns Posts: 9,757
    Folks, I'm detecting a mocking tone from some of the forum regulars.

    This is my bike we're talking about, not some random tsunami type disaster or Scotland

    Please try to show a bit of due respect.


    YES!

    Come on people!

    Focus on the matter in hand for God's sake!


    (unlike the photo.....)
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  • greg66_tri_v2.0greg66_tri_v2.0 Posts: 7,172
    Folks, I'm detecting a mocking tone from some of the forum regulars.

    This is my bike we're talking about, not some random tsunami type disaster or Scotland

    Please try to show a bit of due respect.

    w-h-a-t i-s t-h-e d-i-a-g-n-o-s-i-s?

    Sympathy requires bad news. If it's bad news, you'll get your sympathy.

    But if all you're doing is hopping from foot to foot like Homer Simpson because there's a chance he might miss out on the Donut Fair...
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  • rjsterryrjsterry Posts: 22,333
    I think you're getting off light;y TWH. Some poor censored got taken out by a guy delivering white goods, and all he got were a load of atrocious washing machine puns.
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  • Kieran_BurnsKieran_Burns Posts: 9,757
    rjsterry wrote:
    I think you're getting off light;y TWH. Some poor censored got taken out by a guy delivering white goods, and all he got were a load of atrocious washing machine puns.

    It was all good clean fun.
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  • SlackSlack Posts: 326
    That bike is filthy! Did you think taking an out of focus shot would disguise the fact you have a dirty bike???
    Plymouthsteve for councillor!!
  • MonkeyMonsterMonkeyMonster Posts: 4,628
    rjsterry wrote:
    I think you're getting off light;y TWH. Some poor censored got taken out by a guy delivering white goods, and all he got were a load of atrocious washing machine puns.

    It was all good clean fun.

    no stain was left unturned in the persilute of good harmless fun.
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  • IndesitIndesit Posts: 9
    +1 :D
  • will3will3 Posts: 2,173
    Does the pump still work OK?

    Did it not come with a little bit of velcro to keep it in the bracket?
  • richVSrichrichVSrich Posts: 527
    this photo must be atrocious because my computer refuses to display it!
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