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What does it feel like to ride a mtb that has a bent frame

The front tire is very close to the down tube, or may even touch it periodically. This happened to me long tone ago after the hard forward hit. The workshop said that frame is not safe to ride and not ...
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What does it feel like to ride a mtb that has a bent frame

FRAME I broke a bike (several bikes) at the seatpost junction. This started as an odd-noise - an occasional tappy sound, and a general lack of speed where everything felt sluggish, like there was ...
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What does it feel like to ride a mtb that has a bent frame

Don’t count on any warning signs. A few possible signs of impending frame/fork failure or a bent frame which are all pretty non-specific: Creaking Soft feeling when pedaling or going over bumps (...
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What does it feel like to ride a mtb that has a bent frame

We can infer from Jobst Brandt's article that the bicycle will not track straight and will always veer off to one side if ridden no-hands if frame or fork are out of alignmnt. See: https://...
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