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It is weldable, but it will probably be expensive because not too many companies are experienced in welding Aluminum. Another option would be to place something strong around the damaged part, like the cast for a broken limb. I would just keep riding it if I couldn't fix it. The issue is almost certainly caused by vibrations. The rack was certified for a ...


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This might be repairable, if a technique used on airplanes works on bikes. To begin with, I just want to emphasize that I don't have any particular experience with bicycle repair, so I might be wrong. However, I do have some experience with aircraft maintenance and repair - and in aircraft, if there is a significant dent, crack, or hole in the airplane's ...


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Unfortunately the frame is now scrap. I would not ride it. The jagged edges of the hole will not help, it will induce a stress riser and the frame will crack. The question when, not if. You will almost certainly be unsuccessful with a warranty claim on the frame (although you have nothing to loose trying), the reason the braze ons failed is they were ...


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You've bought it this year! In that case it is surely still covered by warranty, even though you've bought it from a third person. Contact the dealer and let them have a look before undertaking any attempt on repair.


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Well I'm all done - some things that would be better done differently. Use a quality 8mm spanner. Mine was a bit sloppy, and I've rounded off the nut that enters the caliper. It took a lot more applied force to do up, because the olive needs to be deformed. Expect to do a brake bleed. I took care to work up high, above the level of the lever, and ...


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Sounds good to me! Just a few more pointers: You’re going to have to bleed the system for sure, so don’t be too worried about losing fluid. Hopefully you have enough excess hose to make such a repair. That’s quite a bit cut off. The insert (brass pin) is delicate. Careful when pushing it in, as it may require a bit of force — it likely won't just slip in. ...


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