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The seat stays are always in compression, take very little load and have no side loading. If you ride the bike on smooth roads you might not experience any further failure, but this is not ''sensible.'' The damage is absolutely repairable and may actually not cost very much. Certainly worth doing. However, your lifetime warranty is no longer valid.


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I would not ride that frame as-is. Whether it is repairable or not needs a hands-on inspection by a competent carbon fibre frame repairer in person. So you need to strip everything else off the bike and send/take the bare frame to someone who can advise professionally.


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One visible issue is the quick release skewer spring on the drive side. See how it is visibly stuck in the drop out, where it shouldn't be. This means it is facing the wrong way round, so you need to remove the wheel, swap the spring(s) round the right way and reinsert the wheel. They are conical, and both 'point' inwards to the centre of the wheel. Such a ...


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You will want to look at the active ingredients of the degreaser to see if it contains any strong solvents. You will also want to consult your dealer or manual for the type of paint coating on your bike. The name degreaser is a bit of a misnomer; it contains an oil that dissolves oils within the medium which allows a majority of the dirt to slide away. ...


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Try rubbing alcohol first if you want to be safe. Assuming that moto degreaser is good to use on painted moto parts, it’ll be fine on bike stuff too. Modern automotive-style paints are very resistant.


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It looks a lot like the logo for BlackEye bikes. They seem to have two different styles of the letter "B" in their logo. The one that looks the most like the logo in your picture looks like this BlackEye Killroy The other style of "B" appears on the header of their web page. The backwards facing arrows are more pronounced Here is a bike ...


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A bicycle frame is too large when any of these conditions hold: You cannot stand over the frame, one leg on the pedal and another leg on the ground. Note some large frames may make standing a bit uncomfortable both legs on the ground. That isn't how you typically stand over the frame: usually you disconnect only one foot from the pedal. You cannot find a ...


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All we can see is a logo of a B with spikes to the left, a top tube reinforcement plate which implies a BMX as does the fork with no visible brakes, and a matt-black rattlecan spray paint job. I don't recognise the logo, but someone might. Sadly a bike getting sprayed like this is normally because its not worth a good paint job, so if you're expecting a ...


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The logo on the headtube is hard to read, but it looks like it has the letters FLH, which is another sign of it being a bicycle coming from the company (F)ranz (L)iebigt, based in (H)aag. ( see similar logo in Flickr ) The factory was founded in Dessau in 1935 and it moved after the second world war from Dessau to Haag, therefore the bicycle cannot be older ...


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The last image says Moped-Fahrrad (Moped Bike) Mähmaschinen (Lawnmowers) OTTO D... (A name obv.) Reperatur...Werkstatt. (Repairshop prob.) Friedrichs.....en? (Riedrichshafen? Reflection in the way) That would be a sticker from a repair / service shop for mopeds, bikes and lawnmowers The second to last should be the brand, as there is another bike from &...


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Sadly serial numbers are useless - they're not a VIN like cars have and only mean something to the manufacturer, who may have encoded info in the number, or may not even have kept track of the numbers. If you have a sample of the paint you want, take it to an automotive paint specialist and ask for a colour match. Not your local big-box store, somewhere ...


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These bolts are usually 18-20mm long M6 bolts. The exact length isn’t important, but going shorter than 15 will likely mean insufficient thread engagement, while longer than 24 or so could potentially result in the bolt interfering with the rotor. The plastic snap rings aren’t strictly necessary. They act as a second line of defense against the bolts ...


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