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    Cracking of aluminium frames solved?

    Hi, I am about to buy a used Speedfox sf03 29er (aluminum) 2012 and would like to know if there are still problems with cracks. I have seen people complaining about cracks in the top tube (just before the split tube) and also on the seat tube (below de pivot point) but it has always been on 26inch models.

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    Cracking of aluminium frames solved?

    Ive heard that it was fixed 2011, so you should be safe.


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    Funny, I just had a 2012 Trailfox TF02 (aluminum) 26er sent in to BMC yesterday because the top tube cracked just before the split tube. There's not a bike frame company out there that doesn't have problems with frames cracking unless you get a super heavy bike.

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    I own Speedfox sf29 2012 and the rear triangle cracked...
    the problem was that they donīt have replacment parts...

    if anyone know where i can buy one please send me a mssg...


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    Cracking of aluminium frames solved?

    Isn't this covered under warranty?

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    probably, but I lost all the papers of the bike ... and no replacement parts ...

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    Go to the ship you bought it from and see if they can help

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    I was looking in some shops but no to buy a replacement part ...

    I tried to direct the BMC, I got the same answer, that I was told to try on e-bay ...

    if someone does know where you can get would be grateful because I live in the Balkans, where nothing is easy: D

    of course, I pay a reasonable price ...
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    SF29 swingarm at the lower pivot. No help from BMC.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pinchox View Post
    Hi, I am about to buy a used Speedfox sf03 29er (aluminum) 2012 and would like to know if there are still problems with cracks. I have seen people complaining about cracks in the top tube (just before the split tube) and also on the seat tube (below de pivot point) but it has always been on 26inch models.

    Thanks
    Just remember that warranties are generally extended only to the original owner. If you are buying the bike used you will probably not have a warranty for the bike. This is general practice in the bike industry and if you are concerned I would contact BMC directly and get their input on their warranty before making a used bike purchase.

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    All this is fine, but BMC has offered absolutely nothing, bought the part but is not ... more

    I would buy a new frame at a great price, again nothing ..

    according to me very unprofessional for such a producer ...

    I've heard various stories that other manufacturers or sell replacement part or turn out in some way to meet the user, since such advertising is the best ....


    I am disappointed in the BMC and surely I will move on to other manufacturers ...

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