....the frame on my GT Avalanche 3.0 broke last week while on the trail. Bought it in Oct. of '05 and put 4,355 miles on it. I didn't jump it, just ride the trails and the road. The break was on the drive side chain stay right next to the weld at the dropout. I first thought I broke an axle, but it was the frame. Oh well, moving on to a build up on a Sette Reken frame. Enjoyed the GT while it lasted but I'm moving on.