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  1. #1
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Aug 2007

    XC Comp Frame damage

    Just noticed this dent yesterday before I went out for a ride. There doesn't appear to be any scrapes or damage to the area around the dent....

    Does this look like something that happened when I hit something? Or is it a stress dent or something like that? Do I have anything to worry about if I keep riding it like this?

    thanks for any advice...

  2. #2
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    By the look of it, my money is on the tube getting dented by you falling on or against something. I myself wouldn't worry too much about it since it isn't in a high stress area - if it makes you feel better, lotsa bikes (mountain & road) get dings like that (if you don't believe me, check out some of the up on Ebay). If it really bothers you, get some auto body filler ("Bondo") and some matte black paint (I have the same bike and the paint is easy to match).

  3. #3
    'aua e te fati
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Could that beer in the picture have had anything to do with the dent or why you don't remember it happening?

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