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    Dropout Bolts on Mt Vision

    Anyone else had theirs break?

    Just riding along yesterday (actually my buddy was on my ride at the time) and he stopped because the rear wheel was rubbing on the non drive side of the swingarm. We investigated and found that the bottom bolt on the removable dropout had sheared off. As a result, the dropout could swing backwards.

    4-5 mile walk out of the woods put us at the truck at 7 last night (cold and dark). No fun. Brought the ride to REI today (only store in my area that carries Marin as far as I can tell) and they're gonna try and order some replacements. From now on, I'll be keeping a couple spares in the pack

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    Probably came loose and there's enough movement to guillotine them. My Trance x only has 6mm pivot bolts. Only time I broke one was when it had come loose.

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    Yeah I wondered if I over-torqued it when i checked them out a few months back maybe? I hit 'em pretty good with loc-tite when I put them back on but who knows. Anyhow, lesson learned, it won't end my ride again.

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