Results 1 to 8 of 8
  1. #1
    mtbr member
    Reputation: Tattoo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Posts
    94

    What is Specy doing for cracked Enduro rear triangles?

    So on ore of the more mellow trails I've ever seen one of my buddies cracked the rear triangle on his Enduro.

    I know they're prone to fail where it cracked, I've done it, many others I know have done the same. It just is the nature of that frame.

    So what is Specy doing these days for this issue? I know the warranty is always kick ass with them, so just working out for a friend as to what they're going to do.

    Any help is as always appreciated.
    Last edited by Tattoo; 12-03-2007 at 12:42 PM. Reason: Wrong bike, long day, eat me

  2. #2
    Trying a little
    Reputation: dusthuffer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    1,782
    That's the first time I've heard that one. I know somebody who's had an Epic for about 4 years and they're not small, and ride once a week at least on some gnarly trails. I've just never heard of that issue or seen it posted on mtbr before.

    I never apologize. I'm sorry, but that's just the way I am.

  3. #3
    mtbr member
    Reputation: Tattoo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Posts
    94
    Its pretty common. I know I've blown out two triangles as well. They just hit a failure point.

  4. #4
    Trying a little
    Reputation: dusthuffer's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    1,782
    I don't know how long you've been on MTBR but if this were a common issue there would be more than just your thread about it.

    Unless you can prehaps point to other thread, I think you're the only one. Out of 54 epic reviews this isn't even mentioned once

    http://www.mtbr.com/reviews/xc_full_...t_123222.shtml

    I never apologize. I'm sorry, but that's just the way I am.

  5. #5
    mtbr member
    Reputation: Tattoo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Posts
    94
    Sorry, meant The Enduro.
    Been a long Monday.

  6. #6
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Posts
    898
    This is a very common problem with the 05/06 Enduro and continuing with the 07SX. I have cracked two chainstays now - it's the left hand chainstay that always fails, just at the point where the chainstay is welded to the pivot yoke. However, the replacement I got this time has an extra bit of metal welded over the join on the inside of the chainstay. This is the reaplcement that Spesh has introduced to cure the problem and I hope it work because I've just had my whole frame (including the replacement stay) resprayed a rather fetching shade of pear white.

  7. #7
    dirt visionary
    Reputation: clockwork's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Posts
    6,220
    Crazy I ride my 2006 enduro hard and was using it for freeride until I got my first sxtrail. It handled everything I thru at it 20ft doubles, lots of 12ft gaps ,10ft hucks ect.

    I guess I am the lucky one.

    Anyways if your friend is the orginal owner then warranty will cover it . If bought used he will have to pay for a replacement.

  8. #8
    mtbr member
    Reputation: Tattoo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Posts
    94
    Its all his, but who knows if/when he'll get it taken care of.
    I suspect he's going to use this as an excuse to get a Nomad like I normally ride, which ought to make for some interesting competition.

    He's the kind of guy who likes to compare his wife's cup size to my wife's cups, its annoying.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •