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    Dents...

    So I found a nice dent just north of the bottom bracket welds on my RFX. Should I be concerned? The pics I have below average, but here is the best one...

    Keep riding it? Sell on ebay? Crash replacement for a DW?

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    I believe DT himself answered in a similar thread about a dented down tube close to the BB. Do a search. It was approx 6mo to a year since that thread was active. The short version was that as long as the dent has caused no cracks in the tube, keep riding it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sigmund
    I believe DT himself answered in a similar thread about a dented down tube close to the BB. Do a search. It was approx 6mo to a year since that thread was active. The short version was that as long as the dent has caused no cracks in the tube, keep riding it.
    I put a massive dent in my Flux in the same place. Sent pics to Dave. He said it would be fine because there was no crack. I rode it for another 2 years before I sold it. Try to get a good detailed pic and send it to Turner. I would not be worried. Ride on.
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    Looks to be a great excuse to get a DW Turner. I could use the " Not Safe" line on my wife with that bike

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    yeah, crash replacement excuse for sure. shell understand and youll be so happy with the new bike....... in oct or so if/when its available by then. im positive not ridin all year will be ok with you considerin shes bein so cool about the new frame expense. call it a trade off. or you can try the, "honey, its unsafe but itll be ok for another year" trick and see how that works. in other words, there aint no such thing as a fockin dwl rfx yet.
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    Your frame is toast. You should send it... to me, and I will dispose of it for free. In all seriousness, that is merely a flesh wound. That just proves you are riding it like it should be ridden.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bobo_krkk_NIN
    So I found a nice dent just north of the bottom bracket welds on my RFX. Should I be concerned? The pics I have below average, but here is the best one...

    Keep riding it? Sell on ebay? Crash replacement for a DW?

    bobo

    Man, my 5 spot ended up looking like that and then my 6 pack ended up looking like that...only a matter of time in Phoenix.

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    Yep...

    Quote Originally Posted by noosa2
    Man, my 5 spot ended up looking like that and then my 6 pack ended up looking like that...only a matter of time in Phoenix.
    My 5 spot has some damage in that area, but it has 10x the miles that the RFX has on it...

    These rocks are dangerous.... and fun!!!

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    redneck dent alternative

    Option 1
    home depot bucket and velcro

    0ption 2

    ace hardware bucket and velcro


    both are definitely worth considering
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