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 Post subject: Broken MCFK
PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 12:29 am 
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[url][/url]I think I broke my handlebar! : :cry:

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 Post subject: Re: Broken MCFK
PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 2:04 am 
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looks like it took a pretty good hit! :(

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 Post subject: Re: Broken MCFK
PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 2:12 am 
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Yes, I hit a tree the first week I got it which was in late february and I took another hit yesterday at a race! :cry:


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 Post subject: Re: Broken MCFK
PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 7:48 am 
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I broke my ec90, the same exact way :/


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 Post subject: Re: Broken MCFK
PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:18 am 
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Not worth the outcome of failure, no matter how remote the chance. Bin them. :thumbup:

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 Post subject: Re: Broken MCFK
PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 11:45 am 
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It's only a piece of carbon,you can cut it out(of course from second side too),everythink should be ok,you will have only more narrow handlebar.


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 Post subject: Re: Broken MCFK
PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:39 pm 
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It says that the non-bar end friendly handlebar can't be cut down! So, I'm not sure what to do.


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 Post subject: Re: Broken MCFK
PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 7:05 pm 
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You know what,f*ck the rools,you got nothing to loose:) If this handlebar would be mine i would be do that


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 Post subject: Re: Broken MCFK
PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2012 7:36 pm 
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sell it to me for cheap and I'll let you know if it knocks all my teeth out. :D

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 Post subject: Re: Broken MCFK
PostPosted: Wed Apr 18, 2012 11:06 pm 
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sell it to me a bit more expensive than the previous gentlemen :) and i'll repair it. Back in 2008 I already did so to my EC90 (it was even to a worse condition), and i'am still riding it safe until this day. :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Broken MCFK
PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2012 3:13 am 
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I put a barend cap before my ride to today and It seemed to held up alright, for now.


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