HOT: Active* forum members generally gain 5% discount at starbike.com store!
Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Articles FAQ Contact About




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 10 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:35 am 
Offline

Joined: Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:28 am
Posts: 3
in my haste to change a rear flat i tightened the skewer, then pushed it closed upon the frame, not the space where i shld have (my Felt frame was aluminum there) so being a full carbon frame (i think) i inadvertently left a little dent from pushing the skewer down in the wrong place. im very irrate for being so stupid, its a brand new, and beautiful frame, but have i stuffed it? any advice welcome - i feel terrible. will vist store of purchase sat, but in the meantime...


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed Feb 29, 2012 1:19 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Dec 23, 2008 2:57 pm
Posts: 660
Location: NYC
Pictures please....simply can't tell with out a pic

_________________
______________

My 2013 Cervelo R5


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Wed Feb 29, 2012 1:19 pm 


Top
  
 
PostPosted: Wed Feb 29, 2012 7:16 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jul 26, 2007 10:24 pm
Posts: 1569
Location: Center of the Universe
Take it to your lbs. A picture is usually not going to be a reliable source unless there is obvious catastrophic failure.

Does the rear wheel fit in the drops correctly now?

_________________
TIME RXR


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Wed Feb 29, 2012 10:07 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Aug 15, 2011 4:48 am
Posts: 409
i have an sl3 sworks also, and i work for a specialized distributor. can you put a photo up?

_________________
http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=100739


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu Mar 01, 2012 7:41 pm 
Offline

Joined: Mon Dec 26, 2011 9:04 am
Posts: 159
Dangerous... Send it to me for free disposal... ;)

my inane ramblings via tapatalk


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 12:20 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:28 am
Posts: 3
pic attached....awesome frame by the way....upgraded from a felt f4....'free disposal' - now that's a good one!


Attachments:
2 dings.jpg
2 dings.jpg [ 30.97 KiB | Viewed 586 times ]
Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 6:14 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jun 09, 2011 4:10 pm
Posts: 276
looking at those marks, and my understanding that the sl3 dropouts are aluminum, I think you are fine.

similar marks on this pro bike:
http://www.cyclingnews.com/features/pho ... sl3/167055


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 6:57 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:45 am
Posts: 113
yep SL3 uses hollowbox alu dropouts, it's fine-- I have a lot of marks near at the rear dropouts.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 9:00 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed Jan 10, 2007 10:56 pm
Posts: 524
Location: Canada
Get out the nail polish, then ride it!


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 9:00 pm 


Top
  
 
PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2012 10:35 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:28 am
Posts: 3
i feel much better thanks - kudos for posting that pic too - good on you for making the effort - identical markings. ive had the frame a week, and apart for the annoying nosiy BB bearings from riding through unexpected flooding, the frame is amazing, albeit a bit hairy in big cross-winds, its so light - gotta get used to it. i can't believe how it keeps its form on descent, and climbing, well, if your head's in a good place, you'll go forever.


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 10 posts ] 


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Exabot [Bot], Google Adsense [Bot], Method01, sluggo, Yahoo [Bot] and 65 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. S-Works McLaren Tarmac...

[ Go to page: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 ]

in Road

mile2424

65

6580

Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:05 pm

jwilliams View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. S-Works Tarmac Stack & Reach

in Road

Barters

4

393

Mon Sep 01, 2014 1:43 am

tinozee View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) S-Works Tarmac SL3 Headset Bearing Cover HELP

in Road

tk2306

5

222

Thu Aug 28, 2014 7:47 am

tinozee View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. New bike recommendations: S-Works Tarmac vs. Merckx EMX-525

[ Go to page: 1, 2 ]

in Road

jspaceman

29

2459

Mon May 05, 2014 11:20 am

SDP View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Thinking of changing Tarmac Race SL2 frame to S-Works Allez

in Road

merlinxlm

5

552

Tue Aug 12, 2014 10:11 am

Tinea Pedis View the latest post


It is currently Mon Sep 01, 2014 2:46 pm

All times are UTC + 1 hour




Advertising   –  FAQ   –  Contact   –  Convert   –  About

© Weight Weenies 2000-2013
hosted by starbike.com


How to get rid of these ads? Just register!


Powered by phpBB