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 Post subject: stronglight
PostPosted: Fri Oct 28, 2005 7:16 pm 
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just seen these on light-bikes . they dont look so strong there is this a common problem i was thinking of getting some


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hi,
i already saw this on another forum....... imho that definitely falls under warranty!


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FelixOr wrote:
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i already saw this on another forum....... imho that definitely falls under warranty!
Depends what caused it. If the bike was crashed, then the pedal hits the deck first and the type of force exerted on the crank (sharp and great) is not something it's designed to take.


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ultimobici wrote:
FelixOr wrote:
hi,
i already saw this on another forum....... imho that definitely falls under warranty!
Depends what caused it. If the bike was crashed, then the pedal hits the deck first and the type of force exerted on the crank (sharp and great) is not something it's designed to take.


hi ultimobici,
sorry, I didn't mention the crankarm just broke while riding. no accident whatsoever. it's from a german forum..... happened some time ago.
the guy stood at a traffic-light and when he pushed, the crank broke.


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FelixOr wrote:
ultimobici wrote:
FelixOr wrote:
hi,
i already saw this on another forum....... imho that definitely falls under warranty!
Depends what caused it. If the bike was crashed, then the pedal hits the deck first and the type of force exerted on the crank (sharp and great) is not something it's designed to take.


hi ultimobici,
sorry, I didn't mention the crankarm just broke while riding. no accident whatsoever. it's from a german forum..... happened some time ago.
the guy stood at a traffic-light and when he pushed, the crank broke.


would you tell the world via a forum if you crashed your bike 3 weeks earlier? if you were after a warrenty replacement?

i would be interested to know about both parts breaking @ the same time....

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That's NOW the lightest crankset in the world :beerchug:


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PNuT wrote:
FelixOr wrote:
ultimobici wrote:
FelixOr wrote:
hi,
i already saw this on another forum....... imho that definitely falls under warranty!
Depends what caused it. If the bike was crashed, then the pedal hits the deck first and the type of force exerted on the crank (sharp and great) is not something it's designed to take.


hi ultimobici,
sorry, I didn't mention the crankarm just broke while riding. no accident whatsoever. it's from a german forum..... happened some time ago.
the guy stood at a traffic-light and when he pushed, the crank broke.


would you tell the world via a forum if you crashed your bike 3 weeks earlier? if you were after a warrenty replacement?

i would be interested to know about both parts breaking @ the same time....

hi pNut,
i just say what i've read, but of yourse you are right, he would not ;)!


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yep, i figured that it was what you had read...

it doesnt look the most looked after bike in the world does it ?

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shinkansen wrote:
That's NOW the lightest crankset in the world :beerchug:


i recon it would now be safe to drill :lol:

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PNuT wrote:
yep, i figured that it was what you had read...

it doesnt look the most looked after bike in the world does it ?

that was one of my first thoughts as well. another thing that i can't imagine that the crank arm breaks off completely after one pedalstroke. i think, you have to notice something before this happens. it must have been damaged in some way, doesn't it?


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I would want to see the part that broke off. Also all parts will fail. Manufactures defects happen. I've seen broken Campy carbon Record cranks. The big question is what is the percentage of failures compared to the actual number manufactured.

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Juanmoretime wrote:
I would want to see the part that broke off. Also all parts will fail. Manufactures defects happen. I've seen broken Campy carbon Record cranks. The big question is what is the percentage of failures compared to the actual number manufactured.

well, it was the first broken pulsion I saw


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FelixOr wrote:
Juanmoretime wrote:
I would want to see the part that broke off. Also all parts will fail. Manufactures defects happen. I've seen broken Campy carbon Record cranks. The big question is what is the percentage of failures compared to the actual number manufactured.

well, it was the first broken pulsion I saw


thats one of the few i cranks i've seen braking ;)

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Man, guess I better be more careful. I would NOT be happy if mine did that. :cry:


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Another way you could break it would be to hit a curb with your pedal while you were riding. I got too close once and the whole bike with me on it was lifted off the ground. It didn't break though.
Also, hitting the ground with your pedal while going around a turn.


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