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Anyone want to buy a broken Colnago?(4 posts)

Anyone want to buy a broken Colnago?it's true yup
Feb 28, 2002 4:15 PM
take 2:
Wa-a-a-a-h no picture? : (jtolleson
Feb 28, 2002 4:54 PM
Now that's easy!tempeteKerouak
Feb 28, 2002 6:38 PM
Ahhhh it's only a titanium front with some carbon bonded rear triangle! Piece of plumpudding!

For this you'll need:

-crazy glue
-popsicle stick
-resin and fiberglass bands
-your kid's chemistry kit
-hair dryer or blow torch
-duct tape

Next week: titanium welding and repairs; how to seal the garage into an air-tight chamber.

p.s.: I know from previous posts that some of you are pretty crafty. But honestly, when a tube is broken, only removing it and replacing it with a new one can do. You will not end up with a safe ridable bike if you repair a tube. This is not a fiberglass canoe! The only material I know of that gets stronger after repair is wood and white glue. As true as can be all that is said on directional carbon fiber, they are very subjective to lateral impact and broken continuity.

Don't sniff the glue.
your suggestions workedslow-ron
Mar 1, 2002 7:14 AM
I clicked on the link and the seller pulled the bike off e-bay. Too bad, I love those "she can repair me, she can repair me not" posts.