Crashes hello How about road rash for a topic

Discussion in 'Travelling, Commuting & Safety' started by ken murphy, Dec 18, 2010.

  1. ken murphy

    ken murphy Member

    I swam good on the pavment 1 week ago n I'm still OUCH cant even sleep
    Broken ribs or somth'n.I will never ride again on a low back tire,this is the second time it happend,this time the bike broke in two right above the front clamp. it was my first build m/btrek 850 it ran a couple death races never did very well.
     

  2. DuctTapedGoat

    DuctTapedGoat Member

    Well, jeez, you gotta keep your lady well fed and well lubed or she's gonna beat the daylights outta you when you try to pull the ride hard and put away wet scene on her.
     
  3. wheelbender6

    wheelbender6 Well-Known Member

    There is a subforum on this site on tires. Check it out to see how riders prevent flats. We get a lot of thorns in the road in PHX this time of year. I used slime.
     
  4. unior

    unior Member

    Did the frame crack as a result of the accident or did it cause the accident?
     
  5. ken murphy

    ken murphy Member

    Good question because it broke there before I'll take a picture,I dont even wana look at it yet thank God the mail man was there to take the bike to my house,all I know is I learned a lesson no less than 60 pounds pressure in the back tire and no walmart **** w/ my weight I have to have a good tire.totaly my faultthat bike will never ride again that was my first build & it rode like **** cant believe I raced it in the death race twice.
     
  6. goodtime65

    goodtime65 Member

    a friend of mine has had 3 frames break at the front clamp another guy had one break at the same spot. Wee are still trying to figure out why.
     
  7. 5-7HEAVEN

    5-7HEAVEN Guest

    I agree. "The White Lady" had to be broken in, like a wild horse.

    It was really trying to KILL me!:devilish:


    Its HD wheelset is like good shoes and legs. Every component needs to have been gone over and replaced with HD parts, if needed.The right combination is vital for dependability. It took me months to cure issues like chain jumping and chain breakage. :ack2:

    After each ride, wipe her down, check everything, especially the frame.:detective:
     
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