New bike or repaired whats all options?

Discussion in 'Frame Mounted Engines' started by stars, Sep 21, 2014.

  1. stars

    stars Member

    hey every im trying to decide if i should buy a new bike or hire a Mechanic to fix & reattach the seat pole damage au can see in the picture. Do you think it can be repaired? if so please explain what i need to do & what is needed to repair it. if u think i need a new bike please let me know.
     

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  2. wheelbender6

    wheelbender6 Well-Known Member

    In my opinion, your damaged frame is not repairable. The seat tube supports the rider weight and absorbs most of the torque of the frame mounted engine. You don't want your bike frame to cause an accident on a busy Philly street.
     
  3. stars

    stars Member

    ok thanks but if i buy a huffy cranbrook can't i put handbrakes on it?
     
  4. wheelbender6

    wheelbender6 Well-Known Member

  5. stars

    stars Member

    on a coaster brake cruiser there is no brake mount on it for me to simply put it on. i think i would need a adapter
     
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