Re: Things I Hate.

Postby Velocipedestrian on Tue 4th Sep 10:10pm

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Re: Things I Hate.

Postby AgrAde on Wed 5th Sep 8:22am

Yeah, that is pretty upsetting. Hopefully things go smoothy for him. :(
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Re: Things I Hate.

Postby Velocipedestrian on Wed 5th Sep 10:51am

Less 'hate' more 'a pity', that GT didn't answer your question on pinkbike.
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Re: Things I Hate.

Postby AgrAde on Wed 5th Sep 3:12pm

Yeah I thought that was a bit odd.
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Re: Things I Hate.

Postby Rik on Thu 6th Sep 9:03am

AgrAde wrote:Yeah I thought that was a bit odd.


I think you scared them off with words like "kinematics "
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Re: Things I Hate.

Postby Astoria Paranoia on Thu 6th Sep 6:33pm

Link?
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Re: Things I Hate.

Postby Conners on Thu 6th Sep 7:49pm

Velocipedestrian wrote:Jared Graves diagnosed with a brain tumour. Boo!

That’s bloody terrible :(
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Re: Things I Hate.

Postby Velocipedestrian on Thu 6th Sep 9:42pm

Astoria Paranoia wrote:Link?

An unanswered question makes for dull reading.
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Re: Things I Hate.

Postby foremannz on Fri 14th Sep 10:16pm

Shimano screws on brake rotor adapters that fall to pieces - had to remove them with vice grips :(
Don't trust the adapters anymore, so need to switch my touring bike discs to centrelock :(
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Re: Things I Hate.

Postby dwgknz on Thu 27th Sep 12:52pm

Found crack in my frame today. 3rd frame, 3rd crack in exactly the same place.

Was in the store the other day and they've had a couple more in recently too.
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Re: Things I Hate.

Postby Velocipedestrian on Thu 27th Sep 1:53pm

Perhaps it's time for something different... Still under warranty? Could you put it towards a tougher model?
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Re: Things I Hate.

Postby dwgknz on Thu 27th Sep 2:42pm

Yep under warranty. It's a design fault. It's cracking vertically between the rocker and BB so don't think it's a stress issue. (I don't do physics well)

**So had a call from the NZ dealer. Everything will be ok, amazing service.
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Re: Things I Hate.

Postby swtchbckr on Mon 1st Oct 10:57am

dwgknz wrote:Found crack in my frame today. 3rd frame, 3rd crack in exactly the same place.

Was in the store the other day and they've had a couple more in recently too.

might have missed something (and cant be arsed looking further), make and model???
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Re: Things I Hate.

Postby dwgknz on Mon 1st Oct 11:22am

2016 Giant Anthem Advanced.

Sent a ranty email to Giant NZ, they rang straight away and are being real GCs about it. Just waiting for more info from them.
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Re: Things I Hate.

Postby Velocipedestrian on Mon 1st Oct 11:24am

Trance, if I recall correctly.
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