It is a huge bummer to break something on a nice steel bike, but be happy that it's fixable and that it's worth fixing. I love the idea of taking the opporunity to add braze ons. I just wish it happened in the beginning of a Pittsburgh winter so you could take your time.
Bill Lindsay El Cerrito, CA On Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 1:06:13 PM UTC-7, ascpgh wrote: > > Tuesday afternoon I put my Rambouillet in the work stand to check > everything over before the inaugural ride of the neighborhood coffee shop > group ride and I noticed my rear brake caliper moving way too much when I > stopped the rear wheel. I thought that my mounting bolt was loose. > > Upon closer examination I realized the tubular bridge between the stays > has completely broken its brazing and is free to rotate when the back brake > is applied. Not a little bit, a lot. > > Scientific analysis couldn't determine a worse day of the year to be > looking for frame repair/repaint or get a new one. I know the paint alone > is going to be big if I have the original finish replicated. > > I'm just sick about it. > > Andy Cheatham > Pittsburgh > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/rbw-owners-bunch. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.