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Old 12-13-2010, 11:40 AM
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Default Re: A major problem with my new project bike

Try sticking a magnet to the frame. If steel, it can be welded and the 'sleeve' idea is a good suggestion. If aluminum then you'll need to find a competent welder to do the job. Welding aluminum is for people with experience, not the hobbiest in his driveway.
Whatever, don't ride it with a broken seat tube. I would suggest you take a very close look at the rest of the frame and welds on that bike. It might be time to look for another one.
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