Re: [CR] Dings


Example: Production Builders:Cinelli:Laser

From: "sam Lingo" <samclingo@hotmail.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR] Dings
Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2004 19:16:25 +0000



>Marcus Helman wrote:


> >
> > Are these dings really just cosmetic? I can anticipate the answer that
> > there are dings and there are dings, and that some are bigger than others.
> > Do these small dings affect ride, or strength, or expected longevity of a
> > frame? How big does a ding/depression/valley/crater need to be in order to
> > be considered significant from a performance standpoint?

Chuck wrote>
>I think its not possible to assign an exact amount as to what each ding
>on a frame costs, but in a free market environment like eBay, the bids


>reflect the bidder's value placed on a dinged frame to a fairly accurate degree.

The type of materal the frame is built from would also have a barring on Ding Safty.IMO steel frames can take more abuse than the utra modern L/Ws.

sam lingo pleasanton tx

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