Discovering a crack in your bike frame in the middle of a tour is always worrying.
Thankfully, it doesn’t happen that often but when it does, what can you do, to stop the crack widening? And will you have to abandon your trip?
Framebuilder Marten Gerritsen, who runs M-gineering in Holland, shares some tips on how to stop a cracked frame from getting worse and where to get it repaired, if there are no bicycle specialists in the area.
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