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Damn dude, what happened?
Just riding along, pushed a little going up a small, very mellow hill, and POP! That was it. I've seen pictures of other MKIII's failing in the same manner, I just hoped mine wouldn't be one of them...
I wish I could say it was the result of going big off of a drop or something, but I never had the bike more than 2 inches off the ground...
No pics but just had to get my rear cassette and chain replaced. Apparently the middle rings (where I do most of my riding) were getting worn to the point the chain was skipping ever other turn in that gear. Total pain.
The upside is now it rides like new. :beer:
Snapped dérailleur hanger #3 this season roughly 3.5 miles into tonights ride. Had a spare with me but the one that snapped was wedged on so tight I couldn't get it off. Instead of fighting it I simply swallowed my pride, took the chain off, strapped the dérailleur out of harms way and coasted the best I could back to the car.
Can't beleive I'm back posting another casualty so quickly but roughly 1.5 miles into to todays ride I some how managed to break my rear shifter assembly off the handlebars. After a minute or so of WTF I ended up finishing the 8+ mile ride basically with one gear. None the less after a quick post ride trip down to Bikers Edge for a new Shifter assembly I'm back in business and ready to roll tomorrow am.