More Varieties
of Frame End Repair
at Yellow Jersey

We replace, rebend, reweld, renew and rework frame ends here. No matter how mangled you managed to make your beautiful bicycle we can get you out of your mess. Here's a broken Colnago end:

At least it was only a Colnago

And here is the rework

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Another Colnago Driver still at large

Here is another series of Colnago end repair. Here is how it came to us:

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What's up with Colnago drivers anyway?

In this case, Ernesto used a proprietary end we cannot source so we had to reweld what was left of it:

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What's up with Colnago drivers anyway?

After cleanup and paint it looks as good as new, minus the fluorescent paint job:

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What's up with Colnago drivers anyway? check your low gear setting!

Screwed up

But hey, Moser too!
Crack.Fix.Crack.

Here's another example, click for the full story:

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British

Another one: Before

After

Since no one reads this stuff, I feel completely safe in writing a short piece on
How to adjust your rear derailleur so it never does this

After you think you have a reasonable gear adjustment, press your left thumb on the right side of the derailleur nameplate and your left index and middle fingers just behind the cable adjuster. Now pedal with your right hand and shift firmly with your thumb into low gear.

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You'll be amazed at how often this simple test will show a poorly adjusted rear changer, with the chain sailing off the back and into the spokes. You should feel very happy when that happens! Had that chain gone over while you were standing on the pedals, you would be walking home and about to pay us a hundred dollars ( more or less) plus shipping both ways.

It's a good habit to 'thumb shift' all your gear adjustments before you get on your bike!

Sadly, I bet this admonishment won't have any effect on the volume of broken ends we see for repair but, hey, I tried

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American-built 1982 Trek 950. Click for larger image,
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Guerciotti
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not only Italian bikes! British machines as well!
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We can do yours, too!

Here's a whole web page about changing frame ends.
We do a lot of these so we're both cheap and fast

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No matter how expensive or cheap, old or new, basic or fancy, any steel frame no problem!
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In some cases, we can work with aluminum frame ends so write us, but no promises on those.

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