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#44: Mechanical failures on tour?

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Have you had any of the following fail during a tour?

Front wheel rim:   22votes 22 votes (5%)
Front spoke:   43votes 43 votes (9%)
Front axle:   3votes 3 votes (1%)
Front wheel quick release:   7votes 7 votes (1%)
Front hub - flange:   3votes 3 votes (1%)
Front hub - bearing (open):   11votes 11 votes (2%)
Front hub - bearing (cartridge):   6votes 6 votes (1%)
Front hub - dynamo:   1vote 1 vote (< 1%)
Front tire - delamination:   12votes 12 votes (3%)
Front tire - sidewall failure:   37votes 37 votes (8%)
Front tire - object intrusion:   105votes 105 votes (22%)
Front tire - other:   18votes 18 votes (4%)
Front tube - structural failure:   23votes 23 votes (5%)
Front tube - valve failure:   56votes 56 votes (12%)
Front fender (mudguard):   19votes 19 votes (4%)
Rear axle:   36votes 36 votes (8%)
Rear wheel quick release:   9votes 9 votes (2%)
Rear wheel rim:   83votes 83 votes (17%)
Rear wheel spoke - drive side:   187votes 187 votes (39%)
Rear wheel spoke - non-drive side:   108votes 108 votes (23%)
Rear hub - flange:   8votes 8 votes (2%)
Rear hub - freewheel:   23votes 23 votes (5%)
Rear hub - gear cluster:   18votes 18 votes (4%)
Rear hub - bearing (open):   19votes 19 votes (4%)
Rear hub - bearing (cartridge):   7votes 7 votes (1%)
Rear hub - Internal Gear (Rohloff etc):   7votes 7 votes (1%)
Rear tire - delamination:   33votes 33 votes (7%)
Rear tire - sidewall failure:   74votes 74 votes (16%)
Rear tire - object intrusion:   137votes 137 votes (29%)
Rear tire - other:   20votes 20 votes (4%)
Rear tube - structural failure:   33votes 33 votes (7%)
Rear tube - valve failure:   75votes 75 votes (16%)
Rear tube - other:   15votes 15 votes (3%)
Rear fender (mudguard):   8votes 8 votes (2%)
Pump:   36votes 36 votes (8%)
Forks - failed tube:   5votes 5 votes (1%)
Forks - failed weld:   1vote 1 vote (< 1%)
Frame - failed tube:   12votes 12 votes (3%)
Frame - failed weld:   16votes 16 votes (3%)
Frame - brazeon (other than rack):   10votes 10 votes (2%)
Front derailleur:   20votes 20 votes (4%)
Rear derailleur:   49votes 49 votes (10%)
Chain:   91votes 91 votes (19%)
Bottom bracket:   34votes 34 votes (7%)
Front chainring:   13votes 13 votes (3%)
Crank:   27votes 27 votes (6%)
Pedal:   50votes 50 votes (11%)
Brakes - Cable:   36votes 36 votes (8%)
Brakes - Lever:   7votes 7 votes (1%)
Brakes - V-Brake:   3votes 3 votes (1%)
Brakes - Cantilever:   5votes 5 votes (1%)
Brakes - rim brake pads:   37votes 37 votes (8%)
Brakes - Mechanical disk housing:   5votes 5 votes (1%)
Brakes - Hydraulic disk housing:   1vote 1 vote (< 1%)
Brakes - Hydraulic fluid system:   3votes 3 votes (1%)
Brakes - Disk rotor:   3votes 3 votes (1%)
Brakes - Disk pads:   8votes 8 votes (2%)
Brakes - Other:   5votes 5 votes (1%)
Gear cable:   63votes 63 votes (13%)
Gear shifter - Brifters:   6votes 6 votes (1%)
Gear shifter - Downtube:   2votes 2 votes (< 1%)
Gear shifter - Gripshift:   1vote 1 vote (< 1%)
Gear shifter - Bar end:   9votes 9 votes (2%)
Gear shifter - Other style:   7votes 7 votes (1%)
Handlebar:   6votes 6 votes (1%)
Headset:   19votes 19 votes (4%)
Saddle - body:   22votes 22 votes (5%)
Saddle - rail:   21votes 21 votes (4%)
Seat post:   19votes 19 votes (4%)
Seat post clamp:   21votes 21 votes (4%)
Stem:   6votes 6 votes (1%)
Front rack - bolt came loose:   42votes 42 votes (9%)
Front rack - broken bolt:   18votes 18 votes (4%)
Front rack - rod or tube failed:   12votes 12 votes (3%)
Front rack - weld failed:   9votes 9 votes (2%)
Front rack - frame brazeon:   2votes 2 votes (< 1%)
Front rack - Other:   6votes 6 votes (1%)
Rear rack - bolt came loose:   89votes 89 votes (19%)
Rear rack - broken bolt:   24votes 24 votes (5%)
Rear rack - rod or tube failed:   22votes 22 votes (5%)
Rear rack - weld failed:   33votes 33 votes (7%)
Rear rack - frame brazeon:   12votes 12 votes (3%)
Rear rack - Other:   6votes 6 votes (1%)
Mirror - broke due to bike falling over:   64votes 64 votes (13%)
Kickstand - two legged bottom bracket mount:   11votes 11 votes (2%)
Kickstand - rear triangle mount:   25votes 25 votes (5%)
Bottle cage:   48votes 48 votes (10%)
Trailer - Wheel failed:   6votes 6 votes (1%)
Trailer - Structural failure:   14votes 14 votes (3%)
Right temporal flange sheared off:   1vote 1 vote (< 1%)
Rear glimmet joint froze up:   1vote 1 vote (< 1%)
Bike just exploded:   13votes 13 votes (3%)
Other: (specify below)   22votes 22 votes (5%)


Percentages are rounded to the nearest whole number, and represent the number of voters who chose each option.

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Created: Wednesday October 14, 2009 at 13:09:48 PDT
Posted by: Neil Gunton
Opened: Wednesday October 14, 2009 at 18:21:25 PDT
Status: Closed on Monday March 1, 2010 at 13:32:16 PDT
Total number of voters: 476


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