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Offline khe killah

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Is it almost R.I.P to my khe rip?
« on: August 01, 2010, 11:53:34 AM »
Noticed the other day that my crank arm had chipped my frame quite a bit even tho there is a 1cm gap between the chainstay and crank arm. Must have flexed over that much at sum point tho? Well my wheel is sitting in each dopout back exactly the same amount, but the wheel is almost rubbing on one side! When i looked down the bike with front wheel inbetween my legs lookng back at the rear triangle its totally bent to one side!!! The whole back end has shifted over, and worst of all i think i see a tiny crack in the dropout  :huh: I am gonna keep riding this frame till it can not be ridden any longer as i love it so much... But i dont think it has long to go...

Such a sad day for me

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Re: Is it almost R.I.P to my khe rip?
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2010, 02:09:08 PM »
r.i.p



you gonna bury it in the ground like rastas do their locks?
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Re: Is it almost R.I.P to my khe rip?
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2010, 02:54:58 PM »
well that sucks.
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Re: Is it almost R.I.P to my khe rip?
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2010, 05:11:15 PM »
Anyone got another rip frame they want to sell????

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Re: Is it almost R.I.P to my khe rip?
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2010, 05:29:14 PM »
That sucks, I tried so hard finding one for myself and had no luck.

I went with a Colony Cube and I'm absolutly in love with this frame, check one out if you can't find another RIP.

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Re: Is it almost R.I.P to my khe rip?
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2010, 05:38:33 PM »
Anyone got another rip frame they want to sell????
will you be moving up to the Resurrection?
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Re: Is it almost R.I.P to my khe rip?
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2010, 06:27:40 PM »
Noticed the other day that my crank arm had chipped my frame quite a bit even tho there is a 1cm gap between the chainstay and crank arm. Must have flexed over that much at sum point tho? Well my wheel is sitting in each dopout back exactly the same amount, but the wheel is almost rubbing on one side! When i looked down the bike with front wheel inbetween my legs lookng back at the rear triangle its totally bent to one side!!! The whole back end has shifted over, and worst of all i think i see a tiny crack in the dropout  :huh: I am gonna keep riding this frame till it can not be ridden any longer as i love it so much... But i dont think it has long to go...

Such a sad day for me
sorry to hear man :/





altho you could comfort yourself by buying a sickchild metro haha
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Re: Is it almost R.I.P to my khe rip?
« Reply #7 on: August 01, 2010, 09:48:23 PM »
Anyone got another rip frame they want to sell????
will you be moving up to the Resurrection?

Yeah mate would love to ride the white one...

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Re: Is it almost R.I.P to my khe rip?
« Reply #8 on: August 02, 2010, 12:14:51 AM »
Noticed the other day that my crank arm had chipped my frame quite a bit even tho there is a 1cm gap between the chainstay and crank arm. Must have flexed over that much at sum point tho? Well my wheel is sitting in each dopout back exactly the same amount, but the wheel is almost rubbing on one side! When i looked down the bike with front wheel inbetween my legs lookng back at the rear triangle its totally bent to one side!!! The whole back end has shifted over, and worst of all i think i see a tiny crack in the dropout  :huh: I am gonna keep riding this frame till it can not be ridden any longer as i love it so much... But i dont think it has long to go...

Such a sad day for me

That's funny, on my DaFunction it's the same thing, the hub looks like it's centered but the tire almost rubs on one side of the frame! And on the dropouts, I mean inside of them(in those little cuts) I see a crack (don't know if it's just paint chipping or else) too, on each one!

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Re: Is it almost R.I.P to my khe rip?
« Reply #9 on: August 02, 2010, 10:19:58 AM »
yeah, that sucks to hear, frame warping/ cracking like that. post pix if you've the time.
good luck with your search for a new frame.

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Re: Is it almost R.I.P to my khe rip?
« Reply #10 on: August 02, 2010, 02:14:57 PM »
Are take a few pics 2nite, although it's hard to show it with pics...

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Re: Is it almost R.I.P to my khe rip?
« Reply #11 on: August 02, 2010, 10:48:08 PM »
Hey,

Hard to heard man.
I live here in The Netherlands and we have a BMX shop called Pauls Boutique.
They have sale and they sell a KHE Rip. For only 125 Euro, new!

here a link: http://www.paulsboutique.nl/modules/shop/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=3

Good luck with it.
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Re: Is it almost R.I.P to my khe rip?
« Reply #12 on: August 02, 2010, 11:09:27 PM »
Cheers SJBMX... Good find, i may just buy it!