Here are photos of bike parts I’ve managed to break or encounter over the years. The amazing thing is most of these broken parts were due to normal everyday use and not subject to abuse or accidents. Included are photos from both the major component manufacturers–Campagnolo and Shimano–on my own or friends’ bicycles.
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