Frame Failure Near Head Tube

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From as of 2011/09.

BMC carbon-fiber "Team Machine" froken at down tube and head tube to read "Tear Machine".

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Frame broke after hitting a car. Although this is not a failure just from riding, it is interesting in part because metal frames in a crash typically crumple but remain a single piece.

And because of the hilarious transformation of the name.

See also FAIL-157.html.