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Old March 26th 18, 10:18 PM posted to rec.bicycles.tech
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Default MTB disc brake caused wild fire

On 3/26/2018 2:15 PM, Joerg wrote:
Remember when some folks here scoffed at that risk? Bernd
Ullrich in the German language bike NG posted this link but
it is in German:

http://www.rp-online.de/panorama/aus...-aid-1.7479241


Here are link with photos and a video of the fi

http://www.vol.at/vorarlberg-waldbra...rsberg/5722558

http://vorarlberg.orf.at/news/stories/2903197/

Long story short it says that a Swiss MTB rider parked his
MTB in grass after a downhill ride. Then ... phut ... smoke
and flames. He and two other guys were unable to put out the
fast-spreading fire. Two helicopters over 100 fire fighters
were required to get this under control.


When an e-bike battery blows up and immolates Cameron Park,
THAT will be news.

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