Cannondale SI left crankarm cracked

Yesterday was Friday the 13th, so I was quite glad to get home without any major mishaps from a 95 mile ride around Cornwall and Devon.

At about mile 30 my Cannondale Synapse started making an annoying clicking noise at the same place on each peddle stroke so I assumed it was an issue with the bottom bracket.

I went to check the bottom bracket when I got home and noticed this straight away!

Crack showing in Cannondale SI left crankarm

A big crack in the left crank arm. How this didn’t break (especially on Friday 13th) out on the ride while going up a hill is beyond me.

A few searches on Google and this seems to be a regular issue 🙁

Also – everywhere seems to be out of stock of 172.5 left crank arm for Cannondale Synapse.

I’ve got 3 weeks until the start of Ride Across Britain (Lands End to John O’Groats). Arghh!

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