KOTA wrote:I wouldn't worry about it, peterbuilt. It's no different than cutting, the brake or rear fender mount to widen the rear stays. Or cutting the seat tube to lower the seat. Or cutting, adding, or changing rear dropouts. Or removing the lower bar(s) on a cantilever frame. You cut a piece off, added nothing, welded nothing....I don't consider it "disqualified"....Let the VOTES decide.