Mechanicals over time

I saw a similar post on Bikeforums and it got me thinking. Over the past four years and about 33,000 miles I’ve had the following mechanical failures while riding.

2011: 2,062
2012: 7,091
2013: 9,153
2014: 7,848
2015: In progress; 7,420

Fall 2011: Broken rear axle (road bike)
Spring 2012: Broken spoke (fixed gear)
Summer 2012: Broken spoke (fixed gear)
Fall 2012: Broken spoke (fixed gear)
Fall 2012: Broke bottom bracket shell (fixed gear)
Summer 2013: Broken spoke (road bike)
Summer 2013: Destroyed rear wheel (road bike)
Spring 2014: Broken quick link (mountain bike)
Fall 2014: Broken bottom bracket weld (fixed gear)
Spring 2015: Broken spoke (road bike)
Summer 2015: Broken seat stay weld (road bike)
Fall 2015: Broken chain (single speed)

::EDIT::

Fall 2015: Broken front derailleur (allroad bike)

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