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Old 05-10-2006, 09:45 PM
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Default Leatherman is back!! Finally found it!!

Last seen back in September, Leatherman is back! I'd searched high and low for it, tore apart book cases, dug through closets, etc. I'd almost given up and bought another one, but tonight I was working on my bike ($120 for a new derailer needed for the road bike: yikes!) and thought to see what was in the pouch, if I had any tubes left. Well there it was, happy as can be!
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Old 05-10-2006, 10:18 PM
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Last seen back in September, Leatherman is back! I'd searched high and low for it, tore apart book cases, dug through closets, etc. I'd almost given up and bought another one, but tonight I was working on my bike ($120 for a new derailer needed for the road bike: yikes!) and thought to see what was in the pouch, if I had any tubes left. Well there it was, happy as can be!
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SWEEEEEEET! Love it when that kind of stuff happens. $120? Whadddya get, Durrachee?
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Old 05-10-2006, 10:56 PM
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yup. It was on sale for the price of ultegra, which I'm replacing. Last fall the derailer was bent while transporting it. I didn't know it until I shifted into first and it bit into the spokes.... twisting it into oblivion. I aligned the hanger, but the cage is still tweaked, requiring full replacment.
I've also got to pay the dude to true the wheel because the rolf rims don't have adjustable spokes - you've got to take the tire off, rim tape off, and use a special tool to go inside the rim to adjust them. I'll watch him do it, since I've never trued a paired-spoke wheel like these before, and then order the tool for the future.
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Old 05-11-2006, 12:04 AM
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After you get used to carrying one they are a little hard to go with out. If I lost mine I'd have to replace it.
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Old 05-11-2006, 12:04 AM
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What brand of frame does that expensive deraileur and wheel set go on?
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Old 05-11-2006, 07:12 AM
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trek 5200. Not only that, but It was my wifes idea!
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Old 05-11-2006, 09:22 AM
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That's a great ride. It sounds like you're a lucky guy.
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Old 05-11-2006, 09:32 AM
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I know how it feels to find something you had written off. I had a small metal box containing some special clock repair tools come up missing. I looked for over a year and countless hours and no luck. Found it about two weeks ago and it felt like Christmas...
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Old 05-11-2006, 11:27 AM
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Hey Bob, I lost mine too. Are you sure that one is not mine?
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Old 05-11-2006, 11:30 AM
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Leatherman, oh I was thinking Leatherface! They are both intimidating, d'oh!

BTW, love what you've done with your avitar, Bob!
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