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February 27, 2012

This:

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(three sticks, one of which is wrapped in a Bic pen)

was extracted from this pitiful Cannondale’s head tube:

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If you’re trying to decide whether or not to forcibly insert a stick or rock into your bicycle, call the bike shop!

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7 Comments leave one →
  1. Alex C permalink
    February 27, 2012 9:56 am

    simply a precursor to bamboo bikes

  2. teddy permalink
    February 27, 2012 11:12 am

    Clearly they were trying to extract the last of the toothpaste from this Crest Cannondale.
    Good thing they didn’t roll or squeeze the tubes.

  3. tnuts permalink
    February 27, 2012 11:32 am

    looks like weapons of the sleeve ninja anarchist

  4. punkguyver permalink
    February 27, 2012 11:37 am

    what sort of repair would prompt someone to do this???
    that being said/asked… i’ve done some various ghetto-ass repairs in my day… and while this COULD resemble a needle bearing for a headshok… umm… just “NO!!!” comes to mind.

    • February 27, 2012 12:19 pm

      Best guess: trying to raise the stem by jamming stuff between the stem and the wedge nut.

      Custy brought the bike in because the bars wouldn’t stop spinning.

      • punkguyver permalink
        February 28, 2012 5:03 pm

        wow…

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