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Old 01-03-10, 10:39 AM   #1
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Cartridge Condoms

As seen in the Road Cycling Forum.

Keep the frost off your fingers.
No more annoying sound of cartridges clinking around in your seat bag.
Made from 100% recycled materials.
Give your cartridges that heavy duty, professional look.
Impress your friends!
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Old 01-03-10, 11:04 AM   #2
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Why would someone who uses cartridges care if it's recycled or not?
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too heavy for roadies
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Why would someone who uses cartridges care if it's recycled or not?
Same reason people who drive SUVs buy organic stuff. It's called marketing.
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Here I thought, great now those extra 9mm's won't rattle.
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LMAO - I'll bet you could get away with some heat shrink wrap from Home Depot and a hair dryer and do the same.

By the way - where do you take the cartridges and condoms to get them recycled?
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The empty cartridges can be recycled along with any steel cans like food containers and the "condoms" are disposed of like any other defunct inner tube.
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As seen in the Road Cycling Forum.

Keep the frost off your fingers.
No more annoying sound of cartridges clinking around in your seat bag.
Made from 100% recycled materials.
Give your cartridges that heavy duty, professional look.
Impress your friends!
Pfft. Fail.

Do your market research. Planet bike already comes with one with every $9 co2 inflator purchase. And it comes with a spare cart as well.
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If I bring it in, I take it back out. I recycle the whole works.

My LBS sells two carts with a styrofoam barrier for about $10. These cost me about a buck apiece on Ebay and the rubber is free. But that's just me; I'm cheap. YMMV.
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Pfft. Fail.

Do your market research. Planet bike already comes with one with every $9 co2 inflator purchase. And it comes with a spare cart as well.
Maybe so but I buy 12 gm threadless CO2 cartridges in boxes of 25 in the sporting goods department of any X-mart and one defunct inner tube would provide "condoms" for all of them.
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LMAO - I'll bet you could get away with some heat shrink wrap from Home Depot and a hair dryer and do the same.
Not sure I'd want to blast a cartridge with heat.
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