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Old 06-28-10, 10:28 PM   #1
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The Mysterious Spring

I really need your help, guys. I am a total newbie when it comes to biking and I just bought a bike (Marin Larkspur) over the weekend. Well, I took it out to go around the block earlier today and everything seemed fine. However, I just noticed that my cat was playing with something that looked like it belongs on my bike. I can't quite figure out where it belongs, but then again I know next to nothing about bikes. Can you help me out?




This bike is brand new it shouldn't be breaking down on me, yet
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Old 06-28-10, 10:39 PM   #2
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That looks like nothing that belongs on a bike.
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A few minutes after I posted I asked a friend about it and he said that it looked more like it could have come from the chair that I was sitting in (it reclines) & sure enough.....

Thanks anyway, operator, for your quick reply
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That looks like something you would use to drag your cat behind your bike....
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Looks a bit like the return spring for certain kickstands though...
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If it is from your bike, as dabac says, it's from the kickstand.
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That looks like something you would use to drag your cat behind your bike....
I think that I'd be afraid to go to sleep at night if I tried that...


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Looks a bit like the return spring for certain kickstands though...
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If it is from your bike, as dabac says, it's from the kickstand.
This bike didn't come with a kickstand (at least, I haven't found a kickstand, yet...)
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Not off a bike.
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Looks like a spring from a bed frame to me.
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If you're popping springs on the recliner you really need to get out on the bike.
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This bike didn't come with a kickstand (at least, I haven't found a kickstand, yet...)
It probably fell off at the same time as that spring.
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