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Old 11-26-13, 06:20 PM   #1
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Feel my pain....

http://ccorlew.blogspot.com/2013/11/...nd-broken.html

I'm OK, it's only emotional pain. But it was an expensive mistake. Very expensive.
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So sorry. What kind of pannier/attachment system were you using?
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Old 11-26-13, 07:00 PM   #3
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I don't think it was the fault of the panniers. I've had them for ages. I think I just got in a rush (I'm stressed at work, and my sweet wife was out of town, so I'm discombobulated) and didn't pay attention when I attached them in the cold dark morning.
I've had such good customer service from the pannier maker I am replacing mine with a newer model by the same company. That said, the newer ones do have a different attaching system.
My panniers were the now-discontinued Detours Transit model.
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Old 11-26-13, 07:15 PM   #4
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Ouch! I had a pannier detach after crossing some railroad tracks one day and I was worried it would get run over before I got it to it. But that's as close as I want to get to your story, I'm glad the lady was nice enough to help you out like she did.
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Old 11-26-13, 07:45 PM   #5
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Very nice lady. Could've been much worse having your cards taken..
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I've lost them over speed bumps. My usual cargo is clothing for work- clean on Monday and dirty on Friday so nowhere as bad as your damage. I would be bummed.
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Nice lady! I've never lost panniers, but the way mine attach it would be next to impossible for them to come off (Avenir Metro). But like Matariki, I only carry lunch and clothes in mine, so there wouldn't be any damage.
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