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    Back in black cydewaze's Avatar
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    My LBS offered me a job, heh

    A few weeks ago I was at my LBS to pick up some cable housing, and they were swamped with customers. While waiting my turn, I helped another customer who was straddling a road bike that was waaaay too big for him. I pointed him to a more appropriate size, and we had a brief discussion on steel vs alum. That was about it.

    Last night my wife and I got back from a trip to Toronto, and we found a message on our answering machine from the LBS. Seems they're having a big sale at the end of March, and they need some extra help during it. They also mentioned I'll be eligible for the employee discount on anything I order close to that weekend, including the new bike we're planning to get for my wife.

    I think it sounds like fun. It's been 10+ years since I worked at a bike shop.

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    Sweet! I say go for it. If nothing else than for the discount.

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    You must be a natural! Sounds like it'd be a nice way to get a discount on stuff. I know that I'd never be able to work in a bike shop. That'd be like putting an alcoholic to work at a liquor store.

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    Sounds great!

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    Nice, probably worth it just for the discount.
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    I'm betting you are a pretty good customer there. No?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ranger
    I'm betting you are a pretty good customer there. No?
    lol, too good. I should just have my paycheck direct-deposited in their account.

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    Wow! Instead of "King for a Day" you get to be "Wrench for a Day." Life doesn't get much better than that. Have fun and in addition to the new bike, stock up on tubes.
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    Is it City Bikes? All day I've been hearing ads for a big sale.

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    Heheh...so did I a while ago. The guy told me to call him back in April because I was most knowldgeable 16 year old he had seen. (I knew Tiagra from Sora). Can't wait! Anyway, good luck with your discounts and temp. job

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    Back in black cydewaze's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by cc_rider
    Is it City Bikes? All day I've been hearing ads for a big sale.
    Nope, not that one.

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    Go for it. What fun!
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