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    Senior Member peripatetic's Avatar
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    this nefarious msgr. bag



    It's a ripoff Patagonia that my Dad gave me as a gift, so I try to use it from time to time. But how come it always slips down to my side? I have to push the thing back onto my back something like every 5 mins. of a ride. Is it possible to be too skinny for one of these bags?

    Hipsters, bike messengers, poseurs, whoever, help me out, I'm tired of feeling bag-challenged on my bike.


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    all you can really do is tighten it, a lot

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    i think the patagonia bags don't have a stabilizing strap, if you were able to sew one on that would solve the problem.

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    1. Get a new bag that has a stabilizing strap a la most messenger bags.

    or

    2. Use a back pack

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    wtf! I'm seein things!




    I totally mis-read the title of this thread.
    Fate is the Hunter
    http://ch0mb0.net/images/Ploesti2.jpg
    http://img187.imageshack.us/img187/8...turesiggp8.jpg
    What are they doing? Why do they come here? Some kind of instinct. Memory, of what they used to do. This was an important place in their lives.
    http://img63.imageshack.us/img63/8074/dodcm.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by ch0mb0
    ha! a mnsgr bag!

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    that's easily the funniest thing i've seen all week. LOL. thank you for making the end of friday even sweeter than it already is.

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    make your own stabilizing strap out of whatever.. :]
    It's all about commuting on the single speed & being nerdy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ch0mb0
    wtf! I'm seein things!




    I totally mis-read the title of this thread.

    how much do you think it would cost to get one of these custom-made?
    give me war redder than blood and fiercer than fire!

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    Update: Just went out for a ride, used the stabilizer strap (yes, the large Patagonia ones have 'em). Still slid down, though not as much. I'm thinking I'm just too skinny for the damn thing. Next option: an Ortlieb that I just bought off of a friend. Thing is, thing says "MESSENGER" in big letters on the back, and as I'm NOT one, nor wish to portray one in public, I feel veeeeeeeery poseur-esque even using it. All I know is, my North Face backpack just isn't cutting it--too small. erg.


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    Quote Originally Posted by peripatetic


    Update: Just went out for a ride, used the stabilizer strap (yes, the large Patagonia ones have 'em). Still slid down, though not as much. I'm thinking I'm just too skinny for the damn thing. Next option: an Ortlieb that I just bought off of a friend. Thing is, thing says "MESSENGER" in big letters on the back, and as I'm NOT one, nor wish to portray one in public, I feel veeeeeeeery poseur-esque even using it. All I know is, my North Face backpack just isn't cutting it--too small. erg.

    make sure the bag's actually up high across your shoulders, not hanging across your lower back...

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    man. i'm gone for a few hours and look what happens. ch0mb0, you so suck.

    then again, i thought the same thing when i read the title of this thread. i'm so pathetic.

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    Nefarious is a great word. Thumbs up for good vocabulary.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fugazi Dave
    Nefarious is a great word. Thumbs up for good vocabulary.



    hey, man, thanks. I decided to try harder when I read 'impudent freewheel removal' by A. King in the Mechanics section. I say we all work on integrating arcane argot into all of our thread titles.

    PS Fugazi, the only truly revolutionary band.


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    Correct words for the use should be more often. Unfortunatly, this is the internet. Often posts might not even include a word, just awolese/

    Why do I bother to correct typos when typing drunk? Because it's the right thing to do.

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