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Old 02-03-06, 11:16 PM   #1
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Bottle opener

So I finaly got my hands on an old road frame to build up. It has semihorizonal drop outs. I plan on welding on trackends.Should I use track drops with a built in bottle opener,or mount a traditional opener on the down tube for the seat?
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Old 02-03-06, 11:20 PM   #2
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sure, do the bottle opener. why not? it's cool and it hurts nothing.
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I rarely find PBR in bottles, fwiw.
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Bottle opener ends are for the kids.
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Old 02-03-06, 11:41 PM   #6
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Bottle opener ends are for the kids.
So your vote is for the traditional seat tube mount?
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I rarely find PBR in bottles, fwiw.
Are you for reals? You can find that at any grocery store here.

p.s. that's the best idea ever.
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I rarely find PBR in bottles, fwiw.
The only bottles I find are twist off...
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Are you for reals? You can find that at any grocery store here.

For reals. Then again, I live in the disaster zone.
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Spiderman you're excused, yonderboy you need to do your pbr homework!
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beer + grocery store = not here.
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how good pbr tastes is directly proportional to how big of a container you're drinking it out of. It tastes best in metal, then plastic then glass. From best tasting to least best tastin:

Kegstand
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you should mount a tap on it, then your bike could host keg parties.
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buy some 501's too, and then rage a clash album and take off your shirt to expose your nautical star tattoo. . .faaaeegggg
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buy some 501's too, and then rage a clash album and take off your shirt to expose your nautical star tattoo. . .faaaeegggg
Could I sub the Cramps?
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I'm speachless.
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...a sudden hush falls over the room
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The only bottles I find are twist off...

i never drink it in bottles...pint glasses at the bar, 40s (but rarely), and most of the time when i drink it, i'm a show with a 12 pack of it in my backpack...i call it a "backpack beer bar".
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a lighter usually works
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Yeah, in Philly, if you want to bring beer home, you have to go and buy it in a bar.
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just smash the neck off on your top tube, and pour it down.
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I was watching "The Greatest Show On Earth - (The Story of The 1974 Giro d'Italia)". In that race, the "Water Boys" are allowed to raid any of the convenience stores on the route, and make off with whatever soft-drinks they can carry. There followed a sequence when one chap was riding along, attempting to open a bottle by trying to knock the cap off using the top of the stem as an anvil. After many unsuccessful attempts, he eventually opened the bottle with his teeth! Arrrrggggghhhhh!

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you should weld a bottle opener to a barend plug so you can pop the top while you ride.
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Yes he did, wish I would have gone there.
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I use the bottle opener god gave me... my teath
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