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    Help! Emergency Repair Needed!

    Hello

    One of my cage straps has given up. after 25+ years! I need the bike to go to work tomorrow Monday.

    Could anyone suggest any quick repair?

    Thanks!

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    Go to the LBS today and buy new straps.

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    25 years using the same pedals straps? that's amazing.

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    I havent even been alive for 25 years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hartigan View Post
    Hello

    One of my cage straps has given up. after 25+ years! I need the bike to go to work tomorrow Monday.

    Could anyone suggest any quick repair?

    Thanks!
    Got an old belt ?

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    you are how old and cant go to a bike shop to get new ones, or figure this out?

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    There's not going to be a Monday.

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    Plastic zip-ties
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hartigan View Post
    Hello

    One of my cage straps has given up. after 25+ years! I need the bike to go to work tomorrow Monday.

    Could anyone suggest any quick repair?

    Thanks!
    I've ridden for 25 years with cages no straps. So I guess I'm one up on ya.
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    Duct tape.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    Go to the LBS today and buy new straps.
    No LBS open on a sunday...

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    Quote Originally Posted by tFUnK View Post
    Plastic zip-ties
    Thanks for the Ideas. I ended up using 8mm plastic tie.

    The straps I can only imagine to be original, you can tell on the leather that is old.

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