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Old 01-02-14, 10:54 PM
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cheaper ? learn how to do field repairs.. Improvise

have the lockring removal tool on hand,

And zip tie the large cog to the spokes . to eliminate the shop chainwhip.

I used a screw on freewheel a 48 spoke wheel , and my only spoke break left 47 remaining..
so I did a bit of touch up truing , and rode on for a few days till I borrowed a Big Spanner
and unscrewed the freewheel and replaced the spoke..

Made a new friend along the way , the fellow with the adjustable wrench.

My friend Peter , got to use his rudimentary Spanish skills in the Argentine Andes ..

I gave him a chain tool, he instead brought a lighter one which broke .
and had to ask someone for a Builder's Nail
and used a rock to bang the chain back together.

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