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Old 06-21-09, 07:57 PM
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Originally Posted by mzeffex View Post
yeah that doesn't sound good. Why did you do that, anyways?
Well...

I use an MUP that runs along the Chicago River in a forest preserve. An entire section was flooded, my only alternative would have involved a 5 mile back-track & detour. That would have been ok, however I thought the water would be just 6 inched deep... I was wrong.

I'll let my LBS take care of the bike. The bike has 2500 miles on it, so a repack of the wheels & BB is useful at this point, especially since the bike has seen a lot of rain since March. They will turn it around quickly for a nominal fee.

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