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Old 01-11-16, 04:34 PM
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Was it St. Sheldon or Jobst Brandt that claimed...

...that any tool required to fix your bike was 50 feet from where you are standing?

Behold, the bike stand:



I'm sure others have figured this out before. For some reason the dim light bulb above my head went off yesterday after I had a flat.
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Ingenious. But maybe you shouldn't have stood on the lower rail of that fence when you hoisted the bike up there.
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Ingenious. But maybe you shouldn't have stood on the lower rail of that fence when you hoisted the bike up there.
Hey, I swear I found it that way!
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Is there a freewheel puller in that picture?
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Not bad; you're almost getting up there with Bradley Wiggins at the Giro, when it comes to a bike throw that is, not bike riding,

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Is there a freewheel puller in that picture?
Naw, I'm running cassettes on all my bikes except my commuter/gravel grinder.
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