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HABO- need a VO decaleur in SF today!

Old 09-12-21, 01:08 PM
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HABO- need a VO decaleur in SF today!


Iím in SF, leaving on Touroica tomorrow. Went to put my handlebar bag on, missing bag side of decaleur! Called around to local LBSís, none to be found. Anybody got one I can buy or rent?
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Yikes! Can you make do with hemp twine and a couple of zip ties?
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Luckily (for Mark), I have a broken shoulder so can't use my VO decaleur as I had been planning this week. My wife just rendezvoused with Mark to deliver the part.
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Originally Posted by davester
Luckily (for Mark), I have a broken shoulder
I hope you're feeling better soon.
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@davester is the best!
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Originally Posted by davester
Luckily (for Mark), I have a broken shoulder so can't use my VO decaleur as I had been planning this week. My wife just rendezvoused with Mark to deliver the part.
Hope you recover quickly.
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Well done Dave!
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Originally Posted by 73StellaSX76
Well done Dave!
I am quite certain that anyone else here would have done the same for me.
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How did you lose the bag side part of your decaleur?
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Originally Posted by unterhausen
How did you lose the bag side part of your decaleur?
I used it on another bag awhile back and forgot!
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@Spaghetti Legs Should chime in here about the last two credit card tours I did with him. Both of them we had pedals explode, yet kind bike forum members came to the rescue. So I figure we started out with good luck this time as well
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Vito stat!
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Originally Posted by nlerner
Vito stat!
Vito has bailed me out of a jam on more than one occasion.

For everyone else, Vito is my old Italian friend (well his parents emigrated, but he is very Italian) who delivered a set of rescue pedals out on the road so our last show could go on. Well done davester, but Iím sensing possible conspiracy here. davester , did gugie ask you many questions about your bike setup before your injury? Where was Gugie when you crashed? Makes perfect sense that he would want a rolling spare parts bin.
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Originally Posted by Spaghetti Legs
Vito has bailed me out of a jam on more than one occasion.

For everyone else, Vito is my old Italian friend (well his parents emigrated, but he is very Italian) who delivered a set of rescue pedals out on the road so our last show could go on. Well done davester, but Iím sensing possible conspiracy here. davester , did gugie ask you many questions about your bike setup before your injury? Where was Gugie when you crashed? Makes perfect sense that he would want a rolling spare parts bin.
@davester, as Vito would say, donít take it personal, itís business.
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Originally Posted by Spaghetti Legs
Vito has bailed me out of a jam on more than one occasion.

For everyone else, Vito is my old Italian friend (well his parents emigrated, but he is very Italian) who delivered a set of rescue pedals out on the road so our last show could go on. Well done davester, but Iím sensing possible conspiracy here. davester , did gugie ask you many questions about your bike setup before your injury? Where was Gugie when you crashed? Makes perfect sense that he would want a rolling spare parts bin.
I can attest gugie was not close to @davester when the incident happened. But gugie had plenty of time to check out davester's bike
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Too bad I'm across the country, I have a spare. I keep picking them up when I buy front bags. Turns out I'm too much of a weight weenie to use them. Plus I like the Ortlieb hardware mod for quick detachment.
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Originally Posted by unterhausen
Too bad I'm across the country, I have a spare. I keep picking them up when I buy front bags. Turns out I'm too much of a weight weenie to use them. Plus I like the Ortlieb hardware mod for quick detachment.
The VO bit is 120 grams. I make on thatís 50 grams for weight weenies
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Originally Posted by gugie
The VO bit is 120 grams. I make on thatís 50 grams for weight weenies
I might commission one from you then. I must admit that when it arrived in the mail I was a bit shocked by how heavy that sucker was.
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