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Old 05-12-18, 09:10 AM
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I didn't find it, but last week I was riding home and saw some people intently staring at the ground. They'd found a pistol in the park, I'm glad it wasn't me that found it.
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10" channel locks, a cone wrench, i also find pedal caps fairly often.
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A car engine mounting bolt.
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Old 05-14-18, 09:54 AM
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Originally Posted by SJM205
I also found a gas can, with gas, while out of gas on my motorcycle. What a gas!
You played the lottery that night, right? Because that clearly was your lucky day!
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Old 05-18-18, 04:18 PM
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A 10mm Snap-On socket... articulated?
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Stainless steel pet food/water dish at a highway rest stop along the bike path.
I left it there since I had no way to carry something that large, and still had 20 miles left to ride.
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Old 05-18-18, 06:36 PM
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Originally Posted by MisterK
10" channel locks, a cone wrench, i also find pedal caps fairly often.
can I put in a request for vintage Campagnolo pedal dust caps?
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Old 05-20-18, 07:49 PM
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I see tons of lug nuts, screwdrivers, and sockets. Common. Occasionally I find transmission bits/pieces, which is not just a little disturbing. Yesterday, however, I found a DT Swiss through-axle spindle. Sweet! It was off to the side of a busy road in a construction zone & had been run over a few times, but still - bike stuff! I picked that up and carried it home like a trophy, for whatever good that will do
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Old 05-21-18, 10:53 AM
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Originally Posted by rocks in head
A 10mm Snap-On socket... articulated?
Nice find!
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Old 05-21-18, 10:59 AM
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Another 10mm! I know I've found at least one 10mm combo wrench, I think there might have been another as well.
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Old 05-23-18, 01:00 PM
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i found a camo duffle bag last night. I went back to pick it up and we are going to wash it up and use it. finding was good news because we could use an extra duffle for family trips.
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Last night riding home, a whole bunch of change scattered at a major intersection. I had to wait around for a red light, so I picked up all the 'silver' coins. I netted $1.35 in very scratched up quarters, dimes, and nickels. I'm sure I left behind more than a dollar in pennies.
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Old 05-26-18, 05:29 PM
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The other day I found a full sized machete. I strapped it to my rack and rode home very carefully.
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Oh, and about a month ago I found half a dozen brand new usb-c chargers and cables. Like someone had driven down the road throwing them out the window. Oddly enough I had been thinking, just a few days before: "I really need a couple extra usb-c cables"
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Probably they put them on the roof while unlocking their car outside the store where they bought them. I have found more than one brand new item in the gutter, at the first left turn coming from a Home Depot.
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I keep collecting..... this is just what I have at work right now. The rest of my collection is already in my toolbox at home. Not sure why I have all this stuff - but I think it is fun. Most of it is junk. I forgot to add my long plastic snake here. It protects my tools from getting stolen from my desk.



Found the pipe wrench today!
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an umbrella, packed, in good shape...
It wasn't raining so I left it there 😀
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Padded seat cover for my wife's bicycle seat...like new!!!
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Old 05-29-18, 04:49 PM
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Last night the husbeast and I found a peacock out for an evening stroll. Would have gotten a pic but he ran towards home when he saw us.
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Originally Posted by Korina
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That's funny, I might try to get my wife to start calling me that
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Originally Posted by RubeRad
That's funny, I might try to get my wife to start calling me that
(Probably won't have to try very hard...) XD
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This morning I found a slow Canada goose.
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Found this on my way to work yesterday.

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Old 06-02-18, 08:22 AM
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Yesterday it was dozens of straw bales in white plastic bags that said "Pike Peak International Hill Climb" on them.
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Well today it was a Garmin HR strap, (second generation).
Coincidentally, this was also a rare day when I forgot to wear mine.
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