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What bike gadget is on your wish list for Christmas?

Old 11-14-08, 01:41 AM
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What bike gadget is on your wish list for Christmas?

Santa is polling us for the most popular items. His elves are all tooled up. Let the list begin!
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Old 11-14-08, 03:57 AM
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Garmin Edge 705 but I got it early
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Garmin Edge 705 but I got it early
You beat me to it. That is not in the budget now so maybe next year.
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Brooks saddle for my hybrid.
Fairing for my recumbent.
Another set of DiNotte lights.
Nah, I'm not greedy
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Old 11-14-08, 09:38 AM
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I'm hoping Santa leaves a Garmin Edge 705 under the Christmas tree!
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I think everybody wants the same thing, well I only want the 605
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Looks like an old time traditional Christmas this year. A visit with family and hope everyone gets a lump of coal for the fire so we'll be warm.
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With employment worries and such, Christmas is gonna be pretty much kids only this year at our place, so no new gadgets will be brought by Santa for me.
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New crankset for the MTB. That's all I'm looking for.
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A whole new bike. After all you did say wish list.
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Fenix L2D.
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An erector set. I have never had one.
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Originally Posted by dmac49 View Post
A whole new bike. After all you did say wish list.
That's on my list too, except mine's got lights on it too.
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Oh, yeah, mine was a wish list. What I'm actually getting? Nothing.
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Garmin Edge 705... but I got it early this year. :-)
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So far I see:

Garmin 705
Brooks saddle
Garmin 605
Lump of coal
MTB crankset
Whole bike
Fenix L2D
Erector set . . .

Only 3 out of those items appear bike-related and none of those are specific. If you all are not more clear I'll just drop coupons for inner tubes in your stockings and save my elves a lot of work.

- Santa
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Old 11-14-08, 09:55 PM
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New wheel with a Dynamo Hub, but I too, got it early.
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Originally Posted by chainstrainer View Post
So far I see:

Garmin 705
Brooks saddle
Garmin 605
Lump of coal
MTB crankset
Whole bike
Fenix L2D
Erector set . . .

Only 3 out of those items appear bike-related and none of those are specific. If you all are not more clear I'll just drop coupons for inner tubes in your stockings and save my elves a lot of work.

- Santa
The Fenix L2D isn't bike specific, and that's part of the appeal of the product. I've used mine for many other things (outdoor concert after dark, fixing the bathroom exhaust fan, etc...) when I would have used another flashlight because the Fenix works better. A lot better. The smaller size and lighter weight helps make it a better bicycle specific light and a better flashlight too. The lockblocks are bicycle specific, and if Santa's a savy shopper he'll go for the three pack to save the elves some work in the future. And Santa would make the lucky person getting the Fenix happier if some rechargable batteries and charger to make the gift complete, assuming they've been good enough.
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... And Santa would make the lucky person getting the Fenix happier if some rechargable batteries and charger to make the gift complete, assuming they've been good enough.
Starting next Monday (11/17) the Costco coupon book has a $9 off coupon for an Eneloop package: 8AA, 2AAA, 4 each C and D size adapters, and a smart charger. I have no idea what the cost will be, but I bet it's a deal!
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Originally Posted by hopperja View Post
Starting next Monday (11/17) the Costco coupon book has a $9 off coupon for an Eneloop package: 8AA, 2AAA, 4 each C and D size adapters, and a smart charger. I have no idea what the cost will be, but I bet it's a deal!
I got the same ad from Costco, but noticed every coupon in the mailer was only valid at the new store they're opening that's about 45 minutes away from me. That ended my desire to go check those out.
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Time ATAC pedals.
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Shimano's new DURA-ACE 7900 set with electronic shifter. That will be a late Christmas present, as this doesn't come out till Jan. 1.
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Sorry, the elves vacation in the Bahamas for a couple weeks after the Big Push. You'll have to depend on other sources anyway.

-Santa
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Shimano's new DURA-ACE 7900 set with electronic shifter. That will be a late Christmas present, as this doesn't come out till Jan. 1.
I rode a 7900-equipped bike on Friday (mechanical, not electronic).

Want!! Cannot afford!! *repeat*


But I'd settle for... oh... a Fenix LD01 to clip to my helmet visor
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Time ATAC pedals.
Now, we're talking! I've had them on my last three bikes. Faultless design and performance. My French elves worked overtime on this item. You have good taste. What color do you prefer?

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