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Old 08-24-07, 10:00 PM
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Chainrings make great trivets...

I have a few fun ideas for bike parts in the kitchen: trivets made of chainrings, a papertowel holder from a cinelli handlebar with a wooden dowel , ball bearings as 'pie weights' , etc. Any ideas from you kids out there, to add to mine?
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duh, what's a trivet?????
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duh, what's a trivet?????
I think you wear it under a kilt.
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or a toilet roll holder

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Disc rotors glued on top of a round sheet of cork make excellent hot food pads. Especially nice if they have lots of fancy cooling holes and slots.

Water bottle holders can be installed in car or truck.
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Disc rotors, then MM, would be the same as chainrings, as a 'trivet' is a very technical term for 'hot pad'

I dig those cog cassette candles!!!!

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duh, what's a trivet?????
You use it to adjust your spoke nipples.
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I have a few different size bearings in my old "Spice Island" jars.... 3/16...1/4 ....etc....

I kind of like the look of kitchen/bikeshop hybrid....
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You use it to adjust your spoke nipples.
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or a toilet roll holder

That thing looks like some kinky stirrup laying on a bed.
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I manufacture rubber bands from an old 26" tube. Just snip off a ring of the desired width to equal desired strength. Its a fine art.
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Originally Posted by maddmaxx View Post
Disc rotors glued on top of a round sheet of cork make excellent hot food pads.
Er ... so they make great trivets?
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Er ... so they make great trivets?
No, no, no, that question should have been addressed to Mudd not Madd.
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I have been thinking of making a wind chime with the dork discs I have laying around.
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