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Old 02-26-24, 11:27 AM
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Originally Posted by Trakhak
"Take-off" usually refers to items that a new bike purchaser doesn't want or need, such as saddles and pedals: installed on a bike but still new. Dealers take the original item off the bike and sell it, sometimes at a discount.
Thank you for answering what I was too embarrassed to ask.

My shop had two folding tables full of new-looking saddles without packaging at $15-20 each.
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Old 02-26-24, 03:23 PM
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FYI, the Park Tool bottle opener, which is less than ten dollars, is totally awesome.

Two wheels good. Four wheels bad.
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Mark , sorry to hear about your experience. You deserve better but sometimes the bike shops are reasonable and may hear your experience and try to make good , at least on the pedals. I have dealt with bike shops for a very long time , like you , and rarely run into negative experience , but there was this one shop …… ‘nough said. Joe
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Cool cup, great for bourbon, return the pedals.
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Originally Posted by 3alarmer
...so the Dalai Llama says to the hot dog vendor, "Make me one with everything".
Hot dog vendor said "Nothing to it!"
"I have a tendency to meander sometimes." B.G.

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Old 02-27-24, 10:41 AM
don't try this at home.
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Continuing the thread derail:
I got this dual sided Shimano and Campagnolo cassette tool at the Louisville Handmade Bicycle Show in 2015. Partly as a souvenir, and to replace the very annoying Park Tool version. I think it was an expensive $40 or $45? It's $53 now.

It's so satisfying to use. The machined splines fit perfectly, and I don't even remove the quick release. A moderate pull on the end of the handle is a good torque for the casette.

Crombie Tool Dual Sided

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