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Here's why I clean the Purina off of my bike when I get back from a ride...

Old 08-25-20, 08:34 AM
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Here's why I clean the Purina off of my bike when I get back from a ride...

...so this won't happen.
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Old 08-25-20, 08:39 AM
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That link is making red flags fly, but I think that I saw mention of that article last night. Yeah, a dog chewing though a seat stay is no good.

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Old 08-25-20, 08:44 AM
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Let's try this...

Dog chews through owner's Specialized carbon fibre bike - Sticky Bottle
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Old 08-25-20, 08:54 AM
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Same deal. Chrome doesn't likey.
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Firefox also says "No". You shall not pass.
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I give up. It was a story about a dog chewing through its owner's CF seat stay. There goes my attempt at a little humor.
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Old 08-25-20, 09:03 AM
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I did a quick search and found it...ouch.





I just adopted a rescue dog, and from past bitter experience, I know not to leave them alone with anything until they grow out of the chewing phase.
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Another reason to stick with steel.
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Another reason to stick with steel.
The dental bill for the dog would make it a toss up.
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I wonder if it was the same dog that did this:



https://www.autoevolution.com/news/p...ng-128632.html
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Epic




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I wonder if it was the same dog that did this:



https://www.autoevolution.com/news/p...ng-128632.html
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My cat is looking better all the time...
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This is why I have a cat.
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My cat is looking better all the time...
Great minds think alike.
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Gee, my dog just chewed a hole in a wall. Funny in comparison to these two examples.
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On second thought, it wasn't a good idea to teach the dog to go fetch the bicycle.
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If it was a goat, there would be nothing left.
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No pictures, but one of my bitter experiences was coming home for lunch and finding my couch half eaten by my sweet lil' dog. I eventually repaired the couch and crate trained the dog.
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Years ago, one of my dog friends, a Rottweiler mix puppy, trashed a rear carbon fiber wheel. I no longer leave my bikes and dogs together when I leave home.
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When I was a kid my dog destroyed my collection of model rockets.
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Wow...

My dog destroyed the throw pillows on my couch, and I've had two friends whose dogs ate their brand new sofas, but I've never seen a bike become a chew toy.
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I'm glad my dog is not a chewer. She only chews her antler. We can't even get her to chew her dental toy. She just licks it, which is hilarious as it's vaguely phallic shaped.
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