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Help! Emergency Repair Needed!

Old 05-22-11, 11:22 AM
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Help! Emergency Repair Needed!

Hello

One of my cage straps has given up. after 25+ years! I need the bike to go to work tomorrow Monday.

Could anyone suggest any quick repair?

Thanks!
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Old 05-22-11, 11:25 AM
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Go to the LBS today and buy new straps.
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Old 05-22-11, 11:27 AM
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^ +1.
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25 years using the same pedals straps? that's amazing.
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I havent even been alive for 25 years.
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Originally Posted by Hartigan View Post
Hello

One of my cage straps has given up. after 25+ years! I need the bike to go to work tomorrow Monday.

Could anyone suggest any quick repair?

Thanks!
Got an old belt ?
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Old 05-22-11, 12:13 PM
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you are how old and cant go to a bike shop to get new ones, or figure this out?
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There's not going to be a Monday.
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Old 05-22-11, 02:12 PM
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Plastic zip-ties
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Originally Posted by Hartigan View Post
Hello

One of my cage straps has given up. after 25+ years! I need the bike to go to work tomorrow Monday.

Could anyone suggest any quick repair?

Thanks!
I've ridden for 25 years with cages no straps. So I guess I'm one up on ya.
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Old 05-23-11, 01:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
Go to the LBS today and buy new straps.
No LBS open on a sunday...
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Old 05-23-11, 01:57 AM
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Originally Posted by tFUnK View Post
Plastic zip-ties
Thanks for the Ideas. I ended up using 8mm plastic tie.

The straps I can only imagine to be original, you can tell on the leather that is old.
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