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something everyone should have(15 posts)

something everyone should haveDougSloan
Jan 29, 2003 7:11 AM
B.A.D.D. Bumper Sticker

At United Bicycle Institute

can't believe you didn't mention...JS Haiku Shop
Jan 29, 2003 7:23 AM
Titanium Bottle Opener

Item #PG-BIG: This lightweight accessory is engraved with the words "Beer is Good." Keychain hole for maximum portability. Can also be welded to your Ti frame for expedition purposes.

Price: $10.00
my badDougSloan
Jan 29, 2003 7:25 AM
I'm a weight weenie, and therefore use cans instead of bottles, anyway.

Don't you mean BADD? nmFattrax
Jan 29, 2003 7:32 AM
Not necessaryStraightblock
Jan 29, 2003 8:01 AM
Your bike already has 4 built-in openers-the dropouts. You didn't see the resemblance?
whatever it takes to get the job done nmJS Haiku Shop
Jan 29, 2003 8:06 AM
steel is real bottle openertarwheel
Jan 29, 2003 8:03 AM
You may not be able to afford a Richard Sachs frame, but his bottle openers are only $22.
Faux retro garbage.djg
Jan 29, 2003 12:19 PM
First of all, these Sachs bottle openers are not truly custom. In fact, if you look at his web site carefully you'll notice that he makes only ONE size bottle opener. What's up with that? I have more sizing choices in bottle openers buying off the rack at the Safeway.

Second, although the devotees swear otherwise, it is a bunch of mystical hogwash to state that Sachs can fit you to a bottle opener that will enable you to open a beer faster than you can with a 1 buck church-key opener (which will have zero weld (or brazing) imperfections, as it will have zero welds). The church-key is the result of ages of design evolution and is rarely improved upon by new-fangled tinkering. Go retro.

I'll give him this: it's more comfortable than using your teeth.
6/4, 3/2.5, Grade 4, or CP? (nm)12x23
Jan 29, 2003 9:23 AM
yep. nmJS Haiku Shop
Jan 29, 2003 10:09 AM
Santa Cruz Hecklerirregardless
Jan 29, 2003 12:53 PM
The new version has a bottle opener on the rear dropout.
... unfortunately...Akirasho
Jan 29, 2003 7:27 AM
... the public perception of bikes generally tends towards toys... and since they're accessed by folks of varied abilities, drivers sigh could make the same claims against us (in my area, you'll see several near misses a day during warm weather).

I guess I'd rather see a united front... society against dumb drivers!

Be the bike.
true -- S.A.D.D. nmDougSloan
Jan 29, 2003 7:29 AM
er, S.A.B.D??? nmDougSloan
Jan 29, 2003 7:29 AM
never mind <8-| nmDougSloan
Jan 29, 2003 7:30 AM