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    Strange theft

    So I decide I'm going to ride Palgrave this past Tuesday. Since I come from the north side I get to Duffy's lane and Finnerty sideroad only to find that Duffys Lane still hasn't been opened up after the winter. No big deal, I park on the NE corner of the intersection. Its a large area, well off the road and there was one other car parked there. I take my bike off the rack and go and ride for a couple of hours. Come back and someone has stolen the top plate and the bungee cord for the front wheel! WTF? I looked all over the place for it but no luck.
    They could of taken the whole rack as it wasn't locked onto the car.
    Not a good start to the season.
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    Sorry to hear that, and really disappointing to hear in a more remote area like Palgrave vs. city places like The Don.

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    That's brutal. Even stranger: 2 or 3 years ago someone stole just the threaded knobs from one of those racks from a riding buddy and left the top plate. Luckily he had a bunch of bungees and tied the bike to the rack.

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    "Hey, I lost / damaged this bit on my rack. Why don't I just solve my problem and help myself to a replacement piece by taking it from someone else's rack?"


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    People can such arseholes

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    how were the trails in there Doug?
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    Ralph...they were great! All of the single track was nice and dry, but some of the double track that gets more traffic was muddy. Of course with all of the rain and snow we got the last couple of days, conditions will of changed.
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    thanks
    i'm heading out there now
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    Quote Originally Posted by trailtrash View Post
    thanks
    i'm heading out there now
    Let me know how the trails are Ralph

    That really sucks about the part though... you wonder how people think sometimes....
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    trails could not be better.
    the wife and i had an awesome ride
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