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    Found any roadside treasure on yer commute?

    I have, on occasion, found items of value laying along the road.
    over the past 2 seasons, I've picked up
    3 DVD movies, various tools, baseball caps
    ....but the best was a few weeks ago when I found a nice pair or Oakley M-frames laying right on the white line, in near new condition

    What prizes have you found?

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    Cheap folding knife, a billiard ball (?), a Snap-On 1/4" ratchet, assorted pliers and wrenches. Best thing I've found on my commute was a filthy DeWalt DW9109 charger, which I cleaned up, found out it still worked, and then hacked so I could charge my homebrew light's battery pack with it while driving to the trails.

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    A quarter at my stop for an intersection. A very long extension cord but it was damaged from dragging a bit so I hung it on the nearest mailbox for the landowner or someone driving by to claim. Also these:



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    and they make a nice display with the tropical ones from the butterfly gardens.

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    Estwing hammer, tape measure, wallet (owner located), work gloves. Best find ever was not on a commute; I was riding on a discontinued town road that became a snowmachine trail, and found an 1865 Indian Head penny. I imagined someone dropping it while hitching up their horse & wagon.

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    A used hypodermic needle with accompanying spoon
    a crack pipe
    lots of bits off of cars
    and I'm pretty sure I saw a fetus last month

    I have not stopped to pick up any of these items.

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    1 cellphone (found out who owner was, returned it)
    1 Logitech cordless mouse (with USB dongle thingy)
    3 full water bottles (left them where I found them)
    countless piles of horsecrap (left them where I found them)
    lots of broken glass (my tires decided to embrace it many times)
    Don’t frail and blow if you’re going to Braille and Flow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbxplorer
    I was riding on a discontinued town road that became a snowmachine trail, and found an 1865 Indian Head penny. I imagined someone dropping it while hitching up their horse & wagon.
    Now that is freakin’ sweet!
    Don’t frail and blow if you’re going to Braille and Flow.

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    I love the thread idea. I've only just started commuting to work this week (62 miles so far) and already found 2 burned cd's, one awful, the other made a better frisbee, a single work glove and a rusty craftsman screwdriver with a lifetime warranty I just might try to get exchanged.
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    Though I haven't ridden my commute yet, I've walked along the shoulder plenty of times (my mechanic is located on the same road so I'll drop the car off for service and walk home).

    Most finds are road kill -- dead crows and other small birds and the occasional squirrel or possum all in various states of decay. I leave those there...

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    cd's
    bungee cords
    dead animals

    i only retrieve the bungee cords if they are in decent shape

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    For those of you in California - http://www.wildlifecrossing.net/california/

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    plenty of good stuff including money. craftsman screw drivers, pliers. duralast pliers. channelock brand wire cutters. malco snips. blue point hammer. wrenches. i like picking up the tools because i can use them at work as a bike mechanic

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    Novara rain pants, perfect fit!

    Planet bike superflash rear light, use it everyday!

    Craftsman 10mm / 11mm wrench, now part of my tool kit!

    Headband . . .

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    Sugoi helmet rain cover - right when I needed one.

    Full sized sledge hammer. That was fun to ride home with - especially up the hill to my house. Starting up at intersections was an interesting juggling/balance act.

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    Found a Benchmade 912SBKD2 one day... Sent it back to Benchmade for a clean/tune-up/general once over and had my last name engraved at the same time. It's a great EDC knife.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ubernerd
    Full sized sledge hammer. That was fun to ride home with - especially up the hill to my house. Starting up at intersections was an interesting juggling/balance act.
    Glad you weren't behind the truck that fell off of!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ubernerd
    Full sized sledge hammer. That was fun to ride home with - especially up the hill to my house. Starting up at intersections was an interesting juggling/balance act.
    Dang! I wondered where that go to!

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    A very large brown dildo.
    A full size bike pump.
    A 9mm Czech made semi-auto pistol (turned in to police never touched it with bare fingers)
    Many multi tools on the trails
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    Not nearly enough stuff, really, you'd think a mess load of wallets, stolen goods thrown away in haste. Stuff like that...in my fantasies. But really, c'mon...just mess. Okay, I did find a box of auger bits down in a ditch- damn heavy. Had to wait and pick up later.

    Now, mountain biking...plenty of strange stuff hidden in the backwoods such as...

    http://www.ruralmysteries.com/blog/i...04boxingcage01



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    Quote Originally Posted by BrianMc
    Dang! I wondered where that go to!
    I'd be happy to "give it back". There are some house projects requiring it that have to be done this weekend. It's be a shame if I didn't have it any more and had to go riding instead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ubernerd
    I'd be happy to "give it back". There are some house projects requiring it that have to be done this weekend. It's be a shame if I didn't have it any more and had to go riding instead.
    Could you imagine THAT in a 'flat rate' USPS box?! Finders keepers!

    Passionate purple panties left untouched, but not without daydreams of delightful daliances and a post in thread on random thoughts.

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    I found a cell phone. Conveniently it was the exact model I already had and was going to replace soon due to having been dropped too many times. The one I found had the battery removed, the SIM card removed, and the battery cover put back on. No numbers in it but had a few pictures. I ended up getting a year of use with my old battery in it.

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    I got a nice SKS seat post mount rear fender. Fits my bike just fine.

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    Took the long way home after work in winter and found a
    18" ridged pipe wrench
    The other day found a bowl full of nuts and bolt scattered on the rd, yeah i had to stop and pick them up.
    Then there are those miscellanies screw drivers, bungee cords, and wrenches. you sure can find alot at 10mph.

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    I found a a plastic cigarette case with some weed,papers and a little bic lighter in it.

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    Ray Bans, cash, tools, bike parts, porn, cds, cell phones, and the best was an ice cold gatorade sealed sitting upright on a 100 degree day.

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    golf balls
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    Riding to work last summer I found a Stella Artois glass in perfect condition, with the gold rim and everything, just sitting on the sidewalk.
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    I found some awesome, tough nylon-ish cord wrapped around a piece of wood. It was handy at work.

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    My best find was a full chef's fold with 2 x 8" knives, carving, paring, blades. All Wustof. probably around $400 worth of kit. Market Street SF. I posted a found notice on craigslist but got no response.
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    Is this treasure?


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    [QUOTE=BillTCat]Is this treasure?

    Did you find the box, or is that just what you harvested out of your tires?

    Must have been fun having that weight on a rear rack, nice and high, messing up C of G.

    Once upon a time, as a sailor on shore leave in Tahiti, that collection could have made you very happy. Unfortunately , the trading value for used hardware has dropped rather a lot even in the farthest flung markets since then.

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    a box of tetanus?

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    I found a Snap On 3/4" 80 tooth extended handle ratchet last week. Like this one but with some scratches.

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    One of these this morning.
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    Slightly more beat up, but same icy blue color.

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    I found $240.00 cash wrapped in a rubber band run over many times....


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    A pair of Fox MTB gloves...I'm still using them five years later.
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    thats a very nice ratchet. you got a good deal on it =p

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    gonna try to remember all my road swagg, throw in the mtn swagg as well; 1 pump ,pair of glasses,5 dollar bill, various change, un opened gatorade(last week in ringwood), a couple of plyers over the years a few open end wrenches.At least a couple of screw drivers, my tires have found a couple of screws and a few nails ,but i've never found a hammer. I found a dirt bike off the side of the trail once, left that. Found a jumper once under the george washington bridge, left him alone, went and got the police.

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    Today's find, snow helmet in the ditch, well used but serviceable. I must have looked very safety concious, wearing 1 helmet & carrying another. Put it in Lost & Found on craigslist, but could been there in the snowbank a while. If you wear a Large & need one, let me know. Smith Variant Brim, army green.

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    Last spring I found a nice pair of Underarmour gloves in a residential neighborhood, but somehow, over the winter, I misplaced them myself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbxplorer
    Today's find, snow helmet in the ditch, well used but serviceable. I must have looked very safety concious, wearing 1 helmet & carrying another. Put it in Lost & Found on craigslist, but could been there in the snowbank a while. If you wear a Large & need one, let me know. Smith Variant Brim, army green.
    Wow, that's a nice helmet!

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    A huge cast iron skillet, now used daily.
    Two disposed of bikes, stripped of many parts. Except cranks and a rear rack. Now have two extra sets of Deore square taper cranks and a rack on my commuter.
    I often pass things and am too into the ride to turn around and pick it up. Always kick myself for it later.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stumblemumble
    A huge cast iron skillet, now used daily.
    I find that strangely humorous...

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    Yes, stumble, am impressed with your cargo-carrying feats. Plus I want one of those heavy skillets. My gram always said never scrub them, just wipe if possible.

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    Sorry, have to promote cast iron...

    Quote Originally Posted by mtbxplorer
    Yes, stumble, am impressed with your cargo-carrying feats. Plus I want one of those heavy skillets. My gram always said never scrub them, just wipe if possible.
    LOL. Things like those I hide and pick up with later when in the truck. I switched entirely to cast iron. You don't use soap, just rinse (avoid scrubbing if possible). That layer of black is carbonized fat that is bonded to the iron, basically a natural Teflon coating. You actually get a small amount of iron added to your diet cooking on cast iron. It's good for you, and a lot better than a small amount of Teflon in your diet. If you're looking this is a great combo, the pan fits as a lid for the pot and vice versa:
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    ^^ and I learned from a friend in water quality that teflon is the new DDT,mercury, etc., they are finding it in fish all over -ick. It's in a lot of waterproofed bike stuff too.

    But you burst my bubble, I liked the image of the biker balancing the skillet and bike frames en route.

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    I have a cast iron kettle from the civil war. Didn't find it on the side of the road though.

    I found a pretty nice Gerber multitool (leatherman-type deal) and a pair of leather work gloves that fit great. I got a season of woodcutting out of the gloves, and I use the multitool all the time.
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    Not on my commute, but I was leisurely cruising around some neighborhoods with a buddy and picked up a Benchmade Nimravus (a knife) from the middle of an intersection. I gave it to my dad and he sent it into Benchmade to get the blade reworked. It had gotten pretty messed up after falling off of a moving car. Minus the cost of shipping and fixing the blade, it was about a $75 profit.

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    Aw, man! When this thread was fresh I racked my brain tyring to think of something better than bungie cords that I`d found while riding. But I came up with a big fat nothing. Now that it`s active again, I tried again and still just bungie cords- I must be very unobservant! Since I have nothing to share for bicycling loot, I`ll tell you all about my favorite non-biking find.

    The find took place on an internal combustion camping and recon mission with my buddy from Boise. It was laying in the middle of a dirt road near Sunbeam, ID. I stopped to grab it and have been using it ever since. It was....

    an 18 inch round grill from a patio barbecue, and worth AT LEAST $0.50 if I had sourced it from the finest garage sale in the land!

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    I found this

    A 1991 Schwinn High Plains
    The Frame was Made in Greenville Mississippi Chromoly Frame and Fork
    I'm going to clean it up and sell it this summer


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    That is a nice find! But surely they could have come up with a better name than "High Plains" for a bike made in Mississippi.

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    ^ Like "Mud Bug"? Muscle Showalls?

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    I was just thinking this morning as I pedaled that I had not seen any roadside treasures lately, and also had not seen any reported on MTBR. And what did I find the next minute? A small treasure...
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    There is a nice bungee cord on my route that I've been meaning to pick up for several days. But it's in a fast section and I never want to stop.
    You have no excuse for driving to work
    (unless you don't have studded tires)
    (no excuse for that either)

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    my dad's found two appliance dollies on the freeway over the years. I've had one of them for years. It's a basic steel job with no frills. He kept the one with the built-in ratchet strap and the tracks that keep steps from getting torn up.

    there's a lot of hardware at the 5-track railroad crossing on my commute. Nothing worth keeping, though.

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    Tools, cell phone, bungee cords, deer antlers, marmot teeth, more tools, tie downs with webbing, bead necklace, mini wooden baseball bat. Guess that's about it.

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    i found some purple ear bud headphones that smelled like a girl. a brown foxhead hat.
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    16 GB I-Pod Nano. Lots of other stuff, but that was the best one.

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    ^^ Nice find! Want to trade for a screwdriver????

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    I found one of those fancy computerized Mercedes Benz keys outside of Carmax. Thought about taking the time to bring it back to the dealer, but it had already been run over several times and I was lazy. Someone at Carmax isn't going to be happy trying to replace that!

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    WTF!
    I ride a crapload of miles and haven't found squat!
    Trash, that's about it.

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    One day I found about 1/4 ounce of weed in a plastic bag in the bike lane. Pretty good ****, too.

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    ^ some days just start off better than others! I have not found anything! Will have to start paying more attention....

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    Wow some cool stuff you guys have found! On the road and in the dirt have found
    lots of loose change, (at on place 38cents scattered on the ground); A NICE Performance fleece jacket (still use it), bungee cords, "Gentleman Magazines with educational pictures", screwdrivers, combination wrenches, 8 inch Crescent wrench, lots of clothes items( I didn't pick up); golf balls, 1 baseball, home recorded cassette tape of "El Gran Combo" from Puerto Rico, and it still plays! Cassette tape in case of "Quiet Riot", still played gave away to on of my metal head friends; Numerous bike water bottle and tubes at races; biking gloves, TONS of road kill, skunk, coyote, rabbit, snake, cat, dog, single shoes, some lady's "undies", small teddy bear (Thanksgiving Day 2000), still have him mounted on my handle bars; one pair sunglasses, used them for a while, numerous nails, screws, bolts, nuts, washers (NO dryers);

    The two STRANGEST things:
    Driving home from a tri, a cyclist road shoe; a few days riding another highway the partner shoe to the first one I found! Damn! When I told the guys I was ridding with that I had the partner to this shoe, they kinda looked at me funny......Called a bike shop in the next town to pass the word around and found the guy who lost them, he had taken his shoes off and placed them on his bumper (OLD car steel bumper) and he forgot them and took off for home. Returned to the owner.

    Went to a huge race (2000 starters) Chupacabras 100km in Juarez Mexico. Found a Topeak Alien bike tool, I was stoked! When I got back to the parking lot some guys from my town were talking and one said he lost a Topeak Alien. (Damn there went my free tool). Went to another race, found the same Alien, but I knew who to return it to, yes the SAME guy lost the same tool!!
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    I found a dead cat on my commute today. black with a white chest and belly.

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    Trash day find. Thule square load bars, and 4 feet, with ski racks, no keys for locks. There are like 50 different feet to fit all different makes of cars. This one fit my 99 corolla, with gutters. $ 12 for new keys from thule, sweet. Best find ever.

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    I found a Gerber leatherman style tool. Also if you ride Salmon Falls in Nor Cal I was with riding with a guy that lost a Garmin GPS. I'm sure someone has found that since, if not...keep your eyes open! I think the statute of limitations has passed so it's finders keepers now! Besides it was someone I met up with from here and never road with again. Who knows...could be one of you guys? LOL
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    A 6-pack with 4 sealed 24oz GatorAid sport bottles. With 1 bottle cage open and no pockets. I tried my best to take all 3 but lost one right in the middle of a busy intersection... I left that one for somebody else to find.
    Previously, lots of tiedowns, bugnees, some junky tools, 5/8" chain hook, change, like new baseball hat (and a lot of old ones that I pass by) and one decent snap-on 3/8 ratchet. Probably a lot more that I am forgetting.

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    Forgot about the half dead man in the ditch. Called the 911!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fruita Girl View Post
    Forgot about the half dead man in the ditch. Called the 911!
    Was it half of a dead man or a man who was half dead?

    I found a Western brand hunting knife a couple weeks ago. Chipped blade and pretty bad shape but my dremel and sharpening stone made it totally functional.

    Very small Craftsman screwdriver. Handle was beat up but blade was perfect. Found the same kind underneath my water heater too.

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    my best finds have been a pair of pearl izumi cycling mitts (just as my fingerless XC gloves were wearing out) and a cateye led commuter light, still in it's slightly mangled packaging. Still, I view any commuter lights (especially rear blinkies) as like cigarette lighters - they're all part of a giant cosmic circus, which slowly rotates blinkies/cigarette lighters between temporary homes. You don't own a blinkie, you just house it for a while until you lose it and find another

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    16k gold ring, lots of trash, and a korn cd that I left where I found it.
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    I saw a funeral flag this morning, but I didn't pick it up. Might find a good use for the magnet if it was still there.... maybe Monday.

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    Letherman, bungee cords, misc other tools.... Student Driver magnet

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    240.00 cash, (run over many times in the middle of an intersection,) digital calipers, a box full of 500 watt halogen bulbs, (unbroken!) Various tools and assorted junk, one bicycle hand pump. Nothing the last couple of years though......


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    Sweet wilson football, two leatherman micros (different rides), Vise grips, Patagonia pull over, couple pair of sunglasses, and most recently, the best booty yet.... a streamlight stinger LED flashlight (like the ones the cops use). Bought a used charger for it off Ebay and it works great.

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    Mike 83. It was a man that was half dead! Never found out if he survived. Also to add to my list of finds a Ted Nuggent tape.

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    Was once obviously following someone who'd left their seat pack unzipped and left a breadcrumb trail of tyre levers, patches and triple hex wrench.

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    Tools on side of road
    Nice Soccer Ball in park (fun carrying home, gave to neighbor kids)
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    A quarter at my stop for an intersection. A very long extension cord but it was damaged from dragging a bit so I hung it on the nearest mailbox for the landowner or someone driving by to claim. Also these:

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    2 Carhartt knit caps - one green and one maroon, but otherwise exactly the same. Different rides and different locations-weird.
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    Found a real treasure the other day: A partridge family CD. I decided to leave that so someone else could share in the "joy" of discovery.

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    Partridge Family on CD? You didn`t touch it, did you? I hope it didn`t have anything contagious.
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    over 100kg beef and lamb products, prime ribs, rib eyes, fillet, legs, racks, ribs etc all top quality deli stuff still chilled and in slightly damaged boxes - someone obviously forgot to shut the back of the refrigeration truck. Got the wife to pick it up in the car
    I called the company and they just said keep it they would have to trash it anyway - man that was some BBQ.

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    100kg of prime beef beats my road scared socket wrench.

    I saw a pretty nice looking hat yesterday but I left it there. I just gave a bag of hats to the salvation army, I didn't need another.

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    It doesn't quite count since I was just walking with the kids but I found a perfectly good condition cat eye tail light laying at the side of the road. It's currently stuck to my backpack as an extra light.

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    I was pushing the bike up a steep hill into the parking lot at work in August so I wouldn't have to bike the long way around, the dirt hill is really steep so I used the brakes to help keep things steady. The tires dug into the dirt a little, and a bike computer pops out of the ground. It's an old bontrager trip two that I'm sure I've still got around somewhere.

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    I may have found $50 worth of tools and bungee cords but nothin truly sensational
    But when I was younger at our beach house my sister went beach riding and found a gold ring (is it still called that when its almost 1in thick) that had like 12-15 1 karat diamonds in it took it to a jewelry store and she got $12k for it
    And Last month she found a 3.75k diamond in the parking lot of Walmart and got $2750 for it

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    I found a girl's Road ID on Boreas Pass, text Mom and she text back "so". Still have it guess we should make sure our contacts on the Road ID understand what they are.
    Also found many things while riding, my GF and I have labelled Pima rd in Scottsdale as the "ground score" capital. Always find stuff there when visiting Mom.

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    ^^ For some reason I find that very funny. You should try to add it to the testimonials at roadID.com.

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    Columbia Sportswear hat. Nice color, polar fleece lined. Looked brand new.

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    I found a van the other day. By that I mean one half of a pair of Vans. I don't get how shoes wind up on the side of the road. Especially just one.
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    Twisted Tea

    Treasure indeed. Already chilled by the 32 degree temps but I decided not to drink it on the way to work.
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    ^^ I need to install bottle cages in case that happens to me.
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    ^^ I swear I saw a bottle of tea this morning too, but did not stop to check it. Now I'm really thirsty!

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    I'm sure you'll be making that trip again, you can check it out. The contents of that tea bottle could very well replace the contents of that coffee mug for the trip home. Keeps hot things hot and cool things cool. Tea's in the fridge right now.

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    Still waiting for my "big score."

    The best thing I found happened a year ago. It's not worth much but it came at a very opportune time. On my way home saw a Sony camera bag on the side of the street. No camera inside but the bag was perfect for my camera, which also happens to be a Sony. I was thinking about buying one when I found it. Perfect size and everything. Still using it (Surprised it didn't get run over before I found it.)

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    I found a perfectly fine roll of electrical tape this morning.

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    I've found/seen perfectly good bungees, CDs, hardware, the odd coin. Notable finds were an old Park Tool single-speed tool and an (abandoned?) Schwinn Varsity. Spent a good 15 minutes looking for someone around, then reported it to the local popo.

    *edit* and fishing lures. No good way to carry something pointy though, so I left it be.

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    I passed by a pair of tighty whities last night but they didn't look that tight or white so I left them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by miwuksurfer View Post
    Ray Bans, cash, tools, bike parts, porn, cds, cell phones, and the best was an ice cold gatorade sealed sitting upright on a 100 degree day.
    You probably ruined some runner's long run. I stash fluids out on the roads when I'm running for hours on end.

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    Had no way of securing it to the rack.

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    Great shot! And if you HAD been able to secure it- look out everybody, would have resulted in many stories no doubt.

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    And if you HAD been able to secure it- look out everybody, would have resulted in many stories no doubt.
    Should have worn it!

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    ha ha ha! What?!?! No rack for the rack?

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    I found a dead person on new years day 3 years ago, under a park table.......

    i poked him a few times to see if he was ok, but he didnt respond and was pretty cold when i felt for a pulse on hes neck, i went to a newsagent n called the cops, they came n i spent hours at the cop shop givin numerous accounts of what i had found n every lil detail, in the end it came out he had a heart attack, the poor bugger, i can think of better things to find, but at least i found something...........

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    FTW axeman, man that must of been terrible. I found an iPad laying on the side of the rode on the commute to work and Gucci sun glasses on a trail ride. I always
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    FTW axeman, man that must of been terrible. I found an iPad laying on the side of the rode on the commute to work and Gucci sun glasses on a trail ride. I always
    crack a smile when I see lug nuts or spark plugs.

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    A leatherman Skeletool. Well, actually my daughter found it. It was mine. Lost two months prior during the Iditarod and buried in snow. It's always nice when something lost comes back to you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WarBoom View Post
    I may have found $50 worth of tools and bungee cords but nothin truly sensational
    But when I was younger at our beach house my sister went beach riding and found a gold ring (is it still called that when its almost 1in thick) that had like 12-15 1 karat diamonds in it took it to a jewelry store and she got $12k for it
    And Last month she found a 3.75k diamond in the parking lot of Walmart and got $2750 for it
    you sure your sister is not a cat burgler or something! I have not found anythng but roadkill for ages.

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    Every time I scroll past Ryball`s deer head I bust out laughing all over again.
    Classic!

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    My best score was a fairly high end digital camera in a camera bag. I really did try to find the owner. Yesterday it was a file, a 10 inch crescent wrench and a perfectly good pair of leather work gloves. I figure they all came off the same work truck. Last week it was two identical open pad locks, about 1/4 mile apart on the same road. I put them on the curb next to the road thinking maybe the owner would come back by. I've been riding for about 40 years, and I have found a huge amount of stuff. One time a Park chain breaker, which was better than my chain breaker at the time, so now I use the Park. Oh, and I found my wife on a ride, but she wasn't lost, at least that's her version of events.

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    A bike that was nicer than mine was lying in a ditch. So I put mine in the ditch and rode away on the better one. SCORE!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buster Bluth View Post
    A bike that was nicer than mine was lying in a ditch. So I put mine in the ditch and rode away on the better one. SCORE!!
    I just went into the corn to relieve myself and when I came back here was this POS bike in place of mine!

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    ^^ That was funny.

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    Can't understand Ryball's difficulty with the head when this guy has a whole undressed dear:

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    Well, I suppose if a buxom female cyclist took that deer head with antlers (http://forums.mtbr.com/9315478-post106.html) home on a Big Dummy it might make a subtitle:
    Girl with big rack racks one up with a deer rack on her bike rack, and headline RACKS UP FOUR!!

    (A bit tasteless, (well,,,OK a lot tasteless) but the mental picture it congers up of Brunhild cranking away on the cargo bike with deer head ensconced on the back is fun and well, dear.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ryball View Post
    A used hypodermic needle with accompanying spoon
    a crack pipe
    lots of bits off of cars
    and I'm pretty sure I saw a fetus last month

    I have not stopped to pick up any of these items.
    I commute in the hood too. I have found the same including a knife and occasionally condoms. I thought about grabbing the knife being it was a fairly nice one but odds are it was used to shank someone and I didn't want that. Didn't really want to pick up the condom either. I thought about it but didn't.
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    Some things you pass by and decide you will stop and pick up the next day. A wallet is not one of those things. I just picked up a nice Swiss Gear wallet with $13.60 in it and not a lick of ID or any identifying features on a stretch of road with no houses around. I was actually looking for a sports wallet too. SCORE.

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    ^^It pays to ride!

    I finally found a home yesterday for a recent find, a pretty nice pair of fingerless moto gloves in size xxl. I noticed a coworker’s screensaver of a bigger guy on a motorcycle; it was her son and she gladly took them off my hands. I kept the flame-covered headgear (after washing) for fun.

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    1000 piece jigsaw puzzle today, but decided it was unlikely that 1000 pieces of Big Ben still remained inside, and kept pedaling.

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    Hard Rock Cafe soft back pack thingy a few days ago, very clean. I've actually used it a few times now. It folds up and fits in the seat pack but holds quite a bit.

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    Found a $20 bill a few months ago....If the trend continued and i found a 20 every hour on the bike id make it my job.

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    I found a small wooden box with $37 inside.........all in change!

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    I found a pair of these yesterday on the commute home. Wife will appreciate them for the garden:



    And this morning I got leid! Good week!
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    On my bike camping trip I found a Kindle, the case scuffed but the glass intact, news still on the screen, and the power light comes on. However, I have since charged it and it seems frozen. I need to research if there is some reset function, or maybe try surgery.

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    Nice Fiskers. I've found all kinds of stuff
    - Many black bungies
    - Several tiedown straps. One complete ratcheting but a little bent but I can fix it with...
    - A set of vice grips.
    - A few months ago I found 2 LARGE tarps. Had to ride 2 miles 1 handed to get them home.
    - I saw what appeared to be a bag of Pepridge Farm Mint Milano cookies- in good condition - but I didn't' stop.
    - 7 pin to 4 pin trailer light adaptor
    - Riding glasses - in good shape
    and more

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    Wow MTBX, that's a score!
    You have no excuse for driving to work
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    Thanks but I bet you were talking about the kindle. And I'll agree.

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    Yes I did a quick edit... you snuck in there. Could have been talking about the cookies though!
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    I found a Snap On Tools 1/4" Collet 90 degree air grinder.

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    One Cardinal whose October has not gone well (hope it isn't an omen for St. Louis):

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    Found a bent 8mm box end wrench yesterday.
    The ridiculousness of cycling clothes increase exponentially in relation to the distance from your bicycle.

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    I found a nice looking camera bag so I picked it up. The bag had about over a pound of pot in it. I don't know anything about drugs but a friend told me he thought it was a dealer's bag and likely got tossed out the window because the dealer thought he might get pulled over by the cops. Supposedly this happens every so often and the dealers drive around the block after a few minutes to pick up their stuff.

    I must have just happened to ride past at the right time.

    I don't smoke and don't like dealing with the police so I just put the contents of the bag in the compost heap.

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    I wouldn't use the bag to take your camera through airport security.

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    Quote Originally Posted by febikes View Post
    ... I just put the contents of the bag in the compost heap.
    you just composted $3-400
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    Dang, no good treasure lately? My only find recently was one almost new Craftsman glove with an empty pack of menthol Camels.

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    i see stuff but this time of year its too cold to stop. last week i saw a few baseballs scattered every couple hundred feet. must have left a box of them on top of a car or something.

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    I haven't found anything lately but I have put a lot of it into use. I used the sport wallet and Columbia hat for skiing last weekend. I had picked up a decent looking but smashed watch last summer that I just harvested the band from to use on my sport watch. All of this stuff is in almost new condition.

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    Yesterday, I was shocked by what first looked like a fetus on the shoulder just inside the rumble strip. (No pics, which is just as well). I took a second look. The small muzzle and tail said non-human. The lack of an umbilicus was the clue. The dead possum on the other shoulder was its mother. Never seen a possum before it emerged from the pouch other than in pictures. I've got to stop reading Stephen King. He makes for an unsettling imagination is such situations.

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    Saw a pool ball (12, if that matters) today. Didn't stop to pick it up, but may get it if it's there next time I go that way, just to see what happens when you break a pool ball.

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    I found a fleece lined pigtail hat this morning, good condition. I don't think I'll be needing it this season.

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    I found my Dad's cell phone this am. Was at the end of his driveway, must have dropped it when he got the paper.
    The ridiculousness of cycling clothes increase exponentially in relation to the distance from your bicycle.

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    yesterday I rode past a pretty long 3/4" drive socket extension that looked pretty beat up. Not exactly a treasure like a lot of the tools described in the thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CommuterBoy View Post
    There is a nice bungee cord on my route that I've been meaning to pick up for several days. But it's in a fast section and I never want to stop.

    I know this is an old post but I've been riding past the same black bungie cord for two weeks now. It's right at a light so I keep thinking I'll catch it on a red, but it's always green! lol

    I've also found the usual small ammounts of cash. Passed a $1 bill in a driving rain storm last fall. No way was I stoping in that deluge for a buck. Besides, there was a guy pushing his motorcycle a block back from that dollar so I bet he needed the good fortune more than I did.

    Got a darn near new pair of leather gloves not two blocks from that dollar on a different day. A helmet light while walking the dog.

    Love finding things. I know one day I will own a metal detector for beach combing in my old age.

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    Picked up a frisbee the other day sticking out of the snow and a few weeks ago I found 37 in cash just strewn about the road. Oh, and lots of dog poop packages - people bag their dog's dung and then leave the bags on the side of the trail for some reason. Come breakup and the little bags start springing up like some strange potted plants. The bouquet is amazing!

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    Haven't found anything after commuting for 6 months! The city is very, very diligent about cleaning around here.

    I lost a cheap chinese light on the trail, but it had four rechargeable batteries in it. Those things are expensive! I was pissed

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smudge13 View Post
    Love finding things. I know one day I will own a metal detector for beach combing in my old age.
    Watch out, those things can be addictive. A couple of riding friends got into the fine art of detecting, after receiving their grad degrees. Up in the foothills they were finding enough gold to keep them going for a couple o' years. They had quit their part-time jobs, and took up the Beam & buds. They were getting gold fever bad, and became truly paranoid about their nuggets stashed away (and the requisite fear; dissolution of civilization). Thankfully they saw the light, and got back on their bikes.
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    I'm saving that for when it hurts too much to ride hard!

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    I found a iphone 4 in working order on shoulder of freeway on-ramp on a morning commute. Was very surprised.

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    Quote Originally Posted by highdelll View Post
    you just composted $3-400
    $2-4,000.

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    Wouldn't you know it, I was approaching bungie junction this morning and the light turned yellow! Sure as s*** the darn thing was gone! Been there two weeks at least! LOL

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    Last night I found someone’s debit card and a Visa payroll card. Not really treasure but I stopped to retrieve them thinking I would not want my cards to fall into the wrong hands. Dropped them off at the police station conveniently on my route.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbxplorer View Post
    Last night I found someone’s debit card and a Visa payroll card. Not really treasure but I stopped to retrieve them thinking I would not want my cards to fall into the wrong hands. I stopped at 3 ATMs then dropped them off at the police station conveniently on my route.


    JK, I've found a credit card on my commute too. I just called the 800 number on the back and told them I found it so they could cancel it and contact the owner.

    My biggest treasure lately was a bike storage hook so I can now store 1/2 a bike. Maybe it's time to start looking for the next one.

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    I thought I had a treasure. I was reminded of it when reading the You might be a commuter if thread, and had been seeing it for a number of days. And as another rider added, it was not there yesterday when I went for it.

    It was a wire basket of some sort I was going to vik and refit it for the bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bedwards1000 View Post


    JK, I've found a credit card on my commute too. I just called the 800 number on the back and told them I found it so they could cancel it and contact the owner.

    My biggest treasure lately was a bike storage hook so I can now store 1/2 a bike. Maybe it's time to start looking for the next one.
    Ha! But the ATMs are after the police station! Calling the 800# on a found credit card sounds like a good alternative, as long as you're not on hold too long. I was surprised I didn't get any questions dropping them off, not even my name like they ask if you call 911.

    Not sure, but the bike hook find might mean you're supposed to buy another bike - or at least 1/2 of one.

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    Found any roadside treasure on yer commute?

    I'll try and get a photo... 19mm ratcheting wrench from AmPro!


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    My favorite find on a bike was finding a Plankton(from sponge bob) figure. I zip tied it to my toolbox. It's still there 4 years later!! On my commute home today I was diligently looking for treasures after reading this thread

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    Quote Originally Posted by bedwards1000 View Post
    My biggest treasure lately was a bike storage hook so I can now store 1/2 a bike. Maybe it's time to start looking for the next one.
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    My favorite find on a bike was finding a Plankton(from sponge bob) figure. I zip tied it to my toolbox. It's still there 4 years later!!
    Awesome!
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    Yesterday, I found a digital camera. It didn't survive the winter, but the memory card showed a ton of wrecked cars from mountain accidents. Probably fell out of a tow truck. So far this year, I've also found a large Snap On pry bar, and a very large pi$$ed off rattlesnake coiled up in the middle of the highway. Left him alone.

    Off road, I found 18 brand new bottles of booze stashed in the forest behind a tree while stopping to take a leak. Enough of all your favorites to start a home bar. Too heavy to carry; I had to restash for later. My bartender friend said it was easily $400 worth of liquor.
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    Mtbx - "I found a ATM card"
    Rufio - "I found a ratchet"
    Vader - "I found booze"

    Me - "I found a rock"


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    ^^hahahaha

    I had another roadside treasure fail today. The last one was the kindle that never came back to life. Today I stopped for a round wooden object I had seen a couple days ago. It had holes on the flat side and I thought maybe it was a groovy candleholder for those skinny candles (Montpelier is pretty "granola"). But when I picked it up it had an engraving of a turkey on it and said "Power Hen" - well that's a must have for a female bikecommuter right? I looked it up when I got home and it is 1/3 of a $70 turkey call, I am missing the slate piece and the stick thing. Dang! https://www.zinkcalls.com/products/PH_slate

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    About 2 weeks ago I saw a butter knife on the side of the road... almost picked it up because i was on my way to a group ride. Today I was a spoon... any one else find more silverware than me?!

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    ^^ Wait - I thought the dish ran away with the spoon!

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    ^ IN the 21st Century version, the spoon had a fling with the butter knife and the dish told them to hit the road.

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    I've seen some silverware but have never considered road rashed flatware to be treasure. It's too rough on the lips.

    I found a Frisbee last week which is nice because the dogs take their toll on them.

    I passed what appeared to be a full bottle of Lipton ice tea this morning but didn't stop to investigate the seal.

    Every day I pass something that I can't quite figure out what it is. Maybe it is part of a turkey call.

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    last night on my commute home I found a 9 LED flashlight. If I lived in Iowa I can make it decent side living picking up roadside bottles and depositing them for 5 cents each

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    I saw what looked to be a full bottle of a red drink today, but bypassed it, as I rprefer lemon-lime or grape. Yesterday there was a mini pink big wheelstype tryke. Hopefully it fell out of a truck rather than the rider endo'ing into the river.

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    I saw this guy last week on my ride home from work.Found any roadside treasure on yer commute?-bull-snake-3.jpg

    A couple of seconds later, when I realized it was a Bull Snake (and therefore not poisonous), I went back to take a couple of pics. My guess was 3 1/2 to 4' long - and a little irritable.

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    I didn't think my wife would appreciate me taking home this roadside treasure, so I left the snake to his prairie dog stalking and got back on my bike.
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    Weird - I tried to fix the pics I posted (because they showed upside down) and the boards ended up sticking my original (upside down) pics (that I had "fixed" via edit) on the end of my post.

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    ^^ Some "treasure" ColoradoClark.

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    Wow, nice snake!

    I stopped to investigate the ice tea - Not sealed

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    Not a roadside treasure, but definitely a treasure.

    I managed to get my hands on a Whisky No. 5 carbon cyclocross fork with a custom paint job (navy blue). The steerer had been cut too short for the guy's bike, but thankfully the guy must have been a giant because the steerer length is plenty for me. I kinda feel all sorts of wrong for wanting to put a $350+ carbon fork on my commuter, but I wasn't going to pass on that kind of treasure even if it doesn't match my bike. I guess my accent color changed from red to navy blue. Or maybe my bike is a red, white, and blue bike. Or maybe it means I should pick up a cross frame? I think my wife would have my head if I got another frame.


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    I think you need a carbon cross frame, custom painted in navy blue. Keep your eyes peeled for one while you`re riding and you might get lucky.
    Recalculating....

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    Awesome buy! I've got a Whiskey No 7 on my commuter and it's a great fork. Agree with rodar, there is bound to be a carbon cross frame laying on the roadside somewhere.

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    A nice little Gearwrench ratchet find this morning. About $22 at Sears.
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    Good find there mtbxplorer!

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    I found a an old table leaf that was covered in old paint. I could tell from the backside it was oak. I sanded it down, rounded some corners, and drilled some holes. Makes a good Mundo back deck.


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    Nice find!

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    Very snazzy Moby!!

    Last week I rolled past 2 pennies, and thought, maybe this will turn into some real money. Well, I didn't strike it rich, but I did stop for a quarter about 4 miles later.

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    I stopped this evening at the onset of a bonk to fuel back up. I sat on a boulder and looked down ans saw this;

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    The handle had been run over, and since I do not play golf, I saw no point in grabbing it.

    Now had it been a putter i would have kept it. Been wanting to try my hand at golfing with a rock sling (not a slong shot) and a cross golf ball, using a round one for on the green.

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    ^^ It probably had bad "carma" anyways!

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    Found any roadside treasure on yer commute?

    Cigarette lighter.


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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbxplorer View Post
    Very snazzy Moby!!

    ... Well, I didn't strike it rich, but I did stop for a quarter about 4 miles later.
    Another 25 cents at a traffic light today. If only there were an easy way to pick up all the littered returnables, I'd have enough money for a new bike in no time. Those flag-themed Budweiser cans are really annoying me...America the Beautiful???
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    ^^I've been thinking the same thing.

    I see lots of lighters. I figure that they didn't end up on the side of the road for there exceptional performance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbxplorer View Post
    Another 25 cents at a traffic light today. If only there were an easy way to pick up all the littered returnables, I'd have enough money for a new bike in no time. Those flag-themed Budweiser cans are really annoying me...America the Beautiful???
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    ^^ I'm old enough to remember those too.

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    I always thought it was good that it wasn't done on the burning Cayahoga River. Though they could have used Smoke on the Water or Don't that Make Your Brown Eyes Blue? as a soundtrack.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbxplorer View Post
    ^^ I'm old enough to remember those too.
    Maybe it's time to bring them back.

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    Found a c-clamp the other day, but the clamping washer was mangled. Threw it to the side of the road to spare someone a flat.

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    Took a day trip into Cincinnati's North side in search of a bike shop I saw in passing a few weeks ago. I found the shop closed but found this along the way.
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    Stopped at a building along my route that is being remodeled to swap out shirts and happened across a matching pair of real good condition 27X1.25 tires and a steel front quick release rim w/ tire in the trash. Prefect to get my Schwinn Sprint on the road since the original rubber was dry rotted and a raised dent in the front rim sidelined it.

    I used my shed undershirt to tie them on my rack and bucket and picked up a couple of roadside bungees to finish the tie down.

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    As I pedaled in, my brain said "shiny", so I went back and retrieved this.

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    I thought it was going to be a fancy pocketknife, but no, it is the fanciest boxcutter on earth. It works, so I will be opening my bikestuff packages in style!

    On the way home, I saw this hawk, which used to be a treasure, and is now dead. I stopped to make sure it wasn't just stunned, and to try to ID it (I think I need help of a good birder at work if she can stand the dead bird photo)

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    The street cleaners around here are diligent! Been commuting for a year, never saw anything worth stopping for.

    Today, the pick was a very large allen key, a bag of trash, a mystery bag of what I assumed was more trash, and a box of condoms (and no, I didn't stop to see if any were in there). Unusually messy today! Yesterday was the lighter from a car.

    One day I'll find something cool .

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    Sweet knife! 80 year special addition.

    A few weeks ago I found a very nice Columbia wind breaker, my size, lots of features like hood, stuff sack, zipped vents.

    Yesterday I found a working LED headlamp. I had to hunt around to find the battery cover but it was there and nothing's broken.

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