(For people who work at a a bike shop) Stupid and dangerous things on customer's bikes.

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  1. Bike from the Dead

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    That brake extension looks like it'd work as well as Fallout 76!
     
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  2. SpikeFC

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    Actually those stock Romet brakes worked exactly the same :21:
     
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  3. Grant

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    This
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    That paper is the instruction manual for a weed whacker.
     

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  4. Grant

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    Or this bottom bracket spindle. I looked at it is actually made up of mostly insect parts that have been ground up.
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  5. Grant

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    I found this Sears free spirit with a 700 C hybrid wheel, a 9 speed cassette, and a 9 speed mountain bike derailleur. The handlebars are actually flipped upside down as well.
    This is a drop bar bike that originally had 10 speeds. I'll get more pictures this Sunday of it in day time.
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  6. Grant

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    It is actually a 7 speed cassette.
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  7. Grant

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  8. pebblewurm

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    Brakes actually work better when the grip the tire sidewall. For a while.
     
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    Believe it or not, but I do have customers who have tires in that condition, and when I tell them, that their tire is in bad need of change they just ask me 'Why? There is still tread on it...":crazy:
     
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    Kind of makes you wonder what condition their car is in, if they have one.

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  11. Grant

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  12. Grant

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    You sometimes get people trying to do this...
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    Lol! The axle nut on the right side is not all the way on the threads.
     
  13. SpikeFC

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    Yup! Had one guy that did this, and the best thing - he was proud that he build this thing... :21:
     
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  15. SpikeFC

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    Actually you know what is the funnies thing? That the wrapping fits perfectly to this bike. Why? It's branded SRAM :21: Why is the company name so funny? Well...

    Just use a translator for that word in Polish...:21:
     
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    Tried to translate SRAM into Polish, no luck. As for the bike, is SRAM tape compatible with Shimano shifters?
     
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    Then imagine this. You chill on the toilet, and your mobile rings. You answer.

    - High, watcha' doin'?
    - (This is the moment when you angerly reply using that brand name, and finish the sentence with the polish multitool word - k...a, So it's "SRAM, k..a!") :21:

    I think not - all that work - for nothing... :giggle:
     
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  18. Grant

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    Lol I gotta stop checking out this thread. The hybrid graveller is a build I have been considering I guess "Matt rats" are not bike shop approved:(
     
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  20. Grant

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    Customer: brings bike in and says "My brakes are feeling weird".

    Mechanic: "What happened".

    Customer: "A guy on the East side fixes my bike for free".

    Mechanic: "You get what you pay for"

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