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  1. #1
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    Sep 2006
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    Overheard in my lbs

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    Woman with bike, with indignant look and huffy voice: - Now, look here, I had this bike in for service 3 weeks ago.
    Polite young employee: - yes?
    Woman: - well, and now the gearing is completely wrecked! I tried to change gears (...missed this part) and it was all wrong! (getting het up now) I have ridden this bike for THREE YEARS NOW, and NEVER HAD THIS PROBLEM. EVER! You've RUINED this bike and...
    Shop owner, piping up: - hey, it's no problem.
    Woman: - ... what?
    Shop owner: it's just because you have a new cable. They stretch and need a little extra adjusting. We'll fix it. Takes 2 minutes.
    Woman:.. uh, ok.

    Ok, so call me a snob, but this had me giggling
    Winter riding is much less about badassery and much more about bundle-uppery. - malkin

    1995 Kona Cinder Cone commuterFrankenbike/Selle Italia SLR Lady Gel Flow
    2008 white Nakamura Summit Custom mtb/Terry Falcon X
    2000 Schwinn Fastback Comp road bike/Specialized Jett

  2. #2
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    Apr 2007
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    Limbo
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    The sense of entitlement is world wide, it seems.
    2008 Trek FX 7.2/Terry Cite X
    2009 Jamis Aurora/Brooks B-68
    2010 Trek FX 7.6 WSD/stock bontrager

  3. #3
    Join Date
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    I'd giggle too.
    Each day is a gift, that's why it is called the present.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
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    That's funny, she needs to bring them a pizza and a six pack!

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Cincinnati, Ohio
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    780
    Excellent sign of a GOOD manager/owner.

    Excellent sign of a STUPID customer who should be slapped. I pretty green to all the bike lingo... the this connects to that... etc. That's why I ask questions and LEARN. I hope she at least felt bad/sheepish about causing a rukas.
    Starbucks.. did someone say Starbucks?!?!
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