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    Quote Originally Posted by anomad View Post
    I'm disappointed they don't carry a vegan model.
    Carsick has a nylon one: https://www.carsickdesigns.com/colle...portage-handle

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeprosyStudyGroup View Post
    Italian bathing suit?
    Do not let Borat see that thing......

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    WRONG SIDE!!!
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    Without a chain guard, you'll be doing a lot of laundry this way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve O View Post
    WRONG SIDE!!!

    Without a chain guard, you'll be doing a lot of laundry this way.
    And with a traditional triangle frame, just shoulder-carry the damn thing...


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    Ha! I have a 44 frame with a sloping down top tube so the diamond is insanely small. I can't even use regular size squeeze bottles. Once you factor in bottle cages there isn't any room left to throw an arm through. It sucks to be short.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KLizotte View Post
    Ha! I have a 44 frame with a sloping down top tube so the diamond is insanely small. I can't even use regular size squeeze bottles. Once you factor in bottle cages there isn't any room left to throw an arm through. It sucks to be short.
    Oh, that's an easy fix:

    https://youtu.be/o0oGMix5X44

    it's like uphill devil-magic!

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    ^^^^I would have to buy new knees!

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    Quote Originally Posted by KLizotte View Post
    Ha! I have a 44 frame with a sloping down top tube so the diamond is insanely small. I can't even use regular size squeeze bottles. Once you factor in bottle cages there isn't any room left to throw an arm through. It sucks to be short.
    Do what I do: Grab the bike with your left hand on the bars and right hand on the down tube near-ish the bottom bracket. Put your right shoulder under the nose of the saddle. Pivot the bike up with your right hand and carry it with the nose of the saddle on your shoulder.

    Kind of like this (best image I could find on the internet... I will have to have someone take one of me carrying my bike up my stairs at work or home):
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    Last edited by Dewey; 05-30-2017 at 06:50 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sunyata View Post
    Do what I do: Grab the bike with your left hand on the bars and right hand on the down tube near-ish the bottom bracket. Put your right shoulder under the nose of the saddle. Pivot the bike up with your right hand and carry it with the nose of the saddle on your shoulder.

    Kind of like this (best image I could find on the internet... I will have to have someone take one of me carrying my bike up my stairs at work or home):
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    I just tried this method of carrying my bike. It mostly works except that I can't use the saddle as a fulcrum because it is positioned so close to the frame I can't really get my shoulder into the nook comfortably. I suppose I could loosen up the post if need be but given how short the nose is I don't think it would add much comfort. That said, I would have felt more comfortable walking across the stepping stones holding it this new way. Unfortunately my bike shoes are very slippery so I'd rather just bike the long way if I can.

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