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Crankset as a carry-on?

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  1. sanjuro

    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    Anyone bring a crankset on the plane as a carry on? I am going to have to check it, right?
     

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  2. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    Yes. 5

    *edit: by "yes", I mean you are going to have to check them. What do you think the odds are of some TSA douche even knowing what they are?
     
  3. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    handle suitable for gripping and swinging around after 3 or 4 airplane bottles of scotch

    You'll be fine!
     
  4. Da Peach

    Da Peach Outwitted by a rodent

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    would be a shame to chuck 'em in the garbage...
     
  5. sanjuro

    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    It is just a XTR crankset. Worthless.
     
  6. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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    maybe integrate it into your belt somehow as a buckle?
     
  8. Polandspring88

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    Smuggle it on in your rectum.
     
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    eaterofdog ass grabber

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  10. AngryMetalsmith

    AngryMetalsmith Business is good, thanks for asking

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    You're from San Francisco, put it down the front of your pants and tell them it's your new piercing.
     
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    Mail them to me. I'll take care of them for you.
     
  12. RUFUS

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    O do i long for the day when cranksets, lighters, and blow are allowed on airplanes......
     
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    Two of the last four times I've checked a bag (always gate checked against my will) they have been lost for some period of time. I never check anything unless there is no other alternative.
     
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    Da Peach Outwitted by a rodent

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    my whole bike has made it through 3 countries (cranks included) and made it unscathed. both ways!
     
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    i know it's not a crankset, but i take my skateboard as carry on all the time. seems like a crankset might be ok...
     
  17. eaterofdog

    eaterofdog ass grabber

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    Grip the drive side near the pedal hole. Kill somebody one hit.
     
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    I've seen a guy take a car spoiler as a carry on. Alu, not carbon. Sharp parts. Warsaw - Munich flight.
     
  19. MMike

    MMike A fowl peckerwood.

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  20. Silver

    Silver find me a tampon

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    How many thieving baggage handlers would know what they were?

    Besides you...
     
  21. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    I don't throw bags. But I do purchase things stolen by the baggage monkeys on the cheap. :thumb:
     
  22. Jeremy R

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    I'd say go for it and wear your rainbow bandana mask.
     
  23. Raingauge

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    I took my fork as carry on one time. Got a funny look as it went thru x-ray and got asked what it was. I could have beat someone to death quite easily with that 888.
     
  24. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    By "both ways" you mean going in and coming out, right?