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  1. bluebug32

    bluebug32 Asshat

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    At the beginning of the summer I bought a nice new (and expensive) Yakima bike rack for the trunk of my car. I come out from the grocery store today only to find that some cum-guzzling asshat had cleanly cut through 2 of the 6 straps and somehow removed the other 2 from inside my truck. I get to my car and it looks like the remains of a present that ws open with straps dangling from my car. Bastards... Who does this sort of thing!?! Thank goodness my bike wasn't on the back....
     
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  2. rpk1988

    rpk1988 90210

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    I dont get it. Explain in further detail.
     
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  3. TreeSaw

    TreeSaw Mama Monkey

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    WOAH! I would check with the store and see if they have any sort of cameras on the parking lot...maybe they caught the asshat!
     
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  4. bluebug32

    bluebug32 Asshat

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    The trunk carrier attaches to the trunk via straps with hooks that go inside the trunk on the bottom, on the top and on the side. Someone cut the straps and tried to take it!
     
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    bluebug32 Asshat

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    Yeah, good idea. I wonder if they would care though.
     
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    rpk1988 90210

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    Ohhh, man I am a freakin' idiot. I work at a bike shop and install those all time and I still can't get an image of what you were talking about. But now I do. Have no fear.
     
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  7. bluebug32

    bluebug32 Asshat

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    Cool. I promise not to tell your shop ;)

    and..ummm...any chance of getting ahold of two replacement straps? Do they sell those??
     
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  8. Skookum

    Skookum bikey's is cool

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    Yah cum-guzzling asshats... it takes them a few seconds to realize there's no such thing as an invisible bike, but by then they've cut half of the straps of a typical trunk mount. :monkey:
     
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    chicodude The Spooninator

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    So did the rack itself get jacked?
     
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    Wumpus makes avatars better

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    Wonder what she is going to do with the replacement straps...

     
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    Wumpus makes avatars better

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    Cooter Brown Turbo Monkey

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    invest in a trunk monkey with a sawed off 12 gauge, they work wonders for that kind of stupid bullschit
     
  13. bluebug32

    bluebug32 Asshat

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    Thanks, everyone. The one thing I guess I can be thankful for is that they didn't take the rack itself. I wish I could just bolt the thing to my car or hire a midget to sit on the trunk and guard it...j/k
     
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    blt2ride Turbo Monkey

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    "Say hello to my little friend."

    Seriously, you just can't trust people. You need to take the rack off when there is not bike on it. I hate to say it, but there is no other option. I bet the person who tried to take it didn't even have a bike, but decided to try to steal, because it was there...scumbag!
     
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    McGRP01 beer and bikes

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    Bwahaha!! :thumb:
     
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    bluebug32 Asshat

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    Yeah, probably....or my mom who is constantly worrying that I'm going to break my noggin on the trail :rolleyes:
     
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    Thanks.

    Not usually. I wouldn't know because we sell Thule and Saris only. Haha.
     
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    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    Sure there is. Get ahold of some of that wire ribbon (same stuff they use to ground engine blocks to car frames) and reattach that rack with those. Watch those pricks cut through that.
     
  20. mcA896

    mcA896 Turbo Monkey

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    get a real nice shiny new Bones rack, then go back to the same supermarket. wait in the trunk, and when they come, piss all over 'em! :thumb: case closed. damn, why am i so e-happy tonight?
     
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    Would that be the Saris Bones 2 or Saris Bones 3. They are equally nice.
     
  22. mcA896

    mcA896 Turbo Monkey

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    either bones 2 or 3 would provide sufficient results.