Back From The Dead – Rabbit Rubber Attack!

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It’s been a weird and sad start to the year at Happy Days this year. On the first day back after Christmas our beloved shop dog Charlie wandered off on his morning walk, sparking a search to find him that it seemed like the whole Calder Valley was involved in. Unfortunately, especially given the incredible effort everybody went to to search for him, it was a sad outcome in the end and we had a few very rough weeks in the shop missing our chief bike checker very much. As well as being distracted by our missing hound I’ve not had that many properly weird jobs or bodges in the stand over the last month. But I’ve had a few quickies in that have had a couple of interesting fixes so I’ll ramble on about those for a while and see where we get to. We’ll start off with a control switch off a Giant E-bike with a broken hinge. This is a bike I see A LOT! Its owner rides it constantly and I don’t think he’ll mind me saying that he could definitely take better care of it! As well as its lack of maintenance routine its owner also has a slight propensity for riding it into solid objects every now and again, which had caused the hinge to break on the bike’s power controller. The unit was still in a totally workable state except for the cheap plastic hinge so it seems a shame to have to...

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  • Back From The Dead – Rabbit Rubber Attack!
  • Premier Icon jonnyseven
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    Great to see you got the post out – that bike deserves to get ridden again.

    Premier Icon Dieter Carroll
    Full Member

    @jonnyseven I was a very happy man when I finally got a creak out of it. I’ve got a soft spot for Sunn bikes and this is one of two we’ve had donated!

    Premier Icon Charlie Hobbs
    Full Member

    Beagles are great dogs… but they are super good at stealing food.
    You and Chester need to join the DOGS IN BIKE SHOPS facebook group.

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