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Stolen: Sunlite pannier & Timbuk2 Saddle bag from 3rd Avenue Bike Station

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J Z

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Nov 26 2013 at 7:13pm #

Hey all, someone stole my shitty Sunlite C-Sport Traveler 2 and my
Timbuk2 Bike Seat Bag Medium off my commuter when I was running errands after work from the Third Avenue bike station tonight. There was an Onguard chain in the pannier. Pannier was zip tied to the rack, and if I didn’t mention it before, shitty, with reflective stickers on it.

If anyone comes across anyone with a new shitty pannier or a not so shitty blue Timbuk2 saddlebag, I’d appreciate a pm.

http://www.amazon.com/Sunlite-C-Sport-Traveler-Bicycle-Pannier/dp/B002E5B1FC

http://www.sierratradingpost.com/timbuk2-bike-seat-pack-medium~p~1271j/

If by some off chance the thief reads this, I hope you get genital warts.

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Drewbacca

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Nov 26 2013 at 8:14pm #

false link on the treefortbike url… sorry to hear. Also wishing genital warts on the turd that stole them.


J Z

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Nov 26 2013 at 8:33pm #

@drewbacca thanks, been one of those days, I guess. maybe this link will work.

http://www.sierratradingpost.com/timbuk2-bike-seat-pack-medium~p~1271j/


Pierce

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Nov 27 2013 at 10:03am #

Hey, if you want more mediocre panniers,

I got some waterproof sunlight things a couple of years ago as a gift, but I never use them because I’m kind of a pannier snob

You want em?


J Z

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Nov 27 2013 at 12:44pm #

Pierce wrote:Hey, if you want more mediocre panniers,

I got some waterproof sunlight things a couple of years ago as a gift, but I never use them because I’m kind of a pannier snob
You want em?

@Pierce that’s kind of you. I’m okay right now, I still have the stolen pannier’s slightly less than mediocre opposite side twin. I had zip-tied the ripped off substandard pannier so I could haul groceries periodically and hold the ungodly heavy chain I used to use to secure my wife’s and kids bikes when we ride together. I guess I was under the mistaken assumption that no rational/reasonable human being would steal a worn clapped out less than ideal pannier that wasn’t even waterproof, but hey, what do I know?

If anyone comes across these things abandoned Downtown somewhere, please let me know, I’d appreciate it. There was also an Onguard Beast chain lock in there, maybe a small medi-kit, some assorted bungees including an octopus one I brought back with me from Peace Corps. I kinda miss that crappy pannier. On the upside, the ride in this morning seemed a lot snappier with less weight.


Pierce

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Nov 30 2013 at 4:31pm #

FWIW, this is only the second pannier theft I’ve heard of here and the other one was by a kid when somebody was riding a bike uphill


Drewbacca

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Nov 30 2013 at 7:29pm #

Pierce wrote:FWIW, this is only the second pannier theft I’ve heard of here and the other one was by a kid when somebody was riding a bike uphill

That’s the only one I recall.

http://bikepgh.org/mb/topic/my-pannier-was-stolen-off-my-bike-while-riding-uphill/


StuInMcCandless

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Dec 1 2013 at 1:00pm #

And it is because of that incident that I bungee my pannier to the bike. Just run it through the handle.


J Z

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Dec 3 2013 at 10:49pm #

Some pics of the twin, the stolen one looks just like it, only the left pannier, if anyone sees it out in the wild in “circulation”.

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