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Old 06-14-2007, 09:19 PM   #12
Pally McGee
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Location: Monadnock Region, NH
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Originally Posted by warnabrother

I am not trying to be a smart ass... just interested why you'd need a tool...
Because if there is an angle someone finds to make a buck, they'll use it, and marketers figure out a way of convincing us we need it. I'm still trying to figure out why we need to wear gloves while working on our bikes. Used to be a time when a little grease under the fingernails was worn proudly, like a merit badge, or a symbol of passage. Nope, I can't see a reason to use one of those fancy stem-pullers. If you install your tubes and tires correctly, you'll never need them.
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