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Other uses for zip ties and spare tubes when your bike frame breaks in the backcountry » IMG_0281

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Jake Walsh, Tim Dion and this blogger held the lower bar in place with a stick inside the hollow tube. The top tube we splinted together with a spare tire, an aspen sapling and some zip ties. Walsh was able to walk and run with the bike for a little while, but ended up having to carry it out of for a large part of the trail due to the back tire wanting to go a different direction from the front tire.


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