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Agent Cooper comes out of retirement

Old 11-22-19, 02:31 PM
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Agent Cooper comes out of retirement

Cooper, Ron Cooper

The Law is a tough industry, agent Ron has seen it all. He's back and ready for action.

Here is a photo of Cooper as posted by a fellow BFer. It is a Craigslist ad for sale, well the sale never happens. Why? Because Coop has seen better days, the agent was fixed was one, two was scratching, three smaller dent on the top tube, but the killer was the stuck seat post.
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Old 11-22-19, 02:59 PM
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Busted up and broken down on his luck Agent Cooper was left for dead at the coop. the hardy folk at the coop said we're sorry Ron your needs are beyond our abilities. There Cooper sat left for dead, again.

This is where I come into the story, a price had to be paid. After an intense negotiations Cooper was now a free agent (ok a little more than free). So me and Cooper become one(I paid). It was then I was informed the reasoning of retiring, Cooper had been having in fighting with his partner, fellow agent Tom Ritchey (stuck post). As things kept going upper brass did not agree both were fired!

I tried really really hard at mending the wounds and negotiating truce between the two.

Ron Cooper as purchased.
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I saw that bike on craigs this past summer. Too big for me, but I thought about buying it anyway. The price was right...
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The negotiations failed, agent Ritchey had to go.
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I hope you gave the buyer a damn fine slice of cherry pie.
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Agent Tom was a master of his domain, and would not let me forget. Reagular tactics were in vain (the 9" sawzall blade was to short). Bigger guns were required (I ran out to the hardware store for a 12" blade). Tom was now ready to talk (post is stuck all the way to the blue band on the decal).
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Ron flopped back and forth trying to make it easy on Ritchey.
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Tom was now tired of the fight, had obvious cuts right and left, I changed tactical gear the fight not over (slide hammer made of threaded rod washers and a 5/8" socket). Tom had enough, he let go.

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Old 11-22-19, 03:42 PM
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Tom was now tired of the fight, had obvious cuts right and left, I changed tactical gear the fight not over (slide hammer made of treated rod washers and a 5/8" socket). Tom had enough, he let go.
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Nice idea with the slide hammer.
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I saw that bike on craigs this past summer. Too big for me, but I thought about buying it anyway. The price was right...
The ad had a mistake on the size. I think it was written down as 63 or 64. It measures seat tube ctc 60cm and top ctc 59.5cm.
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OK, listen up, see.
I smell a rat!
Tom Ritchey and Ron Cooper was good pals at one time, see! Yeah, pals.
But then something got between them and they got all heated up, like two bucks locked together by the antlers during a fight.
And all because of a dame.
That's right, I said it, a dame is at the bottom of this.
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Damn fine slice of aluminum?......
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Nice, but was hoping for @Scooper
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Did they give him a number and take away his name?

Imma remember that slide hammer trick, if I ever run into a stuck seatpost.
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Tell us of the top tube battle scars. A hard knock life? Kind of appears so.
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If you're going to be throwing Twin Peaks references in, better contact @northbend. He knows all those guys personally.

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To to be out in the field again! Cooper can't wait.

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Originally Posted by repechage View Post
Tell us of the top tube battle scars. A hard knock life? Kind of appears so.
I think a trip to Dr. Bianchi is in order. The good Dr. has state of the art equipment. (New stem from BikeWorks Warehouse, Museum of Shame. A most unique gathering of pieces that does not blend with the reagular type of BoC stuff in the bins.)

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At the Doctors









Dr. Bianchi gives Coop a detailed examination. The Dr. notes that physically the patient is in good health, the joints are good, no broken bones, a little bruise here. Really most of the damage is his reputation, his good name. He was hard to recognize. Deep down, he was depressed. The transgressions of the past, and having is badge ripped away was to much.
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Still at the Dr.
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The Dr. prescribed heavy heavy doses of the antidepressant, Campagnolo.
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You don't often see the old style SR rear derailleur. Nice.
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