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Forum: Commuting
03-09-14, 02:16 PM
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Posted By AdamDZ

They make them now more like drybags, with...

They make them now more like drybags, with roll-tops which makes them less convenient for commuting IMHO. So yeah, these older ones are the perfect size for commuting. The Champlains are larger and...
Forum: Commuting
03-09-14, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

These are Axiom Lasalle panniers, the Journey...

These are Axiom Lasalle panniers, the Journey series, designed to be the front panniers while the larger Champlain were meant to be the rear set. They're both discontinued.
Forum: Commuting
03-08-14, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15,254
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Posted By AdamDZ

It's a Topeak Tour Guide bag. Yes, it does get in...

It's a Topeak Tour Guide bag. Yes, it does get in the way of the light but not by much. It's already mounted low with a Thorn accessory bar. I may try lowering it even further. I tried mounting the...
Forum: Commuting
03-07-14, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

Thank you :) It's an incredibly comfortable bike...

Thank you :) It's an incredibly comfortable bike indeed. I just wish I could fulfill its destiny by going on along tour.
Forum: Commuting
03-07-14, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

This is what I ride these days. ...

This is what I ride these days.

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Forum: Commuting
07-26-12, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15,254
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Posted By AdamDZ

The latest "version" of my Kommuter with Inertia...

The latest "version" of my Kommuter with Inertia Designs pannier, Wald basket and Topeak Trunk.

http://a-world.net/files/cycling/2012/07/26/01.jpg
...
Forum: Commuting
03-23-12, 06:27 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

Why?

Why?
Forum: Commuting
03-10-12, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15,254
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Posted By AdamDZ

So I went to yank them some more and they came...

So I went to yank them some more and they came off :( Looks like the glue isn't holding to the Topeak T-shaped part.
Forum: Commuting
03-10-12, 08:26 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

It's Loctite brand. Although the first time...

It's Loctite brand. Although the first time around it did come off. The second time around I roughened the plastic up and it seems to hold, but if I yank it hard I can see it starts cracking, so I...
Forum: Commuting
02-29-12, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

I had SE Draft...

I had SE Draft (http://a-world.net/files/cycling/SE-Draft/) once as a commuter, 2008 I think, the frame was actually made by Fuji. The ride was smooth, it was a steel frame, but it had lots of...
Forum: Commuting
02-28-12, 05:58 AM
Replies: 15,254
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Posted By AdamDZ

The lights look good, but you need some more...

The lights look good, but you need some more reflective elements too.
Forum: Commuting
02-27-12, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15,254
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Posted By AdamDZ

I was wondering if any other lights may have the...

I was wondering if any other lights may have the same type of brackets.



You're welcome!
Forum: Commuting
02-27-12, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

Thank you :)

Thank you :)
Forum: Commuting
02-27-12, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15,254
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Posted By AdamDZ

Thanks! Fredness runs strong in my blood :D

Thanks! Fredness runs strong in my blood :D
Forum: Commuting
02-27-12, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

That mount is a DIY hack. It's the T-shaped part...

That mount is a DIY hack. It's the T-shaped part that comes with the Topeak rack. I bought some cheap lights on Deal Extreme a while ago and they have exactly the same attachment brackets as Planet...
Forum: Commuting
02-27-12, 09:39 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

It's "Aardvark Reflective Yield symbol 7x7" with...

It's "Aardvark Reflective Yield symbol 7x7" with Velcro Strap", I bought it on Amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/Aardvark-Reflective-Yield-symbol-Velcro/dp/B001GSKOU6/

I modified the Velcros a bit...
Forum: Commuting
02-22-12, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

I'm sorry to hear that Sixty Fiver. I also lost a...

I'm sorry to hear that Sixty Fiver. I also lost a very good friend last year. Very painful.
Forum: Commuting
02-22-12, 01:36 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

Nice commuter. Are these the new Axiom panniers?

Nice commuter. Are these the new Axiom panniers?
Forum: Commuting
02-22-12, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

Thank you kindly! :) I doubt anyone...

Thank you kindly! :)



I doubt anyone would pay attention to my turn signals :D



17? Wow!
Forum: Commuting
02-22-12, 08:00 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

Snapped this morning with a phone: ...

Snapped this morning with a phone:

http://a-world.net/files/cycling/2012/02/kommuter/IMG_0801.JPG

http://a-world.net/files/cycling/2012/02/kommuter/IMG_0802.JPG
...
Forum: Commuting
02-21-12, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

Badass! :thumb: PS. Sorry for spamming...

Badass! :thumb:

PS.
Sorry for spamming this thread, but I have few months worth of it to catch up on :D
Forum: Commuting
02-21-12, 02:04 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

All right Sixty Fiver, do you actually keep track...

All right Sixty Fiver, do you actually keep track of how many bikes you own??? :D
Forum: Commuting
02-21-12, 02:02 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

:love: :ride:

:love: :ride:
Forum: Commuting
02-21-12, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

This bike actually looks really good IMHO. I just...

This bike actually looks really good IMHO. I just have preference for flat bars, so it'd look even better with black stem and flat bars.
Forum: Commuting
02-21-12, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

I pulled my Achilles tendon - or something -...

I pulled my Achilles tendon - or something - once, while walking and pushing my loaded bike up a very steep hill during a short tour. It took over a week to heal but, during that time it was painful...
Forum: Commuting
02-21-12, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

Thanks for the tip! I placed the order. That is...

Thanks for the tip! I placed the order. That is great price, with bar tape and shipping under $60. Nice. I have dual action Shimano XT levers and some Ergon grips laying around, so that should work...
Forum: Commuting
02-19-12, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

I'm trying to learn to be more minimalistic and...

I'm trying to learn to be more minimalistic and NOT attach too much stuff to my bike(s) and the loop bar will encourage me to attach all sorts of gadgets to it :) I'm thinking about my...
Forum: Commuting
02-19-12, 06:47 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

That Titec H-bar intrigues me. Kind of pricey,...

That Titec H-bar intrigues me. Kind of pricey, but I think I'll get it to play around with.
Forum: Commuting
06-01-11, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

That looks good. My fav color scheme too :D

That looks good. My fav color scheme too :D
Forum: Commuting
03-05-11, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

I've put together more info here...

I've put together more info here (http://diybicycleprojects.com/index.php/topic,34.0.html).
Forum: Commuting
03-05-11, 10:25 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

That's a serious bike! You can go on long loaded...

That's a serious bike! You can go on long loaded tours on that easily, just add a front rack and you're ready for a few weeks long adventure. Nice.
Forum: Commuting
03-05-11, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

It's so... black! I love it! You can get...

It's so... black! I love it!

You can get custom name decals for your downtube from these guys (http://awdplanet.com/). They look very good (the decals, I've never met those guys). The decal comes...
Forum: Commuting
02-16-11, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

If you're going to keep the bike for a while you...

If you're going to keep the bike for a while you might consider a shim, no? I'd be afraid to ride with an insecure stem :eek: Ah, I'm carbon-free, I wouldn't know :D I never caught on to the carbon...
Forum: Commuting
02-15-11, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

BTW, the cap doesn't really hold anything in...

BTW, the cap doesn't really hold anything in place. Many caps are just plastic. It's how you do this right. First, keep the stem loose, rest the bike on the floor make sure all the headset parts,...
Forum: Commuting
02-15-11, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

Like Funky said: it has two parts: a hollow stem...

Like Funky said: it has two parts: a hollow stem cap with raised sides and the clock itself. Remove the existing cap. Using the existing bolt mount the Stem Captain cap then just insert (press in)...
Forum: Commuting
02-15-11, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

I love it. I'm brainstorming how to get their...

I love it. I'm brainstorming how to get their thermometer somewhere there too :D BTW, they have them with a white face too, if you'd prefer and gold, blue and red case colors. I ordered mine directly...
Forum: Commuting
02-15-11, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

Yup. That crate is gone now. It wasn't sturdy...

Yup. That crate is gone now. It wasn't sturdy enough and too big. I would like something slightly smaller and stiffer. But since this bike will get overhauled when my Big Dummy goes into service I...
Forum: Commuting
02-07-11, 05:46 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

I snapped a photo of my frankenbike yesterday...

I snapped a photo of my frankenbike yesterday before I removed the crate. It was there for shopping in snowy weather when a trailer might be problematic. I didn't like it though: it made the bike...
Forum: Commuting
04-01-10, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

Congrats on building your own ride :thumb:

Congrats on building your own ride :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
03-31-10, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

Depends on a day, but yup, I'm one of those....

Depends on a day, but yup, I'm one of those. Front bags are mostly empty: tools, spare tubes, MS light battery, Airzound bottle, some bungee cords. I carry full change of clothes and lunch, plus...
Forum: Commuting
03-30-10, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

My Kommuter got a little upgrade...

The smaller Axiom panniers were a bit too small, too narrow to be exact, so I got the larger version for the rear and moved the small ones to the front. No problem with heel strike with the larger...
Forum: Commuting
02-16-10, 08:40 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

Yup. It was brought to live with that single...

Yup. It was brought to live with that single purpose. It'll see some weekend trips soon too, however, it worked hard in the snow, ice and sludge so it deserves to see some open roads and trails:D
...
Forum: Commuting
02-15-10, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

So here is my Frankenbike a.k.a. Kommuter Mk2 :D ...

So here is my Frankenbike a.k.a. Kommuter Mk2 :D

Nashbar MTB frame.
Nashbar fork
Shimano Deore FD and RD
Shimano Deore XT dual action shifters - just bought from BF member :)
Old triple...
Forum: Commuting
01-16-10, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

It's 58cm. I don't want to hijack this thread,...

It's 58cm. I don't want to hijack this thread, please look here:

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?615358-Sweet-but-tough-58cm-Baby-Blue-freehub-singlespeed-aluminum-carbon-fork-mint

Adam
Forum: Commuting
01-15-10, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,472
Posted By AdamDZ

This was my commuter for last two years. It had a...

This was my commuter for last two years. It had a Shimano 4-speed IGH originally. It was rebuilt for singlespeed after the IGH failed. I also decided I want panniers and more gears so I decided to...
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