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Forum: Commuting
03-31-15, 08:39 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Thanks gulfcoast!

Thanks gulfcoast!
Forum: Commuting
03-29-15, 12:59 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8714/16967654071_7e...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8714/16967654071_7e369ddc24_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rRnEpR)
Forum: Commuting
01-22-15, 11:01 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

sweeeet

sweeeet
Forum: Commuting
01-05-15, 10:41 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Thanks I was going for a primary color thing with...

Thanks I was going for a primary color thing with the yellow housings
Forum: Commuting
01-05-15, 10:02 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7579/16005256889_21...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7579/16005256889_21bac138f7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/qok8fZ)
Forum: Commuting
12-09-14, 10:52 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

New to me old Peugeot. Rides real nice and zippy....

New to me old Peugeot. Rides real nice and zippy. My first bike with indexed shifting. Swanky. Needs to be cleaned and regreased (and that dinky cable lock has got to be cut off) but it's in great...
Forum: Commuting
10-31-14, 07:18 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Looks good and practical. That bag stuffed under...

Looks good and practical. That bag stuffed under the saddle however; doesn't that belong on the other end of the top tube attached to the stem, not the seatpost? That would drive me nuts.
Forum: Commuting
09-17-14, 07:46 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

hell of a bike, Sixty

hell of a bike, Sixty
Forum: Commuting
09-01-14, 07:03 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

This is COMPLETELY AWESOME!

This is COMPLETELY AWESOME!
Forum: Commuting
08-21-14, 12:35 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

thanks Marc40a: it's my favorite cloth h-bar wrap...

thanks Marc40a: it's my favorite cloth h-bar wrap made by Newbaums. Cotton Bar Tape from Newbaum's (http://www.newbaums.com/)

I've seen a few Norcos here in Florida aka Southern Canada
Forum: Commuting
08-14-14, 06:59 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Thanks himespau, I think blue is a good choice...

Thanks himespau, I think blue is a good choice too. It would be something a little different, which I like. Can't go wrong with white, either
Forum: Commuting
08-13-14, 07:39 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5556/14908307861_01...

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5556/14908307861_018774f1f7_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/oHoYwH)Specialized Rockhopper (https://flic.kr/p/oHoYwH) by (cobrabyte)...
Forum: Commuting
05-22-14, 07:43 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

They are! It's nice to take the gnarly roads I...

They are! It's nice to take the gnarly roads I normally avoid on my commute. Changes up the scenery. "Floaty" is the word that comes to mind.

Thanks for the kind words, gents.
Forum: Commuting
05-22-14, 07:02 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

well thank you good sir! it's a blast. ...

well thank you good sir! it's a blast.

always nice to see that Pug of yours. A true classic.
Forum: Commuting
05-22-14, 06:33 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

every one of my bikes does double-duty as a...

every one of my bikes does double-duty as a commuter. This one is no exception. Cross-post from C&V; my 1983 Lotus Pegasus that I built up with M.A.P. / Ahearne bars, half-step+granny gearing, a...
Forum: Commuting
04-12-14, 05:43 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7096/13800307053_37...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7096/13800307053_37b97fceab_h.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/n2ubuv)
Forum: Commuting
10-18-13, 06:56 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Thanks it does the job well I've used it for a...

Thanks it does the job well I've used it for a few years now and FL gets a lot of rain so it gets used often.



That's good info thanks, yep 1/8" I like it so far so I'll stick with it.
Forum: Commuting
10-18-13, 03:26 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Thanks guys, yes the chain is a bit looser than I...

Thanks guys, yes the chain is a bit looser than I normally run it. I put on a new chain yesterday and am doing a bit of an experiment. I'm trying the whole "track slack" thing on the street to see if...
Forum: Commuting
10-18-13, 12:35 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5503/10349115805_044...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5503/10349115805_04467589b1_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/cobrabyte/10349115805/)
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5522/10349109706_6cd1643a22_b.jpg...
Forum: Commuting
06-29-13, 08:48 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Super happy with the progress on my Trek. Fit is...

Super happy with the progress on my Trek. Fit is perfect and the new 32c WTB all-terrainasaurus tires handle the brick roads on my commute with ease. It's nice being able to take the scenic route to...
Forum: Commuting
06-20-13, 06:48 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Thanks :) I'm really pleased to report the...

Thanks :) I'm really pleased to report the commute yesterday was unlike what I'm used to. I have lots of bikes, but this one is just the right amount of a comfortable upright riding position without...
Forum: Commuting
06-19-13, 11:49 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Still a work in progress with some more things to...

Still a work in progress with some more things to add (like handlebar wrap), but I've been building up this old Trek over the past week and rode it today to work for the first time. Super comfortable...
Forum: Commuting
09-12-12, 06:10 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

It's a new light to me, I've used it all this...

It's a new light to me, I've used it all this week and the light does provide plenty to be seen and see the road about 10-20 yards ahead of me...all the light I need in the small city I live in....
Forum: Commuting
09-11-12, 07:35 AM
Replies: 15,254
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Posted By cobrabyte

^Its very inexpensive ($11.99 @ my LBS, batteries...

^Its very inexpensive ($11.99 @ my LBS, batteries included) and made by Sunlite. Model # HL-L301.
Forum: Commuting
09-10-12, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15,254
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Posted By cobrabyte

My 1986 Specialized Rockhopper. Getting...

My 1986 Specialized Rockhopper. Getting everything dialed in, I added a LED front light and removed the full fenders for now. Next I'd like to upgrade the handlbar bag to something more stable, maybe...
Forum: Commuting
09-04-12, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15,254
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Posted By cobrabyte

Really well done!

Really well done!
Forum: Commuting
08-18-12, 09:29 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Still need to add a rear rack but it is getting...

Still need to add a rear rack but it is getting done. Just finished building this 1986 Specialized Rockhopper as my do it all bike. Rode ~30 miles last night and can't wait for next time :)...
Forum: Commuting
06-04-12, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,313
Posted By cobrabyte

Awesome, I love it. I'm sold on a Surly being my...

Awesome, I love it. I'm sold on a Surly being my first real "new" bike. Now...time to save up for one.
Forum: Commuting
06-02-12, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15,254
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Posted By cobrabyte

All set up for everyday stuff. The panniers do...

All set up for everyday stuff. The panniers do add a noticeable weight, but they'll be a huge convenience and they pop off the basket easily.
...
Forum: Commuting
06-02-12, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,313
Posted By cobrabyte

Thanks for the kind words guys. And I'm with...

Thanks for the kind words guys.

And I'm with you Sixty Fiver: this is one of my favorite threads on the forums / these commuting bikes all have a character and seem to reflect the owners very well...
Forum: Commuting
06-02-12, 06:34 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,313
Posted By cobrabyte

Lol! That actually gave me a chickle. It's a...

Lol! That actually gave me a chickle. It's a small little tool pouch that has just enough room for a spare tube, tire lever & patch kit. I attached it to the back of my Wald basket that I added to...
Forum: Commuting
06-01-12, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,313
Posted By cobrabyte

I've been commuting on this almost exclusively...

I've been commuting on this almost exclusively since I built it up a couple of weeks back. I just added a Wald basket to the rear rack also, and got some great panniers for shopping trips that...
Forum: Commuting
06-29-11, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,313
Posted By cobrabyte

updated pic of my Gitane commuter. I'm glad I...

updated pic of my Gitane commuter. I'm glad I added the fenders, we have been getting rain pretty much every single day since I installed them :) The rear rack is also new, and very helpful. Next is...
Forum: Commuting
06-21-11, 04:25 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

^thats awesome!

^thats awesome!
Forum: Commuting
06-21-11, 09:36 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

good guess! I beleive it is a moreton bay fig...

good guess! I beleive it is a moreton bay fig tree, but from what i understand a banyon is a type of fig tree as well. When I posted this bike in the c&v forum, a discussion around the tree also...
Forum: Commuting
06-21-11, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,313
Posted By cobrabyte

Well, I have been riding for over 5 years with my...

Well, I have been riding for over 5 years with my saddles at this tilt, and have not experienced any issues. I prefer to sit toward the far rear of my saddles, and if I "level" my saddles, I end up...
Forum: Commuting
06-20-11, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,313
Posted By cobrabyte

I'm sure I've posted all of these bikes...

I'm sure I've posted all of these bikes elsewhere....since I commute on all of them, I'll post them here as a group:

2011 Mercier Kilo TT: this is the bike I take when I wake up late, and want to...
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