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09-05-11, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By Metricoclock

The Clownshow rims with Big Fat Larry tires will...

The Clownshow rims with Big Fat Larry tires will not fit into a Pugsley or Mukluk properly. To do so you would have to remove a few gears from your cassette and replace them with spacers, and then...
Forum: Commuting
04-05-11, 10:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,159
Posted By Metricoclock

Buy another Road Morph, it is the best portable...

Buy another Road Morph, it is the best portable pump on the market hands down.
03-20-11, 01:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By Metricoclock

Actually...... if you notice the Xtracycle HD kit...

Actually...... if you notice the Xtracycle HD kit is actually a copy of the rear of the Big Dummy in structure/design.
Forum: Commuting
02-17-11, 02:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,069
Posted By Metricoclock

This was the first thing that popped into my mind...

This was the first thing that popped into my mind also.
Doesn't make sense.
Forum: Commuting
02-17-11, 01:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,436
Posted By Metricoclock

i was expecting a situation of the bag getting...

i was expecting a situation of the bag getting stuck to your face and blinding you, i'm glad that didn't happen but it was what i was expecting haha
Forum: Commuting
12-23-10, 07:09 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,088
Posted By Metricoclock

The Robbin's Egg Blue really looks better in...

The Robbin's Egg Blue really looks better in person than any picture i've seen of it.
Forum: Commuting
12-18-10, 01:56 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,088
Posted By Metricoclock

brooks saddles belong on any Surly, the B-17 is...

brooks saddles belong on any Surly, the B-17 is the perfect saddle for my cross-check
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2700/4419381298_0343638ff9_m.jpg
Forum: Commuting
11-06-10, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Metricoclock

i tend to wear my knickers to and after work and...

i tend to wear my knickers to and after work and usually wool sweaters too with a wool cycling jersey underneath.

for instance, long sleeved body armor shirt, followed by wool jersey, followed by...
Forum: Great Lakes
08-25-10, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By Metricoclock

Moving to Minneapolis from Ann Arbor!

So i'm moving to Minneapolis tomorrow! I have no bike friends out there yet and will need to make some new ones! Are there any fun riding events I should know about? Good weekly rides? Or even areas...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-10, 06:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,515
Posted By Metricoclock

I wouldn't think twice about picking up a LHT for...

I wouldn't think twice about picking up a LHT for even just commuting.
I have a cross-check and it's great for light touring, but I couldn't load it up like i could a LHT.
Forum: Commuting
06-12-10, 06:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,017
Posted By Metricoclock

I carry mine in my belt. I don't need to lock it...

I carry mine in my belt. I don't need to lock it onto myself like the person in the picture though.
Forum: Touring
05-25-10, 03:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 964
Posted By Metricoclock

I agree. They were my first choice and I have...

I agree. They were my first choice and I have been very happy with mine ever since. I've never have thought they were too big for everyday commuting.
Forum: Commuting
05-24-10, 08:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,004
Posted By Metricoclock

nice and short, but you should have multiple...

nice and short, but you should have multiple choice options.
Forum: Commuting
05-24-10, 07:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,348
Posted By Metricoclock

I average around 16-18mph on my Surly Cross-Check...

I average around 16-18mph on my Surly Cross-Check with 1x9 gearing and loaded pannier for sustained periods in average varying terrain. If i was out in a flat area on my fixed gear with flat bars, no...
Forum: Commuting
05-17-10, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,747
Posted By Metricoclock

SKS P35 Fenders. I have them on my Surly...

SKS P35 Fenders.

I have them on my Surly Cross-Check.
Forum: Commuting
05-07-10, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,487
Posted By Metricoclock

Woops my mistake, i for some reason thinking the...

Woops my mistake, i for some reason thinking the Portland.
Forum: Commuting
05-07-10, 07:11 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,141
Posted By Metricoclock

Surly Cross-Check ...

Surly Cross-Check

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2700/4419381298_0343638ff9.jpg
Forum: Commuting
05-07-10, 07:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,415
Posted By Metricoclock

I shall now introduce you to "The Semi-Trucker" ,...

I shall now introduce you to "The Semi-Trucker" , this is my buddies rig setup.
Surly Long Haul Trucker with a reused kid's trailer that has a roof rack tray mounted onto it, for hauling his polo...
Forum: Commuting
05-07-10, 06:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,487
Posted By Metricoclock

I'm not a fan of the Aluminum Trek 520. The...

I'm not a fan of the Aluminum Trek 520.
The Sojourn is a nice bike but very heavy and still pricey.
A Surly Cross-Check or Long Haul Trucker is my recommendation.
Forum: Commuting
05-01-10, 03:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,504
Posted By Metricoclock

my bike polo bike is fixed gear with a 26x18...

my bike polo bike is fixed gear with a 26x18 drivetrain, it climbs hills like they are not there, just kinda sucks when you want to go hills. It's always a give and take, but if you are unsure don't...
Forum: Great Lakes
04-27-10, 01:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 400
Posted By Metricoclock

Bike Ypsi Spring Ride & Festival 2010 - Ypsilanti, MI

http://a2bikegeek.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/spring10banner.gif?w=500&h=233

This Sunday May 2nd, 2010 there will be the "Bike Ypsi Spring Ride & Festival 2010"
This is a fun event for all ages,...
Forum: Commuting
04-26-10, 09:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,014
Posted By Metricoclock

Salsa Fargo http://salsacycles.com/bikes/fargo/

Salsa Fargo
http://salsacycles.com/bikes/fargo/
Forum: Commuting
04-04-10, 05:34 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 306,300
Posted By Metricoclock

I built my Surly Cross-Check in the Rivendell...

I built my Surly Cross-Check in the Rivendell likeness after I saw a sweet Hillsborne
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2700/4419381298_0343638ff9.jpg
Forum: Commuting
04-01-10, 12:11 AM
Forum: Commuting
03-31-10, 11:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,899
Posted By Metricoclock

brodie

brodie
Forum: Commuting
03-31-10, 11:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,994
Posted By Metricoclock

I would choose the Alley Way. Reasons: -...

I would choose the Alley Way.
Reasons:
- Steel frame(much more forgiving on bumps in the road and general comfort)
- Brooks B17(great saddle, by far the best I've ever owned, and feels great when...
03-19-10, 11:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 723
Posted By Metricoclock

Phil Wood - Rest in Peace

Phil Wood has recently passed away, he will sorely be missed by all.

A2 Bikegeek - Phil Wood - Rest in Peace (http://a2bikegeek.wordpress.com/2010/03/20/phil-wood-rest-in-peace/)
Forum: Commuting
03-18-10, 11:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 846
Posted By Metricoclock

24hrs too late

24hrs too late
03-09-10, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 653
Posted By Metricoclock

from my experience (short lived) as a pedicab...

from my experience (short lived) as a pedicab driver there's no way to get that thing to drift hahaha. But those thing weigh a TON.
03-08-10, 11:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 676
Posted By Metricoclock

A2 Bike Geek - my blog about tech, cycling and general bike geekdom

Hi there,

So i've been here on Bike Forums for a while now and it never occurred to me to look to see if there was a bloggers section, but alas I found it today!
...
Forum: Commuting
02-11-10, 07:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,991
Posted By Metricoclock

yeah wear the wool right up on your skin. You...

yeah wear the wool right up on your skin. You will be amazed how well the wool wears with out getting stank.
Forum: Commuting
01-15-10, 10:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,200
Posted By Metricoclock

I've wondered this my self a few times. But...

I've wondered this my self a few times.
But then again, i use panniers so i never run into this unless i have both filled and something large strapped across the back.

When i do have something...
Forum: Commuting
11-11-09, 06:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,237
Posted By Metricoclock

i think my cross-check's would have too ;) ...

i think my cross-check's would have too ;)

Praise Steel.
Forum: Commuting
10-18-09, 12:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,742
Posted By Metricoclock

+2 the bike is like a swiss army knife

+2 the bike is like a swiss army knife
Forum: Commuting
10-18-09, 12:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By Metricoclock

Working in a bike shop and seeing year round...

Working in a bike shop and seeing year round commuters come in with their trigger shifters still intact I would not worry. I've not even heard of an issue with it.

My guess if anything -40...
Forum: Commuting
10-18-09, 12:27 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,304
Posted By Metricoclock

I ride at times while smoking. I usually enjoy a...

I ride at times while smoking. I usually enjoy a smoke after a nice long ride while drinking a beer, but then again I'm a smoker and a commuter and then some. I do enjoy the odd looks from people...
09-10-09, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,411
Posted By Metricoclock

^^^^ one of the local shop owners has one of...

^^^^
one of the local shop owners has one of those, he calls it "the conference bike"
09-09-09, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,411
Posted By Metricoclock

Pedi-cabs

So tomorrow i start my first day as a pedi-cab driver! I'm excited to get paid to ride a bike around!
Anyone else here ever drive a pedi-cab???
08-22-09, 11:33 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 13,121
Posted By Metricoclock

Well this is my first post in this thread! I am...

Well this is my first post in this thread!
I am currently between moving out of one house and into another and am living off the back of my bike! I do have a vehicle but i don't normally drive it...
07-28-09, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 837
Posted By Metricoclock

I have Continental Contacts 700x38c if i run...

I have Continental Contacts 700x38c

if i run them at 100psi they just steamroll over everything, if i drop them down to 85psi they are like floating on clouds.
Forum: Commuting
07-28-09, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,969
Posted By Metricoclock

I'm a huge fan of the Giant Transend, i sell all...

I'm a huge fan of the Giant Transend, i sell all the ones we get at the shop the second the come in.
I do not recommend the Suede, crappy components, i would rather put a customer on a Cypress ST/DX...
Forum: Commuting
07-25-09, 05:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,808
Posted By Metricoclock

my ultegra chain has been great, check your chain...

my ultegra chain has been great, check your chain tool, if it is defective it will damage chains during installation.
Forum: Commuting
06-17-09, 12:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,464
Posted By Metricoclock

I've used electrical tape in a pinch

I've used electrical tape in a pinch
Forum: Commuting
06-16-09, 05:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,235
Posted By Metricoclock

i've had two customers come in the shop in the...

i've had two customers come in the shop in the past week after getting hit by cars, todays the girl was pretty luckey and the rear wheel took the whole impact, frame and everything else looked to be...
Forum: Commuting
06-16-09, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By Metricoclock

plus have fun getting any work done on it if it...

plus have fun getting any work done on it if it breaks down.
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By Metricoclock

i wouldn't recommend a tour of that length on an...

i wouldn't recommend a tour of that length on an FCR3, aluminum frame and short wheel base.
Look for a steel frame with a longer wheelbase, your body will thank you.
Forum: Commuting
06-13-09, 10:09 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,314
Posted By Metricoclock

Ortlieb Roll Top Classic , so great to have.

Ortlieb Roll Top Classic , so great to have.
Forum: Commuting
06-13-09, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15,294
Views: 11,043,735
Posted By Metricoclock

Thats a Surly Travelers-Check. It's a...

Thats a Surly Travelers-Check.

It's a Cross-Check with SS couplers
Forum: Commuting
06-13-09, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,646
Posted By Metricoclock

buy some Nitto mustache bars from velo orange and...

buy some Nitto mustache bars from velo orange and throw them on your rig.
Forum: Foo
06-11-09, 08:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,122
Posted By Metricoclock

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