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Surly Steamroller Photo Superthread!!!

Old 06-16-16, 07:04 AM
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Bike was looking good with new bottles and cages so I took a photo.
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Old 07-13-16, 11:21 PM
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Anyone seen the frost blue Steamroller? I am thinking of building one up.
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Old 07-14-16, 08:33 AM
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Anyone seen the frost blue Steamroller? I am thinking of building one up.
Get one and post it here!
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Old 07-14-16, 09:10 AM
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We got them a couple of weeks ago. The color is super nice and very similar to a blue Bare Knuckle.



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oh I love that.
UGH I can't afford to build another bike!
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Old 07-14-16, 05:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
We got them a couple of weeks ago. The color is super nice and very similar to a blue Bare Knuckle.


Ok, that looks pretty rad. Now I have to decide if I want to build a Staemroller up or buy a wabi. Kinda torn in what I want it to be since it will be my first fixed gear (and probably only)

I will mostly be riding it with my kid and my dad, an on short mid week fitness rides.

The wabi would be more raid oriented, but I would probably build the Staemroller up with more of a gravel/cross vibe.
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Old 07-15-16, 09:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Sully151 View Post
Ok, that looks pretty rad. Now I have to decide if I want to build a Staemroller up or buy a wabi. Kinda torn in what I want it to be since it will be my first fixed gear (and probably only)

I will mostly be riding it with my kid and my dad, an on short mid week fitness rides.

The wabi would be more raid oriented, but I would probably build the Steamroller up with more of a gravel/cross vibe.
The Steamroller will look and ride great whichever direction you want to go with it. You can always change parts, but you can't get aftermarket tire clearance. Obviously the Wabi is a great bike, too.
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Old 07-15-16, 10:15 AM
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Originally Posted by 50voltphantom View Post
The Steamroller will look and ride great whichever direction you want to go with it. You can always change parts, but you can't get aftermarket tire clearance. Obviously the Wabi is a great bike, too.
Sure you can, just grab a metal file and get to work making some extra room.
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Old 07-16-16, 01:01 PM
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Originally Posted by 50voltphantom View Post
The Steamroller will look and ride great whichever direction you want to go with it. You can always change parts, but you can't get aftermarket tire clearance. Obviously the Wabi is a great bike, too.
This is kind of what I am thinking. I love Wabi's (I'm a sucker for lugs) and I love Richard's philosophy (hopefully that will continue), but the Staemroller seems a bit more versatile.
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Old 08-10-16, 10:43 PM
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Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
We got them a couple of weeks ago. The color is super nice and very similar to a blue Bare Knuckle.


Saw this and ordered one immediately. Might have gotten your last 56 Scrod.

Edit: Oh and I am glad they come with a silver seatpost clamp, on the website it was black.
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Old 08-11-16, 07:40 AM
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Originally Posted by oouellette View Post
Saw this and ordered one immediately. Might have gotten your last 56 Scrod.

Edit: Oh and I am glad they come with a silver seatpost clamp, on the website it was black.
Can't wait to see it finished.
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Old 08-11-16, 09:09 AM
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Originally Posted by oouellette View Post
Saw this and ordered one immediately. Might have gotten your last 56 Scrod.

Edit: Oh and I am glad they come with a silver seatpost clamp, on the website it was black.


I know a few Steamroller frames came in yesterday, we just haven't updated the online inventory yet. That's Angie's dept.
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Old 08-11-16, 05:15 PM
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Originally Posted by oouellette View Post
Saw this and ordered one immediately. Might have gotten your last 56 Scrod.

Edit: Oh and I am glad they come with a silver seatpost clamp, on the website it was black.
Congrats! I'm still on the fence, but hope they get another 56 in when I get off it.
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Old 08-11-16, 08:49 PM
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Get off that fence! Both blue and black are in stock.

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Old 08-11-16, 09:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
Get off that fence! Both blue and black are in stock.

I'm trying to make the trip down to the shop to have a look, I live in South OC. Hoping to take the wife to San Diego for a weekend and just happen to "stop by".

It's more of a budget issue at the moment since I will need to buy everything from the ground up.

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Old 08-12-16, 01:12 PM
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Oh Baby! Thats way sexier than the Blue used on the All City Big Block imo.
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Old 02-22-17, 07:34 PM
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Waiting for someone to cop and post that "Drink More Water" color way...
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Old 02-23-17, 12:44 AM
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The general consensus is that everyone hates it.
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Old 02-23-17, 10:58 AM
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Yeah, I ended up looking up the new colorway out of curios and my first reaction was to cringe
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Yeah, I ended up looking up the new colorway out of curios and my first reaction was to cringe
These comments and the name of the color made me curious too. What a dead looking color. How do you Eff up yellow?
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These comments and the name of the color made me curious too. What a dead looking color. How do you Eff up yellow?
I'm thinking it was a joke gone wrong.

Somebody must've dropped a line that inspired the new colorway after referencing how the previous color looks like water and how it has "worked its way down the previous model year".

They didn't mean it but product thought they did and the people that sign off on such decisions had enough faith in their product team that even though they had a bad gut feeling about it, they still signed the go ahead.
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How Surly manages to get away with some of the colors they do is beyond me. At the same time their "Spray Tan" and "Moonlit Swamp" were killer.
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No me gusta

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I think im the only one who likes it
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I'm undecided. I don't hate it. I think it would look good if built up with the right components, just not sure what those would be.

This is coming from a guy who stumbled into a Steamroller in the color some folks have described as "bloody stool." I love that bike, but don't really care for its color.

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