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Old 01-08-20, 03:28 PM
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First post pic, first bike and rode 10mi to work earlier. Bought the bike used for $300, replaced the grips, added a bell and kickstand. Loving it so far


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Old 01-16-20, 12:45 PM
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I build up this Soma Fog cutter about a week ago. It is over kill for a 10mi (round trip) commute, but will also serve as my road, gravel, long distance bike. I still need to replace the stem (current one is borrowed) and mess with the spacers (maybe cut the steerer more), but it feels pretty good as it is. It sits next to me at the office, so it is secure.




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Old 01-16-20, 01:50 PM
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here is mine 85 miyata team, with modern 105 5800, gp5000 tires and race blades for the winter, and crap load of cygolites (2 1100 lumen up front)

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Old 01-20-20, 11:57 AM
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Cinelli SS

I built this up from scratch.
H+ wheels
ThickSlicks
Brooke Saddle
Cinelli bars/Seatpost
Nitto Stem
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Old 01-27-20, 09:48 AM
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?? Why is the stem lugged but the frame not?
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Old 01-30-20, 11:10 AM
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Today morning on my way to work
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Old 01-30-20, 11:29 AM
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Today morning on my way to work
Beautiful. Where's the bike?
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Old 01-30-20, 11:32 AM
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?? Why is the stem lugged but the frame not?
I can’t tell you why but it’s normal. Surly Cross Check and Straggler and the bike formerly known as Novara Randonneur are the same way. So are some Soma bikes.
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This picture came out better than I had expected. This is my 1974 Raleigh International which I built up from a frame and fork. I also painted it. It is locked here outside a school that I visited on Tuesday, on my journey to become a school teacher when I grow up.

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Old 01-30-20, 06:31 PM
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This picture came out better than I had expected. This is my 1974 Raleigh International which I built up from a frame and fork. I also painted it. It is locked here outside a school that I visited on Tuesday, on my journey to become a school teacher when I grow up.

school doesn’t have a bike rack? Hmmm
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Old 01-30-20, 06:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Paopawdecarabao View Post
First post pic, first bike and rode 10mi to work earlier. Bought the bike used for $300, replaced the grips, added a bell and kickstand. Loving it so far
cool can you rotate the pedals a full rotation with that stand? Or do they strike the ground or stand?
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Old 01-30-20, 10:26 PM
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I have an Old-School MIELE MTB that now has a dropbar, and Alivio (older style) V-brake calipers and Tectro V-brake levers that I use for getting around in winter. I have it shod with 26" x 2.125" knobby tires. In summer or after the snow season I often put 1'5" slicks on it. It then makes a faster commuting bike or a nice touring bike.

Here are two images of it before I put the V-brakes components on it.




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Old 01-31-20, 10:48 AM
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Originally Posted by Korina View Post
Beautiful. Where's the bike?
Day after, same place around same time - Bit wet in the morning today
Centurion ProTour15 with modern Shimano 105 5800.
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Old 01-31-20, 10:57 AM
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... I often put 1'5" slicks on it....
Golly, I've heard of "fat tires", but.....
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Old 01-31-20, 07:23 PM
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Golly, I've heard of "fat tires", but.....
Finger slipped on the Shift key. LOL Thus should have been 1.5" not 1.5'.

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school doesn’t have a bike rack? Hmmm
Actually, it does, and even better, they were in use! And clearly, these are middle-school-kid-size bikes.

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I have put a lot of miles in a short time on my bulls cross mover. it makes riding fun for me again.


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I have put a lot of miles in a short time on my bulls cross mover. it makes riding fun for me again.
excellent trunk!
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^^^^^ JATO cleverly disguised as just a bunch of Legos.
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excellent trunk!
my first e bike that got returned I needed a chain to lock it because no lock without work would go around it. got the idea for a box and as soon as I built it I thought of making out of Lego. took some practice and finding the right glue that would really lock it together. I play around what I have on the lid right now it is baby mec with batman on a raptor. now it just holds a spare tube and tools.
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Old 02-03-20, 08:11 PM
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my first e bike that got returned I needed a chain to lock it because no lock without work would go around it. got the idea for a box and as soon as I built it I thought of making out of Lego. took some practice and finding the right glue that would really lock it together. I play around what I have on the lid right now it is baby mec with batman on a raptor. now it just holds a spare tube and tools.
that's great, gotta show my son
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Old 02-13-20, 08:32 PM
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Old 02-25-20, 10:02 AM
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This is my winter commuter/gravel/leave my bike in town bike. Felt f-40x, lovely ride. But not as fun on road as my summer bike
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Old 03-03-20, 10:18 AM
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My Bianchi Super San Jose8


My first commute after conversion. I'm referring to is as a Super San Jose8 as it uses the microshift Inter-8 brifiter and compared to the hub-bub or the j-tek shifter I don't have to remove my hands to shift..
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Old 03-05-20, 09:11 AM
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Sirrus Rider your tires look slightly flat in that picture.
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