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Old 04-18-16, 09:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Doug64 View Post
So nice...
Can you tell me frame size and wheel size?



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My 2008 LHT. I bought it as a complete, but only the crank and rear wheel are still original. It's gone through several iterations of fenders/racks, etc. But here it is ready for a 2 month tour I'll be starting in May.

My road bikes are 56cm although I prefer a bit shorter top tube than typical 56cm bikes, so I got the 54cm LHT as the top tubes do run a little long, and I'm real happy with the fit. It's the most comfortable bike I have.

Now, I need to trim some weight before I start this tour!

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Old 04-18-16, 09:30 AM
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[QUOTE=Doug64;18659126][IMG]http://i783.photobucket.com/albums/yy112/Doug64_photos/Europe%202011/IMG_3580


It maybe 56cm with 26inch wheel???
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Old 04-18-16, 11:45 AM
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[QUOTE=AsianRider92;18699157]
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[IMG]http://i783.photobucket.com/albums/yy112/Doug64_photos/Europe%202011/IMG_3580


It maybe 56cm with 26inch wheel???
No, it is a 58 cm with 700c wheels.
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Old 04-18-16, 04:09 PM
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thats why I bought Shimano A530 touring pedals .... SPD mechanism on one side and a concave stable platform pedal body on the other, you can ride with cleats or normal shoes


as for the saddle damage ... look at getting some black shoe dye. That should sort it
Which side faces up when they're free?
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Old 04-19-16, 06:29 AM
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Which side faces up when they're free?
On mine at least, the tended to go clip-side up just due the wight factor. The platforms are heavier and tend to go down, although it varies a lot. I used these for a while but about two months ago I bought a set of Shimano PD-T700. These have clips and platforms on both sides, much easier to use and include reflectors (every bit helps when on the road). I know they weigh a few ounces more but at some point on touring bike setups it just won't matter as long as it is practical.
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Old 12-01-17, 06:47 PM
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Keep this thread alive... a 26" disc Trucker is on my want list!
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Old 12-01-17, 07:09 PM
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They grow corn that tall where you hang? Anyway, 2 X 26":

Note: Well, OK...they are not disc, done had a couple beers (Friday)!




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Old 12-05-17, 11:32 PM
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On mine at least, the tended to go clip-side up just due the wight factor. The platforms are heavier and tend to go down, although it varies a lot. I used these for a while but about two months ago I bought a set of Shimano PD-T700. These have clips and platforms on both sides, much easier to use and include reflectors (every bit helps when on the road). I know they weigh a few ounces more but at some point on touring bike setups it just won't matter as long as it is practical.
I'm liking the Crank Brothers' DoubleShot pedals. Haven't tried the Shimano A530's but the design looks to have less comfort & grip with street shoes on the clip side. DoubleShots don't spin that freely so it's easy to go from stop & switch to desired side. Previous Crank Bro Mallets were binding & platform on both sides like Shimano PD-T700's & not very comfy/secure grip with street shoes. OTOH Crank Bro bearings don't last forever.
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Old 04-10-19, 08:22 AM
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here's my recent acquisition, been wanting a surly for a long time and got a great deal! does anyone know what year it is, I thought the 'M7*****' serial number indicated an 07' but is it an 08' with the army green color? thx
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here's my recent acquisition, been wanting a surly for a long time and got a great deal! does anyone know what year it is, I thought the 'M7*****' serial number indicated an 07' but is it an 08' with the army green color? thx
M7.... = Maxway (Taiwan) production, 7=2007 year of production. AFAIK all Truckers are/were made by Maxway. You can't go by the color (referenced to archived annual catalogs) exactly because color changes are irregular, plus there's inventory turnover to consider. The M7 is clearly 2007 production, and the framesets, being made of steel, must be finished (with paint, powdercoat, or ED coat) pretty soon after frameset is welded/brazed together.

If you want to replace the damaged decals, Surly sells the entire model decal sheet for 15 bucks.

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cool, thanks for the info
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Old 04-28-19, 10:36 AM
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2016 Disc Trucker (first year of the 10 speed cassette, I'm pretty sure this is a 2015 color, through. In Oregon, CA and Zion NP.

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52 cm (size) 26" (wheel) frame fitted with EA3 wheels.
TRP HY-RD (business in the front), Dia Compe 750 (party in the back) brakes.
Lepper Tourer saddle w/ Carradice Bagman rack (& Nelson Longflap).
Rohloff w/ Gilles Berthoud shifter.

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2013 56cm Surly Disc Trucker - 3x9 mtb/road drivetrain - 700x41 tires - VO fenders / Avid BB7 brakes / Shimano ders + cassette / Truvativ crankset / Campy brifters / Shimano hubs + WS spokes + Alex rims / Brooks saddle

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