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02-27-22, 12:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 516
Posted By blurcovenky

I'm a mechanic in a bike shop in Minneapolis....

I'm a mechanic in a bike shop in Minneapolis. Supporting your local bike shop goes a long way into supporting your local community. Likewise buying from your local grocer or butcher to many other...
Forum: Commuting
02-14-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 15,574
Views: 11,930,735
Posted By blurcovenky

I have a feeling that you chain is cut a tad...

I have a feeling that you chain is cut a tad (couple of links) too short. Some experts here could weigh in.
Forum: Touring
02-09-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,080
Posted By blurcovenky

Among the many suggestions, my 2 cents. Try the...

Among the many suggestions, my 2 cents. Try the Handsome Devil. Handsome is a Minneapolis based company, the are relatively small but very reliable making value for money bikes I recently bough one....
Forum: Commuting
02-09-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15,574
Views: 11,930,735
Posted By blurcovenky

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15 years, going strong.
02-08-22, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4,050
Views: 314,272
Posted By blurcovenky

After -35 F, 30 F feels like summer. A 22 mile...

After -35 F, 30 F feels like summer. A 22 mile ride to buy parts for project brought great joy. ...
02-08-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 843
Posted By blurcovenky

Winter ...

Winter
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02-08-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By blurcovenky

I don't live in India now, I'm in the US for the...

I don't live in India now, I'm in the US for the next couple of years. But, I've been on the fringes of the bicycle industry and worked in a bike shop there until less than a year ago.

I...
02-07-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By blurcovenky

India on a cycle - A repository of cycles and cyclists in India

Looking to create a repository of cycles and cyclists in India. Whether you live there or you are touring through the country post a picture of your cycle and the landscape. One of the biggest...
02-04-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,525
Posted By blurcovenky

You should check them out. Living in Minneapolis,...

You should check them out. Living in Minneapolis, this is a local company for me and it feels good to support a local business. That apart, they are really nice people, running a small business,...
01-31-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,129
Posted By blurcovenky

Guess that's how capitalism works. Bigger is...

Guess that's how capitalism works. Bigger is stronger. I worked at an LBS that sold Specialized bikes and know first hand how the company operates. The house always wins.
Forum: Commuting
01-31-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,372
Posted By blurcovenky

I understand that this is a post from 7 years...

I understand that this is a post from 7 years ago. Just for anyone finding this post while looking for comparison. Thanks to inputs from many experienced people on this page and the help of Jesse,...
01-27-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,525
Posted By blurcovenky

By the way, I just bought a Handsome Devil, not...

By the way, I just bought a Handsome Devil, not based on any reviews, I could not find much info online. I went with my gut. They had a sale on their frame sets. Below is a picture of the bike I...
Forum: Touring
01-23-22, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4,654
Views: 2,443,419
Posted By blurcovenky

That bike is super cool. It's awesome that it'd...

That bike is super cool. It's awesome that it'd mostly used parts.
Forum: Commuting
01-22-22, 01:11 AM
Replies: 15,574
Views: 11,930,735
Posted By blurcovenky

Just finished building this one. Got the frame...

Just finished building this one. Got the frame and fork new on sale. Everything else was bought used. Handsome Devil....
01-22-22, 01:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,925
Posted By blurcovenky

Thanks to all of you who posted their inputs and...

Thanks to all of you who posted their inputs and points of view. I went ahead with the Panaracer 700x35c T-Serve. Seems like a good fit. Looking forward to a long relationship with this bike :) There...
01-18-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,925
Posted By blurcovenky

True that I might be 'over thinking it'. I'm also...

True that I might be 'over thinking it'. I'm also working on a budget and hoping to get it as close to right the first time, hopefully, with inputs from other people who have had similar...
01-18-22, 09:10 PM
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