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    First Surly

    Ogre built w/a mix of XT/Sram parts, Thomson stem & post, Havoc carbon riser bar (sweet bar), and wheels built by Jude at Sugar Wheel Works w/2.35" big apples. Used as a fitness/town ripper bike - fantastically fun to ride.


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    Very nice!

    I use a Karate Monkey with Big Apples as my "fitness/town ripper bike" too. Plush ride, and I get plenty of exercise pedaling that beast up hills!

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    Yeah, those tires roll real nice once you get them there, but I know what you mean, I bet I lost 1-2 gears going up hills.

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    That is sweet. I'm close to ordering my Ogre frame, and I'll be swapping my current commuter bike stuff over to it... 2.35 BA's included. I have drops on that bike, but man I like the looks of yours. Maybe in 'summer mode' I'll ditch the fenders and go to a flat bar. How wide is that beast of a bar?

    Edit: also, that thompson lay-back seatpost really compliments the tweak in the seat tube.
    You have no excuse for driving to work
    (unless you don't have studded tires)
    (no excuse for that either)

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    Never noticed the post/seat tube line - does look cool. Bar is 750mm (perfect for me). I was also looking at the Enve DH bar, but its not avail, a bit too wide (800mm) and $25 more.

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    Love the red and green colours together. I had an Ogre build sketched out and I was going with the same hoops in that colour. Nice to see how it would have looked.

    Enjoy the new bike....
    Safe riding,

    Vik
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