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    somehow those swoopy bars have lead me to wanting a new 29er Hunter or Retro Tec
    this has happened b4
    last time, i had this Easton Mag stem layin around
    all brand new like
    and i kept thinking of a bike that i'd build up around the stem
    this time is that crazy Mary bar
    it is a weird bar
    and im not sure if i'll get use to it
    i keep eyeballing bars like the Midge, or Salsa Bell Lap
    something with a little flare
    knowing the way i tend to ride
    i keep thinking a 29er with a compact road crank
    something with the gear, i want more gear
    the idea is in my head
    its just a matter of getting the specs together
    thats 1/2 the fun
    to get all caught up in it
    spec it all out
    do the money
    and then sit back...
    and say to myself..."do i really want to spend that much money?"

    i put SpeedCity's on the Moto Rapido with 28c Conti road tyres
    the narrow cut down flat bar
    the bike moves to places i didnt even know i thought of...
    pretty darn squirly...after getting off the Pug

    peace...d
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    today is WEIRD
    on the way home on 2 occasions people leaned out of their cars yelling stupid stuff.
    kids...
    friday night...
    it was weird...
    you know...
    they are kids, just hanging out of the car yelling stupid stuff...
    suddenly i could see how and why kids wreck so much.
    crazy ass kids...
    the world is weird.
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    the Surly crew is laffs...

    The Surly crew is laffs...

    i love this...
    its classic
    ------------------------------------------------------------------
    Some people still prefer standard 100mm spacing on their Pug forks though. Slight weight advantage? Don't want to buy another hub, or want to be able to use a normal hubset in case you should ever move the hubs to a different bike? Or maybe you just like wrestling a super fat rim in and out of a narrow opening. Whatever your reason, your O.L.D. dreams have come true. We now have 100mm O.L.D. Pugsley forks. Like their 135mm counterpart, they're black tapered straight leg cro-moly, with disc tab and removeable canti pivots. Still 447mm axle-to-crown. They're in stock at QBP, part number FK0701.
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    pics

    Pug
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    @ selfpropelleddevo

    i love your bikesetup and your photos! i am searching pug dealers in germany right now cause i have fallen in love with that bike...

    i am thinking about a shimano alfine 8 gear hub, which got very good test results and is cheap enough for me

    greetings

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    no wonder...

    i get to work and this is what i see
    no wonder we are the way we (as Americans) are
    that is...
    our HEALTH
    people, be mindful of what you consume.
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    and check this out.
    I dig this columnist


    Our world is cornier than ever
    Joy Colangelo As It Turns Out
    Monterey County Herald
    Article Last Updated:05/20/2007 01:28:58 AM PDT
    The United States produces 9 billion bushels of corn per year, twice as much as any other crop and much of it subsidized with your tax dollars.
    What do we do with all that corn? Feed the world's hungry?

    Of course not.

    Three out of every five kernels are fed to animals, and with most of the rest, we make products that aren't edible. It's the food we feed our food and it's the food we feed our frivolities. Just for fun — and isn't this always a fun column? — guess which one of the following is not made from corn:

    Tires, aspirin, yarn, glue, batteries, spark plugs, ink, latex paint, licorice, crayons, chalk, disposable diapers, computer screens, toothpaste, cows or match heads.

    Ponder the list for a second while we talk a little more about corn.

    The typical grocery store has 4,000 products on the shelf with corn as an ingredient. The products aren't always what you might think. Let's say you buy the ingredients for a breakfast of bacon, eggs, milk and toast with margarine and jam. Rest assured, or unassured, each item is essentially made of corn, even the plastic cartons they come in. Matter of fact, we eat so much corn, hidden in most every product, that it could be said that Americans are made of corn.

    If we should get sick from that breakfast, and over a few decades we may, the IV line in the hospital will be made of corn, as will most of the pills. Funny thing is, we wouldn't be so sick if our animals did not eat corn. A cow fed on corn was never meant to stomach such a thing. They are grass eaters, their stomachs lacking the acid to digest corn. But given no choice but corn, their stomachs will become highly acidic. E. coli, always present in cow stomachs, is now bathed in acid, when once it wasn't.

    If we ate the meat of grass-fed cows, we would get more good cholesterol than if we had eaten wild salmon, and the acid in our stomachs would have killed any E. coli because it would have been its first exposure. The corn messes the whole cycle up. We pay for that illogical cycle with our taxes, with our cash at the grocery store and ultimately with our health.

    The logic of the food chain is missing from our diet. We've got our combinations all wrong.

    Other cultures combine foods to foster health. Raw fish in Asia is eaten with wasabi, a powerful anti-microbial. Food combinations like onion, garlic, oregano and tomato offer potent anti-bacteria properties. Cilantro eaten with chicken is twice as lethal to the bacterium Salmonella as the drug gentamicin, a common treatment for salmonella poisoning.

    When we import a cuisine, we shouldn't pick and choose the condiments. The combinations ensure that an important cure is not left out. Just as corn in South America is eaten with lime to unlock the niacin, and fermented soy is served with rice to open up more nutrients in Asia, cows in the United States should be fed grass to produce healthful meat.

    So back to our quiz:

    The product not made from corn is ... wait for it ... computer screens.

    Computer screens are made from soybeans, silly.


    Joy Colangelo's column runs in Commentary twice a month. She is an occupational therapist and author of "Embodied Wisdom: What our anatomy can teach us about the art of living." She can be reached at bellpg@AOL.com.
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    drivetrain

    New drivetrain for the Pug.
    it was getting pretty grindy feeling, and the chain creep on the cogs and chainrings kept me wondering, at what point will something break?
    no more wondering
    new parts.
    so its been since 10/05 that i've been on the Pug
    i wonder what the mileage is
    i guess thats what cyclometers are for, among other things
    anyways...new gears and chain
    cool...
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    new drivetrain like butter
    best of all...
    44x11t
    oh ya...
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    I get to work today and the new girl comes up to me...
    "Hi, we havent met yet, but i've seen you around. I'm so and so"
    cool
    so how do you like here so far?
    yada yada yada
    so where did you come from? your last job, etc...
    yada yada yada
    so i guess you dont mind the drive
    oh no. its great. as long as i have my stereo, yada yada yada
    my brother says i need to be really careful, and i'm always telling him to not talk about it
    (something along those lines)
    ya you need to be really careful when your driving. the world is crazy in that way.
    i was involved in a head on collision with a drunk driver.
    totaled my car.
    what kind of car did you have?
    i had a new Honda Element
    (she laughs)
    one of those boxy things?
    ya
    its a really good car in crashes, i took maybe a total of 2 advils. i think i might have had a light bruise from the seatbelt.
    so i havent had a car for the last 2.5yrs
    (now this is the classic part)
    the look on her face was great!
    "and because of that you dont want to drive?"
    well...something like that...
    (still totally amazed)
    so what do you do?
    I ride my bike
    (she laughs again)
    (i smile)
    so you put your bike on the front of the bus?
    (i laugh)
    no
    no bus
    i just keep going...

    i was so entertained by the interaction
    it was classic!

    as our conversation dwindled i was making note to the degree at which she holds the value of her car
    of her life
    of all the things she's worked for
    all the while
    i think i see the ego at work there
    so bound to those things, and a certain, typical programed view of the world
    and there she was...
    at this awkward moment
    as she lightly would step back
    not sure of what to think of me...
    as if she had just rounded a corner and came across a rattle snake
    and i just laughed at it all...

    its one of those moments when the world unfolds
    for the moment you seem to understand
    the bondage
    the liberation

    :-)

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    AWESOME!!!

    Wish I could have seen the look on her face.

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    on road bikes...

    being Memorial Day and all...
    VCM had a little road ride posted
    something about heading up to Surf City Coffee in Aptos
    i had been thinking about taking the Pug out for the 75mile jaunt
    and over 2 days, i kept wondering if I'd be able to haul it at roadbike pace for the distance...
    in the am, i decided to take out the roadbike.
    i cant remember the last time i spun the cranks on it
    the rationale went something like this...
    its rare that i have a Holiday off
    and its good to get out and do a little social thing
    take the road bike
    its like belonging to a Mustang, or Porsche club
    Holiday, social ride, roadbike

    Narrow cranks
    172.5 crankarms
    the whole thing tripped me out
    some HammerNutrion fuel mixed into bottles
    carbon shoes
    and i was all geeked out
    wow!
    crazy road bike with Zipps and all
    i have no real idea how far we went
    it was good to ride
    as it turned out the club ended up having different desires of rides
    so invariably the group split
    so homey G$, Good Guy Ernie T and myself kept our way
    somewhere along the way, we decided to run thru the back area of Pajaro, Elkhorn, around the back side of the slough, and home
    I was totally pleased to ride in a pace line
    little to no ego, just pulling, and drifting to the back
    really what i think it was, was the company
    Homey G$ & Good Guy Ernie T
    roadbike was great...crazy fast
    and i think i was getting addicted to that 53x11t
    stupid fast

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    5hr day

    today i went up the road to Watsonville to check out a local frame builder, get all measured up, and drop a deposit on a swank new ride!
    what a yuppie!
    round trip it was just shy of 5hrs on the bike
    on the way there of course i was pretty much all biz getting there
    on the way home, it was a different story...
    a little bit of a side trip
    i took this funky levee trail that runs along the Pajro River
    kind of trippy
    then i made 2 stops
    one at the new Surf City Coffee Shop in Moss Landing
    and then at Pezzini Farms to grab a coke for the last leg back into Monterey, and then PG.
    enjoy the pics

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    artichokes...

    Pezzini Farms mostly sells artichokes...
    Castroville
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    What frame did you order D?
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    i'm gonna keep everyone guessing on that...
    its gonna be unique
    maybe it will be finished around Oct or Nov
    it will be faster
    lighter
    and yet be able to do all that i typically ask the Pug to do
    except float on sand and tread water
    lol

    by the way things have been playin out these days
    im amazed that i can ride the Pug at roadbike pace
    and often pull a group
    and/or even attack
    then its on with the racks and bags and into the woods
    or just to get the groceries
    the new rig
    will do all that too
    but with more style
    bling
    bling
    and more bling
    im so spoiled
    yuppie
    and i have to laff
    cuz its like...
    would i buy a car?
    would i roll a beemer?
    well...i still look at that crazy BMW Adventure Bike
    but no
    its enough cash flow for me to have to keep the simple life
    eat more beans
    and keep riding bikes
    its enough cash flow, that im thinking i need to unload a single speed or two
    and/or maybe I could cannablize a few parts from my existing rides...
    and damn...
    would that Big Dummy make it into production already...
    just my luck...
    by the time i get this new hot rod all together the Dummy will debut
    then its more money on the table
    at least at that point, i'll be sending my current Xtracycle convert to my bros in L.A.
    the Pug is cool
    the new rig will be even cooler
    im glad i went out and placed the order
    cuz now i can just let it go for a bit

    and you know
    i always remember something an old buddy once said
    something like...
    "in this country the way you spend your money is your most important vote."
    i dig Surly, and how cost effective their products are
    but this time...
    i actually went out and shook hands with the frame builder
    sat around and chit chat
    i can see where my cash is going
    and to a degree i experience a vicarious occasion
    that is...at some level i wish it where me building frames
    at this point i love the job that i currently do
    perhaps one day (maybe in 2yrs) i can wrench on bikes part time.

    check these guys out.
    http://www.xaccess.org/projects/biggaboda/overview.htm
    super cool


    im so tired
    maybe i should make coffee...

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    maybe something like this...

    maybe something like this...
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    easier on the eyes...

    here's a pic thats easier on the eyes...
    squid boat in Monterey Bay
    early am

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    You aren't talking to the Retrotec guys are you? I think there's something very pure about a handmade frame as opposed to one made by machines and finished by Taiwainese children. Especially if you can speak to the builder and get exactly what you want. I think James over at Blacksheep is working on a titanium fatbike with swoopy cruiser tubes for a client . . . could be cool. Good luck with the custom job. I hope to do the same thing in a year or two.

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    Oh D, you opened up the e-speculation flood gates!
    Can't wait, should be sweet.
    Hairllama, I hear you on the handmade vs. mass produced frames.
    Both my DH rigs are handmade in the USA.
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    wow....a Ti Fat Bike!
    when i had seen pics of a Moots, complete with Ti racks, and then even a trailer
    wow!
    i was totally mesmerized
    a curvy Ti Fat Bike is all the more alluring

    however, since i already have the Pug
    building up another Fat Bike (at this time) is not in my interests
    the Pug has satisfied me in every manner

    a new rig i want
    come Oct it will be 2yrs since i bought a new bike
    and to go get all measured up, is so.....yuppie
    spending the cash on bling, on one hand, is over the top
    and yet the economy of a mass produced Tai factory rig is so practical

    i just want a new swank ride
    the swank kit car of shelby cobras so to speak

    i guess today i will put a flat bar back on one of the SS bikes
    and post it to eBay.

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    19.5" DISS for sale on eBay

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...m=220117775872
    so there it is.

    its a great bike
    i just need gears these days
    i had to laff to myself the other day
    when i thought to myself, "single speeds are fast?"
    lol
    ya...only on the climbs, if its geared for that moment
    lol
    these days i cant stand to spin out at 15mph
    i love 44x11t
    plus i need to haul stuff

    ok, enough of that
    you all know how my bike life is these days.
    plus i have yet ANOTHER SS (except its a 17.5") in the Malcovich.

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    DISS is on its way to Indiana
    i hope the new guy treats and enjoys it as much as i had

    Upon the Pug with DISS in right hand
    an escort of sorts
    as it bounced around
    bucking as if refusing
    or maybe the buck, kick and jump of an excited Boarder Collie
    one last time, jet black and a shimmer of green flashes from the headset
    as im rolling over to the shop, its last stop here in town b4 big brown comes around

    a semi-sweet, dark moment, while my right hand grasps its stem
    keeping it somewhat oriented in the intended direction
    these lyrics go thru my mind.

    Tom Petty, Last Dance with Mary Jane

    She grew up in an indiana town
    Had a good lookin momma who never was around
    But she grew up tall and she grew up right
    With them indiana boys on an indiana night

    Well she moved down here at the age of 18
    She blew the boys away, it was more than theyd seen
    I was introduced and we both started groovin
    She said, I dig you baby but I got to keep movin
    ...on, keep movin on

    Last dance with mary jane
    One more time to kill the pain
    I feel summer creepin in and im
    Tired of this town again

    Well I dont know what Ive been told
    You never slow down, you never grow old
    Im tired of screwing up, Im tired of goin down
    Im tired of myself, Im tired of this town
    Oh my my, oh hell yes
    Honey put on that party dress
    Buy me a drink, sing me a song,
    Take me as I come cause I cant stay long

    Last dance with mary jane
    One more time to kill the pain
    I feel summer creepin in and im
    Tired of this town again

    Theres pidgeons down in market square
    Shes standin in her underwear
    Lookin down from a hotel room
    Nightfall will be comin soon
    Oh my my, oh hell yes
    Youve got to put on that party dress
    It was too cold to cry when I woke up alone
    I hit the last number, I walked to the road

    Last dance with mary jane
    One more time to kill the pain
    I feel summer creepin in and im
    Tired of this town again


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    Cafe Moto Rapido

    check this out
    Cafe Moto Rapido
    Moto Rapido in the Cafe racer style...
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    That's pretty cool.
    How does it ride?
    Kind of reminds me of the On-One Mungo (moustache) bars, just a more aggressive sweep and drop.
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    ya its cool
    i actually just finished it today
    so the ride to work today was its first outing
    BUT...
    i think its SUPER COOL!
    its actually easier to ride
    for one...
    the grips are actually higher than the old set up
    so the old set up was a syncros stem, 0 rise, and 120mm long
    this set up is 90mm long with a 15degree rise
    the Mary bar is unique in that the grips put your hands very close to where the steertube is at.
    basically i can ride sitting straight up, let go of the bars, and still be able to touch the grips without having to bend over.
    and climbing in a more up right position seems to be more effective.
    i kept thinking to myself
    try walking up a flight of steps bent over with 2gals of water in each hand. with your hands in that straight position that a flat bar puts you in.
    now try the same thing, but with your hands more to your side, and stand up right.
    also think of this...
    stand straight up
    and breath in as deep as you can
    now bend over, like you are on your bike
    take in the same breath
    most people can only breath in a portion of what you can inhale standing up right
    next try the same thing, but pick up one leg
    and compare the two postures
    do the same thing again, but incorporate lifting a leg and inhale.
    you'd be surprised to see the results.

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    Hmm...
    This might get me tinkering again. I had a Mary bar, but in the upright "normal" position, it never felt comfortable.
    I'm thinking this might be nice on the new Fat Chance HT I picked up...
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    That's HAWT!!!

    it looks quick too.

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    its pretty cool
    one part of me says that im getting old
    the other part says i like the Cafe look
    another part says it makes more ergonomic sense
    i think i climb better with the set up
    im thinking that here in the next month or so, I'll try out some camping, set it up with racks and bags.

    for now, im playing with those funky bars
    I also have a Titec HBar, and an On-One Mungo
    i like the Mungo, but its pretty obvious that it wants a set of Shimano road levers, or maybe some barend shifters, but I like to run SRAM so my options are limited
    the HBar looks like it could be promising. Im thinking that it will find its way onto the Cdale/Xtracycle convert, along with a shorter stem.

    Im not sure what im gonna do with the Mungo
    its the direction thats pullin at me...
    something to do with those swoopy lines
    the comfort
    and the illusion that the bars are low
    its just that the bars drop down, but actually the grips are higher than my old setup

    comfort, style and speed...

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    Cafe Moto Rapido

    pics...
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    check this out..
    http://greatdividerace.com
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    Yep, the GDR.
    Devo, with all the rambling you do, that ride is made for you.
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    I think he was born around the time of the Chernobyl fallout which would explain a lot.

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    how do you even ride something like that?
    i think the record is something like 16days???
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    Check out the Endurance Board. Lots of answers.
    Yeah, 16 days. The racers HAUL.
    Another guy did it on a singlespeed, 22 days.

    How do you ride it? Just like your trips, just a lot longer! LOL.
    Wouldn't it be cool to see someone finish on a Pug? I don't know if its physically possible, but it would be cool!
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    as my cycling practice continues to change
    I've found myself taking MTB's and putting upside down moustach bars on
    i'm putting road wheels on
    adding racks and panniers
    GDR is an amazing thing
    maybe...one day...maybe
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    my new buddy hanging around outside
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    Im working on some bike mechanic "How to vids".
    so here's the link
    http://web.mac.com/asanacycles/iWeb/...Mechanics.html

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    baggage

    Pugs got bags
    1 gal water, 2ea
    1Qt Vanilla Soy, 4ea
    1liter Root Beer
    1/2 gal OJ, 2ea
    2 bags of cereal
    trail mix
    salad mix
    tomatoes
    bread
    large can of coffee beans
    bananas
    chocolate milk

    I'm always amazed how much stuff will pack into those panniers. there was still room for a bit more.
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    DISS to go

    ok well here it is
    my 05' DISS up for grabs on eBay
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...m=220125454888
    i love this bike
    but i guess i love them all
    i just dont have the space or use for a SS these days
    i've got to have gears
    i have to have bikes that have racks
    bikes that are functional
    that is...a bike that is useful
    in some ways its a shame to sell the DISS
    but it just sits
    i never ride it
    so it off to the land of eBay
    i will miss it
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    here's some podcasts i've posted in a blog entry on the Gread Divide Race.
    check it out.
    http://web.mac.com/asanacycles/iWeb/...E328848DC.html
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    new bars for the Pug

    today i finally put on the new bars for the Pug
    a Titec H-bar
    i think its pretty cool
    more of an upright position
    and it feels like there is more torque available
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    Velo Club Monterey has put me linked to their website.
    :-)
    http://www.vcmonterey.org
    cool
    I've been riding with VCM since at least 93'
    wow
    it blows my mind to think that the time has gone by that fast.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SelfPropelledDevo
    today i finally put on the new bars for the Pug
    a Titec H-bar
    i think its pretty cool
    more of an upright position
    and it feels that here is more torque available
    Be sure to play with the angle of the bars a bit. They'll be most comfortable angled a bit down from horizontal (maybe aim the grips at the bottom of your rear rack mount. I've got Jones bars on my Pugs and that's how I have mine set now and they're perfect.
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    i totally agree.
    at first i had the bars level
    but that was a bit weird
    so i angled them down a bit
    and its pure luxury
    kind of like Boss Hog in his Caddy

    peace...d

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    I like the look of these. I love the grip angle on my Marys and it would be good to have that other hand position on the flat part of the Titec bar.

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    pics

    since we all like pics
    here's a Pug pic

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    The Pug, beardieguy, the loft and myself...

    here i am
    this guy who works all the time
    livin in a loft full of bikes
    with a bearded dragon as room mate
    its cool...my buddy

    AsanaCycles is now a registered domain
    hopefully i can do something with it
    I'd love nothing more than to promote the Bike Life
    maybe help offset my rent
    cut down on my hours at my current job
    its about bike life
    simple life
    some yoga

    here's a pic
    Pug, Moto Rapio, and the Beardie Guy

    peace...d

    thanks Hairllama for the + comments.
    " And yes, Devo helped me choose the Pug as well, Surly should give him the 1st Big Dummy off the line as thanks. "
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    HI Devo

    I like checking in on this thread every couple of days, thanks for writing.
    How many miles are you getting on the Endomorphs? Are you more on paved surfaces than on dirt?
    I've ordered a Fatbike from Mark Gronewald up in AK, will be here in the Fall, just dreamin' of bike obesity 'til then...

    Marc in NH

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