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    Yeah, but this one has gears.... (still missing a front derr)

    And hopefully in the near future some green bottlecages, green brooks saddle and a green CK headset.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ze_Zaskar View Post
    I wonder if those tires could be stretched to fir 80mm rims
    Might be pushing the limits... only one way to find out

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    Nice Necro
    How do you like the Endo in the back?

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    I can't compare it to anything else, but so far it's pretty awesome. Only just picked the bike up, so the high speed backyard test laps and stair climbing/descending are all the experience I have. Ask again in a few weeks after I get some time on varied surfaces.

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    The Trucker Deluxe....



    And a West Texas trail...

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    Dude!

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    And a West Texas trail...
    Whoa! Your bike looks great. What size and brand of tires are you running there? Any chance of getting a side shot of the bike. Looks great, like a classic mtn bike but with super load carrying abilities.
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    I built it for my wife but....

    Quote Originally Posted by dfltroll View Post
    Whoa! Your bike looks great. What size and brand of tires are you running there? Any chance of getting a side shot of the bike. Looks great, like a classic mtn bike but with super load carrying abilities.
    Thanks! I absolutely love ridding and traveling with it. The tires are Schwalbe Marathon Mondials 26 x 2.15. They're really good on the trail and roll amazing on asphalt. I run the 700 x 40c Mondials on my Cross Check...best tires I have ever owned. I run the set back Thomson when I ride/travel with it (what you see in the pic) and my wife just uses the straight Thomson seatpost. I was really impressed how it handled (normally ride 29er's on trails) on single track with the exception of a few 10 inch drops that I forgot to negotiate (going to fast). Right after I took these pics I chased down a wild bobtail cat...but the cat had afterburners are something and just left me...but I was flying on the Deluxe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by my2hands View Post
    Thanks! I absolutely love ridding and traveling with it. The tires are Schwalbe Marathon Mondials 26 x 2.15. They're really good on the trail and roll amazing on asphalt. I run the 700 x 40c Mondials on my Cross Check...best tires I have ever owned. I run the set back Thomson when I ride/travel with it (what you see in the pic) and my wife just uses the straight Thomson seatpost. I was really impressed how it handled (normally ride 29er's on trails) on single track with the exception of a few 10 inch drops that I forgot to negotiate (going to fast). Right after I took these pics I chased down a wild bobtail cat...but the cat had afterburners are something and just left me...but I was flying on the Deluxe.

    Great bike! is that an on-one fleegle bar? how do you feel with it?
    thanks

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    Indeed...

    Quote Originally Posted by madbike View Post
    Great bike! is that an on-one fleegle bar? how do you feel with it?
    thanks
    Thanks! It is a fleegle bar, and I couldn't be happier with it. I originally bought it (20 bucks from the USA store) just as a temporary bar until I could put a nitto promenade bar I had at home...but that never happened because the fleegle was so comfortable. Not to mention, I love taking a corner on switch backs with it. The length is perfect for control.

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    Here's my Karate Monkey.

    16" frame
    Shimano wheels
    Truvativ crank
    Thompson seatpost and stem
    Salsa cowbell bars
    Brooks B17 saddle
    Sram levers with bb7's
    Garmin 500
    Slant Six tires

    It's a simple single speed, but I love it.

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    I like your style...

    Quote Originally Posted by KrayZ View Post
    Here's my Karate Monkey.

    16" frame
    Shimano wheels
    Truvativ crank
    Thompson seatpost and stem
    Salsa cowbell bars
    Brooks B17 saddle
    Sram levers with bb7's
    Garmin 500
    Slant Six tires

    It's a simple single speed, but I love it.

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    Mine is below....

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    dirty monkey...


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    I swear, I hate this thread! Every time I look at it, I want to buy another bike. I love my troll, but man all of the bikes on here are pretty amazing! Good stuff everyone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vaultbrad View Post

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    From the ride home last night...


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    Surly Ogre Rohloff Commuter/Apocalypse Bike

    My new Ogre. I commute 100 miles per week. Once I slap some bags and/or racks on this thing, it's also going to be my touring/adventure bike. I've only had my Desalvo single speed for several years now, and commuting to work on it sucks. This is going to be a welcome change. Love the Rohloff -- once you figure out how to put it on.
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    Quote Originally Posted by XJaredX View Post
    That's getting close to picture of the year material.

    Enjoy the time with junior and the bike rides - no matter how slow you have to go for him to keep up.

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    ^ Yeah, I love riding with him- even though we don't go super far, being that he's 3 and a half, haha. But it's tons of fun. He keeps telling me he wants to add brakes that he "works with his hands"

    The iBert phase was very fun, I was sad when he outgrew it. The first time he rode on it, he was absolutely amazed. These were from about a year ago, But once he went from the balance bike to the pedal bike, he prefers pedalling over being a passenger now:




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    Awesome!

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    You can go farther when they get a bit older:



    My six year old son and I have been using this configuration for the last year or so. We've done up to about 18 miles to an overnight campsite. He loves it. Now what to do when the twins are old enough to want to go next summer...

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    New Stretchpants Black size XL Karate Monkey SS

    Last ride before the snow hits...

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    Being of somewhat smaller stature, big bikes can sometimes look ungainly to me. This is not one of those bikes, the short steer tube stack height, the right amount of seat post, fat tires, and that RF crankset all work together really well.

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    Kicking and screaming....

    Quote Originally Posted by seat_boy View Post
    You can go farther when they get a bit older:



    My six year old son and I have been using this configuration for the last year or so. We've done up to about 18 miles to an overnight campsite. He loves it. Now what to do when the twins are old enough to want to go next summer...
    but they eventually just fall asleep. I haul the cranky cargo in my double Burley trailer, and my wife hauls all of our other stuff in the single Burley we bought before my son was born and we just had my daughter.

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    2013 Necro Pugs. Only changes from stock are Hayes Prime brakes, Answer 720mm hb+stem, dropper post and charge saddle. Need to buy a bleed kit and shorten the lines.


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    My fiancé and took the CrossChecks out for an offroad cruise this morning




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    Happy holidays everyone.

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    Just got a new Pugsley Necro Romancer for Christmas. I had a chance to take it out for a nice ride today and couldn't believe all of the crud that I could just blow through. I wouldn't call it a fast bike, but I went through areas today that no other bike I've ever owned would have stood a chance.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Saddle Up View Post
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    Great Photo!!!
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    my ogre in Nuvali Trails, Laguna (south of Manila).

    Happy New Year to everybody
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    Post pics of your Surly!!!-imageuploadedbytapatalk1357287510.876331.jpg
    Pugsley out for his first snow ride, nice day in the upper 20's
    Ride what you like, how you like, just remember that's what everybody else is doing too.

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    Surly Troll

    New year, new ride!
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    New (to me) 2010 Cross Check



    Hi there, got myself a very slightly used Surly Cross Check at 56cm and I'm loving it. Had this bike on my radar for a while and it's quite the upgrade from a Craigslist special early 90's Raleigh Tarantula.

    FSA Orbit XLII Headset
    Shimano 105 Brifters 5510
    Shimano Dura-Ace Derailleurs
    Avid Shorty 4 Brakes
    FSA Wing Pro Base bar/Handlebar
    Brooks B17 Saddle
    FSA Stem
    Shimano Ultegra 9 Speed Cassette
    AlexRims x2100 700c Wheels
    Continental Touring Plus Tires

    Have some fenders ready to go on and also a rear pannier rack too. And I need to replace the crappy seatpost as well.

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    ^^^^Really digging the troll and cross-check.

    This thread rocks. Will post once I hit the big 1-0

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    so anyone have a street tires on the KM?

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    So this is where you have been hiding.

    Best pump up that tyre and go outdoors again.
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    Pumped up the tyre.

    Then after it went back down, found a new tube, patched up the old one, more of tube defect than a puncture, but fixed and swapped in up front so spare tube is still 100%, just in case.

    First we checked on the cows, they seemed quite happy.
    Then we rolled along here, bit slushy, lot of windchill to the face, forgot my buff.
    Then we rolled over here, more hardpack, much nicer.
    Then the geese and ducks stopped us to check us out for any bread hiding on us as we passed the farmyard, geese where a bit hissy but let us roll through, will take a few slices of bread next time.

    Only a few miles, legs hurt after, been a while since i span pedals, best do some more soon

    Snow won't last more than a few days over here in the UK so might be another year or so before i snow ride again.
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    first ride of my new to me Cross Check. I really like this ride. I bought it used on ebay in October and had emergency back surgery a couple days later. I've been literally staring at this bike in the house for the past 3 months. I can't describe how good it felt to get out on a bike again.



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    My Surly bikes

    Here's the two I have at the moment...

    2012 Ogre
    2013 Pugs - (winter training bike and overall funtastic)
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    ^^ That's quite a pair!! I am one of the people on the long list of people who wants a fatbike.

    My Ogre yesterday:
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    You have no excuse for driving to work
    (unless you don't have studded tires)
    (no excuse for that either)

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    Quote Originally Posted by leeinmemphis View Post
    first ride of my new to me Cross Check. I really like this ride. I bought it used on ebay in October and had emergency back surgery a couple days later. I've been literally staring at this bike in the house for the past 3 months. I can't describe how good it felt to get out on a bike again.
    That's awesome.
    You have no excuse for driving to work
    (unless you don't have studded tires)
    (no excuse for that either)

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    Sea Monkey.

    Stretched the old legs today and spunup the Monkey, sooooooo unfit, been so long off a bike my legs have forgotten what it's like.

    Feel the burn so went for a gentle ride around town and across the beach.

    Watched the fishermen for a bit, then checked out the harbour defences in case pirates or U-boats come back again, then Monk wanted a paddle, i wasn't so keen on getting wet feet, but Monks been cooped up too long.
    Might just swap out tyres for road slicks and do some after work town circuits, build up the legs again, and it's getting lighter again, should be able to do 30mins after work before lights are needed.
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    Also changed the bars and stem to a bit more downhilly set up from DMR, treated the wheels to some new track nuts and got a simple tension seeker to fit later on, i want to slam the rear wheel forwards, but have decided to go chain device over magic gear for getting chain length, means i can slam it for techy stuff and drag it back out for more normal duties and all on one chain length.
    Decided on a new mini pump as well as my last one got nicked at a race and always good to be prepared or face a long walk home.

    Monkey shots,
    Having a paddle, then we rode round the beach, small container/bulker ship moored up, when this happens it's a sign of impending bad weather and shipping takes shelter, going was quite firm on wet sand not too much sinkage on the skinny tyres and rims, gave the legs a damn good work out.


    (also getting my head round the new forum upgrades and picture posting method too, now the forums calmed down and working again)
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    I've always wanted to live near a beach where I could just ride for hours. I've only been to a beach a couple times and it just seems like there's always so much to explore.

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    My Karate Monkey with Alfine 11

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    Ampel

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    Like anything anywhere, beaches can be exciting for finding stuff or just plain boring windy feature-less flat spaces.

    I can pedal about 5 miles west, but only at very low tides due to the boulder nature of the beach, then it reaches a natural cut off point, i have heard you can semi get round through a tunnel but that still drops off into the sea, there is a rickity old fishermans rope up over the cliff, don't fancy that even without a bike, from here anyway there is little beach to ride for quite some way.

    I can pedal Eastwards maybe 20 miles before reaching an inlet that might not be crossable, again subject to tides and cliffs, i mostly stick to a few mile stretch as i can ride 85% alright on skinny rims and tyres. Would like to try a fatty, but just don't have the terrain to play on.

    Normally go treasure hunting for fishing tackle, got around 20kg of lead weights stashed now, might cash them in if i make 50kg (value of scrap metal) sometimes find net floats washed up, no mini subs (the u-boats are in deep water further down the coast) found out where the Sherman tank remains are so will go Tank Hunting soon, not much left to see of that, i think CoastKid would enjoy it here for a holiday

    Best beach find so far was a washed up float net. Took me several days to untangle it and clean it up, only needs 3 minor repairs, but a serviceable fishing net with floating topline about 50' long and 8' depth, was hard work getting it home, haven't a clue what to do with it, but it looks cool.

    As i get rolling i will post more, think Coastkid style but on a 29er not a Pug, oh and i am in the UK alongside whats called the "Bristol Channel" on the English side of the channel, Wales is on the other, many many miles away from Coastkid up in Scotland.

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    Post pics of your Surly!!!-img_20130205_164207.jpg

    i love my ogre.

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    Twin Trolls from Malaysia

    Trolls in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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    I'm really digging this Krampus





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    Nice, I like the tire tracks it lays down.

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    I'm a bit of a Surly aficionado / whore. Almost all of these bikes have been through multiple iterations / configurations:



    The On-One carbon fork is a fair bit nicer ride than the stock Surly fork. XT / Blunt wheelset, setup tubeless w/ Bontrager strips & valves have been totally bomber.



    Smooth road bike, handles the occasional dirt road with aplomb.



    Have done everything with this bike, touring, long rides on jeep trails, occasional single track.

    And the missus bike:



    She likes orange.

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    Sweet Surly collection!

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    Well my 1X1 posted elsewhere in this thread just got a Fat brother, Pugsley
    Still singlespeed 36:18 and it fits in well with the 1X1, compliments it nicely.
    I picked up the frame, forks, and wheels last October and slowly put it together when time and money allowed. Finished in the new year and have been out and about on it quite a bit. This year they have a 14'' frame but last year the 16 was the smallest I could get, so it has a shorter stem to bring the feel back to the same as my 14'' 1X1, hence the same H bars.
    Must admit I love it but my 1X1 is still my number 1. They both do different things but in a similar way if that makes sense and they both have their own roles where they shine.
    Thought I'd share
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    Quote Originally Posted by jamiedyer View Post
    They both do different things but in a similar way if that makes sense and they both have their own roles where they shine.
    No need to justify having more than one Surly on this forum ;-) Sweet Pugs - 36x18 seems like pretty stout gearing, strong work that.

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    ... and if we just ... JamiesPugs

    Hi Holmes
    I know I dont need to justify them, I ride them, the make me smile everytime and enjoy the ride regardless of weather or whatever else is going on. Thats what justifies them to me. I also have a Long Haul Trucker
    The gearing is great and I must admit it seems easier on the Pugs than the 32:16 on my 1X1. The tyres make it feel like a 1X1 with suspension as it rides over almost anything even sitting down, very plush. I have been up in the mountains the last two weekends with mates on geared bikes and never a problem, I cant hang round on the steep uphills barely moving and chatting like them as I have to now and again stand up to keep the momentum going but I've not had to get off and walk anywhere (so far).
    See how it goes for now, but really enjoying it so the original plans for gears are on hold.
    I should mention that while the Pugsley doesnt really feel that heavy, I picked up the 1X1 after not having ridden it for a few weeks and it felt very, very light , so maybe when I take it out I will be flying on it
    All the best
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    You in the UK Jamie, maybe Scotland or boarders, landscape looks a bit like that part of the world.

    36x18 on a Pug are you Sir Chris Hoy on a winter training ride

    Nice piccys

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ace. View Post
    You in the UK Jamie, maybe Scotland or boarders, landscape looks a bit like that part of the world.

    36x18 on a Pug are you Sir Chris Hoy on a winter training ride

    Nice piccys
    I'm currently located in the far North of Scotland, just near John O'Groats, though travel all over meet up with riding buddies. All over Scotland depending whats on and sometimes further afield for singlespeed, retro and Fat bike runs.
    The Pugs pics were taken on Dunnett beach and Rothiemurcus. Somewhere on here, I think the 'show us your 1X1's' thread there are pics from around Torrindon and a few around Skye
    The 36:18 feels pretty good to me and maybe feels a bit of a 'diesel' compared to the 32:16 of the 1X1
    As for Chris Hoy, I wish, I'm only a small guy and probably weigh about the same as one of his legs
    Whereabouts are you located?

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    Caught my Ogre cheating on me...Post pics of your Surly!!!-picture3.jpg
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    My fairly new orange SURLY Troll Single speed. Rolls on Velocity Blunt P35 650B hoops laced to XT hubs, BB7 mtn brakes. Built it up with Howitzer Hussefelt race parts, new bash guard, Nevegal 2.35s . It has a ery high bottom bracket, 24 cm to bash guard, 29 cm to bottom bracket. Love it! One of the last Orange Trolls that was on QBP (i'm a mechanic)!

    My solution to wanting a 29er that i can manhandle (i'm under 6 foot tall), pretty light, haven't weighed in this configuration yet, under 24lbs.

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    waves at Jamie

    Split between Grimsby (very flat) and Exmoor (very hilly)

    Might as well spam some piccys in as well, put one in the 29er forum Rigids on technical terrain thread.

    Raced the Monkey in another Downhill race, tree dodging root skimming fun in an S&M kind of way
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    You race a rigid KM with rim brakes at downhill events!? Your balls are enormous.

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    LHT at the Columbia Gorge.

    I was going through some old pictures and came across this one. Hoping to get away for a little 3 day adventure to the OR coast later this year. I love my LHT.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sasquatch rides a SS View Post
    You race a rigid KM with rim brakes at downhill events!? Your balls are enormous.
    Nope normal size nuts (balls) already thought about how to improve things as well....
    wider rims at least 25mm would help (running 18mm track wheels)
    disc brakes, seems to be a bit of rim/wheel deflection into trees under heavy front braking with the V's
    shorter seatpost, did lop 1 1/2" off, maybe another 1/2" for a bit more sack clearance
    being a bit fitter and braver would help.
    Could string some photos together of the section of track, start with me then mix in DH bikes for what came next if you want sasquatch.

    mad dogs and englishmen, was good fun, scared a few big hitters but track was a bit tight for a 29er

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ace. View Post
    Nope normal size nuts (balls) already thought about how to improve things as well....
    wider rims at least 25mm would help (running 18mm track wheels)
    disc brakes, seems to be a bit of rim/wheel deflection into trees under heavy front braking with the V's
    shorter seatpost, did lop 1 1/2" off, maybe another 1/2" for a bit more sack clearance
    being a bit fitter and braver would help.
    Could string some photos together of the section of track, start with me then mix in DH bikes for what came next if you want sasquatch.

    mad dogs and englishmen, was good fun, scared a few big hitters but track was a bit tight for a 29er
    i salute you and your balls sir

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    I love my LHT.
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    Just a basically stock Karate Monkey....

    I was in Bike Wagon over the President's Day long weekend, as they finally had Conti Gran Prix 4 seasons on sale and I wanted a pair for my Wabi, and I spotted this proverbial doggie in the window. Picked it up for a fraction of every price I've seen online for the 2012 complete bike. Changed out the seat / pedals / grips and I will replace all other parts as they wear out. Got me into the game for the price of the frame and brakes. Figure I can't go wrong.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Keski View Post
    Keski, that picture and bike are gorgeous! The black and white shot, on what I assume is a Necro Pug, looks terrific. I would love to see more pics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SCOOTERINSLC View Post
    I was in Bike Wagon over the President's Day long weekend, as they finally had Conti Gran Prix 4 seasons on sale and I wanted a pair for my Wabi, and I spotted this proverbial doggie in the window. Picked it up for a fraction of every price I've seen online for the 2012 complete bike. Changed out the seat / pedals / grips and I will replace all other parts as they wear out. Got me into the game for the price of the frame and brakes. Figure I can't go wrong.
    Nope you can't go wrong on that deal good score, ( i got the 2011 last of the v-brake monkeys)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lumbee1 View Post
    Keski, that picture and bike are gorgeous! The black and white shot, on what I assume is a Necro Pug, looks terrific. I would love to see more pics.
    Thanks. Yeah I have a bunch more. Enough to hijack this thread. I was on a black and white urban grunge kick. I will add more. I'm not a photog or anything. Just a guy with a Necro Pug and a cell phone. It actually takes decent pics.

    The original "artist" spray painted it in red. They spelled it Distruction. Someone else did them a favour and turned the I into an E with black spray. Hahaha.

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    2012 Disc trucker I built up yesterday. 81 miles so far and I'm in love.
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    ^ Short torso I see! That's a very short reach for that frame size.

    Put the panniers on my Ogre for the first time, I can't wait to go places on this thing.


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    I used to think Surly made strange bikes for strange people. I guess I am strange.


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    I own a Surly, a Surly, a Surly and a Salsa. Probably some others in there too at the bottom of the pile.

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    My Pugs got some new wheels
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    dick, I like what you've done with the stem, looks colour matched. Any close ups?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dusza View Post
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    This I love. How does your Pug ride with the little wheels? I've considered exploring this option for my pug to make it a one-bike-for-all machine.

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    The current-ish state of my pugsley.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vaultbrad View Post
    This I love. How does your Pug ride with the little wheels? I've considered exploring this option for my pug to make it a one-bike-for-all machine.
    It's very agile and fast, I like it a lot. How strong the rear wheel actually is still remains open, I've only had around 120 km on it and no load at all. I would like to try it out with some panniers, just for the kicks But it's not ideal with a 32h hub. Some details about the build can be found here
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dusza View Post
    Good information...
    Thanks for the response. Maybe I'll give the skinny wheel set a go.

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    Cross Check with Mary Bars

    HEre is my Cross Check with flipped Mary bars, currently SS with Schwalbe Smart Sam 1.9 in tyres.

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    Perspective.....












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    This past week we've seen 8" of snow, sunny 60 degree days and flooding rain, so today it's just above freezing and there's water everywhere. Thought I'd get the Surlies out for a pic since I was so bored My Krampus and 1x1.



    Oh, and my dog wouldn't move. She was enjoying the wind blowing her way. haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by Keski View Post
    Perspective.....
    Keski, you have a good eye and your images are a refreshing breath of mtn air here, even if not the mountains. Well done.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sasquatch rides a SS View Post
    My Krampus and 1x1.
    The 26er wheels look puny!
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    90 SS miles on the Cross Check

    Yesterday a buddy and me got out for 90 or so miles on our singlespeeds. About 50% of the ride was on dirt/gravel roads outside of Portland, OR. We had a great time. My gearing was 40/19 which was pretty much okay for everything. There were a few sections in which I walked rather than muscle the bike. This ride really left me wanting to mess around with my gearing and consider using a a double/double set-up or swapping out the rear hub for a flip flop hub and using a lower fixed cog on the rear (I'd just disengage the rear brake at these times.

    Anyway, it was a great ride. Here a few images. More can be found here:
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    My Rohloffed Surly 1x1 in current winter setup mode:

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    In 29er / Fargsley mode:
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