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  1. #401
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    Quote Originally Posted by mangoman
    Niiiiice. What can I say? That truck's purdy sweet, too.
    thx, thats my neighbor's truck, since i totalled my yoda' i've been (motor)vehicleless and i'm pretty sure i spend less on gas than he does

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    Why not, the current set-up...

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    Quote Originally Posted by obionespeedonly
    Why not, the current set-up...
    Dig it. But I'm biased about those tires, too.

    You like the susp. fork on there? As in, you like the 1x1 suspended? I haven't tried it....

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    Quote Originally Posted by mangoman
    Dig it. But I'm biased about those tires, too.

    You like the susp. fork on there? As in, you like the 1x1 suspended? I haven't tried it....
    Yep, handles great for what I use it for, which is just about everything.

    Not the best climber though, it's at 28lbs.

    I'm gonna be storing the Minion's soon though, they're horrible to put on and off with the wire beads, man, if I flat it'll take a while to fix, so posibly Stans is an option.

    I plan on trying out some Specialized Eskar 2bliss's and the Kenda (Tomac) Nevegal UST 2.3's when they come out (hopefully) next month.

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    Quote Originally Posted by obionespeedonly
    Why not, the current set-up...
    it looks perfect

    which size is the frame?
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    One more for the archives...
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    Some picks of the Blue Monkey.
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    my other Surly 1X1


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    I'm new here because my next bike purchase is hopefully a mountain bike!

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    48x17 fixed gear with both wheelsets.
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    Brrrr, nice pix! Brings back chilling memories of dark and cold winter rides! Can feel the tingling feeling as my toes heat up...
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    Newer pics of Karate Monkey and Big Dummy!
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    ... and if we just ... New MONKEY

    I'm carless and was riding about a too small for me RockHopper, had a business trip to the US coming up and decided it was time to get a bike that fit for commuting since I do so much of it. Also was curious about the Monkey's geometry since I'm planning a Custom Ti frame for next year with similar angles and it's much cheaper to get a KM and try it than get the Ti built and not like it. Well first up I can say the angles won't be even close, my first experience out of the saddle told me "I don't like twitchy" and that's what the KM felt like - guess all my bikes have been kind of slack geo wise and I'm accustomed to slower steering. Now I can maybe understand why some say that 29ers steer slow if that's how their 26" bikes felt, personally I lik endurance stuff and slower steering.

    Anyways, here it is on it's innaugural grocery run with my mini rack pack with drop down paniers. I'm quite happy with how much it can carry/hold, but will be looking for a front rack to balance out the load and add more capacity.
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    These are mine:





    The CrossCheck should be the most used bike over the last years. Ever changing setup, one highlight was touring it to Ukraine...long time ago.



    And there's a brown Monkey within reach...every two weeks I start thinking about how to build it. Damn.

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    Just completed. For hammering unsuspecting lycra...
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    Bonus points to Joe (Mojoe) for strappin' bigass chunks o' firewood to his Dummy.

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    And more bonus points to SurlyWhore for having more miles on his Dummy than I have on my Dummy...

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    got my monkey today... wanted one for 4 years now and finaly got one
    most of the specs
    - Thomson Post 250mm (to short grr)
    - Airborne Ti, straight bar
    - King Headset
    - 36 spoke wheel w/ Hope XC disc hubs, Salsa Delgado Cross Road rims
    - WTB MotoRaptor 29er tires
    - Avid BB7 disc in ft, Avid sd7 rim brake in Rr
    - ODI lock-on grips w/ Cane Creek bar-ends.
    - SRAM drivetrain: SRAM 7.0 gripshifters, 970 cassette, SD7 levers, 9.0 Rr Der., X.gen Fr Der.
    - TruVativ Stylo (2001) crank - 44-32-22
    - nashbar SPD pedals
    - Phil Wood SS BB



    side note anyone with a longer thomson seatpost want to trade for the 250mm shorty?
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    Here's my 1x1


    I'm happy. Rides beautifully.

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    realy diggin the color mix
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gerolf
    These are mine:


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    I think I found a picture of your 1x1 on Flickr. It was my desktop for a couple weeks. I eventually changed it because I was really starting to want to build the exact bike.

    Here's mine:



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    Been away from the site for a while...Nice additions!!
    The wood is being bent! Let me know what you need!

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    Quote Originally Posted by thesergeant
    I think I found a picture of your 1x1 on Flickr. It was my desktop for a couple weeks. I eventually changed it because I was really starting to want to build the exact bike.

    Here's mine:

    ...
    Thanks!

    Like yours, too. I think out of all colors, I prefer the green frames for their asthetics. And the pink, well, something just made me buy it, hanging alone in the shop...and how I enjoyed it the last years!

    1x1s are great, by the way.

    G.

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    My Brown Monkey is currently retired, until I can come up with a good plan for it and get it built again. I had to replace it with a more racey custom steel bike, which borrowed the Monkey geometry with some slight tweaks. I think I have a red cross check posted on this thread, or somewhere on the forum- that was stolen about a year ago and I could never get over it's loss, so before my recent trip to Montana I built up a Travelers Check and have been smiling ever since.
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    cross-check

    Here's my recently built cross-checkish thing. I guess it's basically a brand new old-school cross-country bike. Basically, I wanted something fast and comfortable on pavement, dirt, gravel, and light off-road stuff. Specs below!



    Complete with sketchily home-built King wheels...



    Specs:

    Frame/fork: Surly cross-check
    Wheels: Open Pros w/ Chris king hubs, straight-gauge spokes
    Tires: front, Panaracer Fire Cross 45c, rear Kenda SB8 32c
    Shifters: SRAM X0
    Rear D: SRAM x9
    Front D: SRAM X7
    Brakes: Avid single digit 7
    Cranks: Shimano LX
    Headset: King

    Anyway, it's really skittish and fast...super fun setup.

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    sweet!

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    My Pacer



    This is my first Surly. I am now building a Cross-Check with a similar set-up with lower gears and fatter tires.

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    I love the font Surly uses on the pacer much better than the stock font. Might need to get a Pacer sticker kit for my cross check and just leave the model name off. Nice bike! Here's my rebuilt cross check after an old lady smashed my old one (and me) with her car-
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    quick releases on your levers are open, dankilling.

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    My Long Haul Trucker:






    Ready for hauling my bmx to the indoor skatepark when the winter comes:






    edit: I didn't mean this to be a reply to ampan's post, could some moderator move this to be just an ordinary reply to the topic?

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    Im loving this bike.Someday a 80mm reba and hopefully decide on a gear.

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    Brand New Instigator!

    That Long Haul Trucker with the bmx trailer is one of the coolest things I've ever seen!!


    Here's my new Instigator!!





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    some time ago






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    Very nice build. What is the size of your cross check and what length is your stem? I'm 5'-10" and building a 56cm cross check myself but can't decide between a 100mm or 110mm stem.

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    A bit post processed image taken of my Pugsley with my mobile phone camera.

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    //Harri

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    sublime

    comes to mind, remarkably well done, structure, color and subject... perfect
    Welcome to the monkey house

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    My new commuter.


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    My awesome commuter:

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    Front Shot of my Cross-Check after CX race. In "race mode", the weight comes down to about 21.70. It's not too bad, and will maybe be a bit lower with the new Ultegra 12-27 cassette.


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    1999 Rat Ride Revisited
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    Monster Monkey- Just took my first ride with the midge bars, and gotta say, I had a smile on my face the entire time! They really put you in the 'attack' position
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    Quote Originally Posted by dankilling
    Monster Monkey- Just took my first ride with the midge bars, and gotta say, I had a smile on my face the entire time! They really put you in the 'attack' position
    Sweet. What is the saddle to top of bars drop?
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    Quote Originally Posted by slocaus
    Sweet. What is the saddle to top of bars drop?
    Thanks! Saddle to top is about a 1-inch drop. In the drops, I figure its about 2-3 inches which sounds pretty far, but my Salsa sits at at a 2-inch drop on flat bars, so it isnt too drastic for me. I might get the 115 degree salsa stem (right now its the 105 stem) to bring it up a hair, but I want to put in more ride time like it is- cornering is amazing in this position, and I can still pick up the front wheel for logs and such, so it seems good so far!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dankilling
    Thanks! Saddle to top is about a 1-inch drop. In the drops, I figure its about 2-3 inches which sounds pretty far, but my Salsa sits at at a 2-inch drop on flat bars, so it isnt too drastic for me. I might get the 115 degree salsa stem (right now its the 105 stem) to bring it up a hair, but I want to put in more ride time like it is- cornering is amazing in this position, and I can still pick up the front wheel for logs and such, so it seems good so far!
    Nice. My legs are so long that my saddle is really high, even though the ETT is perfect for my short torso. I rode my Inbred with the Midges last year, and loved the extra weight on the front and the cornering too. Like a slot car!

    I really really really want a drop bar mtn fixie.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ampan
    Here's my recently built cross-checkish thing. I guess it's basically a brand new old-school cross-country bike. Basically, I wanted something fast and comfortable on pavement, dirt, gravel, and light off-road stuff. Specs below!



    Complete with sketchily home-built King wheels...



    Specs:

    Frame/fork: Surly cross-check
    Wheels: Open Pros w/ Chris king hubs, straight-gauge spokes
    Tires: front, Panaracer Fire Cross 45c, rear Kenda SB8 32c
    Shifters: SRAM X0
    Rear D: SRAM x9
    Front D: SRAM X7
    Brakes: Avid single digit 7
    Cranks: Shimano LX
    Headset: King

    Anyway, it's really skittish and fast...super fun setup.
    That bike is awesome! If you dont mind my asking, about how much $$$ do you have in that? Im looking at building the same type of CC, just curious on price. THX

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    I've been wanting a Surly for a long time... and I gotta say it feels pretty damn good to own and ride one.



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    For this past weekend's Iceman Cometh race I converted my CC from CX racer to monstercross beast.







    ... helped me to beat my previous personal best by over 38 mins
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    A picture is worth a thousand words.



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    perfect

    just perfect, well done
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    Surly CC with flat bar

    Right now my CC is set-up with Nitto Noodles. They're great but I have them on all three of my bikes and I'm thinking of mixing things up. Originally I had a flat bar on it. I was looking through some old pictures and figured I'd post them. I think my favorite set-up was with the flat bars, 1x9 drivetrain, and WTB 44 Mutanoraptors. A great off road machine.
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    man that CC looks ridiculous i love it...
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    Got a front rack and a basket for my LHT.

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    Now with fatties... which fit fine (who knew?).








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    Quote Originally Posted by Verskis
    Got a front rack and a basket for my LHT.
    i haven't received em yet,and i'm not yers-lol

    seriously,tho,nice lookin lht,Verskis
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    Quote Originally Posted by croscoe
    Now with fatties... which fit fine (who knew?).
    Love it!

    I'm waiting for a set of 35c Schwalbe Marathons for mine, looking forward to it.

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    Ahh your Fat Front KM gives me flash backs to my old 1x1 from a few years ago.

    How does it ride with the Pugsly front end? Do the trail numbers work out so that it handles relatively normal?

    Great build, very similar to my old 26" bike.
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    Second post, 2 years later

    I posted a couple of bikes here about 2.5 years ago. Now I'm down to just a Pacer and Karate Monkey. Over the years I've owned crosschecks, a steamroller and a 1x1 as well. Fun bikes to make fun builds with. Only a couple models left to try....
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    Took a leisurely ride on my Steamroller this morning

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    My LHT with the nice rack setup.




    Long live long rides.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mountain Medic
    My LHT with the nice rack setup.
    Good lookin' Trucker, MM. Almost pulled the trigger on one of those a while back, but went crazy on the Dummy instead:


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    Quote Originally Posted by mangoman
    Good lookin' Trucker, MM. Almost pulled the trigger on one of those a while back, but went crazy on the Dummy instead:

    Nice!! I actually bought the trucker while my dummy was on order! (sold my truck and bought a bunch of stuff.)

    Ha, Looking through your other posts, I see that you own the Goat. I was oogling your Goat while I was waiting on my Dummy. Thanks for the inspiration.

    Here is mine, minus a front rack that is on there now...


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    Long live long rides.

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    Le Steamrolleur in winter mode, with fenders and 35c Schwalbe Marathons.

    Fatties and Fenders Fit Fine

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    Nice! Love the moustache bars.

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    First time Surly owner - been craving a black KM (or skid mark brown - but those are tough to come by new these days!).

    Monkey, Midge, Niner rigid fork, BB7s, Hope Pro2, Gordos, WW 2.55LTs, Thomson, King headset, Boone Ti cog, Blackspire - nothing terribly light, but all quality - built for the long haul. Here's to many, many fun years with the universal fun machine.

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    Goofing around in the garage prior to the build - the anti-unicycle unicycle.
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    Albatrossafied

    Given the cold and slushy weather here in Portland today I took the opportunity to make some changes to the CC from a poor man's Rivendell to a poor man's Ant roadster. Simplified the drivetrain, added better fenders and put on some Nitto Albatross bars I purchased through Rivendell. I took it around the block a few times and it seems like it'll be a good set-up for commuting. Certainly a good set-up for the winter. I'm getting into working on my bikes myself in spite of frustration and the fact that it's all a learning process for me. Since this photo was taken the fenderline has been adjusted.
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    My new surly - though hardly a glamour pic... those will come soon when i hit the road a little bit




    Mostly SLX components, trekking bars, will have a rear rack fitted soon, probably have a bob towed behind it also.

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    My Cross check. I've put a lot of miles on this thing. Great bike.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mahatma







    KLUNK.

    That was my jaw hitting the floor.

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    They certainly do.

    The honey mustard color is HOT!

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    If a Pug can be called pretty

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    They certainly do.

    The honey mustard color is HOT!

    That is the prettiest Pug I have ever seen. I know it rides as good as it looks

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    Spent the afternoon on my craigslist 1x1... loving it so far


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    Pugs 100

    Pugsley with 100 mm rims.

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    Nnnnngh! The yellow Pugsley! Wow.

    And on the same note, here's an orange one:



    http://flickr.com/photos/9362779@N02/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alhansen
    Pugsley with 100 mm rims.

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    What rims are these?

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    Damn that's HOT!

    I'm a sucker for an orange bike.

    Mojoe

    Quote Originally Posted by helgi
    Nnnnngh! The yellow Pugsley! Wow.

    And on the same note, here's an orange one:



    http://flickr.com/photos/9362779@N02/

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    Quote Originally Posted by mahatma
    What rims are these?
    The big ol' 100 mm kind. The standard Large Marge's are a mere 65mm in comparison.

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    Just wanted to add my addition....
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    YES, first snow for the Rhineland ...

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    Jaw hits snowy ground. Feels cold.



    Your wood-fendered, very nicely detailed Pugs should be melting the snow due to its inherent hotness.

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    Looks like a lot of fun!
    Rigid Surly 1x1 650b--------Fixed CrossCheck--------Surly Pacer-------Salsa Ala Carte

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    Super Pug

    I finished my Super Pug about a month ago, but haven't had a chance to post pics yet.

    Until now
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    Instigator

    Here is the Instigator during the late Fall and current Winter.

    It handles great with a 120mm fork, even on the snowy night rides.

    In the Fall photo it has a 100mm fork which worked as well, but I had the two forks to choose from so I went with the 120mm.

    The Winter photo is a little cluttered with my friends bikes in the back ground, but you get the idea.
    The fender which saved my back from many mud crossings has since been frozen and broken a few rides back. (I knew it was a goner.)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cycle Nomad
    .The Winter photo is a little cluttered with my friends bikes in the back ground, but you get the idea.
    The crapp
    The lighting's a nice touch.

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    new pugsley

    Accidently won it on ebay but it was a great price. Pretty happy with it so far, rode it to class today and the rd froze but luckily it was stuck in a good gear.
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    "accidentally won" something that requires you to hit the "buy" button...
    suuuuuuuuuuure!

    (btw, my steamroller below is whp's fault, the "steamroller with 42's" thread just did it for me )
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    ^ What are those crazy looking wheels? Nice.

    First ride of '09 today:


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    those're my spinergy spox wheels... IIRC spokes are vectran fibers (think parachute cords), hubs are hella fat carbon fiber, they don't make this exact set anymore but they make something similar.
    if anyone's wondering that year of spinergy spox uses a shimano freehub body, so you can screw in a surly fixxer, or do what i did and scavenge an ancient shorty 7 speed freehub body off a deore lx or xt hub.
    I slapped on the alloy misfit cog and red chain when i got home this evening, looks tricker now


    That's a really nice steamroller there croscoe... but I just can't ride fixie! LOL!

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    Surly Pacer

    Just built up this Surly Pacer yesterday. Tidbits include a San Marco Regal saddle, Deda bars, Dura-Ace/Ultegra derailleurs, Sugino 50-36 cranks, Ultegra brakes, Dura-Ace downtube shifters, Mavic Open Pro 32h rims, DT Swiss double-butted spokes, Ultegra hubs.
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    The 1x1 is back from the powder coaters...freshly chased and faced, too:



    Applied Framesaver, sanded the powder coating down at the seatpost and installed the collar (and seatpost), and laid out the Surly Mr. Whirly...but had to bail on that install for today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KmCowham
    I finished my Super Pug about a month ago, but haven't had a chance to post pics yet.

    Until now
    Did no one comment on this one yet??? Damn, that is a really nice pug. Great build and nice touch with the paintjob/powdercoat on the rims/racks to match. Looks SWEET.

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    It snowed here in South Carolina today. Woo hoo!


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    Handlebars

    Anyone know what those bars are on mahatma's pug?

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    Quote Originally Posted by KmCowham
    Anyone know what those bars are on mahatma's pug?
    It looks like the Titec version of the Jones H-Bar

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    Quote Originally Posted by foothillsbass
    Just built up this Surly Pacer yesterday. Tidbits include a San Marco Regal saddle, Deda bars, Dura-Ace/Ultegra derailleurs, Sugino 50-36 cranks, Ultegra brakes, Dura-Ace downtube shifters, Mavic Open Pro 32h rims, DT Swiss double-butted spokes, Ultegra hubs.
    Beautiful build. May I ask what size your Pacer is?

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    Quote Originally Posted by KmCowham
    Anyone know what those bars are on mahatma's pug?


    Actually they are Luv Handles by Groovy Cycles. 4130 goodness and they come with a waiting list.

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    Thanks Zoro, it's 58cm square (seat tube/top tube). I had a carbon fiber Cannondale Synapse that was high-tech but had no soul, and I was dying to go back to steel. The Cannondale was twtichy, stiff, and uncomfortable, but the Surly is lively and predictable. It's amazing how a 24lb bike (7lbs heavier than the Synapse) can feel so much better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KmCowham
    I finished my Super Pug about a month ago, but haven't had a chance to post pics yet.

    Until now
    That thing is awesome, love the pink Hope's.

    Where did you get white grip shifts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by foothillsbass
    Thanks Zoro, it's 58cm square (seat tube/top tube). I had a carbon fiber Cannondale Synapse that was high-tech but had no soul, and I was dying to go back to steel. The Cannondale was twtichy, stiff, and uncomfortable, but the Surly is lively and predictable. It's amazing how a 24lb bike (7lbs heavier than the Synapse) can feel so much better.
    Yep, I hear you that issue. That's why I want to build a Pacer. A nice all day road ride with an old school steel feel and a beautiful look. I'M planning on either a 58 or 60 frame. Whats your inseam and how do you like the fit on the 58??

    Thanks for your input!

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