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Post Your Commuting Rig
« on: January 31, 2011, 07:13:42 PM »
Will be used on crappy days in place of the road bike.


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Re: Post Your Commuting Rig
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2011, 10:12:58 PM »

Nice find, MM. Should do the job nicely.






In full commute dress.





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Re: Post Your Commuting Rig
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2011, 02:29:14 AM »
Quite happy to say that once Winter has passed this will be promoted to commuter bike only.  Till then it is proving to be a durable training bike and is bound to receive my DA 7400 gruppo very soon.



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Re: Post Your Commuting Rig
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2011, 12:49:28 PM »
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Re: Post Your Commuting Rig
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2011, 01:52:49 PM »
Salty, are you curing something that was drawn and quartered there or did it bring home as many diseases as it appears and get hung on the rack :lol:

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Re: Post Your Commuting Rig
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2011, 04:08:00 PM »
that was pre-bath.
she needs a daily bath.
I don't have enough space in my wee apartment to house the whole stable so the commuter lives outside.
I let her in when it gets really cold or she is feeling sick.


Right now she is in with a broken chain.


She doesn't get along well with the other 'kids' either.
« Last Edit: February 08, 2011, 02:37:04 PM by dragonfly »

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Re: Post Your Commuting Rig
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2011, 04:46:00 PM »
Haven't commute much on it though recently due to work taking away the gym/showers.


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Re: Post Your Commuting Rig
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2011, 08:37:06 PM »
That is a sweet commuter. Crosscheck?

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Re: Post Your Commuting Rig
« Reply #8 on: March 05, 2011, 05:59:34 PM »
yes, it's a Huffy. :D


sometimes I ride this too:

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Re: Post Your Commuting Rig
« Reply #9 on: March 06, 2011, 01:13:44 PM »
yes, it's a Huffy. :D




that upward turned saddle looks like it would hurt :wha:

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Re: Post Your Commuting Rig
« Reply #10 on: March 06, 2011, 01:48:49 PM »

that upward turned saddle looks like it would hurt :wha:

It's an illusion due to the photo angle....but that bike actually has a brooks on it now.

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Re: Post Your Commuting Rig
« Reply #11 on: March 08, 2011, 09:33:59 PM »





This was before I added the Crud Roadracer fenders.

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Re: Post Your Commuting Rig
« Reply #12 on: April 05, 2011, 01:22:28 PM »
So I'm going to start commuting to work at least twice week. I don't have a commuter bike yet but I've got a few options:


Option 1:
Raleigh Cadet 3 flat bar.  Al frame Shimano R440 shifters Tiagra tripple drive train.  I can get this new for around 500.00. The big advantage of this bike is that it has braze on's for racks.


I've got a line on two C'dales the first one is a CAAD 8 with 105 double (I don't need a triple) for 600.00 but would sell the 105 shifters and buy a flat bar and some flat bar shifters/brake levers so the net would be around 650.00


The other C'dale is a really cool, in super good condition 2002 Saeco with 105 for 500.00. It's 9s with a triple.  Again sell the shifters and covert to flat bar.


Opinions?

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Re: Post Your Commuting Rig
« Reply #13 on: April 05, 2011, 01:36:04 PM »
How long is your commute and how hard is it? Why flat bar?

My commuter is a Giant OCR2 with drop bars, triple, and Tiagra 9 speed. I have a rack and fenders mounted to the frame and carbon fork through eyelets. Very stable. Very heavy. I need to replace the crank with 172.5mm ASAP.


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Re: Post Your Commuting Rig
« Reply #14 on: April 05, 2011, 01:46:55 PM »
How long is your commute and how hard is it? Why flat bar?

My commuter is a Giant OCR2 with drop bars, triple, and Tiagra 9 speed. I have a rack and fenders mounted to the frame and carbon fork through eyelets. Very stable. Very heavy. I need to replace the crank with 172.5mm ASAP.


If I wear a backpack on my road bike it's not comfortable due to my low position.  I like flat bar road bikes. Mostly the second reason.