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    AKA Nathan Dr_Robert's Avatar
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    Finally finished my commuter!

    Crossposted from the commuting forum: Thread. Isn't she pretty:



    I can cruise at about 16 MPH on the flats, and had it up to 38 MPH earlier today on a long downhill stretch. I expect I'll be able to cruise at 18 MPH as my fitness improves, though the top speed will probably decrease slightly as my weight drops (I'm at about 245 lbs. right now).

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    karma is my higher power w00die's Avatar
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    Nicely done. I hope she serves you well for many a mile.

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    Cute, fluffy, and illegal gotls1's Avatar
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    Sweet ride. Enjoy!!
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    looks VERY nice... but is there a way to get a real rack on there?...

    wish I had that nice of a commuter... looks like a fun ride
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    Enjoy...

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    Who farted? Ka_Jun's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by donalson View Post
    looks VERY nice... but is there a way to get a real rack on there?...

    wish I had that nice of a commuter... looks like a fun ride
    +1 Pretty ride. Don't like those seatpost racks, though.

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    Very nice, but I gotta agree with the suggestions to drop the seatpost rack.

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    Looks great, but I agree on the rear rack. Seatpost racks work better on bikes with sloping top tubes as they ride lower below the seat. You can see the double eyelets on the rear dropout, so a rear rack would be easy to add. I think if you lengthen the adjustable strut on the front fender it would bring the front down for better aerodynamics.

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