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    Bike addict, dreamer AdamDZ's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Project88 View Post
    My commuter in night rider mode. i will be replacing my headlight with a MS MJ 868 or an SG 1000
    The lights look good, but you need some more reflective elements too.

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    Pug lover! Dogs and bikes Tigerprawn's Avatar
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    Daily commuter

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    Rapha / Outlier - Size M or 30 Waist
    Campy Victory aero pedal mounting hardware

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tigerprawn View Post
    Daily commuter

    Awww, man. Nice ride. Early-mid 80's PXN?
    Currently one bike: Singular Gryphon do-it all bike with Nuvinci N360
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    Pug lover! Dogs and bikes Tigerprawn's Avatar
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    REALLY close! 1983 PSV-10
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tigerprawn View Post
    REALLY close! 1983 PSV-10
    A PSV! Damn.
    It's been a while since I was fluent with the old Peugeot porn - er - catalogs, but whenever I see that Peugeot orange (or the green) on a pearlescent paintjob, it warms my heart.

    Really nice bike.
    Currently one bike: Singular Gryphon do-it all bike with Nuvinci N360
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tigerprawn View Post
    Daily commuter

    Nice!

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    After 3 years of off and on bike commuting on a Redline Monocog 29er I purchased my first road bike

    2011 SE Racing draft lite Singlespeed, got here brand new for 200$



    It's a pleasure to ride, feels like a big bmx bike! Before anyone comments, I realize my seat is low, I know this and have no intentions of raising it. After 20 years on a bmx bike I almost never sit down!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DayAfter2morrow View Post
    After 3 years of off and on bike commuting on a Redline Monocog 29er I purchased my first road bike

    2011 SE Racing draft lite Singlespeed, got here brand new for 200$



    That red on black looks really nice. Oh, and what happened to the front brake, Mr. BMX?

    It's a pleasure to ride, feels like a big bmx bike! Before anyone comments, I realize my seat is low, I know this and have no intentions of raising it. After 20 years on a bmx bike I almost never sit down!
    That red on black looks really sharp. Oh, and what happened to the front brake, Mr. BMX?
    Have Bike, Will Travel

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    Bike addict, dreamer AdamDZ's Avatar
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    I had SE Draft once as a commuter, 2008 I think, the frame was actually made by Fuji. The ride was smooth, it was a steel frame, but it had lots of problems with wheels and drivetrain: cheap, weak parts. I ended up replacing pretty much everything on that bike, about $400 worth. Then I sold it as I never warmed up to the SS thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DayAfter2morrow View Post
    After 3 years of off and on bike commuting on a Redline Monocog 29er I purchased my first road bike

    2011 SE Racing draft lite Singlespeed, got here brand new for 200$



    It's a pleasure to ride, feels like a big bmx bike! Before anyone comments, I realize my seat is low, I know this and have no intentions of raising it. After 20 years on a bmx bike I almost never sit down!
    Sharp looking bike!
    I'd put a brake up front, personally - the front gives you about 70% of your braking.
    Currently one bike: Singular Gryphon do-it all bike with Nuvinci N360
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    My commuter is an old Bridgestone MB-1 frame/fork. 180mm XT cranks, 48/36 chainrings, Blackburn racks, SKS fenders.


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    Quote Originally Posted by AdamDZ View Post
    That mount is a DIY hack. It's the T-shaped part that comes with the Topeak rack. I bought some cheap lights on Deal Extreme a while ago and they have exactly the same attachment brackets as Planet Bike lights or you can hack the ones that came with your lights too, but I kept them, just in case. The lights are basically a PB Superflash ripoffs.

    So I cut off the parts from the light brackets that the lights clip into and glued two of these using epoxy to the T-part. You will need to drill holes in the T-bracket to bolt it to the rack like this.



    What is the brand of the epoxy, I have had hobby shops and even a plastic company tell me that type of plastic will never stick to any epoxy. I want to make the PB mount and mount cellphone clip to it to hold my iPhone. I think it would work well. But I need to right epoxy.

    Also I run a PBSF and a PBSF Turbo on the back of my rack. and would like to make something more like that.
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    Here are my babies :)

    First one is my 2012 Cannondale CAADX 5 complete with Cateye Strada wireless,Topeak EXP rack and DXP trunk bag, and Infini lights on the fork and rear rack,.The second one is my Trek 7.2FX, doesnt have too much on her, just satelite inform grips, Avenir bar ends, and a Avenir rear rack
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    Nice ride. What kind of bag is that attached to the seat?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tigerprawn View Post
    Daily commuter


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    It's 3-4 year old a roll bag from Acorn bags.
    http://www.acornbags.com/index.html
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    My silver with dark green 1988 Batavus Champion daily commuter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ijsbrand View Post


    My silver with dark green 1988 Batavus Champion daily commuter.

    that is a really nice looking bike

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    Here is my brand "new" commuting Winter Bike. It is a rusty dark blue Raleigh Challenger, circa 198X and I like It as if it had always been mine.

    I know that spring is coming and that I will take good care of it before putting him to rest for a couple of months.

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    my foul weather commute/beater bike. still needs lights and rack maybe.



    sorry about phone pic and the test ride bmx flats
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    1990 Trek 930 Singletrack mountain bike that I converted to road/commuter use for my son with a comfy seat for his butt and a set of Schwabble Stelvio 26" road tires. It sets a bit lower but that's ok since he's short




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    Quote Originally Posted by Drummerboy1975 View Post
    1990 Trek 930 Singletrack mountain bike that I converted to road/commuter use for my son with a comfy seat for his butt and a set of Schwabble Stelvio 26" road tires. It sets a bit lower but that's ok since he's short
    Like your bike, love your sig!

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    Bike addict, dreamer AdamDZ's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by amckimmey View Post
    What is the brand of the epoxy, I have had hobby shops and even a plastic company tell me that type of plastic will never stick to any epoxy. I want to make the PB mount and mount cellphone clip to it to hold my iPhone. I think it would work well. But I need to right epoxy.

    Also I run a PBSF and a PBSF Turbo on the back of my rack. and would like to make something more like that.
    It's Loctite brand. Although the first time around it did come off. The second time around I roughened the plastic up and it seems to hold, but if I yank it hard I can see it starts cracking, so I think I'll put a couple of rivets through it. The trick is that there is not enough room for bolt heads, maybe flat rivet will do.

    I wouldn't trust it then to hold an iPhone.

    BTW, email me if you have questions (see my sig), I don't come here as often as I used to.

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    Those plastics are tough to glue because as they cool after coming out of the mold the have a glaze rise to the surface. The roughing it up was the key to getting it to stick. I use to do plastics printing and to get the ink to stick we had to flame treat them just before printing to burn it off the surface and then use a NASTY ink with a lot of chemicals in it to basically chemically melt its way onto the surface.
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    So I went to yank them some more and they came off Looks like the glue isn't holding to the Topeak T-shaped part.

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