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    I don't get out enough polishmadman's Avatar
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    I've been there. was stationed there from 93 to 95. I bought my first mtb there. I loved that bike. I had to learn a lesson with it. I came back and someone stole it from basehousing. I still miss it. It would have been a great commuter.
    12 Schwinn Tourist, 90 something Gary Fisher Marlin (Ss conversion), ?? Bike E RX

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    new addition to the stable. going to be getting up earlier when the weather clears up to get more mileage in before work.


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    ^^^ Nice ride.

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    thanks. it's the Nashbar "Famous Maker" w/ Shimano 105 ders/brifters/cassette. i replaced the generic saddle/post/stem with better stuff i had around. the frame is (reportedly) from a "major company" (likely Giant or Fuji as far as i can tell) that was a factory paint blem and passed off to Nashbar. i didn't want to spend a ton for a first roadie and $780 shipped was easier to take than around $1200 for a similar spec'ed bike with a name on it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RGNY View Post
    thanks. it's the Nashbar "Famous Maker" w/ Shimano 105 ders/brifters/cassette. i replaced the generic saddle/post/stem with better stuff i had around. the frame is (reportedly) from a "major company" (likely Giant or Fuji as far as i can tell) that was a factory paint blem and passed off to Nashbar. i didn't want to spend a ton for a first roadie and $780 shipped was easier to take than around $1200 for a similar spec'ed bike with a name on it.
    Nashbar!? That's so awesome!! Topped off with the Selle Italia Flite 1990, Ritchey seatpost and stem, it would not have occurred to me that you grabbed the bike from Nashbar. Sweet!!!

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    yea thats a sexy bike

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    Quote Originally Posted by polishmadman View Post
    I've been there. was stationed there from 93 to 95. I bought my first mtb there. I loved that bike. I had to learn a lesson with it. I came back and someone stole it from basehousing. I still miss it. It would have been a great commuter.
    Good to know 10 years later people are still having the same theft issues I keep my bike inside my house, soon to be hung on the wall. I live in base housing, any tips on trying to find a stud? I think I'm more likely to find a unicorn in my wall...
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    I don't get out enough polishmadman's Avatar
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    If its older. They spaced them pretty far apart. But I hear they have a lot of new housing now. Most of what I had is gone
    12 Schwinn Tourist, 90 something Gary Fisher Marlin (Ss conversion), ?? Bike E RX

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    That Nashbar bike looks a lot like my Felt Z85 w/ 105 components. A lot. Even has the FSA double crank.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheDavid View Post
    Nashbar!? That's so awesome!! Topped off with the Selle Italia Flite 1990, Ritchey seatpost and stem, it would not have occurred to me that you grabbed the bike from Nashbar. Sweet!!!
    +1, and great deal. I'm finally learning that buying stuff from Nashbar, Bikesdirect, etc. is the way to go. I don't care about brand stickers any more
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    new total $267




    i think im in love.
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    My only bicycle for the past six years. A fixed gear built around a Milwaukee Bicycle Co. frame. Yes it really is as dirty as it looks

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    My do-it-all bike, long distance commuter, kids hauler, tourer. Steel, Alfine 8, BB7, B&M dynamo lights.


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    Quote Originally Posted by mikhalit View Post
    My do-it-all bike, long distance commuter, kids hauler, tourer. Steel, Alfine 8, BB7, B&M dynamo lights.

    It is raining, get her inside quick!
    Last edited by DVC45; 03-30-13 at 11:59 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mumonkan View Post
    new total $267




    i think im in love.
    Lookin' good. Funny -- color of the frame is real close to the teal color of the frame those wheels used to be on...
    I know next to nothing. I am frequently wrong.

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    This bike has been posted before, but not in this final(?) form.

    From my commute this AM, General Sullivan Bike/Ped bridge from Dover to Newington NH


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    Closeups, leather:




    So, mconlonx-made and sewn-on leather grips, tt protector, chainstay protector, pedal straps.

    Since last time I posted this, chainstay protector and pedal straps were added. 29r front, 26 rear Big Apple 2.35 wheels were swapped for 26f and 24r Hookworm 2.5 setup. And I ditched the bag support, going traditional with the seatbag utilizing the loops built into the saddle. Much better...
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    Quote Originally Posted by DVC45 View Post
    It is raining, get her inside quick!
    She was made for it, rain/snow is considered good weather here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mconlonx View Post
    This bike has been posted before, but not in this final(?) form.

    From my commute this AM, General Sullivan Bike/Ped bridge from Dover to Newington NH


    Drive side shots:




    Closeups, leather:




    So, mconlonx-made and sewn-on leather grips, tt protector, chainstay protector, pedal straps.






    Since last time I posted this, chainstay protector and pedal straps were added. 29r front, 26 rear Big Apple 2.35 wheels were swapped for 26f and 24r Hookworm 2.5 setup. And I ditched the bag support, going traditional with the seatbag utilizing the loops built into the saddle. Much better...

    What handlebars are you running??
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sirrus Rider View Post
    What handlebars are you running??
    They are the bars from a Trek Zara girl's bike, but the bend is extremely similar to Soma Sparrow bars. Basically flipped "3-speed" bars. They work well for me, love the positioning, but look at all those headset spacers and the positive rise on that stem... Kinda like a very shallow drop Woodchipper style dirt drop bar.
    I know next to nothing. I am frequently wrong.

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    I'm rarely confident calling any of my bike builds "done" but this one is probably pretty close. I can at least say there's nothing about it that I want to change right now.



    I love the look of leather, but I also like to leave my bikes out in the rain and not have to do maintenance on the saddle, so the Charge Spoon with Salsa cork tape gets me a happy compromise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mconlonx View Post
    Lookin' good. Funny -- color of the frame is real close to the teal color of the frame those wheels used to be on...

    yup, they felt right at home

    Quote Originally Posted by mconlonx View Post



    dude you make the coolest atypical bikes, i like your style

    good leatherwork too

    ps: how do you like those tires?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jared1988 View Post
    my commute is only 6 miles round trip, but its still a commute crud catcher fenders will be ordered soon because the rain season is coming



    rack being used, i was so excited lol
    Nice color combination.

    By chance, what kind of rack are you using?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mumonkan View Post
    ps: how do you like those tires?
    Fun, bombproof, heavy. Not supple. But yesterday, I was aiming at potholes, laughing off frost heaves, and basically ignoring all the gravel and Winter detritus on the streets. I'm running them at 35psi; would probably roll faster at higher pressure, but I'm having too much fun cruising along. Definitely prefer the road feel and lighter Big Apple 2.35s, but they are a bit more fragile than the Hookworms. I'll probably swap back at some point. Or go with some skinny tires and feel way faster.

    Recently, I've been having bad thoughts about road brake/shifters, set up mustache style...
    I know next to nothing. I am frequently wrong.

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    started a thread around this beauty but should really add to this thread Trek Domane 4.5 with full fenders, handlebar bag, stem bag, MagicShine headlight, two bottles and a pump on the downtube. all stock except Specialized Romin saddle.
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