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Old 06-26-09, 02:01 PM   #1
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Montague Paratrooper conversion...

My well worn Paratrooper finally hit the commuting scene after a bit of tinkering...







The gearing is 44x18. It's got a carbon fork and some other fun bits to bring it from 29lbs to 21lbs. The GF picks me up from work a few times a week and I hate leaving the bike at work so the folding aspect really works out.
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Old 06-26-09, 03:58 PM   #2
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I'm not generally a fan of Montague bikes (too big, too heavy) - but this one looks sweet! Clean lines, subtle...
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Old 06-26-09, 05:52 PM   #3
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Why thank you! I think it's a solid improvement as well.
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Old 06-26-09, 06:04 PM   #4
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My well worn Paratrooper finally hit the commuting scene after a bit of tinkering...







The gearing is 44x18. It's got a carbon fork and some other fun bits to bring it from 29lbs to 21lbs. The GF picks me up from work a few times a week and I hate leaving the bike at work so the folding aspect really works out.
Pretty sweet! The only thing I can think of that would be cooler is to add an IGH.
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Old 06-27-09, 12:52 PM   #5
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Very nice... Have you seen the lightweight hummer one on here?
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Old 06-28-09, 07:13 PM   #6
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Yeah I have...He did a good job with the hummer and put a TON more work and money into it than I did.
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