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Forum: Mountain Bike Marketplace 01-22-12, 01:18 PM
Replies: 173
Sticky Trade Thread
Views: 23,402
Posted By tweed_gypsy
I have almost everything I need to begin my Big...

I have almost everything I need to begin my Big Dummy build.
Have:
160mm Avid Disc rotors & CPS mounts

Need/Want:
Xtracycle Freeloades bags
Xtracycle Flight Deck
GORE extra long sealed...
Forum: Commuting 01-09-12, 04:59 PM
Replies: 397
Views: 10,715
Posted By tweed_gypsy
@LesterOf Puppets... I'll take one for each bike!...

@LesterOf Puppets... I'll take one for each bike! lol
Forum: Northern California 12-15-11, 06:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,949
Posted By tweed_gypsy
Are you still riding this winter? I'd be...

Are you still riding this winter? I'd be interested in joining...
Forum: Utility Cycling 12-03-11, 04:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,560
Posted By tweed_gypsy
From the Surly Spew page: ...

From the Surly Spew page:
http://surlybikes.com/info_hole/spew/getting_the_most_from_your_big_dummy
Wheels - The Big Dummy was designed around 26” wheels due to the durability, availability,...
Forum: Utility Cycling 12-02-11, 01:12 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,518
Posted By tweed_gypsy
[QUOTE=Kimmitt;7890214] A good frame costs...

[QUOTE=Kimmitt;7890214]
A good frame costs what, $3-400?

Depends on what yo want to use it for...
Forum: Commuting 03-28-11, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,421
Posted By tweed_gypsy
I purchased a Brooks pre-aged B-67 for my upright...

I purchased a Brooks pre-aged B-67 for my upright commuter (Trek Belleville) and a Brooks Flyer for my cyclocross bike. The wider B-67 works great on the commuter, and I have ridden 50+ miles on one...
Forum: Commuting 11-22-10, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 196,439
Posted By tweed_gypsy
I guess I can't complain. Low 50's F, damp but my...

I guess I can't complain. Low 50's F, damp but my new Pearl iZumi windbreaker made the ride pleasant.
Forum: Commuting 11-22-10, 10:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,221
Posted By tweed_gypsy
I had a driver run a red light and total my car....

I had a driver run a red light and total my car. I walked away with no injuries to speak of (besides being sore for about two weeks). This forced me to begin commuting regularly by bike. The accident...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 11-21-10, 07:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,103
Posted By tweed_gypsy
It's mine now

Photo update.
Forum: Commuting 11-21-10, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,001
Posted By tweed_gypsy
Thank you to all that responded. I did in fact...

Thank you to all that responded. I did in fact order the Duxback rain cape and rain pants from Peter White Cycles. I have now had one opportunity to ride in moderate rainfall and know that I made the...
Forum: Commuting 10-29-10, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,001
Posted By tweed_gypsy
Carradice Duxback Rain Cape

Does anyone know of a retailer in the US that sells the Carradice Duxback Rain Cape? I'm really enamored with the waxed cotton. (not fond of plastic at all).
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-29-10, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,752,659
Posted By tweed_gypsy
http://www.brooksengland.com/en/Shop_ProductPage.a...

http://www.brooksengland.com/en/Shop_ProductPage.aspx?cat=saddles+-+City+%26+Heavy+Duty&prod=B67+Aged - Brooks Aged B67 Saddle
http://jagwireusa.com/index.php/products/single/Switch_Brake_Kits/ - SS...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-28-10, 09:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,820
Posted By tweed_gypsy
Economics 101

I have been a business owner and manager for decades
OP...Try to put yourself in a business owner's perspective. Let's say that you are paid bi-weekly and last week you worked 60 hours. This week...
Forum: Living Car Free 10-26-10, 06:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,004
Posted By tweed_gypsy
Most definitely, and not just because I commute...

Most definitely, and not just because I commute on a bike!
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 10-22-10, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,103
Posted By tweed_gypsy
Making it mine.

Last month I purchased a Belle Ville. I am in the process right now of trying to do just that, sans the 650B's The most difficult aspect of that proposal is the 3-speed grip shifter wraps around the...
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