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Forum: Commuting 04-29-15, 10:13 PM
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Posted By flake
I agree with the fenders. Both front and back are...

I agree with the fenders. Both front and back are too high to be effective. I'll think of someway to fit mud flaps.

The white thingy is my phone holder. It's just a piece of silicon wrapped...
Forum: Commuting 04-29-15, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14,491
Views: 8,658,098
Posted By flake
My new commuter. Linus Roadster 8 with added...

My new commuter. Linus Roadster 8 with added chain guard and Wald 582 folding basket. :-)

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Forum: Folding Bikes 03-15-15, 03:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,986
Posted By flake
I live in hilly area and commute on flat roads....

I live in hilly area and commute on flat roads. 44t on 6 speed BWR is a pleasure. Fast enough and no walking up the hills. All 6 gears get used. :-)
Forum: Commuting 03-07-15, 06:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,700
Posted By flake
I use Brooks Pickwick. I like the canvas material...

I use Brooks Pickwick. I like the canvas material and the fit on bike. But the dye marks too easily making it look older than it is.
Forum: Commuting 11-17-13, 07:00 AM
Replies: 891
Views: 61,166
Posted By flake
Hehe... to be honest, not my taste too :-)

Hehe... to be honest, not my taste too :-)
Forum: Commuting 11-16-13, 07:51 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 61,166
Posted By flake
Here we go :-) My frankenstein commuting bike....

Here we go :-)
My frankenstein commuting bike. Fuji Newest 2004 frame with 8 speed XTR combo shifters.

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Forum: Commuting 04-02-13, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,331
Posted By flake
Hi, I have the Topeak 29er rack (may be a...

Hi,

I have the Topeak 29er rack (may be a bit different). I remember I just held the nut with a plier and use the hex wrench to tighten the bolt.


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Forum: Commuting 03-12-13, 09:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 900
Posted By flake
^^^ This is my experience too. I never...

^^^ This is my experience too. I never consciously realize until I read this. Thanks.
Forum: Commuting 03-07-13, 01:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,032
Posted By flake
I do not have the 5 fingers, but I find them...

I do not have the 5 fingers, but I find them comfortable with Merrell road glove barefoot shoes :-)
Forum: Commuting 03-04-13, 01:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,032
Posted By flake
I have the Shimano T780 pedals. So far, so good. ...

I have the Shimano T780 pedals. So far, so good.

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Forum: Commuting 03-03-13, 07:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,163
Posted By flake
I use Deuter Trans Alpine 30L. Comfy and comes...

I use Deuter Trans Alpine 30L. Comfy and comes with a rain cover. I use the hydration slot for my laptop in sleeve, tight fit for 13" Macbook but not larger. Not bad overall, but looking at the...
Forum: Commuting 02-27-13, 11:27 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 52,636
Posted By flake
My bike is parked under my desk, covered. Saves...

My bike is parked under my desk, covered. Saves the trouble to explain anything when entering the building. :-)

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Forum: Commuting 02-19-13, 06:20 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,261
Posted By flake
This is so true.

This is so true.
Forum: Commuting 02-18-13, 02:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,414
Posted By flake
My work place is totally bike unfriendly. The...

My work place is totally bike unfriendly. The building management do not allow bicycle even in the motorcycle parking place. They even rejected when I asked if I could pay for the motorcycle monthly...
Forum: Commuting 02-09-13, 03:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,844
Posted By flake
The new Tricross Comp Disc Compact looks cool and...

The new Tricross Comp Disc Compact looks cool and can take rake and fender. I have the 2010 version (no disc brake) and love it.
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Forum: Commuting 02-09-13, 03:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,086
Posted By flake
I commute on a Brompton and Spez Tricross. If the...

I commute on a Brompton and Spez Tricross. If the Brompton does not fold, I don't think I would ever ride it :-)
The ride quality for me is better on the Tricross. The Brompton shape is OK, but it...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 04-22-12, 01:09 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 16,087
Posted By flake
Hi, This is from this morning ride. Man made...

Hi,
This is from this morning ride. Man made lake in Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur.

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Forum: Commuting 04-18-12, 07:49 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 16,479
Posted By flake
I bought these fenders. Good fenders but I think...

I bought these fenders. Good fenders but I think I paid too much for it at lbs. :-|

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Forum: Commuting 04-10-12, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14,491
Views: 8,658,098
Posted By flake
Hi, This is my go to anywhere bike (missus...

Hi,

This is my go to anywhere bike (missus banned from the bedroom, though :-)).
2011 Tricross Comp. Changed the pedals to XT trekking pedals and added fenders. Otherwise, stock.

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