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Forum: Southern California 01-15-11, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By Pigtire
Riding on the beach is fun. If you can find a...

Riding on the beach is fun. If you can find a place then do it. It never gets boring because of the ever changing terrain. This is what I use to elevate the fun factor and getting rust is part of the...
Forum: Southern California 11-02-10, 09:46 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 97,222
Posted By Pigtire
No racks yet but cages will be on soon when I get...

No racks yet but cages will be on soon when I get some new bottles.:)
Forum: Commuting 10-29-10, 08:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,317
Posted By Pigtire
I run the Tektro Oryx with the stock pads(Rims...

I run the Tektro Oryx with the stock pads(Rims are Mavic MA3s) on my Trucker and I have no braking issues with it. The only issue I had was the rust from the front brake but other than that it...
Forum: Southern California 10-23-10, 07:50 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 97,222
Posted By Pigtire
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Forum: Commuting 10-21-10, 05:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,768
Posted By Pigtire
I'm not car free but I do a lot of my grocery...

I'm not car free but I do a lot of my grocery shopping using my Big Dummy. It sure beats finding places to park and I can haul a lot with it.
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Forum: Commuting 09-21-10, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,141
Posted By Pigtire
I've used Conti 2.1 Vapors( I think it's actually...

I've used Conti 2.1 Vapors( I think it's actually a 1.9). It fits but it buzzed the rear when I stand up and hammer so I snipped the knobs a little bit and it works. It seems a bunch of riders prefer...
Forum: Commuting 09-07-10, 09:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,829
Posted By Pigtire
Thanks Waynesworld. I think the color they called...

Thanks Waynesworld. I think the color they called it when I bought it back in 2006 is utility blue. It's my all time favorite color in the Surly lineup for all model years.
Forum: Commuting 09-07-10, 09:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,829
Posted By Pigtire
Turbineblade, It's pretty close to a 45c. Did a...

Turbineblade, It's pretty close to a 45c. Did a rough measurement and it looks like a 43-44c. Clearance is no issue. I could fit a Continental Vapor 2.1 ( more of a 1.9) in the rear which is tight...
Forum: Commuting 09-07-10, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,829
Posted By Pigtire
I've been using the Kenda Kwick Roller EZride in...

I've been using the Kenda Kwick Roller EZride in 45c for a while now.

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Forum: Utility Cycling 08-06-10, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,242
Posted By Pigtire
Awesome! This may be OT but what kind of kayak is...

Awesome! This may be OT but what kind of kayak is that? Trying to get into kayaking and having a hard time deciding between a SOT or sit in type kayak.
Forum: Southern California 07-04-10, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 1,982,026
Posted By Pigtire
Greetings! My name is Mitch and I ride Redondo-...

Greetings! My name is Mitch and I ride Redondo- Santa Monica. Holler when you see me.

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Forum: Commuting 05-05-10, 09:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,809
Posted By Pigtire
I probably got a defective one because it was the...

I probably got a defective one because it was the hardest one to pump compared to other pumps I've owned. Returned it and got a Mt. Morph instead. Quite happy with that one.
Forum: Commuting 04-29-10, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14,490
Views: 8,657,038
Posted By Pigtire
No worries. The WTB Dirt Drop's hood position...

No worries. The WTB Dirt Drop's hood position seems more vertical compared to the On One Midge bars that I have and also the tops are wider, again, compared to my bars. The drops on my bars are...
Forum: Commuting 04-28-10, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14,490
Views: 8,657,038
Posted By Pigtire
I like them. I take my LHT on some fire road...

I like them. I take my LHT on some fire road rides and it helps riding offroad with the shallow and flared drops. The top flats are a little bit on the narrow side if you like to ride that part of...
Forum: Commuting 04-28-10, 10:29 AM
Replies: 14,490
Views: 8,657,038
Posted By Pigtire
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Forum: Touring 04-04-10, 09:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,001
Posted By Pigtire
If you have 8spd cassettes you can get these for...

If you have 8spd cassettes you can get these for $ 56.00.... http://www.jensonusa.com/store/product/SL407A09-Shimano+Sl-Bs50-8+Speed+Bar+End+Shifters.aspx
Forum: Southern California 04-03-10, 09:26 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 97,222
Posted By Pigtire
The Tank. ...

The Tank.

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Forum: Commuting 03-29-10, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14,490
Views: 8,657,038
Posted By Pigtire
Diamondback Overdrive. ...

Diamondback Overdrive.

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Forum: Commuting 02-28-10, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,203
Posted By Pigtire
I ride a BIG Dummy and I have to say I do love...

I ride a BIG Dummy and I have to say I do love the versatility of the bike when carrying heavy loads. I use mine for pretty much everything except offroad but I might one day. Damn thing is a keeper....
Forum: Commuting 01-19-10, 09:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,815
Posted By Pigtire
I use the Tektro Oryx on my LHT and I have no...

I use the Tektro Oryx on my LHT and I have no issues with it. I'm even using the stock pads and use my bike for offroad rides, FYI. Have your LBS or yourself adjust the brakes( or change pads) and...
Forum: Southern California 09-25-09, 10:58 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 97,222
Posted By Pigtire
30 something pounds of hauling ride. ...

30 something pounds of hauling ride.

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Forum: Utility Cycling 08-30-09, 10:51 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 310,907
Posted By Pigtire
Finally done! ...

Finally done!

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Forum: Utility Cycling 08-24-09, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By Pigtire
Thanks Val for the input! Now I am ready to ride.

Thanks Val for the input! Now I am ready to ride.
Forum: Utility Cycling 08-24-09, 12:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By Pigtire
Okay, I finally built my Xtracycle bike but now I...

Okay, I finally built my Xtracycle bike but now I have more questions. First, it seems like the chain is a tad loose even though I installed it by using well known procedures. Is this the norm for...
Forum: Utility Cycling 08-09-09, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By Pigtire
I got it. Thanks Guys!

I got it. Thanks Guys!
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