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    I thought that I was odd for liking my longer...

    I thought that I was odd for liking my longer commute after moving, but apparently not! (Went from 4.2 to 7.5 and like it much better for some reason - similar routes)
  2. College 3.0 I love your creation (and...

    College 3.0 I love your creation (and creativity). Just a suggest as something to ponder is turning the plastic basket sideways. Once you put weight in it longways it will start to affect your...
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    Velo Orange Campeur at $500. Plus you can mount...

    Velo Orange Campeur at $500. Plus you can mount a kickstand LEGALLY (no frame warranty issues) as it has a kickstand mount. Also, very nicely put together.

    Edit: Just saw your need for disc...
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    I never like to shame people, but rather provide...

    I never like to shame people, but rather provide a good example of what to do. However, if you like the shaming...

    Curing your Clown-Like Car Habit

    What Does Your Work Truck Say About You?
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    I have the smaller front VO rack and had it...

    I have the smaller front VO rack and had it mounted up for awhile. I had a hammock and small sleeping bag on one day and found that it affected my steering more than I had expected (couldn't go...
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    I rode it home from the LBS yesterday and I...

    I rode it home from the LBS yesterday and I agree, it needs a little downturn. I wanted to let it go for a few miles before I judged it though, as I rode down there on my Xtracycle and wow what a...
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    After adding Nitto Albatrosses:

    After adding Nitto Albatrosses:
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    Is that the Velo Orange Porteur rack? VO...

    Is that the Velo Orange Porteur rack?

    VO Porteur Rack - Racks & Decaleurs - Accessories
  9. Very cool.

    Very cool.
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    It's a Dill Pickle, as I tried a Carradice but...

    It's a Dill Pickle, as I tried a Carradice but the buckles were too fiddly for me (and they weren't attached properly). It does have an aluminum support underneath. Otherwise it would sit too...
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    Thank you, but soon to end - with an early...

    Thank you, but soon to end - with an early retirement! But I'll still ride most every day. Just a beautiful and peaceful way to get around town.
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    30 years to work in an office (not including...

    30 years to work in an office (not including paper route - which I never had :( ).
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    It would be lovely if the thread ended with your...

    It would be lovely if the thread ended with your quote - priceless! However, I just extended it again! Here, let me put it on the bottom :)

    THE END
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    Nice deal, nice price.

    Nice deal, nice price.
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    There are many options out there in these...

    There are many options out there in these categories (that I agree you might want to pursue), but looking at it from a different perspective think about going to at least 35mm wide tires (like...
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    That is where I am going with my VO Campeur late...

    That is where I am going with my VO Campeur late next week, swept back and a little more upright than my drops on there now. I already have the 35s sand they are the best width that I have ever...
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    I am with you in spirit, but do carry one. I...

    I am with you in spirit, but do carry one. I just use it for my purposes, not for others. So, that means I answer it when convenient and I don't do FB or other social media updates, etc. I think...
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    That is a nice looking setup. How do you like...

    That is a nice looking setup. How do you like its ride?
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    That rear rack looks rather wide. Is that...

    That rear rack looks rather wide. Is that correct? Almost like a Porteur style from rack, but that I've only seen for the front. VO Porteur Rack - Racks & Decaleurs - Accessories

    Nice overall...
  20. If the tubes are at all old I typically would put...

    If the tubes are at all old I typically would put the fresh set in and keep the others as spares. Tubes don't go slowly, they go out/bad the farthest away from home :)
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    I pack very light, but have not weighed things...

    I pack very light, but have not weighed things out. I can usually get away with two small front and two small rear panniers - with room t spare. If the weather is cold, the packs get heavier due to...
  22. Your dealership will not even be close to what...

    Your dealership will not even be close to what you'll get on your own. I am ALWAYS disappointed when I involve a dealer.

    As far as fenders, they are awesome!
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    Thanks. It has drop bars at present, but I am...

    Thanks. It has drop bars at present, but I am going to switch over to uprights (Nitto Albatross and bar-end shifter) next week. And to the OP, it was purchased to ride across the country, around...
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    Yes, that one looks cool with the more aggressive...

    Yes, that one looks cool with the more aggressive tires and no fenders. Mine has 35mm Schwalbe Supremes (smother looking) and VO's hammered aluminum fenders and a Dill Pickle rear bag. More like an...
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    I went with the Velo Orange Campeur, as it has...

    I went with the Velo Orange Campeur, as it has mid-fork braze ons, and a kickstand mount! It is also a decent priced bike that can do anything, as there is ample room for wider tires and fenders. ...
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