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    Sticky: 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...
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    @LesterOf Puppets... I'll take one for each bike!...

    @LesterOf Puppets... I'll take one for each bike! lol
  3. Are you still riding this winter? I'd be...

    Are you still riding this winter? I'd be interested in joining...
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    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,...
  5. [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...
  6. 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...
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    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.
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    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...
  9. It's mine now

    Photo update.
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    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...
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    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).
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    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...
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    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...
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    Most definitely, and not just because I commute...

    Most definitely, and not just because I commute on a bike!
  15. 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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