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  1. Larimer county, bicycle friendly as long as you...

    Larimer county, bicycle friendly as long as you don't get hit. Ride on the sidewalk though and they will run you down with a cruiser in FT fun.

    Glad you had your head on a swivel and saw the...
  2. 1. Rear Brake. 2. Cable routing for rear...

    1. Rear Brake.

    2. Cable routing for rear derailleur and rear brake, going to be more of a hassle than you might think at this point.

    3. In this forum there is a thread called commuter bike...
  3. As a corollary to all this, one thing I have done...

    As a corollary to all this, one thing I have done recently is to make sure the driver sees me taking a picture of the back of their car when possible. I dont want their actions to ruin the rest of...
  4. once a month

    once a month
  5. economy version of the above, Delta mega rack and...

    economy version of the above, Delta mega rack and seattle sports panniers.

    Took the brooks off of my commuter, did not have a staining problem but it needed looking after when it rained or snowed....
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    Welcome to the adult table, what you have now is...

    Welcome to the adult table, what you have now is transportation. SA dyno, lights and wheel build cost me about $300, best bike investment ever.
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    2006 xterra, finally drove it for the first time...

    2006 xterra, finally drove it for the first time in a month over the weekend to take some bikes in for the annual overhaul. the last few years the xterra has seen about 6,000 miles per year. 1,500...
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    I carry tool kits in all of my bikes when I am...

    I carry tool kits in all of my bikes when I am further than a mile from the house, except this morning. Last night I gave a bones multi tool to a friend because I was going to get a new one today...
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    I had a planet bike rack blinky on the back of my...

    I had a planet bike rack blinky on the back of my Fargo for about 4 whole days. The rear tire picked up a stick that came up into the rear light breaking the mount off and sending the light through...
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    my first tip to people who ask me about commuting...

    my first tip to people who ask me about commuting or going car light.

    1. Riding your bike as transportation gives you superpower, unfortunately that super power is invisibility.

    Other than...
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    I have two shirts from aerotech designs I like...

    I have two shirts from aerotech designs I like that work well for office casual. I'm also bringing back the knickers on casual friday, but that hasn't been catching on.


    Men's Urban Pedal...
  12. keen sandals with odyssey twisted BMX pedals. I...

    keen sandals with odyssey twisted BMX pedals. I have them on my fargo and daily commuter, will be the next set I put on the fat tire.

    I do some 60 mile rail to trail days every few months and...
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    30-degrees and some idiot spent the night across...

    30-degrees and some idiot spent the night across town. The GF picked me up last night to go with her to run errands, and my choices this morning were to get her up early for a car ride back( we...
  14. Thread: I Love ELP

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    Glad you have the tail wind at night but I was in...

    Glad you have the tail wind at night but I was in ELP a few months ago and a dust storm blotted out the sun at 4PM. No thanks.
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    been riding the minnesota 1.0 the last few days...

    been riding the minnesota 1.0 the last few days with the fatties, vee rubber missions. lighter, better steering and a 9-speed. love it for the hills and handling. rides like a mountain bike and...
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    I looked at those last year for the GF. When...

    I looked at those last year for the GF. When looking at the welds I became a believer in child labor, because only a 5 year old could have made welds with that many gaps. Not against a well priced...
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    A month a go the bathroom in my condo flooded...

    A month a go the bathroom in my condo flooded from a mishap upstairs from me. So I have been bouncing around from friend to friend with my clothes in the truck thinking the contractor will have my...
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    Ahhh, wooden boats are just addictive as...

    Ahhh, wooden boats are just addictive as bicycles, N+1.

    two winters ago I painted one in my living room.

    http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk221/switters_bucket/IMAG0018.jpg

    I later gave...
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    Electra now owned by Trek. Wait and see I...

    Electra now owned by Trek.

    Wait and see I suppose, but I thought they had come along way and should not have sold out. I dont have one, but do like the delivery bike and the classic.
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    I found a '59 lugged frame 3 speed from Holland...

    I found a '59 lugged frame 3 speed from Holland on craigslist and just started adding parts over the course of a few months. Decided to keep the patina of the original even though it is not black. ...
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    Congratulations, I'm a guvnor fan to the extent...

    Congratulations, I'm a guvnor fan to the extent that I built up a single speed imitation just to see if I really wanted one. I like the speed 5 concept, although the gold chain is way to over the...
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    I ran some errands in traffic today, and you sir...

    I ran some errands in traffic today, and you sir are correct. The front brake needs to come back.

    http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk221/switters_bucket/IMG_20131224_155524_860_zpsa90cea7b.jpg...
  24. Handlebars are too low and too short for the...

    Handlebars are too low and too short for the heavy rack making the steering twitchy and the position a bit uncomfortable for me, which is why the 2011s have the longer bars.
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    I dont know if this applies to the OP or not, but...

    I dont know if this applies to the OP or not, but resale value. Around the front range a cross check will hold its value much better than the other bikes, could be regional though.

    As a Fargo...
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