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    And a bungie cord.

    And a bungie cord.
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    older burley with bunks above the tops of the...

    older burley with bunks above the tops of the wheels.

    http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk221/switters_bucket/IMG_20130512_141506_028_zpsfd124cd5.jpg

    use a rack hitch on the front of the...
  3. I have a 2010 felt New belgium Brewery cruiser. ...

    I have a 2010 felt New belgium Brewery cruiser. Not light but very smooth. The quality was good, the ride was OK except the handle bars they put on the for 2010 was too low for the long top tube,...
  4. how does your trailer attach? I am really...

    how does your trailer attach? I am really starting to like disk breaks and if I ever have to replace my commuter I will probably go that route but it limits the type of bike trailer you can tow.
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    I had this problem for a while every time I had a...

    I had this problem for a while every time I had a flat on my 2010 torker graduate. It is an iterative process and works best if you get everything lined up in second and then go through all the...
  6. my GF rides in a skirt/dress as that is all she...

    my GF rides in a skirt/dress as that is all she likes to wear.

    I bought her a very inexpensive skirt guard from ventura dress guard, they are adjustable and has been working well for a about a...
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    Exactly. My dedicated commuter has to stay...

    Exactly. My dedicated commuter has to stay outside all day while I'm at work. I had a brooks on there, and found that while I love the saddle I did not love taking care of it. My bike has fenders,...
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    I had a windwood that has undergone a few...

    I had a windwood that has undergone a few different small modifications, springer front fork, non fender clunker, finally gave it to one of my sons to keep at his place in old town.

    I usually...
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    pair of New Belgium Brewery cruisers on the...

    pair of New Belgium Brewery cruisers on the Poudre River at flood stage.

    http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk221/switters_bucket/IMG_20140601_201318130_zps6f22858d.jpg
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    nice modern klunker, looks like lots of fun.

    nice modern klunker, looks like lots of fun.
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    Shwinn phantom, would be my guess, th ic on the...

    Shwinn phantom, would be my guess, th ic on the link is pretty small.
  12. I'm new to commuting and would like to know if I...

    I'm new to commuting and would like to know if I really need to spend hundreds of dollars on a rapha racoon helmet or if a racoon tuke from bikes direct would be fine?
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    the rear end is off of an old Huffy circa early...

    the rear end is off of an old Huffy circa early to mid 80s, an notoriously twitchy to get bolted on strait. But they are adjustable so it is possible.


    to put this in perspective to come up...
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    I would not have put that much angle on the...

    I would not have put that much angle on the spoiler but I suppose we can overlook such a small infraction just this once and let you post.
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    Not that interested in belt drives for the sake...

    Not that interested in belt drives for the sake of having a belt drive but one of my dream commuters (aluboo commuter) has a belt drive and the break is at the bolt on drop outs.

    I have seen most...
  16. Like my roller brakes for 4 season commuting but...

    Like my roller brakes for 4 season commuting but like disk brakes more. The latest model of my bicycle (torker graduate) now comes with disk brakes and if I ever have to build up or buy another...
  17. Not that we have a cycle chic slow movement going...

    Not that we have a cycle chic slow movement going on locally but more than half the other commuters I see are in office casual. The rest in some kind of stretchy clothes with panniers on touring...
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    Nice with the lights and north road bars. How is...

    Nice with the lights and north road bars. How is the ride with the forward position and the springer fork? I had a springer from chubbies cruisers on the front of a schwinn for a while and took it...
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    I built up a single speed coaster brake path...

    I built up a single speed coaster brake path racer last year. It does not see many miles but some days when I know I dont need lights, patch kit, etc I like taking the stripped down bike to work or...
  20. Amazing distances, shows what the engine can do...

    Amazing distances, shows what the engine can do instead of the bike.

    I have done a modest 45 during a brewery tour so lots of stops, on a mongoose beast. My felt cruiser regularly does 20 miles...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. once a month

    once a month
  25. 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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