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    I love the first video - right on my commute to...

    I love the first video - right on my commute to work!!! Keep up the good work PB guys...
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    Carry Extra Clothes?

    Hey all - am going into my 4th winter commuting almost daily in Madison, WI. Am actually looking forward to it this year - something about riding on a cold, crisp night really is nice...

    Anyway,...
  3. one word - mittens.

    one word - mittens.
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    I don't know myself, but it looks really cool!!! ...

    I don't know myself, but it looks really cool!!! I would move this post and it's associated question to the main C&V list as that group would most definitely be able to provide some insight. Once...
  5. I've been running both for ~a year. Same reason...

    I've been running both for ~a year. Same reason as above - have a few presta tubes to burn thru, but haven't had any flats to speak of (knocks on wood), so haven't drilled it out - yet...
  6. Haven't posted in awhile, but here is my favorite...

    Haven't posted in awhile, but here is my favorite (of many, I might add...). 1972 Schwinn Sports Tourer - Sunday Rider - found on curb.
    As found:...
  7. Thread: Pic up thread

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    Hilton Head Island - Cruising the Beach...

    Hilton Head Island - Cruising the Beach
    http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3193/2718995708_f76c459c7b_b.jpg
  8. 1980 Schwinn Voyaguer 11.8 - former commuter. ...

    1980 Schwinn Voyaguer 11.8 - former commuter. Commuted on this all year last year and into the spring. Had some problems with corrosion in the hub. Tore it apart, replaced the bearings, repacked...
  9. Thread: Mittens?

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    One word - choppers! Find some with removable...

    One word - choppers! Find some with removable wool liners. I have been using them to hunt, ice fish, shovel, ski and winter commute for a long time. Never have had to find anything else.
  10. Thread: Wool Jersey

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    For sure check thrift stores. I bought a wool...

    For sure check thrift stores. I bought a wool turtleneck (United Colors of Benneton made in Italy - wife was jealous) that I wore all winter - thing is awesome - cost $3. Best thing about wool, in...
  11. 100% C&V here - mostly on '72 Sports Tourer -...

    100% C&V here - mostly on '72 Sports Tourer - adding another 110 miles (hopefully) tomorrow. Also have a few months of commuting on citified '80 Voyageur 11.8 and some rides on the '73 Raleigh...
  12. Rode a Nexus 8 all winter last year here in...

    Rode a Nexus 8 all winter last year here in Madison, WI. Didn't have any real issues with the hub shifting (other than normal adjustments to line up yellow lines) or performance at all. I did (and...
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    Here's mine - 8-speed IGH conversion of an '80...

    Here's mine - 8-speed IGH conversion of an '80 Schwinn Voyageur 11.8. Also have a dynamo drive headlight - great ride...
    http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3068/3028756790_e4f98dab88.jpg
  14. I ride a '72 sports tourer every day and love...

    I ride a '72 sports tourer every day and love it!!! Not sure what it will run you - mine was found for a total of $0 - free for the taking in very good original shape by my mother-in-law... I have...
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    As promised......

    As promised...
    http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2514/3770228749_7f981acc92.jpg

    And 3 Speed Hub/Shifter - set up to eliminate cable kink......
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    I also have a Safari that must be the low-end...

    I also have a Safari that must be the low-end version. It came with a single speed/coaster brake rear hub only. I have, however, used it quite a bit on camping vacations, etc. I would not expect...
  17. Thread: Saddles

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    My bet is on the Brooks mattress. Here is a...

    My bet is on the Brooks mattress. Here is a picture of a '72 Phillips that I came across last summer - pretty sure it was entirely original...
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    Not a report on the trails, but saw someone (same...

    Not a report on the trails, but saw someone (same person as I see throughout the year) riding in this morning on the far east side - four of the large plows right on his trail on Agriculture Dr. ...
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    I wouldn't say they are exactly falling from the...

    I wouldn't say they are exactly falling from the skies here in Madison, WI, but I have had a few come thru my possession in the last year. These two were indeed found on the side of the road for...
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    Here is mine that I got at a garage sale this...

    Here is mine that I got at a garage sale this summer for $5. Mine came with the Huret drivetrain, stamped sidepull brakes, steel SA wheels and (the reason I bought it) a leather Wrights saddle. ...
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    Syke- You are right on in describing my 10 speed...

    Syke-
    You are right on in describing my 10 speed - stamped brakes and levers, Huret drivetrain, cheap/weird hubs - rear one is especially strange... At first I thought it was a flip-flop, but it...
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    Hey - my wife (and when I say my wife - I mean I)...

    Hey - my wife (and when I say my wife - I mean I) has two of them that she rides quite often. One is a red 3 speed that I got out of the garbage that is in really great condition and the other is a...
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    1980 Schwinn Voyageur 11.8

    Finally got a picture of my current everyday commuter. It's a 28 year old Chrome Schwinn Voyageur outfitted with a Shimano Nexus 8, Shimano dyno-hub with custom LED head light, Brooks B17... It is...
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    My opinion - the warmest things to put on your hands are choppers - leather mittens with wool inserts. Not the best to run small shifters, but with IGH/grip shift - no problems. They are more than...
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    With a decent looking Brooks B72 - don't wait -...

    With a decent looking Brooks B72 - don't wait - go get it!!!
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