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    What changes would YOU make to the LHT complete?

    Sorry if this is a repost.

    Specs:
    http://www.surlybikes.com/lht_comp.html

    I think the design is very good for a premade bike. But, enthusiasts are going to tweak it a little. My curiosity is what you would change if you had to take this bike across the country. Here's what I would do, in no particular order:

    change the tires to 28mm ruffy tuffys
    swap for trekking bars
    use kool stop brake shoes
    change big cog for a 46t
    swap for brooks B-17
    carbon seatpost for vibration (this one isn't really that big of a deal)
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    I would put pedals and racks on and ride the **** out of it.

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    I'd go with the 28mm tires (yeah, marathons would be nice... but a good 28mm is fine)
    swap for the B17 saddle
    change the bar end shifters to STI (personal preference)
    use reynolds 853 steel as a frame material

    oh... but then what you have is a Rocky Mountain Sherpa 30!

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