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Old 02-21-09, 06:32 PM   #226
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No ride like a snow ride.
Snapped these off today, these are the first pics i've taken of it too since i built it up from a SS/FG.

'08 Surly Cross-Check, 1x9 gearing, mustache bars, fenders, rack, brooks.









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Old 02-26-09, 04:00 PM   #227
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Old 02-26-09, 11:45 PM   #228
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props for biking in the snow in port jefferson anyway, since it would be so easy to hop into that blasphemous car that we can all see in the background. do you commute on your bike?* if so you could probably justify the tires, otherwise, there's probably no point.

*you should start commuting on your bike.
I used my blasphemous car to get around most of the winter sadly, reserving the bikes for recreational riding. I'll be commuting on the bike again soon, though.
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Old 03-05-09, 10:50 PM   #229
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Surly, LHT

This is my Surly with my old tires for fenders (ya just cant break em) And the best weather proof bags in the world I make myself. This is my 6th winter totaly car free and I ride all year long now and yes it is cold in Detroit but I do not want to go back to a car! This is the Detroit river looking at Canada.
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Old 03-05-09, 10:57 PM   #230
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mechanicaliron - That is a beautiful bike and some nice work on the bags.
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Old 03-06-09, 12:30 PM   #231
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O-thank you! I have been making bags for all my friends now that I have made this set. People come to me with some crazy things they want and it has been fun. I may have to quit my job and just make weather proof bags, ha ha! ron.
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Old 03-07-09, 07:05 PM   #232
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da winter ride

Early 90's Giant Iquana. Seems mud month is here...early.
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Old 03-10-09, 03:50 PM   #233
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Just a dusting.
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Old 03-17-09, 08:50 PM   #234
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One of my winter bikes

I've been riding year around here in Minnesota for over 27 years, here is one of my winter bikes.
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Old 03-17-09, 08:54 PM   #235
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My second winter bike

Here is my other one (I suppose I could have put it all on one).
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Old 03-18-09, 03:53 PM   #236
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This winter's project, next winter's ride.

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This is my winter/spring/summer/fall ride:http://groups.yahoo.com/group/rootsr...unt=20&dir=asc
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Old 05-07-09, 10:23 AM   #238
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Too nice to be limited to just winter... I am going to drop the gearing so I can use it for a little fixed gear xc action.

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Old 05-07-09, 10:34 AM   #239
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this is my winter/spring/summer/fall ride:http://d.yimg.com/kq/groups/1425073/...e/SANY0064.jpg
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Old 05-07-09, 05:14 PM   #240
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Below are a couple of photos of the Rockhopper I ran this past winter.

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Old 06-02-09, 07:44 AM   #241
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Montreal mountain

Sorry the pics a bit small! Marin with 300 tungsten studs per tires...
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Old 06-04-09, 02:43 AM   #242
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wow! great bikes! they are all awesome! i don't have winter bikes because i never use my bikes when it is called outside.
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Old 07-15-09, 07:36 AM   #243
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Mendenhall Glacier - Juneau Alaska

About 13 mile from the state capitol building. What a place to live!
Bianchi Lynx with Nokian studded tires. If I had it to do over again I'd get wider tires. The 1.9's are great for commuting on ice but 2.1's would be better for dealing with snow and ruts.
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How do you get your pictures to up load large?

Those photos aren't uploaded attachments. They're photos that are stored on-line at a site like flikr or photobucket and people are posting a link to their stored pictures in their post.

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Old 07-16-09, 07:12 AM   #245
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Larger the 1.9

Thanks for sharing R88. I've got the Nokian big boys 2.125 and they are amazing but I wondered about going smaller.
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I'm curious about the Nokian 700c studded tire series (I've got the 2.125, see my last post). Anybody tried both and like one better then the other?
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Too nice to be limited to just winter... I am going to drop the gearing so I can use it for a little fixed gear xc action.

Now... it's getting too nice to be a winter beater but then...if you have ride in the worst of conditions you should have a nice bike.

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Old 07-16-09, 05:10 PM   #248
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I wholly agree! My Western Flyer was the winter bike and everything else last year and the Schwinn will join it (Germaine is a bit stronger for taking the ruts).
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Old 07-16-09, 05:23 PM   #249
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That is a really neat bicycle!
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Old 09-18-09, 04:55 PM   #250
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