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What kind of bike you use for commuting?

Old 10-22-18, 09:35 PM
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2015 Breezer Greenway hybrid/ commuter bike.

Nice bike!

I ride a similar bike most days (Breezer Liberty) and love the rack and Dyno lights. On my fast days I take my road bike... She's fun!
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Old 10-22-18, 10:21 PM
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Old 10-23-18, 09:23 AM
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Normally my semi recumbent 1999 BikeE. I call it my lounge chair on wheels. If the weather gets bad I switch to my 94 Trekking bike. The recumbent has the disadvantage of rain causing puddles in your lap area. With an upright bike the water runs of better. And the recumbent seat gets soaked if exposed to rain.

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Old 10-23-18, 11:27 AM
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Old 10-23-18, 01:18 PM
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I've been riding this one for three years
Steve's current 8 speed commuter

But today I ordered this one as my new winter daily driver (with studded 650b tires):

Steve's new 12 speed ride
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Old 10-23-18, 01:41 PM
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For the past four years I've been riding folding bikes for my commute during the weekdays, since my commute requires me to carry the bike onto a train or subway to get across a body of water.

First was Bike Friday Tikit.. RIP after getting T-boned by SUV while crossing the street in crosswalk.


Then it was a 16' folder, until it got stolen from my locked basement while I was on vacation:


Then I got a 20" folding bike, it got stolen from a fenced playground:


Now I'm back on a 16" folder.. hopefully it keeps for a while.
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Old 10-23-18, 01:48 PM
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I’ve commuted on just about every type of bike, but a CX bike with 32mm slicks gives me the speed, versatility, ruggedness, and agility I love.

My Fixed gear (or SS) works great as there is very little to go wrong or maintain (and is nice and light), but I’m loving commuting on fatter tires (32-40mm)
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Old 10-23-18, 01:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Archwhorides View Post

But today I ordered this one as my new winter daily driver (with studded 650b tires):
I hate studded tires. They sux. I hope you find some that work better than all the ones I've tried.
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Old 10-23-18, 01:52 PM
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I work from home, so to me commuting means having to go somewhere without having to sweat. This comes in very handy:

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Old 10-23-18, 03:25 PM
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I hate studded tires. They sux. I hope you find some that work better than all the ones I've tried.
I doubt that my studded tires are any better and I hate them too, but when my work colleagues tell me their horror stories about falls on black ice I feel a lot better for some reason.
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Old 10-23-18, 03:53 PM
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in most circumstances I take my Trek District for .y commutes. Rain, shine, doesnt really matter. If my commute is going to take me more than 30 miles from home or its particularly windy I take my Salsa Vaya
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Old 10-23-18, 08:41 PM
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Old 10-24-18, 08:48 AM
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I commuted from 2012 until aug 2018 on a Motobecane Fantom CX with slick, fenders, and a rack.

i am now commuting on a Salsa Journeyman. I put on WTB Byways and I love them! 650b for the win!
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Old 10-25-18, 08:09 AM
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This one has studs. They suck until you need them.


This is my normal commuter.
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Old 10-26-18, 05:05 PM
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I have an 80/90s (?) Bianchi Project 2 that I've owned for a few years (with bullhorns as a cheater dropbar conversion) and a CAAD9 when I want some speed.

Just wish I got more than 18 rides to work this year.
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Old 10-26-18, 05:38 PM
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haven't done it in a while, but at 22 miles ea way, I use my road bike

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My commuter bike for 8 of the last 9 years has been a RANS V-Rex. Really great for stopping at a red light and putting both feet on the ground and chilling. Not that I like red lights.
This is my last commuter bike, as I will be retiring at the end of 2018. But, it will continue to be my utility bike.

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Single Speed until the first snow fall, then it is my mtb.
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I use a relatively inexpensive ($500 plus a few upgrades & additions) single-speed bike, even though we have hills around here. SS drivetrain is easy to maintain.

For me, the key elements of a commuter bike are full coverage fenders, lights, and a basket.
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Old 10-27-18, 05:49 PM
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A basic hybrid with a front suspension fork, larger tires, fenders: a Trek DS. Works pretty well for basic commuting.
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Some nice rides in here!
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My Rain bike, a Bike Friday, Disc, Rohloff, pocket Llama ..
this was Sellers picture(the company) before I set it up with mudguards , changed bars stem, Saddle, Pedals * added front racks head and rail lights,
changed the brakes to TRP Hy Rd and more recently replaced the steering masr which pictured is a folding Aluminum one ,
for a non folding steel one made for me, of my own design.
ending the small movement and creaking of the adjustable height alloy one..
* ( typically they ship w/o saddle and pedals, as tastes in those parts are chosen by customers
widely varying in their personal preferences..


H2O bottle now behind the seat , Abus Bordo folding lock where bottle cage sits..





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Old 11-02-18, 02:15 PM
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I purchases a (very) slightly used Jamis Commuter 1cmx around 3-4 years ago and it's been my daily commuter ever since.
It's a basic city bike with a Shimano Nexus-3 IGH and with the exception of two wheels (Mavic A319's custom made for my weight being a Clydesdale), rack and the brakes (Shimano Deore's with removable pads), everything's pretty much stock.



Jamis Commuter 1CMX
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Old 11-02-18, 09:06 PM
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My new pinion bike as initially modified. Fat tires are dreamy, like my grand-uncle's Cadillac.




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But today I ordered this one as my new winter daily driver (with studded 650b tires):

Steve's new 12 speed ride
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Old 11-03-18, 08:11 AM
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Update, added a new bike:

Spring, Summer, & Fall bike:


Winter bike:
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