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Old 09-08-09, 08:51 AM
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hey, I'm new, thought I'd share some pics of my commuter

Hey everyone! I'm new here so I'd thought I'd start by sharing some pics of my commuter. I live in Ozone Park so I went str8 to the Worksman factory to pick this puppy up. I'm planning on some future mods in acouple of months. Thinking about some fan 26inch chrome rims/white wall tires, Black fenders with pinstripping, chopper head light, blue LED lights to trick her out. If anyone out there knows anyone from the NYC area who does pinstripping, please give me a heads up, thanks.



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Old 09-08-09, 09:18 AM
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holy $%&*$ never saw a commuter like yours!!! Welcome onboard!
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Old 09-08-09, 09:38 AM
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Well, it's really an industrial bike. I call it my commuter since I use it (along with my longboard) to get around the neighborhood with. Ges prices are too much to be driving everywhere.
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That's pretty hot.
How you liking that seat?

Cute pups, too.
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Old 09-08-09, 10:02 AM
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Originally Posted by d2create View Post
That's pretty hot.
How you liking that seat?

Cute pups, too.
I also MTB and I have had Epididymitis (infection in the testicles) 3 times. By the 3rd time my urologist asked me if I rode a bike, I said yeah, then he told me to lose the horned bike seat. So, yeah, I'm liking the seat.

Thanks for the comment on the pups. My girl just found a Maltese on the streets, so now were up to 3. Sad, shelters are packed here in NYC due to the economy.
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Looks like a fun ride. A real cruiser. I'd love to commute once in a while on something like that but I have to far to go and a bike like that wouldn't cut it in the time I need it too. Looks like a blast man! Happy riding :-)
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Old 09-08-09, 10:17 AM
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Originally Posted by XPhilX View Post
Well, it's really an industrial bike. I call it my commuter since I use it (along with my longboard) to get around the neighborhood with. Ges prices are too much to be driving everywhere.
Cool bike!.... but how do you use a longboard to get around the 'hood?
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Old 09-08-09, 11:02 AM
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Sweet ride, man. Try some Goo Gone to get rid of that sticker residue on the chainguard.
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Awesome ride! The high rise bars are the bomb!

Welcome aboard!

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SWEEEET Ride!
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I don't think I could commute 12 km a day on a bike like that, but it's visually very interesting.

+1 for the dog bike guardians, too.
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Cool bike!.... but how do you use a longboard to get around the 'hood?
Surf's up dude! I think he means a longboard skateboard. Not a surfboard. We'll forgive you, seeing as your from Australia, and everyone there surfs. And drinks Fosters. : )
 
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Bikes and dogs. Nice.
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Sweet ride, man. Try some Goo Gone to get rid of that sticker residue on the chainguard.
Yeah, got some Goo gone in the garage cause I debadged my car. I just have to get around to cleaning it off.

As far as commuting with this beast. I only take it short distances to the store, barber shop, etc. I once rode this bike to a fishing pier which was about an 8 mile round trip, and my legs were toast for a few days afterwards. Definately a bike for short distances only. I work a few miles away, but I'm scared to ride this sucker after my shift which ends at 11pm, since stop signs are "optional" in da hood of Jamaica Queens. Too many jerk offs on the road to be riding at night.

Yeah, I definately don't ride a Longboard surfboard on the streets, but I have a funboard that I ride when we have waves. Trust me, surfing in NY sucks, it's flat most of the year.
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I do like your dogs what breed are they?
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Old 09-09-09, 09:34 AM
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I do like your dogs what breed are they?
The little one is a mutt, the big one is a pit bull. I don't live in one of the greatest neighborhoods here in NY, so I'm glad I have a pit in the yard. The other day they stole my neighbors rims right off his car. I have a rice burner that's tricked out with expensive rims, and they aren't coming into my my yard to **** around with my car when I have her in the yard. Plus, I have like a thousand dollars with of tools in the shed and my bikes in the garage. Best bet is to have a big dog in the yard to protect your stuff.
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Originally Posted by billyymc View Post
Surf's up dude! I think he means a longboard skateboard. Not a surfboard. We'll forgive you, seeing as your from Australia, and everyone there surfs. And drinks Fosters. : )
ok, now I get it
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Nice bike and critters, your pit doesn't seem to be impressed with the new bike though

Only 1k in tools?
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hmmm that bike looks kind of odd... It reminds me of my schwinn stingray that I had when I was younger the kind that had a banana seat, shifter on the top tube, ape hanger bars fairly robust but heavy bike...

not sure what that spring in the front of the stem is for....
and the extra top tube seems a bit different, how much does it weigh?
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not sure what that spring in the front of the stem is for....
Never seen or heard of a springer fork?
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Never seen or heard of a springer fork?
nope, is it decorative or does it provide suspension?
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Suicidal Tendencies T-Shirt, You got my ruhspect! Even @33 I'm "Possessed to Skate" Now and again :-), Like the bike too!! And the seat?? Looks like room to hang your bag hehe
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Old 09-13-09, 10:23 PM
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Just like RiverCityCyclis, I was damned impressed to see the Suicidal Tendencies T-Shirt! Took me way back to when all I wanted was a Pepsi, and she wouldn't give it to me!!! Sweet lookin' ride!
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Nice chain-ring, it has kind of a psychedelic band-saw thing going on :-)!
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Originally Posted by e0richt View Post
nope, is it decorative or does it provide suspension?
It provides suspension.

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