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Forum: Commuting
03-04-16, 09:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,498
Posted By JAG410

Relevate Designs Tangle bags often leave room for...

Relevate Designs Tangle bags often leave room for water bottles. My fatbike commuter has a full frame bag and just put a water bottle in the bag. For things that don't close well, like my Oxo coffee...
Forum: Commuting
01-11-16, 06:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,593
Posted By JAG410

yeehaw ...

yeehaw
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01-07-16, 10:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,536
Posted By JAG410

1955 Schwinn Hornet with 2.3" studded tires ...

1955 Schwinn Hornet with 2.3" studded tires
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01-01-16, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,197
Posted By JAG410

I've done the coke/pepsi challenge with skinny...

I've done the coke/pepsi challenge with skinny studded tires vs fat, and I'll choose fat every time. The range of snow depth where skinny tires magically cut down to the surface is quite small, and I...
Forum: Commuting
12-05-15, 10:50 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 13,714
Posted By JAG410

CAD manager for a mid size civil engineering firm.

CAD manager for a mid size civil engineering firm.
11-21-15, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By JAG410

I haven't noticed a difference, if anything the...

I haven't noticed a difference, if anything the holes would allow more exits for ice chunks.
Forum: Commuting
11-09-15, 09:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,402
Posted By JAG410

My go-to is the Outdoor Research Ninjaclava....

My go-to is the Outdoor Research Ninjaclava. Ninjaclava | Outdoor Research | Designed By Adventure | Outdoor Clothing & Gear (http://www.outdoorresearch.com/en/ninjaclava.html)

Cheap-ish, easy to...
Forum: Commuting
11-08-15, 04:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,402
Posted By JAG410

Low 30's can be tricky, yet it's a great temp to...

Low 30's can be tricky, yet it's a great temp to test gear because you really can't hurt anything if you get too cold. Usually below 35 I start to cover my mouth to heat up the incoming air. I don't...
Forum: Commuting
11-05-15, 09:06 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,576
Posted By JAG410

I was thinking about this thread on the ride home...

I was thinking about this thread on the ride home yesterday, when it was dark and wet, and sure enough, I went down. Sharp turn on a newly paved section of path, and the front wheel slid out. Just my...
Forum: Commuting
11-02-15, 09:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,052
Posted By JAG410

Worked until 5:30, and it was pretty dark when I...

Worked until 5:30, and it was pretty dark when I left. First dark commute home on my new route, and it was pretty odd. My dynamo setup worked perfectly and I had no trouble seeing, but I felt sort of...
10-31-15, 06:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,706
Posted By JAG410

Heat packs are oxygen activated, so if you cut...

Heat packs are oxygen activated, so if you cut off the oxygen supply, they become reusable! Baby food jars or ziplock bags work well. Most will last for a few hours, so for short trips, you could...
10-18-15, 09:01 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,849
Posted By JAG410

Those are some beefy zigzags you have going...

Those are some beefy zigzags you have going there, what kind of machine are you using?

These rolls look great, nice work!
Forum: Commuting
09-24-15, 08:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,542
Posted By JAG410

The Troll is a fine bike, I ran one for a couple...

The Troll is a fine bike, I ran one for a couple years as my year-round commuter. I ran it 26" and 650B, geared and SS, flat bar and drop bar, rim brakes and disc brakes, racks and rackless. Fun...
Forum: Commuting
09-22-15, 09:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 809
Posted By JAG410

Those chemical warmers are oxygen activated. Keep...

Those chemical warmers are oxygen activated. Keep them in an airtight container like a baby food jar or ziplock bag, and you can reuse them dozens of times. I can usually get a whole week (10+ rides)...
Forum: Commuting
09-06-15, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,286
Posted By JAG410

Those frames are incredibly similar, neither one...

Those frames are incredibly similar, neither one would be considered "amazing". Good? Absolutely. Giant likely makes both frames, and they are both entry level, so I wouldn't expect any magical...
Forum: Commuting
09-06-15, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,542
Posted By JAG410

The slate's aren't out yet, but the grades are,...

The slate's aren't out yet, but the grades are, and I really like them. I have a few miles on the alloy 105 version and have been consistently impressed. I think an ultegra carbon version would be...
Forum: Commuting
08-23-15, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,250
Posted By JAG410

Panaracer T-Serv

Panaracer T-Serv
08-20-15, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 393
Posted By JAG410

This comes in a couple sizes and it's cheap too! ...

This comes in a couple sizes and it's cheap too!

Fondo H20 - Granfondo Bags - Bags - Products - Axiom Performance Gear (http://www.axiomgear.com/products/gear/bags/granfondo-series/fondo-h20/)
08-20-15, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 857
Posted By JAG410

I had this same problem on my mtb, and discovered...

I had this same problem on my mtb, and discovered it was a loose chainring bolt.
08-04-15, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By JAG410

Whichever one you like the look of better.

Whichever one you like the look of better.
Forum: Commuting
07-19-15, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,625
Posted By JAG410

Surly ECR 9 speed. QBP has a pretty good deal on...

Surly ECR 9 speed. QBP has a pretty good deal on these right now, have your LBS call them up and get the details. Not only are the complete bikes on closeout, they should come with a few Relevate...
Forum: Commuting
07-19-15, 08:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,824
Posted By JAG410

I completely disagree. Their Townie model with...

I completely disagree. Their Townie model with flat foot technology moves the cranks forward, not the saddle backwards. It is also the top selling bike in the U.S. I have sold dozens of them, ridden...
07-18-15, 10:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,929
Posted By JAG410

I did. Sold my cross check, had 2 nice vintage...

I did. Sold my cross check, had 2 nice vintage bikes, sold those, bought new cross check. For the things a cross check does, it's hard to find a vintage equal. If/when I get a dedicated road only...
Forum: Commuting
07-12-15, 09:32 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,936
Posted By JAG410

How much do you weigh OP? Shaving a few pounds...

How much do you weigh OP? Shaving a few pounds off the rider is usually cheaper and easier than shaving it off a bike. I sold my old cross check because I wanted something better. Went through 5...
07-11-15, 07:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,275
Posted By JAG410

Nice find! I used to have an identical one. It'll...

Nice find! I used to have an identical one. It'll be a nice rider when it's all done!
06-28-15, 03:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 544
Posted By JAG410

WTB: Vintage Brooks Spring saddles, B12

Looking for 2 saddles, one Brooks B12 in any color and another brooks or wrights sprung saddle in brown. Vintage only, in rideable condition, doesn't have to be show worthy.
06-12-15, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,357
Posted By JAG410

that thing is rad. Nice buy for $90!

that thing is rad. Nice buy for $90!
06-08-15, 09:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,522
Posted By JAG410

Currently work random summer weekends at...

Currently work random summer weekends at Paramount Sports in Fargo, going on 4 years now. Sales, wrenching, assembling.
Forum: Commuting
06-04-15, 08:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,179
Posted By JAG410

Surly Straggler, have your LBS order it and build...

Surly Straggler, have your LBS order it and build it up before cutting the fork. Get fitted for it/adjusted to your liking, and then cut the fork. Slap a rack and fenders on it and go nuts. 60cm...
06-02-15, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By JAG410

that's a decent frame to build up as a SS, but it...

that's a decent frame to build up as a SS, but it looks to be closer to 57-58cm. That still might work for you though, so go take a look and bring a tape measure.
Forum: Commuting
06-02-15, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 11,037,054
Posted By JAG410

I love this! I've been wanting to build up...

I love this! I've been wanting to build up something similar. Quick, comfy, handy, and can still bomb off curbs when you need to. Nice ride!
05-26-15, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14,272
Views: 1,306,802
Posted By JAG410

I changed offices, therefore my commute tripled...

I changed offices, therefore my commute tripled in length. Today was the first trip to the new office, and the ride was fantastic.
...
Forum: Commuting
05-26-15, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 11,037,054
Posted By JAG410

The comfy cruiser, my 83 Nishiki Cresta: ...

The comfy cruiser, my 83 Nishiki Cresta:
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05-26-15, 06:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,984
Posted By JAG410

My 1983 Mongoose Expert is for sale cheap, just...

My 1983 Mongoose Expert is for sale cheap, just sayin' :) I think nostalgia is the biggest reason some of these are commanding big dollars. Now that those of us have decent jobs, it's nice to go...
05-18-15, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 342,197
Posted By JAG410

PDW Take Out Basket with a Paul Gino light mount...

PDW Take Out Basket with a Paul Gino light mount bolted to the side. Works just as intended!
05-17-15, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,848
Views: 342,197
Posted By JAG410

http://i1035.photobucket.com/albums/a434/JAGI410/F...

http://i1035.photobucket.com/albums/a434/JAGI410/FD53D44F-4B85-43B1-A271-4904AC49EE0C_zpsp3rxuovc.jpg...
04-18-15, 06:40 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,239
Posted By JAG410

On my calendar! If stars align, I'll be there.

On my calendar! If stars align, I'll be there.
04-17-15, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By JAG410

It's a standard BSA/English 68mm threaded BB. GXP...

It's a standard BSA/English 68mm threaded BB. GXP should work.
04-13-15, 09:02 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,136,621
Posted By JAG410

ISO: 175mm triple crankset, Japanese. 48-52 big...

ISO: 175mm triple crankset, Japanese. 48-52 big ring. Silver, not bio pace. Matching BB would be a plus.

FT: 170mm Sakae triple, half step with BB. Also 9spd MTB parts and more.
04-11-15, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 610
Posted By JAG410

Spring Purge of Random Goodies! Clothes, 9spd, etc.

I have some extremely random things taking up space, so it's time to move them. All prices include USPS shipping, and paypal fees (please send as normal!). I ship pretty quick, but will have delays...
03-18-15, 09:39 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,359
Posted By JAG410

Sloping top tube, TIG welds...this is the...

Sloping top tube, TIG welds...this is the beginning of the end and a cry for help. I'm a big Riv fan and I'd love to own one someday. Even though this is in my "budget", it's fugly and gross.
03-18-15, 06:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 929
Posted By JAG410

Felt Z85's are great bikes, I've...

Felt Z85's are great bikes, I've built/ridden/sold a few at the shop. You'll be pretty happy with it!
03-12-15, 08:11 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 16,109
Posted By JAG410

I'm building up my own wagon mafia. 2 turbo, all...

I'm building up my own wagon mafia. 2 turbo, all wheel drive station wagons! A 2004 Subaru Forester XT, and a 1998 Volvo V70R.
03-10-15, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,529
Posted By JAG410

Nishiki International, late 80s? That's a great...

Nishiki International, late 80s? That's a great find for $90, especially after all the stickers are removed!
03-08-15, 08:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,179
Posted By JAG410

Absolutely perfect.

Absolutely perfect.
03-07-15, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2,127
Views: 669,287
Posted By JAG410

1983 Nishiki Cresta, out on its first test ride...

1983 Nishiki Cresta, out on its first test ride after being rebuilt. A mix of old and new, with some parts bin magic thrown in as well. Big thanks to Frogbutter for the frameset and Rockhound for the...
03-07-15, 07:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,676
Posted By JAG410

Great build! I'd love to have one, but I'd need a...

Great build! I'd love to have one, but I'd need a front brake!
03-05-15, 02:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,577
Posted By JAG410

Whichever one you'll actually ride and NOT part...

Whichever one you'll actually ride and NOT part out.
Forum: Commuting
02-28-15, 09:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 16,671
Posted By JAG410

The All-City Space Horse would be a good model to...

The All-City Space Horse would be a good model to look into.
02-26-15, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,028
Posted By JAG410

What an absolute beauty. Keep it clean, ride it a...

What an absolute beauty. Keep it clean, ride it a bunch, and you'll likely not need to worry about anything.
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