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05-03-11, 09:15 AM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

Fair enough! :thumb:

Fair enough! :thumb:
05-03-11, 06:08 AM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

I keep calling it The One and have that scene...

I keep calling it The One and have that scene from Highlander (the original movie) stuck in my head: "There can be only one!" And yes, I'm planning to keep this rackless. Scott at The Porcelain...
05-02-11, 08:12 PM
Replies: 151
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

Nice B-52's ref'. Someday, I might rebuild...

Nice B-52's ref'.

Someday, I might rebuild another cargo bike, but for now, the Burley Travoy will be pulling cargo duty behind the Fatback.

Meanwhile, good to know someone's keeping the Big...
05-01-11, 06:38 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 18,076
Posted By dwnptrl_777

Funny how things turn out. When I built the Goat...

Funny how things turn out. When I built the Goat in '08 I thought I'd found the perfect bike. And believe me, it was hard to let go of that bike a few months ago. But it helped me get back on my...
03-19-11, 07:50 PM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

Great idea come Halloween!

Great idea come Halloween!
03-19-11, 11:56 AM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

Despite one person saying not to post any...

Despite one person saying not to post any follow-ups... :(

...I've found a replacement for the Goat:

http://www.commutebybike.com/2010/09/06/a-final-review-of-the-burley-travoy/
02-28-11, 02:22 PM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

Yeah, to the 5 boroughs it went. And glad I could...

Yeah, to the 5 boroughs it went. And glad I could help, Adam!
02-28-11, 08:59 AM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

The Goat frame and forks are SOLD. Kinda...

The Goat frame and forks are SOLD.

Kinda strange to say that just now. But from what I hear, the Goat, while she was mine,
inspired a few folks to build their own Dummies. Good to know.

And as...
02-27-11, 03:06 PM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

Mmmm...you just linked to The Holy of Holies: The...

Mmmm...you just linked to The Holy of Holies: The Great Chupacabra! Love that monster. It's like the alien Dr. Frankenstein of cargo bikes.

The Goat lives on... I won't name names, but she lives...
02-27-11, 03:04 PM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

Lookin' suuuuh-weet, man!

Lookin' suuuuh-weet, man!
02-24-11, 10:24 AM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

UPDATE: Just the frame and forks (2) are left...

UPDATE:
Just the frame and forks (2) are left to sell. And I'm leaving the Planet Bike Hardcore fenders attached.

Lowered the price: $350 for the frame/forks/fenders. +$125 to ship it.
For $400,...
02-12-11, 07:13 PM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

Which is a titanium Fatback with two wheelsets,...

Which is a titanium Fatback with two wheelsets, one fat (Surly Larry tires front/rear) and one regular 29er. Won't live in the Utility threads here, but very likely to live on MTBR.com in the...
02-12-11, 07:05 PM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

Love build threads like this. Makes my dark...

Love build threads like this. Makes my dark little heart go pitter-patter. Something like that. Glad that the Magic Tape is working for you.
02-12-11, 11:05 AM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

From what I'm estimating this morning, $125...

From what I'm estimating this morning, $125 should cover the shipping on the frame and two forks. If it's higher I'll eat it. The OMM rack should ship for $30 via USPS Priority, and I think it'd be...
02-12-11, 09:38 AM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

...and I think this Boxer Rebellion tune ("Caught...

...and I think this Boxer Rebellion tune ("Caught By The Light") playing in the background adds to the room gloom. Need to fire up something more upbeat...
02-12-11, 09:37 AM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

Love that. Works for me, and lessens the...

Love that. Works for me, and lessens the sadness/guilt of taking apart what feels like a silent but loyal friend.
02-11-11, 05:11 AM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

So, what's left of the Goat: 18" frame and...

So, what's left of the Goat:

18" frame and fork. 2008 model that's been chased/faced, powdercoated black, fully Frame-Saver'd, very well cared for.
- comes with two forks: the original and a...
02-11-11, 05:04 AM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

Love that circling shark reference. I think any...

Love that circling shark reference. I think any of us who've been obsessed with a particular bike build can relate! Sorry 'bout the delayed response. I'm neck-deep in a crazy week (being busy is so...
02-06-11, 10:08 AM
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Views: 53,121
Posted By dwnptrl_777

Carry the torch, brother!

Carry the torch, brother!
02-06-11, 10:08 AM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

Re: peel the plastic lining, etc.—Yup, same as...

Re: peel the plastic lining, etc.—Yup, same as Magic Tape. But $30/roll for Magic Tape? Yowza. I paid $5 for a roll at Lowe's here in Ohio. Somebody's making a fortune on that stuff. For that price,...
02-06-11, 09:00 AM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

Looks like the same stuff. Worth the price in my...

Looks like the same stuff. Worth the price in my experience!
02-05-11, 09:53 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 53,121
Posted By dwnptrl_777

Yeah, I loves me some Magic Tape; unlike electric...

Yeah, I loves me some Magic Tape; unlike electric tape, it can withstand extreme cold and heat. And when you want to remove it, it doesn't reveal a mess of sticky goo underneath it's layers.
02-05-11, 09:50 PM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

I'll ship it to you, brother, but last I heard,...

I'll ship it to you, brother, but last I heard, it'll run you a hundred or higher to ship this monster. That's a lotta clams to ship a frame and fork. If you're willing to absorb that cost (send me...
02-05-11, 11:52 AM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

I'm planning to walk my BB7's from my Pugsley (or...

I'm planning to walk my BB7's from my Pugsley (or the Dummy, same difference) to the Fatback build. Also thinking of using Nokon's. That said, Speedgoat installed some nice stiff metal cable housing...
02-05-11, 11:32 AM
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Views: 53,121
Posted By dwnptrl_777

Thanks for the condolences, AdamDZ. :( It...

Thanks for the condolences, AdamDZ. :(

It does suck to sell it, no doubt about it...especially given the history—that bike was the first one I had built and owned after a significant 'wake up...
02-04-11, 01:09 PM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

Planning on a titanium Fatback frame from...

Planning on a titanium Fatback frame from Speedway in Alaska, and having two wheelsets for it: 1 fat and 1 'normal' MTB 29er.
02-04-11, 07:13 AM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

Yes, that's the Jones bar. Still love it on mine....

Yes, that's the Jones bar. Still love it on mine. And I believe the price has dropped and new versions are available. Get on the waiting list!

* STRANGE NEWS *

I'm selling the beloved Goat....
01-15-11, 11:44 AM
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Views: 53,121
Posted By dwnptrl_777

If you can swing the cost, go for the...

If you can swing the cost, go for the powdercoating. If not, here's a pretty solid rattle can solution: use some sort of metal prep/wash on the parts. MEK from your hardware store is fantastic, but...
01-03-11, 01:23 PM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

Out and about on the Goat: ...

Out and about on the Goat:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2cZMSd_r2s
11-28-10, 07:48 PM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

Fantastic, man!

Fantastic, man!
Forum: Introductions
10-28-10, 06:47 AM
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Views: 199
Posted By dwnptrl_777

Welcome, and if you win the lottery, please fly...

Welcome, and if you win the lottery, please fly me (and the Goat) to Kailua so we can help you with that build! And please give the islands a hug for me. Miss 'em everyday...
09-29-10, 06:43 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 53,121
Posted By dwnptrl_777

What? This forum starred-out "H-A-O-L-E"...

What? This forum starred-out "H-A-O-L-E" ?
09-29-10, 06:42 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 53,121
Posted By dwnptrl_777

VanTiki: I'll trade you my Big Dummy for your...

VanTiki: I'll trade you my Big Dummy for your location. I used to live in Oaha and miss it very much...Having a Dummy on the North Shore or anywhere downtown would be the bomb! Although...being a...
07-02-10, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 154,520
Posted By dwnptrl_777

40-miler on the Goat, delivering my Glendel deer...

40-miler on the Goat, delivering my Glendel deer target and other stuff to a buddy.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4074/4754916128_4de61af5f0_b.jpg
07-02-10, 07:54 AM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

40-miler on the Goat, delivering my Glendel deer...

40-miler on the Goat, delivering my Glendel deer target and other stuff to a buddy.

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4074/4754916128_4de61af5f0_b.jpg
07-01-10, 08:31 PM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

Good Lord....that is fantastic.

Good Lord....that is fantastic.
06-11-10, 08:43 AM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

I'm home...early. See this page for an...

I'm home...early. See this page for an explanation.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/cargonistas/4689523072/in/set-72157624123657099/

More images from the trip are in the Sierra Nevada Flickr set,...
05-28-10, 09:12 AM
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Posted By dwnptrl_777

More strange behavior:

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4067/4647627394_9e6c24e44c_b.jpg
05-28-10, 09:12 AM
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Views: 53,121
Posted By dwnptrl_777

@Spreader: 99% sure I bought it at What the Rock...

@Spreader: 99% sure I bought it at What the Rock in Columbus:

http://www.whattherock.com/patches.html

I don't see it on that page, but give 'em a jingle.
05-27-10, 09:25 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 53,121
Posted By dwnptrl_777

RE: Pod travel trailer patch. Do you mean the...

RE: Pod travel trailer patch. Do you mean the little patch showing the traveling trailer?
05-25-10, 09:12 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 53,121
Posted By dwnptrl_777

Howdy gang. Just out and about on the ol' Goat: ...

Howdy gang. Just out and about on the ol' Goat:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3342/4640990592_2d367cd916_b.jpg
04-28-10, 11:23 AM
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Views: 404,838
Posted By dwnptrl_777

Love it, Gareth!

Love it, Gareth!
04-25-10, 06:53 AM
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Views: 53,121
Posted By dwnptrl_777

Ooooo...you just said 'Stokemonkey'. Talk about...

Ooooo...you just said 'Stokemonkey'. Talk about drool-worthy, man! Would love to see some pics of that.

When I was first spec'ing the Goat, I found a few bits on the Interwebs about the 'monkey...
04-24-10, 08:19 AM
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Views: 53,121
Posted By dwnptrl_777

Spring Updates for the Goat:

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4038/4547564225_11d4de80f4_b.jpg

Details, details...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4009/4548198982_1614ff47ff_b.jpg
...
04-24-10, 08:15 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 53,121
Posted By dwnptrl_777

What, you thought my obsession would just...stop...

What, you thought my obsession would just...stop at some point?

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4072/4548194248_bb523dff3d_b.jpg

Just added that middle bag, a new custom build from Scott at The...
04-23-10, 10:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By dwnptrl_777

So...I need to ship my beloved Long Haul Trucker...

So...I need to ship my beloved Long Haul Trucker to a San Francisco shop in about a month. So they can give it a quick assemble and tune-up in prep' for my cross-country trip to Yorktown, VA. Among...
04-10-10, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 154,520
Posted By dwnptrl_777

Diggin' your trike, bent4me.

Diggin' your trike, bent4me.
04-08-10, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,950
Posted By dwnptrl_777

... d r o o l ...

... d r o o l ...
Forum: Commuting
02-28-10, 12:05 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,830
Posted By dwnptrl_777

Oatmeal + 1 Tablespoon of peanut butter + chopped...

Oatmeal + 1 Tablespoon of peanut butter + chopped bananas + raw nuts. POWER UP! :thumb:
02-25-10, 11:36 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 53,121
Posted By dwnptrl_777

Good to know, Dan. Thanks for sharing this.

Good to know, Dan. Thanks for sharing this.
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