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Forum: Commuting
03-12-17, 03:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,052
Posted By canonsue

Here is a blog article by someone else with...

Here is a blog article by someone else with several pictures.

Highway550 - Surly Long Haul Trucker: Woodchipper Bar (http://www.highway550.com/p/woodchipper-bar.html)
Forum: Commuting
03-11-17, 12:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,052
Posted By canonsue

I put the Salsa Woodchipper bar on my LHT. Love...

I put the Salsa Woodchipper bar on my LHT. Love it!
Forum: Touring
07-31-09, 06:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 795
Posted By canonsue

I am using 26x1.75 Continental Travel Contacts on...

I am using 26x1.75 Continental Travel Contacts on my LHT. So far, I love them. I really love the wider tire which is much better on the dirt roads.

-Sue
Forum: Touring
07-24-09, 06:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,242
Posted By canonsue

I take long motorcycle camping trips all the time...

I take long motorcycle camping trips all the time alone. I decided many years ago that I will not let fear stop me from living. So far, all I have had are good experiences.

-Sue
Forum: Touring
07-12-09, 01:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,425
Posted By canonsue

Dan, I saw your blog and it said that you...

Dan,
I saw your blog and it said that you already have a mountain bike that you ride. Knowing that, a touring bike could be a good choice. Most of them have a more comfortable ride and can also work...
Forum: Touring
07-11-09, 06:23 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,023
Posted By canonsue

I have a REI Half Dome. It a great tent. -Sue

I have a REI Half Dome. It a great tent.

-Sue
Forum: Touring
06-27-09, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By canonsue

Mine uses zip ties as well. You can buy longer...

Mine uses zip ties as well. You can buy longer ones at quite a few places.
06-16-09, 07:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,170
Posted By canonsue

I could be wrong, but I think the point is when...

I could be wrong, but I think the point is when it is hot, you want to keep the moisture on your skin, so cotton would be better. When it is cooler, then you want the moisture to be wicked away so...
06-13-09, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 859
Posted By canonsue

I post on the teamestrogen forum and I think it...

I post on the teamestrogen forum and I think it is great.

-Sue
Forum: Touring
05-25-09, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 914
Posted By canonsue

These are on my 42cm LHT. -Sue

These are on my 42cm LHT.

-Sue
Forum: Touring
05-24-09, 06:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,293
Posted By canonsue

I have had my 42cm LHT for about a month now. It...

I have had my 42cm LHT for about a month now. It did come with Slickasaurus tires. I have not changed them out yet. So far, no flats. I did change out the seat post to a Salsa Shaft. The one that...
Forum: Touring
05-20-09, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 900
Posted By canonsue

I found that to be normal. My LBS did have one in...

I found that to be normal. My LBS did have one in the shop to look at. That was more than most of the places that I visited that sold Surlys had. I had to just trust them to choose the correct size...
Forum: Commuting
05-03-09, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,240
Posted By canonsue

I have a new Surly Long Haul Trucker and I am...

I have a new Surly Long Haul Trucker and I am very happy with it. It is a great commuter as well as a touring bike.

-Sue
04-28-09, 07:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,432
Posted By canonsue

I found that I needed to visit many different...

I found that I needed to visit many different bike shops. You may also find that they do not have bikes on the floor that fit our size. I am 5'3", so actually test riding bikes may be a bit...
04-27-09, 06:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,043
Posted By canonsue

Yes, I hear you about not having bikes in our...

Yes, I hear you about not having bikes in our size to try. I am 5'3". I ended up buying a Surly Long Haul Trucker from Alpha. I knew that I wanted a Surly and they have experience with them. They did...
04-26-09, 09:05 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,043
Posted By canonsue

Sounds like you found a bike shop, but my LBS is...

Sounds like you found a bike shop, but my LBS is Alpha Bicycle (http://www.alphabicycle.com/) in the DTC area. I went to six shops before I found them. They are very helpful and knowledgeable.

-Sue
Replies: 16
Views: 3,890
Posted By canonsue

I am 5'3" and I ride a 42cm Long Haul Trucker. So...

I am 5'3" and I ride a 42cm Long Haul Trucker. So I would say get the LHT. Of course, I am not biased or anything. :)

-Sue
04-23-09, 08:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,266
Posted By canonsue

I went to six different bike shops looking for...

I went to six different bike shops looking for Surly. (I went to several that were listed on the Surly site.)

First shop - "Oh yea, we sell tons of them online." When I asked to see one, he said...
Forum: Touring
04-13-09, 08:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,940
Posted By canonsue

I just purchased a LHT from a local LBS. They...

I just purchased a LHT from a local LBS. They give free tune ups for life as many times as you need to come in. The shop has been in business for 13 years and the new owner has had it for 3 years, so...
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