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Forum: Commuting
02-04-16, 09:11 PM
Replies: 15,208
Views: 10,953,072
Posted By TheDavid

Thanks @RidingMatthew...

Thanks @RidingMatthew (http://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=134924), I like the bike so far. The tires are Clement Xplor MSO 700x40. They are pretty big. There is still some room to spare even...
Forum: Commuting
02-03-16, 10:38 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 76,844
Posted By TheDavid

Hi the sci guy, the bike is a MEC Provincial Road...

Hi the sci guy, the bike is a MEC Provincial Road 222 (http://www.mec.ca/product/5042-832/mec-provincial-road-222-bicycle-unisex/?q=provincial%2Broad%2B222). Sweet little bike for $2000 Canadian...
Forum: Commuting
02-02-16, 10:57 PM
Replies: 15,208
Views: 10,953,072
Posted By TheDavid

Sold the 2010 Kona Smoke last fall and replaced...

Sold the 2010 Kona Smoke last fall and replaced it with this.

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRauda/Bike%20Stuff%202016/DSCN3973_zpsdfizgxli.jpg
Forum: Commuting
02-02-16, 10:52 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 76,844
Posted By TheDavid

Replaces last year's commuter bike. ...

Replaces last year's commuter bike.
http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRauda/Bike%20Stuff%202016/DSCN3976_zpso1klumzn.jpg
11-23-15, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 399,354
Posted By TheDavid

Finally! Snow! This bike does not disappoint....

Finally! Snow! This bike does not disappoint. Love it.

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRauda/Bike%20Stuff%202015/DSCN3822_zpstv3snw4m.jpg
11-07-15, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 399,354
Posted By TheDavid

I'm ready! This winter will be fun. Singlespeed...

I'm ready! This winter will be fun. Singlespeed 29er rocking some Ice Spiker Pros on and off the road. Looking forward to it.
...
08-19-15, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,190
Posted By TheDavid

I have a full suspension bike and just bought a...

I have a full suspension bike and just bought a Unit last week. The Unit is phenomenal. My full suspension needed a break anyway.
Forum: Commuting
08-14-15, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15,208
Views: 10,953,072
Posted By TheDavid

Agreed, much more preferable on the dirt....

Agreed, much more preferable on the dirt. Thankfully there is a lot of single track on the way to work.
Forum: Commuting
08-13-15, 05:13 PM
Replies: 15,208
Views: 10,953,072
Posted By TheDavid

32 x 18 for a good 46 or so gear inches. Fun...

32 x 18 for a good 46 or so gear inches. Fun bike.



Have a look at the Kona Humuhumu. Its a klunker with front and rear discs, sliding dropouts and it might have clearance for some 29er tires....
Forum: Commuting
08-13-15, 09:49 AM
Replies: 15,208
Views: 10,953,072
Posted By TheDavid

2015 Kona Unit. My full suspension bike is going...

2015 Kona Unit. My full suspension bike is going to be taking a break from commuting duties.

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRauda/Bike%20Stuff%202015/DSCN3097_zps3fgxh7pm.jpg
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08-13-15, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,391,180
Posted By TheDavid

2015 Kona Unit. Awesome bike!!! SS for now... ...

2015 Kona Unit. Awesome bike!!! SS for now...

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRauda/Bike%20Stuff%202015/DSCN3097_zps3fgxh7pm.jpg
...
07-26-15, 05:54 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 279,741
Posted By TheDavid

Taking the river valley trails en route to an...

Taking the river valley trails en route to an event.

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRauda/Bike%20Stuff%202015/DSCN3058_zpsgppkrfn0.jpg
05-30-15, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 151,962
Posted By TheDavid

Went to a bicycle safety event with SixtyFiver ...

Went to a bicycle safety event with SixtyFiver

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRauda/BikeStuff/mobile_shop_on_the_move_zpsqrx8ahcu.jpg
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05-30-15, 08:54 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 279,741
Posted By TheDavid

This trailer is so good. ...

This trailer is so good.

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRauda/BikeStuff/mobile_shop_on_the_move_zpsqrx8ahcu.jpg
Forum: Commuting
05-14-15, 10:50 PM
Replies: 3,375
Views: 154,337
Posted By TheDavid

Really enjoying the commute these days. I started...

Really enjoying the commute these days. I started work later in the day so I took the long way to work and got in some single track action. Loving it.
...
05-12-15, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,391,180
Posted By TheDavid

Hey BigDB67, I am quite happy so far. Very nice...

Hey BigDB67, I am quite happy so far. Very nice bikes from Ghost and they are built well. The prices are good and the quality of kit is impressive. The hardtails are quite nice too and a riding buddy...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-15, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15,208
Views: 10,953,072
Posted By TheDavid

There is some single track on the way to work and...

There is some single track on the way to work and on the way back. This makes for a fun commute to work.
...
05-10-15, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,391,180
Posted By TheDavid

Just picked up this full suspension 29er last...

Just picked up this full suspension 29er last month. Swapped out the handlebars for a wider set, and changed the seatpost to a reverb. Rides so nice and is a blast on the trails.
...
04-28-15, 10:50 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 279,741
Posted By TheDavid

Picked up a nice little Croozer brand cargo...

Picked up a nice little Croozer brand cargo trailer earlier this month. Nice and lightweight compared to my old trailer. It also collapses quite nicely for storage. Converts to a hand cart, and came...
Forum: Commuting
04-20-15, 10:15 PM
Replies: 15,208
Views: 10,953,072
Posted By TheDavid

New to me 2010 Kona Smoke. Bought the complete...

New to me 2010 Kona Smoke. Bought the complete bike and then rebuilt it with parts cannibalized from the Cannondale M600 and Kona Caldera. Its a tank. I like it.
...
Forum: Commuting
03-11-15, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15,208
Views: 10,953,072
Posted By TheDavid

This. I ride my bikes. I have fun. Nobody has...

This. I ride my bikes. I have fun. Nobody has given me crap about riding this bike even though the roads around here are nasty with all the melting snow and gravel all over.
Forum: Commuting
03-10-15, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15,208
Views: 10,953,072
Posted By TheDavid

This bike is great for stop and go in the city....

This bike is great for stop and go in the city. Love it.

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRauda/BikeStuff/DSCN2270_zpsee4afl39.jpg
02-25-15, 10:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,326
Posted By TheDavid

I did the same and used the opportunity to...

I did the same and used the opportunity to overhaul the hub. Instead of using WD-40 I used Tri-Flow. Let the Try-Flow work its way through the hub body. That took care of the pawls. I then added some...
02-22-15, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 1,391,180
Posted By TheDavid

I am itching to hit the trails. ...

I am itching to hit the trails.

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRauda/BikeStuff/DSCN2267_zpsqssnkxe2.jpg
02-16-15, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7,350
Views: 1,939,776
Posted By TheDavid

That's great! I really wanted to know if one...

That's great! I really wanted to know if one could use a different crankset than the shimano 5800 or RS500. I may consider upgrading to 5800 in the future. I would rather keep my 105 5500 crank if it...
02-13-15, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7,350
Views: 1,939,776
Posted By TheDavid

Aaaaawwwwww Yeaaaaahhh!!! Looking really good...

Aaaaawwwwww Yeaaaaahhh!!! Looking really good there. I've always wanted to see the silver 5800 groupset on a C&V frame. Tell more about Stronglight crank and how it gets on with the 11 speed chain...
Forum: Commuting
02-12-15, 06:42 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 26,281
Posted By TheDavid

Hey RidingMatthew, the Jake the Snake is more...

Hey RidingMatthew, the Jake the Snake is more responsive and the Nature Boy is smoother. The winter tires change the quality of the ride and I will be glad to get the CX Comps back on the Jake come...
Forum: Commuting
02-11-15, 10:04 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 26,281
Posted By TheDavid

Here are my two CX commuter conversions. Add...

Here are my two CX commuter conversions. Add fenders and away you go.

2010 Kona Jake the Snake. Shown with winter tires. Will change them to CX Comps in the spring....
Forum: Commuting
01-28-15, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15,208
Views: 10,953,072
Posted By TheDavid

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRaud...

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRauda/BikeStuff/DSCN2237_zpse888b6b5.jpg
Forum: Commuting
01-28-15, 06:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 14,352
Posted By TheDavid

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRaud...

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRauda/BikeStuff/DSCN2070_zpsee754fe6.jpg
01-20-15, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 399,354
Posted By TheDavid

I've been itching to get on this one all winter....

I've been itching to get on this one all winter. Took advantage of warm termperatures to use it on my commute.

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRauda/BikeStuff/DSCN2241_zpsd4b09de7.jpg
01-20-15, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3,078
Views: 2,599,369
Posted By TheDavid

This bike is such a great commuter. Love it. ...

This bike is such a great commuter. Love it.
http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRauda/BikeStuff/DSCN2239_zps0d7c4c5e.jpg

105 5600/Ultegra 6600 SL mix.
Schwalbe 700x30 CX Pro
Brooks...
01-13-15, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5,343
Views: 410,328
Posted By TheDavid

Ultegra 6500 front quick release skewer. My...

Ultegra 6500 front quick release skewer. My Proctor-Townsend project is now complete.
12-21-14, 11:59 AM
Replies: 285
Views: 19,696
Posted By TheDavid

That was a good find. I bought it from the...

That was a good find. I bought it from the classified section of pinkbike.com. The seller had a black regal and two of the white rolls. Got the regal and white rolls for a song. I chose the one white...
12-15-14, 11:06 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 19,696
Posted By TheDavid

My two C & V related projects. Marinoni...

My two C & V related projects.

Marinoni Special with 5500/5600 mix.
http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRauda/BikeStuff/DSCN2098_zps61e1b948.jpg

Proctor getting full Ultegra 6500...
12-11-14, 12:37 AM
Replies: 5,343
Views: 410,328
Posted By TheDavid

9 Speed Ultegra 6500 groupset - STI shifters,...

9 Speed Ultegra 6500 groupset - STI shifters, brakes, chain, 12-27 cassette, cranks, bottom bracket, front and rear derailleurs. That also means the hubs and cranks I have for sale in the classic and...
Forum: Commuting
12-09-14, 11:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,143
Posted By TheDavid

*edited* Hi OP, I currently use my Nature...

*edited*

Hi OP, I currently use my Nature Boy as a commuter. I had it set up with racks for a short time and didn't like it. It's possible but you have to run the mounting hardware through the...
11-19-14, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 399,354
Posted By TheDavid

I like this bike. ...

I like this bike.
http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRauda/BikeStuff/DSCN2052_zpscabdd602.jpg
11-17-14, 12:26 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 399,354
Posted By TheDavid

I found the rack at the local bike co-op last...

I found the rack at the local bike co-op last summer. No idea what brand, only know that someone donated it. Very handy to have and looks awesome on the bike.
11-16-14, 02:45 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 171,820
Posted By TheDavid

PM Sent.

PM Sent.
11-12-14, 04:05 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 399,354
Posted By TheDavid

Commuting through the river valley. ...

Commuting through the river valley.

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRauda/BikeStuff/DSCN2009_zps04cc4e2f.jpg
11-10-14, 08:06 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,112,770
Posted By TheDavid

ISO: Ultegra 6500 front hub skewer. Have:...

ISO: Ultegra 6500 front hub skewer.

Have: Some random bike stuff. PM me.
11-06-14, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 399,354
Posted By TheDavid

Newly conscripted to winter duties. ...

Newly conscripted to winter duties.
http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRauda/BikeStuff/DSCN1981_zpse7dc28e6.jpg

My dear All City: This will be our third winter together. This bike was...
11-03-14, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5,343
Views: 410,328
Posted By TheDavid

Got home from all of my morning errands and was...

Got home from all of my morning errands and was delighted to see that some "H3ll Yeah!' NOS goodies arrived!! Stoked.
...
10-27-14, 08:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,446
Posted By TheDavid

Marinoni Special Re-Issue. ...

Marinoni Special Re-Issue.
http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRauda/BikeStuff/DSCN1336_zpsa474eb62.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-14, 08:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 30,388
Posted By TheDavid

The Colnago on the previous page is gorgeous. ...

The Colnago on the previous page is gorgeous.

http://i1324.photobucket.com/albums/u605/DavidRauda/BikeStuff/DSCN1312_zpsdfd7e13a.jpg
...
10-11-14, 03:10 AM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 469,065
Posted By TheDavid

Bike is nice and I'll have to pass on it. I want...

Bike is nice and I'll have to pass on it. I want to move my DA 74xx to a frame that fits if possible. The dent is not scary looking and I've used the bike as a commuter this summer with no worry.
10-10-14, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 469,065
Posted By TheDavid

Moved to C&V sales. No longer looking to...

Moved to C&V sales. No longer looking to trade.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-14, 09:42 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,836
Posted By TheDavid

Thanks for the compliment. I am further west -...

Thanks for the compliment. I am further west - Edmonton, Alberta.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-14, 10:07 PM
Replies: 18,639
Views: 3,686,510
Posted By TheDavid

The Di2 battery mounts to the underside of the...

The Di2 battery mounts to the underside of the non-driveside chainstay. Check it out.
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