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Old 06-18-07, 08:03 PM   #1
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commuter bike

So I now have a bike I am working on turning into a commuter. So far I have turned it into a single speed and just overall cleaned it up. Here it is

Torn Down

done for today

Next steps are a new wheel set new cranks and dialing what gear I like best.

So any recomendations for what makes a good commuter? Lets see all the other commuter bikes.
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Old 06-18-07, 08:15 PM   #2
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For me, a rear rack and fenders are a must. Even if you don't plan to ride in rain you can get caught in it, and your back will sweat a lot less if you carry your stuff on the bike, not in a backpack.

1984 Trek 520 with original rack and added Axiom fenders.

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