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Old 06-26-23, 01:55 PM
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My new Disc Trucker

So I just finished building my new Disc Trucker. Ill load it up with about 80kg next week to see how it handles some weight.







44s, 1x, 11-42 and some hope.
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Old 06-26-23, 02:00 PM
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Outstanding build.

What is/are the
  • crankset
  • wheels
  • tires
  • brakes/shifters

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I love my Long Haul Trucker I bought a new old stock 2008 frame in 2112 and built it up. Hope it serves you as well as mine has me
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Originally Posted by Polaris OBark
Outstanding build.

What is/are the
  • crankset
  • wheels
  • tires
  • brakes/shifters

?
The crankset is Rival with a Wolftooth 1x ring

The wheels are WTB i25 with a SON front hub and WI XMR rear with DB DT spokes built by my local guy

Tires are Snoqualmie Pass w/endurance casing

Brakes are flat mount Paul Klampers, shifters are Rival, cassette is 11sp XT, rotors are 140mm SRAM. I have some 160mm icetech rotors if these dont work.
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Originally Posted by plumberroy
I love my Long Haul Trucker I bought a new old stock 2008 frame in 2112 and built it up.
Don't Rush it.
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Love the the way you got the colors coordinarted. What's the saddle? Have you used Brooks saddles - if so how does this saddle compare to a Brooks?
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Originally Posted by plumberroy
I love my Long Haul Trucker I bought a new old stock 2008 frame in 2112 and built it up. Hope it serves you as well as mine has me
So you have seen the future. Who wins next years Super Bowl? I would like to enhance my retirement savings.

BTWI guess we still need roads in 2112.
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I remember when my black LHT frame looked that blackin 2011.
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Looks awesome!
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80 kg. I hope that includes the weight of the rider too, not luggage only.
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Give me a break I was sleepy (work midnight) and have fat fingers . Surly's are great bikes I love my Long Haul Trucker I built in 2012
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Originally Posted by plumberroy
Give me a break I was sleepy (work midnight) and have fat fingers . Surly's are great bikes I love my Long Haul Trucker I built in 2012
I liked the original way better. Neil Peart is one of the greatest drummers out there and his song writing abilities are hard to beat. Plus Alex Lifeson's masterful guitar work and Geddy Lee's voice and complex bass lines. Not to mention they are from Canada so they had to overcome that and still are one of the greatest bands out there

They literally made permanent waves in the music scene both as an actual album and just with their amazing music in general.

I will agree on Surly making great bikes but Rush is far superior to 2012


Required listening (in no particular order):
La Villa Strangiato (their first instrumental and loads of different time signatures)
Spirit Of Radio
YYZ
Freewill
Working Man (John Rutsey was their original drummer)
Subdivisions
2112 (of course that is the whole crux of this)
Time Stands Still (if only pop could have been this good)
Limelight
Tom Sawyer (because you have too probably their most well known song)

There are tons of others but these are some good ones to get a sense of Rush if you aren't already a fan.
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Originally Posted by tyrion
Love the the way you got the colors coordinarted. What's the saddle? Have you used Brooks saddles - if so how does this saddle compare to a Brooks?
The saddle is Berthoud I have them on all my bikes I like the shape better than Brooks.

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80 kg. I hope that includes the weight of the rider too, not luggage only.
No, I'll throw 20kg in each bag and give it 10 or so mile ride.

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I rode it to work this morning and the handlebars are a bit to high so I'll have to do some spacer swapping
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Lovely bike.
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Originally Posted by Germany_chris
Tires are Snoqualmie Pass w/endurance casing
Are you happy with that? I just found out the hard way my Antelope Hill Endurance Plus 55mm tires are really holding me back.
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Originally Posted by Polaris OBark
Are you happy with that? I just found out the hard way my Antelope Hill Endurance Plus 55mm tires are really holding me back.

I didn't mind them on my Bruce Gordon..

Everything on this bike is recycled but if it turns out that I don't like them for whatever reason I'll pick up a set of EL's
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Originally Posted by indyfabz
So you have seen the future. Who wins next years Super Bowl? I would like to enhance my retirement savings.

BTWI guess we still need roads in 2112.
He's a Rush fan......
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Now get it dirty. Looks ver good. I have a 2008 LHT w 26” wheels.
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That bike looks killer. Great job!
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Originally Posted by Germany_chris
I didn't mind them on my Bruce Gordon..

Everything on this bike is recycled but if it turns out that I don't like them for whatever reason I'll pick up a set of EL's
I just got one for my rear tire and it almost mounted itself (unlike the Barlow Pass ELs which take a bit of coaxing).
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