Commuter world, post your ride here.

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Re: Commuter world, post your ride here.

Postby Releng » Sat Jun 07, 2014 5:30 pm

I have been looking round for some mud guards for the commuter, came across these that looked ok. Had to buy the bike as well.
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The shakedown run this afternoon in the rain was quite pleasant. Will make my run to work in the morning ok even though I have to work on Sunday.
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Postby irrelevant_apple » Sun Jul 20, 2014 3:08 pm

partner's Defy 1 2013 commuter thrown together with some cheap accessories
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Re: Commuter world, post your ride here.

Postby rheicel » Thu Aug 07, 2014 9:22 pm

Not the best here but this is my favourite in my N+1 :) I have posted this before and this one now with some blinkies fitted :D

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Postby GeoffInBrisbane » Tue Aug 12, 2014 7:59 pm

Lukeyboy wrote:
minhyy wrote:Here's my commuter - 90s Shogun Samurai with 105 STI levers, 400ex cranks and RD, Suntour Cyclone FD and RX100 hubs laced to Araya rims. Had to improvise a bit to even fit the front fender on, and to have barely any clearance at the front. Approx 13kg plus my weight, one bidon, saddle bag and backpack

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will replace eventually with some wider tyres, probably something in 25c


Dat dof!


Indeed. What are you shooting with, minhyy?
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Postby rangersac » Fri Aug 15, 2014 4:00 pm

1983 Claud Butler Sovereign frame built up for the daily commute.

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De Rosa Macro | Trek 8000ZR | Claud Butler Sovereign
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Re: Commuter world, post your ride here.

Postby piston9 » Tue Aug 19, 2014 10:01 am

New commuter just setup.

Merida T5, Tioga bags and racks, Selle SMP seat, mudguards. Just waiting a new set of Ergo grips..... Still new to this so adjusting as I go! I had a road racer which couldn't take bags, so had to 'upgrade' so I can bring lunch and a laptop...

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If I am so far left the trees are hitting my arms, I can't move over any further..... Go around!
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Postby crog » Fri Sep 26, 2014 12:08 pm

Used to be a trek,

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broke frame

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so got hold of a Norco frame and a bits and pieces bike now with velocity deep V rims, brooks saddle, butterfly bars set up for my bob trailer but intermittently wears a rack and some panniers

has a mini newt light for dawn and dusk and a xeccon for darker nights

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Postby ohexploitable » Wed Oct 22, 2014 9:00 am

got some 3m reflective tape

a bit dear at $5 per metre but a metre is all you really need for the stays + forks, i'm going to get another metre to dress up the main triangle though

#safetyfirst

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Postby tomee » Wed Oct 22, 2014 1:22 pm

new here, but i picked this up yesterday

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Re: Commuter world, post your ride here.

Postby MattyK » Thu Oct 23, 2014 10:06 am

Very nice tomee!
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Re: Commuter world, post your ride here.

Postby Biffidus » Sun Oct 26, 2014 1:12 pm

I saw the Inc3 on the previous page and had some Deja Vu...

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Re: Commuter world, post your ride here.

Postby Gness » Mon Oct 27, 2014 9:08 am

Biffidus wrote:I saw the Inc3 on the previous page and had some Deja Vu...



What bars are they? Looking for something similar for my commuter.
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Postby Biffidus » Mon Oct 27, 2014 9:40 am

Gness wrote:What bars are they? Looking for something similar for my commuter.

I have no idea. They have no brand name and were covered in dust on the top shelf of a local bike shop. Only $14 tho which was nice.

I've been told they are "girly bars" if that helps :P
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Postby reefer » Sun Nov 09, 2014 9:01 am

What started off its second life as a $20 bargain morphed into my near ideal commuter
Steel frame, racks and guards, dual sided pedals, SP Dyno hub and lights, running 32mm SMP.

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Thanks to The Bicycler Pedlar :)

Help please: Can't seem to see photo, I uploaded it to photobucket and have it I shared, also tried a Flickr account, still can't seem to see image. :cry:
Changed the www to dl, seemed to help. Changed sized of photo, even better. :)
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Re: Commuter world, post your ride here.

Postby find_bruce » Sun Nov 09, 2014 5:37 pm

You fixed it - photo displays perfectly for me & a glorious looking commuter it is too.
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Postby Biffidus » Tue Nov 11, 2014 7:01 pm

Do you really commute on that? It's far too clean...
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Postby lookomo » Tue Dec 09, 2014 10:09 pm

New to BNA, Here is my partners daily commuter, once a $20 rusty steel bike off ebay.

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Postby franjae » Fri Dec 12, 2014 5:56 pm

Here's mine. Very comfy ride!

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Postby eldavo » Sat Dec 13, 2014 11:57 pm

wow is that a new Ti Moulton? Needs more photos!
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Postby singlespeedscott » Sun Dec 14, 2014 5:53 am

Here's mine. I'm yet to mount the mudguards Image
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Re: Commuter world, post your ride here.

Postby franjae » Sun Dec 14, 2014 10:31 am

eldavo wrote:wow is that a new Ti Moulton? Needs more photos!


haha.....wish it was!

This is a 2005 APB R18.
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Re: Commuter world, post your ride here.

Postby eldavo » Mon Dec 15, 2014 9:00 pm

Still very nice, I love the structural engineer's style of the Moulton. A couple of my favourite motorcycles had the trellis, my favourite was with chrome trellis frame and swingarm just like your APB R18 swingarm there. (the top bike in the first photo borrows from the Vincent Black Shadow engine and Norton frame, so still rates a mention. I also had the same bike in this my favourite cosmetic version of it but I shall stop now with the trips down photo memory lane.

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This week's commuter, new build first outing this morning:
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Postby tomee » Tue Dec 23, 2014 9:40 am

My commuter
Running cable actuated hydraulic brakes, bigger rotors, carbon bar, yokozuna cables and road friendly tyres

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