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Surly Long Haul Trucker touring build

The Surly Long Haul Trucker is considered one of the best modern, non-custom touring bicycles on the market these days.  Introduced in 2004, it quickly became the “go-to” bike for riders looking for a reliable, no-nonsense machine for long, multi-day travels.  It can also do double duty as a solid commuter or errand-runner around town, […]

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I built this bike over the winter from parts I had laying around.  The company I work for moved offices over the Christmas holiday to a building that doesn’t allow me to bring my bike up to my office.  Instead, we have to store our bikes in a shady loading dock that’s open to 43rd […]

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1990 Bridgestone RB-1 w/ Shimano Sante

I’ve had this bike for a couple of months now, but I only recently got around to taking some pictures.  It’s an original Grant Petersen-designed Bridgestone RB-1 from 1990, and when I found it on eBay, it came with all the stock parts: Suntour GPX drivetrain, Hatta Vesta headset, Dia-Compe BRS 400 brakes and levers, […]

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53cm Origin8 Del Pasado

I just finished up this new fixed-gear, based on Origin8’s Del Pasado track frame.  The Del Pasado is a true urban / street frame, built of sturdy chromo-steel and with comparatively relaxed geometry (not much toe overlap) and mounting points for racks and fenders.  The front wheel is an Aerospoke and the rear is a […]

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