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I forgot the exact name Surly has nicknamed their upcoming Xtracycle compatible long-tail single-frame, but I heard some news about it today at my bike shop. I...
Dec 16, 2006
Surley Big Dummy
My problem with the Surley is that it is so expensive. Surley makes good bikes, but they are pricy. I wish that the Xtracycle people had contracted with a...
Dec 10, 2006
idle thoughts re surly big dummy
Have not tried an xtracyle but I still plan on getting a big dummy when it becomes available. When I first ran across xtracycle it sounded great to me and more...
Dec 9, 2006
Re: Surly Big Dummy
the roots radical gardenI'
m certainly buying a Big Dummy when they become available. I'll be selling my conversion based on a Bridgestone XO-3. The frame's...
Dec 8, 2006
So many people ask, "Is that a Skateboard?" Well, now it is. Check out Mike Cobb's handiwork: http://www.flickr.
N00/316561051/ For those...
Dec 7, 2006
Riding the Spine: Update
Has anyone been following these guys on their blog as they ride the Rockies from Banff to Mexico. It's an inspiring narrative but I think I'll stick to summer...
Nov 30, 2006
Hi all, I use my Xtracycle mainly for commuting, but occasionally I like to ride the gravel roads and trails in the forests in the valley behind my house. I...
Nov 25, 2006
my biggest load yet... http://radio.
Nov 23, 2006
internal gears/ less is more
Hey, Susan and Brian, how's about posting pics of your bikes. Jesse, saw your bike, are those trials bars or risers angled up because your tall? I Also find...
Nov 22, 2006
Leifert, Jesse - BLS
rent this movie
"Who Killed the electric car?"...
Nov 22, 2006
Anybody else riding internal gears? what are your impressions? I'm going to ride through the winter before i make my final judgement, but so far i love my...
Nov 21, 2006
Soul Cycle Slim
What's up Roots? I know a few of you have been following my progress on the Cruising-with-
Music front. I recently finished a Soul Cycle mobile audio system for...
Nov 12, 2006
His and Hers xtracycles
Doing the husband and wife thing :) http://www.bikerubb
sweett.jpg more photos here http://www.bikerubb
Nov 10, 2006
xtracycle ride in seattle, shows in portland and San Francisco
I wanted to let you all know about some shows coming up where I'll be playing music with one of my bandmates and talking about bicycles. Also an Xtracycle ride...
Nov 8, 2006
Xtratall bike photo
Hey all, I'm busting in here w/ no background on your tallbike chat, but saw question re: images/tall bike.....a friend who was at Interbike and knows I'm an...
Nov 8, 2006
Fenders (Mudguards) on Front suspension forks
Winter is coming, but actually most of the rain was in July / August this year. I'm preparing the lovely Xtracycle for the winter, but how do I fix a set of...
Nov 5, 2006
Seattle: Xtracycle Ride and Party with Kipchoge
Who: Kipchoge Spencer of the Ginger Ningas Opening Band: Skwish (Dead Baby Terry is the Drummer!) What: Xtracycle Ride, concert and party (all bikes and...
Nov 4, 2006
FYI, studded 700c x 35 tires on an xtracycle
They just fit. (700c Nokian Hakkapeliitta W106 35mm, Peter White Cycles). I had to let the air out to get them on, and then I had to make my wheel (which is...
Oct 26, 2006
... I have just taken steps to acquire one, because I'd be furious at myself if I passed up the chance. Pretty sure it wouldn't work with a Free Radical (the...
Oct 24, 2006
West Virginia is called the Mountain State for good reason. I have some friends who live very close to the highest part of the city (Charleston)
. Not long...
Oct 20, 2006
stuff for sale
Im selling more of my stuff. here's the eBay link http://search. ebay.com/ _W0QQsassZasanac yclesQQhtZ- peace.......
..d http://web.mac. com/asanacycles/...
Oct 19, 2006
A wheel mystery
A funny thing happened on my way home today... I was 30km into a 35km ride home, partly loaded (2 didgeridus in a bag on the longloader, some clothes and small...
Oct 18, 2006
Got myself a new shuttle truck
You gotta get to the trails somehow.. http://www.bikerubb
Oct 17, 2006
Mechanical Disk Brakes
Has there been any discussion comparing mechaincal disk brakes to hydraulic disk brakes? I am getting ready to go with disks and am wondering which one I...
Oct 16, 2006
Strapping the FreeLoaders On
I bought my Free Radical used. I'm pretty sure the way things are strapped on right now is wrong. I've looked at the manual online but am still having a hard...
Oct 12, 2006
photos from this mornings ride
Worth checking out :) http://bikerubbish.
itemid=68# have a great weekend evarrbody!...
Oct 6, 2006
I'm running the cheapo avid mechanical discs front and rear. They work great, just have to watch out when out for several hours below freezing, moisture gets...
Oct 6, 2006
Project Porchlight Advertising Signs on Xtracycles
Hey Juergen, Can you tell us how those excellent advertisements on the Project Porchlight Xtracycles were made? They look like a flap that hangs over the bags,...
Oct 6, 2006
The Surly collaboration is indeed "our" longbike offering, for now at least. We've long felt that the surest way to spread SUBs to the world is with the full...
Oct 5, 2006
Beyond Big Dummy
Did anyone else spot this crazy Xtracycle inspired long tail at Interbike? http://www.dirtragm
Oct 4, 2006
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