Re: [rootsradicals] Big Dummy status
- Stay plugged in at http://www.surlybikes.com/surlyblog.htmlRelease date keeps getting pushed back as the design and manufacturing details get worked out.
On 6/1/07, jeabraham <jabraham@...> wrote:
My ride is starting to suck. I realize that most of what sucks is
frame related -- it doesn't fit quite right, the bottom bracket is too
old, the headset always comes loose. That and I think I'd like front
So is the Big Dummy actually available yet? Any idea when it will be?
Is the geometry confirmed? I'd like to compare it with my other bikes
to see if it's going to fit.
- A week or two ago, I emailed Surly and asked them about it. Eric Sovern
replied, saying late summer to fall. You're right, though, the date
keeps getting pushed back. He also said that it would be like an
instigator from seat post tube forward and the color would be something
subdued. I told him my vote was for black.
My current bike is instigator-freeradical-stokemonkey. I keep getting
told in different languages and accents that it's a beautiful bike. It
surely is. I like the ride, too. Since I got a small instigator frame
(16 inch seat post tube), however, I had to rig the freeradical so the
tongue is under the chain stay tube, not over. This arrangement rides
fine, but keeps working loose and squeaking--and I've already bent the
FAP. So, I have to work out a jury-rig of some sort to fix it in a more
john fracisco wrote:
> Stay plugged in at http://www.surlybikes.com/surlyblog.html
> Release date keeps getting pushed back as the design and manufacturing
> details get worked out.