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Old 05-27-2011, 10:48 PM   #1
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Pics of your commuter

As commuting goes,I tend to be more focused on seen and being seen as much as I am focused on commuting to work,and grocery store...Here is a few pics of my Jamis.I still have custom supports to add to my rear seat post mounted rack so I can add some panniers,and then to fab some panniers also(I hope)or possibly breakdown and buy a set......



A WTB pro gel seat,3M reflective tape front to back and on the rims,schwinn seat mounted rack,blackburn mars 3.0 blinkie with 2 orange DOT reflectors on a fabbed mount from aluminum flat bar,and 2 Coleman LED's for 234 lumens total for my headlights.Lighting up the front and rear like a christmas tree.
Hope to see some of your pics and ideas for panniers,and general commuting...CHEERS!!!



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Old 05-28-2011, 12:13 AM   #2
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My old Trek.



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Old 05-28-2011, 01:20 AM   #3
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Nice trek Nigal,I want a front rack like that,nice and small.No lights man?

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I thinkm I paid like $12 for that thing at Bikenashbar. I got the bag for it too. My light is on the Raleigh right now. It's just a small, yet bright, battery powered light.

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Kool,Im gonna check those out...I found a DIY pannier project that is super easy(Video),the instructions were precise and simple.In the video he used tackle boxes as the platform,but I found waterproof marine battery boxes Im going to use.They will be lockable and removable and less than $25 for very nice panniers,and that is including the mounting hardware.

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That sounds great. I've been saving all my kitty litter boxes to make some.

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I guess me and you are the only one with pics of our commuters on this forum Well I have the supports finished,now just for the boxes to be bought and mounted.Raced a 5K this AM,came back,ate a little,then took a 30mile round trip ride to my parents to get these built.They turned out perfect!!! Very solid,just need to be removed,primed and painted,but that will be another day...

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I don't have a lot of pictures of my commuter but here's one I took last week down in Virginia while on vacation. This bike is a workhorse, I ride it more than my roadbike because I live several miles out on a dirt/gravel road so my road bike just gets used for group rides and charity rides etc.

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Love the trek man! What kind of rear rack/bag is that?


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