Green strap to commute on a purple bike

May 15, 2019,02:10 AM

Anybody enjoy to commute by bicycle and or like bikes?

I’m lucky to have 18km ( each way) of Swiss countryside to get to my office: no better way to start the day!

The bike is a custom Surly in stainless steel which I built from the frame up with a simple theme: using modern components to build the most premium bike you could have bought in the 90’=> full rigid, full Thompson components kit, skin walls tires, etc...

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Karate Monkey 🤣

 By: @lberti : May 15th, 2019-02:24
I wish i cuould... i m way to far from my office

Awesome bicycle, great watch...

 By: ronhan : May 15th, 2019-03:02 we want to see some pics of the countryside! ;-)

You’re not alone; not every day but I often do the same.

 By: Jay (Eire) : May 15th, 2019-04:09
My commuter is a Cinelli Vigorelli fixed gear or track frame (but I did add a front break). It’s not the most comfortable but the round trip is roughly 10 miles total and so it’s OK for that. I’ve been meaning to fit wider tires for a long time (to soften...  

Extra credit for speed blur! [nt]

 By: Brandon Skinner : May 15th, 2019-09:59

Haha, thanks! [nt]

 By: Jay (Eire) : May 15th, 2019-13:14

With penny loafers on a bike: that is style.

 By: COUNT DE MONET : May 15th, 2019-10:06
Nice looking loafers.

The Bike and the attire don’t exactly match.

 By: Jay (Eire) : May 15th, 2019-13:13
I either need sneakers or a more gentlemanly bike!!!

Me too!

 By: mrds : May 15th, 2019-04:57
I signed up for two months in the „bike to work“ program. Cheating as I‘m on a two weeks business trip though 😄 I have 14 km of cross country and forest trails to my office - indeed no better way to start the day! Nice green strap! Mine says hi. Best, Dan...  


 By: sebks : May 15th, 2019-06:16
Surly’s frame are usually designed to allow luggage / load carrying.

I used to ride to work for a few years

 By: cazalea : May 15th, 2019-08:31
My commute ranged from 3-15 miles depending on the job. But I am retired now so have nowhere to go, and honestly where I live the roads aren't very good and the drivers are worse. A couple years ago I rode almost every day for a year, and got fed up with ...  

Very nice!

 By: sebks : May 15th, 2019-09:27
Love the Schwinn!

Very nice looking bikes! [nt]

 By: COUNT DE MONET : May 15th, 2019-09:33

My commute is not even two miles

 By: COUNT DE MONET : May 15th, 2019-09:47
but I use this gravel bike/city racer whever I can: a collection piece from German traditional manufacturer Diamant. It is a useful fitness bike for little money that looks also quite good. Longest distance was 70 miles in one day, so far... ...  

Wow, a nice Diamant, build in Saxony.

 By: Saxon : May 15th, 2019-11:25
My first racing bike was also a Diamant with nearly the same plate on the front . Memories...

Very nice Surly!

 By: eklektik : May 16th, 2019-14:20
My old commute bike, now save at my parents' for holiday rides. Now I use either a Condor Heritage or a Specialized Roubaix depending on the weather. I guess bikes and watches are sharing our love for mechanical things! Best, É. ...