anyones opinion on surly?
oh yea,.. ive been riding at night on the shitty peugeot i ghetto rigged into a single speed, to get used to riding in traffic. i put spacers in the rear to compensate for the lack of derailer stuff. one side broke, in traffic, and caused the rear wheel to get wedged into the side of the frame.
Everyone seems to like the Surly Steamrollers, and they are local to where I'm living so they are everywhere. They have a good rep thats for sure. From earlier in this thread:
Steamroller is unbeatable for the price and power. I beat the shit out of mine and it keeps rocking. The best part of the Steamroller is the tire clearance. In the fall, I put on some big ass fat tires on it and take it off road.
Befriend someone who can get Surlys for cost, I believe the steamroller is around 250ish cost (450 retail. I've bee digging the EAI Bareknuckle lately.
And theres been tons of problems with my girls Pugeot, its pretty much falling apart and getting components for the weird french standard is a pain in the ass.