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My new ride(6 posts)

My new ridebrewboy
Jan 21, 2003 10:39 AM
Here's a pic of my new Atlantis. Lugged steel is alive and well! With just a switch of tires, I have a great touring/randonneur bike or a off road 29" machine. I love it so far-it's been cold here(Minnesota), so I haven't been able to ride it as much as I would like.
re: My new riderwbadley
Jan 21, 2003 10:15 PM
Looks nice. Wild bar setup. I have a similar bar, but I think wider along the top. I think you're really going to like the versatility of this rig.


re: My new rideMLCrisis
Jan 22, 2003 7:22 AM
I'm thinking of doing something similar with my rig...what are those tires? (brand, size, etc.)
re: My new ridebrewboy
Jan 22, 2003 12:30 PM
The tires are IRC Mythos CX Slicks-700 x 38. Your LBS should be able to order them through QBP>
Had mine two years next month, still love it.cory
Jan 22, 2003 4:56 PM
It really is a great all-around bike. I've done everything from centuries to fire trails with only a tire swap, and it works everywhere.
FWIW, the best tires I've tried for all-around, everyday use are Panaracer Paselas in 700x35. They roll out nicely at 80-85 psi or you can let them down to 65 for dirt roads and gravel.
Perfect solutionwspokes
Jan 23, 2003 5:03 AM
if you can have only one bike! Nice set up! I have a couple cross bikes that remind me of this, 700c and they are ideal for all around cycling. Excellent choice and nice job!