Saturday, 5 February 2011

Surly Troll

The new love of my life. Lusted after a Surly 1x1 for years, but the new Troll is a way better watch for me.
Picked her up yesterday afternoon. Twas a late night after that.

5 comments:

  1. Thanks for posting the pic! I'm putting together a Troll build very similar to yours. Would you mind giving details of your build? I'm especially interested in your drive train choices and your fender and tire width. I want to use a Tubus Cosmo rack, but I'm not sure if it will fit with my Big Apple 2.35" tires and SKS 65mm fenders. Thanks, Scott

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  2. I'll try to add more info for you. Let me know if you need anything more

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  3. Nice setup. I'm curious, did you get the 16" or 18" frame?

    -Vincent

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  4. G'day Megan
    Graham at Ridgways Cycles put me onto your blog. I'm going to follow it.

    I did a ride on Route 66 in 2012 on a Surly Troll I bought it in Chicago. If you want a read, the blog I wrote about the trip can be reached here http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/rootedon66.

    The Troll is only the second new bike I've ever owned (the first was a Malvern Star tourer given to me in 1979) I still own both. I'm contemplating doing another long bike trip, but not sure when or where.

    Happy trails

    Ron Maskell, Brisbane.

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  5. Hi Ron,
    Thanks for the link. I've since read about your trip. Amazing. Love the old photos you have. You put a lot of work into your trip journal.
    Keep on cycling

    Megan

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