Long Haul Trucker

Report on Surly Long Haul Trucker from 02/16/2012
(after 7,000 miles -  many, many more miles since then! )

7,000 Mile Report

Just turned the 7,000 mile mark on the Surly Long Haul Trucker.  It has taken 2 1/2 years to get there... but it is still going great and it seems like a new bike with each ride.

It started as a stock LHT.  Then the additions of:
- Brooks Flyer saddle
- Planet Bike Fenders
- Axiom rear rack
- Axiom lower rider rack
- Front Rack
- Acorn tool bag
- Acorn front bag
- Stem Captain Temp gauge
- Rear Kick Stand
- Axiom Seymour Panniers
- Ortlieb Classic Panniers
- CatEye computer
- Compound brakes
- and other stuff... pumps, lights
- I use Caffe Latex in the tubes - no flats


It has carried a lot of gear (and me) and that may account for the fact that I have worn out:
- two sets of Continental Contact Tires 32s
- one set of Marathon Plus 32s
- and now on Continental Touring Tires 37
- three chains
- one cassette

A Great Bike for Touring !

(Primary use - Commuting, Errands, and Touring)

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