Spoiler: it’s raining again
You must live in the midwest.
My first road bike was a 2011 Defy 2. I loved that thing.
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I absolutely loved my defy. Very, very comfortable on long rides and super reliable for a great price. They cheaped out on some stuff but once that was taken care of I rode without a single issue for many miles.
Why do you have 2 water bottles?
What bar tape is that? I want
It's a Louis Garneau Garibaldi g4, I rode it today and I'm absolutely it love with it
Nice to see a fellow Ottawa/gatineau rider on reddit! Funny thing is, I bought my first “real” bike too a couple of weeks ago ... and its a Garneau too! Now a road bike like yours, a hybrid, but still!
What is the drive train?
Looks like a sweet road/gravel/commuter. Love a versatile bike.
BTW...get rid of those tires. The same ones came stock on my Fuji Sportif and they are absolute crap. Ruin the bike's ride and are dangerous. The casing and tread split apart and both tires cracked around the entire sidewall in first season. I recently changed to some Michelin Proteks that I picked up for $25 each at the lbs. Much better.
Your bike would likely fit 700x32.
Love the bottle squirt, way to commit to the bit!
Scott to specialized, doing the reverse Kate Courtney I see
Awwwwh adorable ❤️❤️
My little boy just got the same Specialized bike for Christmas.
Interesting that the bikes went from front brake only to rear brake only. I guess now is the time to learn how to ride out a sliding rear wheel!
Looks fantastic! Just need to fix your rack setup to make it horizontal and you're good to go!
Sick! I too have a red frame and i get compliments for it all the time!
You picked an outstanding setup. Did you buy as stock and modify?
I too want to work in an office where race-used pro-bikes just magically float through. Where do you work?
Dylan van Baarle’s?
Looks cool. Although, might be with it to try a lighter weight font and track it out a little so you can see the downtube better.
I like it. You could tighten up the kerning some. The L is the worst offender for me. Also on the C you could try a slightly different font that might complete the wheel a bit better. Or you could modify the C on your own to accomplish this. Great idea overall
The most important thing is that the drive side is facing us!
I'm dislexic, looks like looal to me.
I try to ride the local trails as much as I can on my Trek 1000. I had this idea for a decal/sticker that promotes biking local, or just getting out on the bike. Any tips to make it look better? Thanks!
Do you think you can space the bike out? Specifically meaning the wheels out
I like it. I’ll take 12 and give one to friends....
I don't have any suggestions, but can i get one of those when they're in the final design?
The front wheel looks like it got taco'ed.
I like it but you do need to sort the kerning out.
Thinner font, close the C more, space the letters. Cool concept!
I gotta say I'm a little confused by the message. Is it a sticker for your car that indicates that you bike in the area where you live?
Normally things with a native or location based message will have a state or local icon to tell you what local means. A native sticker with a picture of the state is always true. Your sticker becomes a lie as you drive away from your home.
Unless it is a command telling people to bike more, but in that case it is a do as I say, not as I do situation if you put it on a car. And it only gets more confusing if you are using your car to transport bikes away from your home.
Is it possible to make the "A" something iconic to the local area you are targeting? You could move the c closer to the A to make it look like the wheel is going behind it, thus making it look like a C. This would also give the image of biking to the local point of interest.
Great if you live in Orange County CA
Looks cool. Raise the seat a tad maybe (?)
I would make the letters proportional to how the wheels on the bike actually would be.
More kerning between the o and the c
As someone in California, where "OC" is a place (Orange County), the fact that the bike is on the O and the C makes it pop out, almost as if you've put those letters in bold, which makes me think the O and C are more important. Because it says only the word "Local" and not "Bike Local" or something, my impression is that this is a sticker promoting bicycle riding in OC.
That aside, I don't think the message is really clear with only the word "local." I would read this more as a local pride sticker than a sticker promoting bike riding.
I love it!!
Rages in kerning! Cool logo, but space between letters is frusterating
Didn't read all the comments and guess it is irrelevant or impossible but you could consider coloring the bike to highlight the key message for those only catching a glimpse while passing. Otherwise cool design, +1 on the leading/kerning
I'd take one 👍
Kerning looks off. I guess because the OC is tightened up by the bike.
The C is throwing it for me because the wheel looks cut off.
Try tilting the A into it and maybe it would look like it’s in a bike rack.
I think it looks great, though possibly a little pale.
If you want to keep the same shade of blue in the background, a thin shadow of slightly darker blue would help the white pop against the current colour. Otherwise a slightly more vibrant or darker background would help people see it from further away.
I love the simplicity! Good job on the creativity! I know coming up with designs can be difficulty but you did such a goodjob! I would love to show this to my local bike coalition who is trying to bring more bike lanes to our community.
The simple design is very nice but I feel like people might be confused as to what it means. Right now it just looks like the word local with a bike attached but doesn’t have a clear meaning. Maybe you could add something else to get the message across more clearly. Hope this helps!
We have a local nonprofit called Bike Newport (Rhode Island). You should check out their logo. They promote safe riding, they lobby (locally) for better bike lanes, they host rides, and they have a free bike garage for maintenance
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