thats why i joined freecycle,to rescue bikes before they go to the tip,clean them up fit new cables etc then flog em off to fund projects,or swop them for more http://www.freecycle.org/
i got a Raleigh Burner from this network, totally dogged, now look at it:
before: - the cranks wouldn't even turn.
i actually remember meeting a boy back when i was young that had a Raleigh Activator II, i loved it. but not knowing much about bikes, it was my first encounter with a 'full sus' bike, but was obsessed with the 'bouncy bouncy' however little bounce it had
>Specialized FSR Elite '99: viewtopic.php?t=173952&highlight=
>Diamondback Apex build: viewtopic.php?f=6&t=320993
>FSR frame bearing upgrade project: viewtopic.php?f=41&t=288979
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