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PostPosted: Mon Sep 16, 2013 11:02 pm 
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lumos2000 wrote:
get an old vintage frame and build it up

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/251339711906? ... 1423.l2649


i dont have the time to build one at the minute with college + work placement + my other builds, just dont have the time to do that.

looks like im going for it next week, i dont care if it has gas pipe for a frame honestly. its only got to get me to and from the gfs wich im sure itll be capable of easily, if it breaks, sod it, repair it with more cheap tat ive got lying around.


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 17, 2013 2:22 am 
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http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/50-X-Mens-Rac ... 338578879b
Worth the round trip to get something that fits with full kit.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 1:18 pm 
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That thing has BSO written all over it. If you're happy stripping and rebuilding it as soon as you get it home then I guess it would be okay but if it were me I'd be looking for something of a much higher quality (or just of quality) second-hand.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 2:39 pm 
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first insurance payment for my moped is coming out on friday so will have to wait until next week to see what my finances are like and will see what i get then, id rebuild it anyway,make sure everythings as it should be/change the tyres+pedals+brake pads


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 8:39 pm 
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Single speed really hammers your knees. Keep that in mind if you plan on being able to climb stairs in a few years time.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 9:56 pm 
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highlandsflyer wrote:
I wouldn't use a fixie on the roads. Cycling is dangerous enough. !

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 10:01 pm 
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pigman wrote:
highlandsflyer wrote:
I wouldn't use a fixie on the roads. Cycling is dangerous enough. !

??


Perhaps he means fixie off-road is OK :?


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 19, 2013 1:28 am 
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Woz wrote:
pigman wrote:
highlandsflyer wrote:
I wouldn't use a fixie on the roads. Cycling is dangerous enough. !

??


Perhaps he means fixie off-road is OK :?


With 8" discs :lol:


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