Reid donor bike build

lilcuda
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Reid donor bike build

Postby lilcuda » Thu Oct 29, 2015 9:13 pm

Thinking of putting together something a little quicker than my 29er for longer rides but not comfortable with road bikes yet so I was thinking of building a cyclocross style bike from a hybrid .

Came across this Reid Urban X2 http://www.reidcycles.com.au/urban-x2.html .

What do you think of drop bars and STI levers on that . Might need to change the tektro calipers for BB7s . I have a drop bar and stem that should do the job ,would just need to buy different calipers if the pull is not suitable for the levers .

Or should I wait and save up for a Giant Revolt or similar ?.

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