what frame to build up?

RRalphy
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what frame to build up?

Postby RRalphy » Fri Sep 13, 2013 1:44 pm

toying with the idea of building up new road bike as a learning experience as I want to expand my abilities as a bike mechanic (and enjoy tinkering with my current bike). does anyone have suggestions regarding a reasonable (preferably carbon) frame that could form the basis of this build project? I was thinking maybe a chinese one if nothing else catches my fancy, thoughts on this?

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Re: what frame to build up?

Postby ACT SC600 » Fri Sep 13, 2013 2:26 pm

pick up one of these....

http://www.greatkeenbike.com/main/home/ ... wmenuid=12

a great set of tools (add a torque wrench to the mix)

increase bandwith to watch and rewatch youtube videos on how 2....

have fun :D
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Re: what frame to build up?

Postby HAKS » Sat Sep 14, 2013 10:12 am

Seen some Malvern Star Oppys (2013) going for a bargin lately on bike exchange. Limited sizing of course though

http://www.bikeexchange.com.au/bike_acc ... /102269699
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