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    Senior Member Thulsadoom's Avatar
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    Best place to buy drive train parts on-line?

    It seems like every time I need a cassette, or chainrings, I have to spend an hour going through 4 or 5 different sites trying to find the best deals, if I can find what I need at all. Especially chainrings.

    Like right now, I need a 42 chainring for a 130 BCD, on my touring bike. I don't need anything fancy. Nashbar has nothing. Performance has nothing. Airbomb........what is up with the amazing slow Airbomb site? Is it my computer, or is Airbomb the slowest site in the world?

    Is there a good discount site, that I don't know about, that has a good selection of drivetrain parts, and fast shipping?

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    Man you didn't try very hard!
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    Need more? by the way I'd never buy from Airbomb shipping is slow also! BF
    Last edited by JTGraphics; 06-19-08 at 07:20 PM.
    It may not be fancy but it gets me were I need to go.
    http://www.jtgraphics.net/cyclist_bicycles.htm

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    Senior Member Bill Kapaun's Avatar
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    I think your "mileage may vary" between different parts/stores/day of the week etc.
    Is this a good buy?
    http://www.loosescrews.com/index.cgi...id=35594432118

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    Senior Member Thulsadoom's Avatar
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    Yeah, I think I posted rashly. I looked a little deeper and found some good sites.

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    pbk

    free ship, best prices on the internet - if they have what you need.
    Mes compaingnons cui j'amoie et cui j'aim,... Me di, chanson.

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    ebay

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    Senior Member George's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by operator View Post
    pbk

    free ship, best prices on the internet - if they have what you need.
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    rebmeM roineS JanMM's Avatar
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    Nashbar/Performance always have poor selection of rings.

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    Forgive my ignorance, but who is PBK ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JanMM View Post
    Nashbar/Performance always have poor selection of rings.
    performance SUCK!! thats all.

    PBK is great if they have what are u looking for (as somebody said). Universal bikes or something like that does it pretty good.

    42T??? wonder if a shimano 7 sp will do it... check at ebay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gubawatts View Post
    Forgive my ignorance, but who is PBK ?
    http://probikekit.com/
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    Not wearing a helmet makes me more aware of my surroundings. I find myself anticipating the hardness of concrete 50 or 100 feet in front of me, it's almost a zen-like connection between my face and the pavement.

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