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Old 09-04-10, 09:09 PM   #1
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Build my own bike or what?

Not finding much around here? Should i build my own bike? Looking for a road bike in the $300 range?

I have no ideal what size i ride... Bike shops are of no help... surprised there still in business..

What brand components should i look for on ebay?
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Old 09-04-10, 09:25 PM   #2
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you can get a nice bike for 3 bills. take some time and do some research. you can google how to figure out what size bike you should look for.
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Figure out what size you need first, then start shopping. Components and parts you need will depend on what you pick up.

+1 Google is your friend.
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Old 09-04-10, 10:25 PM   #4
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where do you live? I think you might find it hard to built a bike for less than $300

what is wrong with bike shops? I mean aside from the fact that you are not going to actually buy a bike from them and only want your advice.

look on your local CL and find a reseller (aka flipper)
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