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Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: South Florida
Bikes: Techna Wheelchair and a Sun EZ 3 Recumbent Trike
Originally Posted by Elkog
I just bought a second hand 26in mountain bike for $2 and want to fix it up. Money however is an important object to fixing it. It needs grips, a rear axle, pedals and tires.
I can't afford all the high end parts that are suggested in the treads. Does anyone have any suggestions about low end parts or should I just give up because I should have the pricey parts.
In a quandry
Walmart for the tires and tubes if you are on a budget, and you can get Bell foam grips there as well! Axle and bearings aren't all that expensive either. Do you have a Cassette or freewheel hub?
Here's the approximate cost breakdown
Tire and tubes: About $20-25.00 at Walmart
Pedals: Also Walmart: About $8.99. Do you have a steel one piece crank or 3 piece coterless? steel will take the smaller sixe shaft, aluminum 3 piece will taker the larger 11/16 in size!
Axle and bearings:$10-12.00 give or take at http://www.bikepartsusa.com/view.asp?f_c=Hub
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