Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Columbus, OH
Bikes: '08 Surly Cross-Check, 2011 Redline Conquest Pro, 2012 Spesh FSR Comp EVO, 2015 Trek Domane 6.2 disc
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Originally Posted by sstorkel
Nice looking bike! Just be aware that building a bike from the frame up always ends up costing a lot more than buying a complete bike...
On the short term. In the long run, you'll end up replacing all the stock parts with the parts you really want, so you're paying for the complete bike and
the upgrade parts. I've got a 2008 Cross Check complete, which at this point, the only stock components are the frame/fork/headset, handlebars, shifters and rear hub/spokes.
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