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Old 03-02-08, 02:44 PM   #1
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urban upgrade

im riding the marin muir. urban bike.
i was thinking what i need to upgrade for riding distance.
bigger wheel? would they fit?
skinnier tires?
lighter parts? wheres a good place to save weight?
also wheres a good place to buy cheap accessories, like a 5 dollar mirror or a 5 dollar blinker, or a 20 dollar foot pump?
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Nashbar, Performance, BikesDirect, are all good for deals on bike stuff. Just click on some of the ads that interest you.

Slick tyres will be a good upgrade for riding long distances on roads...and will save you some weight as well.

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what kind of slicks??
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