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    Senior Member astonv0l's Avatar
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    Hello & Question

    Hello to everyone. I'm new to this forum and was wondering should I ask my question here or should I do it in another area?

    I have been given a frame and was wondering if I should buy all the components or just buy a new bicycle. The frame seems rare/exotic so the bicycle shops I have been to dont know what it is :confused:

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    Senior Member spazegun2213's Avatar
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    you may want to post it in another area, because people may not read it here. but welcome to the forum. Dont be a stranger, tell us about yourself.

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    I am a lonely visitor RegularGuy's Avatar
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    Welcome. If the frame is old post your questions in the Classic and Vintage forum. If it is just unusual, try the Mechanics forum.
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    feros ferio John E's Avatar
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    If you like the frame and have the patience to comb yard sales and eBay for parts, why not build it up with good used components? I have done this numerous times; it has always been a satisfying experience, but this is especially true with my current Capo rebuild project, because I know what to expect when I am finished.
    "Early to bed, early to rise. Work like hell, and advertise." -- George Stahlman
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    The Red Lantern Rev.Chuck's Avatar
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    Can you post pictures? Or is there any badging on the frame? Hopefully there is a good oldschool shop around(somewhere) that can help you, keep looking.
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