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Old 09-27-07, 08:24 PM   #1
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Hello from ohio

Live in NE ohio, want to say hello. I do a mix of trainer, road and mtn during the week. Have aspirations of frame building one day, don't race right now, just ride for fitness.
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Hello ecosse, what kind of bikes have you got? Are you going to go to school for the frame building?

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Live in NE ohio, want to say hello. I do a mix of trainer, road and mtn during the week. Have aspirations of frame building one day, don't race right now, just ride for fitness.
Did you know we have a forum just for framebuilders here:

http://www.bikeforums.net/framebuilders/

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Old 09-28-07, 10:34 AM   #4
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bac, that was one of the reasons I joined. Thanks. I liked the threads on that board.

East Hill,

my trainer bike is an old Supergo mtb frame with old parts.
Road bike is a stock Giant TCR3, my first road bike. I was going to go for an OCR, but couldn't believe I could feel an acceleration difference between the two, plus the price difference was marginal.
Mtn. Bike is a K2 Razorback I got back in 2002 (I think). Love it, even with its oddities, but am seriously considering going to a Salsa Mamasita.

I tend to road ride more now due to convenience, but have mtn biked since late 90's.

As far as framebuilding, I would probably go to a local night school to learn welding first, then play with old bikes and move up from there. We'll see, so far its a pipedream, but its an idea as part of some cash on the side.
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Your K2 is an oddity, all right...you don't see many of those around, at least not on Craigslist.


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