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Old 02-06-08, 01:33 AM   #1
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New to Road Bikes in SoCal.

Just purchased a 1988 Schwinn Circuit road bike.
picked it up for 50 bucks from a nice dude from around orange county.
already took off the gearing and just waiting for my Singlespeed conversion kit to come in the mail.

i have no idea what im doing but i guess ill learn from my mistakes!

been browsing this forum for a while, but never joined until tonight! hope to learn from all of you!
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Old 02-06-08, 01:49 AM   #2
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Cheers and welcome to the Forums.

We're happy to share the mistakes we've learned from, if you do the same. In your situation, the Singlespeed and Fixed Gear -subforum (SSFG) is probably the place to start.

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Old 02-06-08, 06:59 AM   #3
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Hi Rainiers, how did you come up with the username? I thought you were going to be a new person from Puget Sound .

If you've been lurking for a while, you probably already know it exists, but don't forget to visit the SoCal regional forum as well.

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Old 02-06-08, 08:41 AM   #4
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SS?

You're brave. One day I'll do that. But be sure to show us pics as the bike evolves!! That's always fun to watch!

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Old 02-06-08, 04:46 PM   #5
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thanks alot guys! ive already posted in the Socal regional area and already got feedback in a short amount of time.

starting to like this forum!

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Old 02-06-08, 08:35 PM   #6
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Very nice! What saddle did you put on it, since you apparently removed the stock one?

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Old 02-07-08, 03:05 PM   #7
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i still have the stock white one, but its not white anymore, its really really in bad shape so its off the bike for now till i figure out how to redo the seat
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Could be easier just to buy a new one...but I know that people here have redone saddles before. Never tried it myself, however.

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Nice bike!!

What do you have to do to re-do the saddle?
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i do have another seat for it. im just gonna do some project.

you know as much as me! i need new foam, glue, and some type of leather
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It's gonna be fun to experiment. Just hope it's comfy in all the right places.
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