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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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    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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    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.

    Welcome to BF!

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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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    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!

    heres a picture of my bike


    Last edited by Rainiers; 02-06-08 at 03:52 PM. Reason: adding pictures

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    Very nice! What saddle did you put on it, since you apparently removed the stock one?

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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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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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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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