So my bro-in-law gave me a bike yesterday. Am totally oblivious to the biking world. I've done a little bit of researching since last night, but still so clueless. All I know is that it's a Univega (judging from the decals). Don't know the size, but it does look a little vintage to me.
I can tell that it needs some parts replaced, so I went to a local shop. His parts were affordable, but probably some cheap brands, but hey, I'm a newb and not quite yet an enthusiast. Besides, I'm only looking for a commuter bike and nothing more at the moment.
I bought some new cork handlebar tape, a new saddle, new Duro tires (probably not the best brand out there), tire levers to swap the tires, and spoke wrench to adjust the truing (is that what its called?). All the replacement parts are yellow because I wanted some bold contrasting color to go with the aqua frame.
I will post up updated pics after I install all the parts.
Any advice or suggestions for this newb?