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Old 06-22-13, 08:18 AM   #1
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New to the Road

I have been riding off road for a few years. I recently got a job close to home(5 miles), and was hoping to get a road bike. I would be willing to build it, but my budget is under $500. Anyway any advice is welcome. I am hoping you will link to bikes for sale. Is anybody selling something? Also I am 5'9" 160lbs 30 inseam. Thanks.
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Old 06-22-13, 08:31 AM   #2
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Hey Shawn,

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Craigslist might be good for you.

I got this one for $600 a few weeks ago. It only had 25 miles on it.

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Thanks. What is that?
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Bwahahaha!!! Not craigslist the bike.
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If you just want a bike for commuting check out this out (~$500 new). We sold a bunch of them when I worked at the bike shop.
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Hello Shawn, welcome aboard BF. good to have you join in here. Best wishes on the bike search.

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