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Old 07-04-06, 07:01 AM   #1
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How to Assemble a bike under 100 dollars?

i want to assemble a mountain bike myself,and the price is within 100 dollars,plz give some suggestions.
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Old 07-04-06, 07:08 AM   #2
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hmmm...let me think..

nah, not possible
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Old 07-04-06, 08:44 AM   #3
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I've never paid a dime for assembly I did myself.

The parts are what get ya. And they're gonna be more than $100.
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Hmm if he gets cheap parts then its possible, aren't some X-Mart bikes 100$ or something? And they even have rear shocks
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Dumpster dive, cannibalize 10-20 bikes, use what's "good," spend $100 on spokey-dokeys. Lots of spokey-dokeys.
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Old 07-04-06, 11:21 AM   #6
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Spare parts and this. Otherwise it's not going to happen.
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Old 07-04-06, 02:35 PM   #7
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i want to assemble a mountain bike myself,and the price is within 100 dollars,plz give some suggestions.
easy to do, but you'll have to use used parts...i built one for under $100 a few years ago by:

1. Picking up a almost new frame for free at my lbs (came with chain ring, chain, crank, peddles)...girl had her bike stripped one night and the lbs gave her a trade in allowance on a new bike $0

2. used seat post and seat, $5

3. used Shimano SIS RD $5

4. used wheel set with 8 spd cog set, with very used tires $25

5. used shimano RD $5

6. used integrated shifters/brake levers $30

7. new brake pads $10

8. new cables $9

9. used stem, handlebar, grips $15

didn't look too bad because of the newer frame, its still being used by one of people at our office...she added a carrier, lights, and bell so she can commute
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Old 07-04-06, 06:39 PM   #8
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IMHO, it would probably make more sence finding a bike at a yard sale.
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Old 07-04-06, 07:28 PM   #9
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Hope you got friends with lots of old parts.
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hahaha i think my cranks cost that much
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