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    KHS aluminum frames

    just bought a used flite 300. opinions? is the frame(7005 aluminum) worthy of upgrading parts as old ones wear out. thanks
    Last edited by gasmonkey; 08-12-13 at 08:25 PM.

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    NObody knows anything about the company or the quality of their frames

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    I don't own one, and have never been on one but a friend/riding buddy of mine just got a Flight 500 about a month ago and she raves about it. She had a Fuji before this bike. Yes, the frame is worthy of upgrading parts as they wear, but what are you worried about wearing out? Other than chains and cassettes everyting else should last many years.

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    They were a mid-price point, Taiwanese manufactured brand sold through IBDs that got pulled under by the bankruptcy of another company in the late 90's. I guess they resurfaced.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gasmonkey View Post
    just bought a used flite 300. opinions? is the frame(7005 aluminum) worthy of upgrading parts as old ones wear out. thanks
    Replace the parts as they wear out with the same or upgrade as you see fit. That really depends on what you value.
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    It'll do the trick. They aren't the bottom and they aren't the top.

    Considering you're the one with the new bike, maybe you'd like to tell us about it

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    I've heard they crack easily. This was from my friend who works at a bike shop near where I live.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tober1 View Post
    It'll do the trick. They aren't the bottom and they aren't the top.

    Considering you're the one with the new bike, maybe you'd like to tell us about it
    i like the bike. frame is stiff and the ride a tad harsh but the bike is responsive and agile. i was talking about upgrading to a 105 set-up and a solid wheelset. thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by gasmonkey View Post
    i like the bike. frame is stiff and the ride a tad harsh but the bike is responsive and agile. i was talking about upgrading to a 105 set-up and a solid wheelset. thanks
    The 300 is an entry level bike from a "value" brand. There is nothing wrong with that, but unless you need to replace a part to keep it functional you will do better to save your money and buy a whole new or used bike when the time comes.

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    all of the oem stuff still works great and i like the frame. just thinking about upgrades down the road.

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