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    $200 for upgrades, what do I get?

    Hi everyone, my new bike is coming in the mail today, and I have about $200 left for upgrades on it, and trying to decide what to do for it.

    Its a nice alum/cabon fork and frame, but everything else is pretty meh.
    The wheels, cranks, pedals, tires, etc are pretty generic hipster fixie parts.

    I do have a nice saddle that I like, but not sure what parts are the best bang for the buck upgrade.

    I'm going to spend a few bucks replacing the plastic pedals with some general metal ones, but other than that, i'm not sure.
    Last edited by Jixr; 06-29-15 at 07:49 AM.

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    Try riding the bike. The bike will tell you what needs replacing. Often people's butts don't agree with the saddle that comes with a bike for example, but you shouldn't replace the saddle until you actually know that it doesn't work well for you.

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    Also, it would help if you put a pic up, and told everyone exactly what it was.

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    well for the saddle, the one i have now is from my old bike, and its great, I doubt the one it comes with will be better.

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    What kind of bike and why do you think you need to immediately upgrade it?
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    You wouldn't skid in your tidy whiteys, why would you skid on your bike?

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