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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 12-29-07, 01:38 AM   #1
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I need a Junk Bike...where can I find one?

So i'm back home for my winter break from school, and i'm getting pretty depressed without a bike to use. So i wanted to know if anyone in the NYC or NJ area knows where i may find like a thrift store or a junk yard or something where i might be able to pick up a bike. I tried to google it, but had no luck...any help would be great. Thanks guys
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Old 12-29-07, 01:44 AM   #2
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I don't live anywhere remotely close but I would suggest looking to see
if there is a bike kitchen nearby, try thrift stores, craigslist, etc.
You may find something cheap that ain't junk even.
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Old 12-29-07, 01:48 AM   #3
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ppl throw them in the garbadge every day of the week.
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http://www.recycleabicycle.org/shops
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Old 12-29-07, 02:24 AM   #6
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check the nearest thrift stores once a week and look in the dumpsters at bike shops
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Old 12-29-07, 08:14 AM   #7
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Old 12-29-07, 10:13 AM   #9
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Target.


You can even make it into a fixed gear.
Unfortunately, the link to that project escapes me. But I think it worked out okay.
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Old 12-29-07, 10:30 AM   #10
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times up at 49E houston. they have bikes for sale in the basement. craigslist in nyc is full of conversions for sell.
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