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    Need help finding a good bike for work

    Hey guys

    just found out about these forums and been looking an reading around. just had a question i need some help with.

    I am about to go back being a nyc bike messenger, sold my bike a while back and currently looking for a new one, is there a bike you guys could recommend for my budget 200-300 range thats pretty light? i almost bought SE BIKES Draft but after looking on here sounded like a pos for that kind of work. Any help would be greatly appreciated

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    If you're going to be on your bike for 8+ hrs a day it seems worth it to spend more than that.

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    kilo tt frameset, tough components.

    or wade ebay for a beat up, old italian track frame.

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    ^What he said^

    You could also do a dirty conversion

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    never eaten better listen jodypolk's Avatar
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    this is a really odd question for a veteran NYC messenger to ask.
    Quote Originally Posted by hotbike View Post
    I did hit a few cars with this bike, but the fairing never broke. It's stronger than a helmet.(They made incursions into the bike lane. I could've used my brakes, but hey, what are bumpers for?)

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    Ah thanks guys looks like i'm going with the kilo tt



    Quote Originally Posted by jodypolk View Post
    this is a really odd question for a veteran NYC messenger to ask.
    i wouldn't consider myself a vet just worked as a messenger for about 2 years. my current situation only allows for me to spend that much on a bike at the moment

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    Pista Concept. Easy to find, cheap, and after you upgrade the components you have a decent bike.

    LOL.

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