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    I got about 150$ to spend!

    Looking for an single/fixed gear bike. i got 150 dollers to start with. dont need anything fancy. a working bike would be best. i need the frame to be 58cm. If you got a spare! i got the money!
    you can email me personally at ponyspeed@yahoo.com

    thanks for looking!

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    your not going to get much of anything in the way of a complete bike for $150. Your best bet would be to keep an eye out for an old conversion on CL, but even then expect a POS unless you get really lucky. I'd suggest save up another $250 and go the bikesdirect route for a solid ride.

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    I got a Raleigh for $20. Looking for a Craigslist wheel (wheel set) -- seem them for $100. Will buy the next decent ones I see. Then I'm done.
    "I'm a loner Dottie, a rebel."

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    ebay....formula hubs to dp18s. DONE. best deal imho

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    edit: n/m

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    Do some research on good frames, then keep your eyes open at garage sales, thrift stores and on Craigslist. Pick one up for cheap, buy a cheap fixed wheelset (or just a rear wheel), throw those suckers on and go. Be patient looking for the frame though, it's not always easy to find a decent one.

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    I'd go with a $100 rear wheel and a ~$50 road bike from late 70's/early 80's. Will probably take a little while to find one that is in good enough shape, with horiz. dropouts, good bearings, etc. They are out there though.

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    thanks for all the advice guys. dont really kno what im looking for so i thought i would test the waters.
    i appriate everything

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    get a BIG wheel!

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    Quote Originally Posted by na975 View Post
    get a BIG wheel!
    Seriously!

    http://www.originalbigwheel.com/

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    Quote Originally Posted by na975 View Post
    get a BIG wheel!
    That was my first fixie and learned how to skid when I was five, although it doesn't stop very well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jdms mvp View Post
    ebay....formula hubs to dp18s. DONE. best deal imho
    I don't know about where you live, but around here, by the time you pay somebody to do the assembly, you would have been better off buying new wheels.
    "I'm a loner Dottie, a rebel."

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    I have one pedal I'll sell you for $150.

    Or you can buy half of a good crank.

    Or half of a good wheel.

    Or a saddle.

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    $150 for a pedal sounds like an excellent deal, i'll take it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZiP0082 View Post
    $150 for a pedal sounds like an excellent deal, i'll take it.
    You want the left Keo Carbon or the right one?

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