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    what's a CHEAP frame?

    I am looking for a really cheap frame(under $160)

    Any recomendations?

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    Old road bike?

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    The thing is, I want track ends, not "horizontal" dropouts.

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    Old road bike with steel lugs and good tubing. Or you could get an orgin 8 frameset that is going to be of much lower quality.

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    Well, for that price, it isn't going to be worth giving up that much quality for something with track dropouts.

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    eighthinch scrambler?

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    sloping top tube, not my thing

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    scrambler or draft frame
    I am dyslexic so bear with my posts.... [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

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    Quote Originally Posted by Biffle View Post
    The thing is, I want track ends, not "horizontal" dropouts.
    Obviously it's you're choice, but why track ends?

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    get a pake, i cant remember how much mine was but i think it was right around that price.

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    IDK man, with a 160 upper limit the scrambler v2 is probably your best option. It also includes some other nice things such as a headset, seatpost, clamp, etc. You could just drop an extra 40 and get a kilo for two bills

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    dumpster an old road bike and have someone put track ends on it problem solved
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    Quote Originally Posted by Retem View Post
    dumpster an old road bike and have someone put track ends on it problem solved
    Or be a man and do it yourself.

    Another DIY track end install. Lots of Pics.

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    save up some money and buy a real frame instead of a piece of ****
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    i still think you guys who like ride 5+ miles on these bikes are crazy

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    If you're patient and can devote some time to scouring CL and eBay, you'll probably find something that will work for you. I picked up a new Madison frame off eBay for $165.

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