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    What should I buy for my first bike? Sole Bicycles or SE Draft?

    I want to buy a fixed gear or single speed bike, but I don't want to spend more than $350 dollars. So far I am thinking of buying this bike for $310 from http://www.solebicycles.com/shop/sol...e-rosshandler/
    or get an SE Draft Lite Complete Bike from City Grounds for $299. Since this is going to be my first bike, and I am a noob, what is the best thing for me to do?

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    In before Kilo TT




    Aaaaaand Kilo TT, yes its $10 more then budget but skip coffee for a few days. it is seriously by far the best so please just go buy it.
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    And all that skidding would make you pretty tyred.

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    x infinity on the kilo. who wants to ride an SE bike?

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    I'm going to go out on a limb and say a schwinn conversion.

    Nahh.

    Kilo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by My Legacy View Post
    Yup, just be sure to read the thread bout Kilo sizing before you buy it...
    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    And all that skidding would make you pretty tyred.

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    I hear Big Shot bikes are nice.
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    I hear striknein is wrong.
    // yummygooey

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    I was doing some searching and found a company called Wyatt Bicycle Company and their bikes are similar to Sole Bicycles, except have much better components and the frame and fork is made out of 4130 Chromoly. It looks like the company is new and is in the process of manufacturing their first batch of bikes at the moment. They have animated pictures of the bikes on their website to give people and idea of what they look like. It says that actual photos of the bikes will be coming very soon and the bikes will be available for purchase in October. It looks like you can pre-order your bike for $310, but then the price will go back up to the Suggested Retail at $350. Visit their site at www.wyattbikes.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by docboyd View Post
    In before Kilo TT
    Quote Originally Posted by rustybrown View Post
    Kilo.
    Quote Originally Posted by striknein View Post
    I hear Big Shot bikes are nice.
    Obligatory.

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    Quote Originally Posted by solbrothers View Post
    x infinity on the kilo. who wants to ride an SE bike?
    Actually, I have a Lager. 2500 miles in the past year around Chicago and the burbs. I've done centuries on the thing. I actually dig it. That being said, my next bike will ne higher end, but for the price they are no better or worse than a Kilo.

    Quote Originally Posted by ships45 View Post
    I was doing some searching and found a company called Wyatt Bicycle Company and their bikes are similar to Sole Bicycles, except have much better components and the frame and fork is made out of 4130 Chromoly. It looks like the company is new and is in the process of manufacturing their first batch of bikes at the moment. They have animated pictures of the bikes on their website to give people and idea of what they look like. It says that actual photos of the bikes will be coming very soon and the bikes will be available for purchase in October. It looks like you can pre-order your bike for $310, but then the price will go back up to the Suggested Retail at $350. Visit their site at www.wyattbikes.com
    Not gonna say a word...
    I am not the company I keep.

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    Walmart sells fixie's and you'll save yourself lots of $$$.
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    **** Sole Bicycles and the fact that "Wyatt Bikes" can't even put real pictures of what they sell on their site should be enough to steer away anyone with half a brain in their head.

    Really guys, this is what you're trying to get people to give you their credit card info for?

    Last edited by Scrodzilla; 09-18-11 at 03:16 PM.

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    those cranks look nice, i'm in
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    I like the bars.

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    But wait! No, chain... no cog... what can this mean?

    RETURN OF THE ZERO SPEED!


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    Quote Originally Posted by homebrewk View Post
    return of the zero speed!
    all downhill, baby

    edit: pwnd by caps filter
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    cause it's campy s/r pista fool.
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    I would rather rock macaframa than mash. I liked their movie better.

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