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Old 08-13-15, 07:22 AM   #1
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vintage ladies mtb rebuild

i bought a 90īs ladies mtb with the purpose of rebuilding it to a city commuter. I need ideas on the cheap side to putting it up to date. so i can sell it and enjoy the build up.
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Old 08-13-15, 09:44 PM   #2
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Tuneup and maintenance, tires and tubes

Fenders, rack, water bottle mounts.... Not really much to really do, especially if you're just trying to flip it.
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any pictures to give some ideas?
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Old 08-14-15, 05:47 AM   #4
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Maybe you can get some ideas from my commuter build..........
Upgraded '95 Huffy Mountain Bike
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Old 08-14-15, 07:53 AM   #5
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here some photos with a tought.
with fenders (cheap look)

with a rack (nice rack but costly, and still without the bling factor)the same with better crankset and newer steam
with fenders and rack (easy and fast setup)
with a wood crate
the default old model
going retro
its a man frame but i love the alongeted and low style
the sideguard (dutch look)
brown ballon tyres, basket and rack for briefcase. does some tried this model but with a ladies mtb frame?
thanks for the reply
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