View Single Post
Old 10-07-11, 12:15 AM
Bike Sorceress
Arrowana's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: MPLS
Posts: 629

Bikes: 2016 Trek 520 | 1975 Raleigh LTD-3 | 1988 Schwinn Premis | 1957 Schwinn Corvette | 1993 Giant ATX780 | 2015 Cannondale Rush | Unknown Custom Single Speed

Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 20 Post(s)
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
When I look at an average Wal-Mart "MTB", I see a decent set of brake pads, tires that can have studs added for winter use, cables and housing that can be used on bikes, and a bunch of scrap metal. Sure, I often take a few other things, but they generally sit unused, or still do a crappy job when installed on a good bike.

I wonder if you have really looked at Wal-Mart frames. The most common ones are full suspension heaps of junk. I suppose the rigid ones are useable, but they are still very heavy, and are hardly beautiful. It isn't hard to find pics of welds on them that are quite ugly.
Arrowana is offline