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Old 04-07-14, 08:51 AM
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Originally Posted by tkbarr1 View Post
I forgot to mention that I do not know a thing about working on a bike myself or building one and I don't trust myself to build one for sure. Man after taxes that Trek is $400. Wellok, so the writing on the wall is, pay now for the lasting bike or pay the same amount over the course of a year with cheap bike. Man it's going to destroy my budget but it's probably the right thing to do.
Get a book or use online sources (Park Tools has many tutorials) and some tools. Anyone can learn to fix a bike. It's not rocket science. Saves a ton of time and money fixing it yourself. Any bike, no matter how much you spend, requires regular maintenance. Or continue wasting your money buying and riding crappy disposable bikes.
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