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Old 08-30-18, 05:52 PM
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Bikes: Does a Big Wheel count ?

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How badly does your trusty old C-dale need to be upgraded ? Without more info, it's hard to tell if some upgrades are the way to go, or if they'd just be the proverbial "good money after bad", making another bike entirely the way to go.
If you're hunting another (used) bike, I'd start by regularly checking your local Craigslist. My last two bikes came that way, and I'm pretty happy. I'm also seeing lots of interesting deals on ebay, though you obviously have to be extra careful, and keep your fingers crossed.
Have your hubs been rebuilt in this century? How about the shifter cables and housings?
If you're considering some new wheels, take a look at bicyclewheelwarehouse, particularly the closeouts. They at least use DT and Sapim spokes, lots of other economy-priced wheels use generic junk spokes, that you pay for later..
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