Old 10-12-18, 02:26 PM
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Originally Posted by 1-track-mind View Post
This may be a shock to you, but I'm not a frame builder...I interpreted yourself as having one custom built, but after

checking it's out of my budget. Now,considering buying a Soma Saga frame and building it up...

I was not Either, but after gaining brazing and metalworking skills,
being mechanically inclined father in metal trades, my bike shop jobs, etc
I gave it a try.,

worked out OK.. I did not try making a business out of it...

Soma , surly, salsa, Trek 520, will all get you down the road.. carrying your stuff.

so in the end you just turn over all the 'most desirable materials' choices,
to the company, importing the frames from a big company in Taiwan,
probably Maxway ,
a big OEM factory all of the above have gone to for many years ,
because they're good an it and beat the costs
of doing it in the States..


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