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Old 10-10-22, 04:05 PM
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Parts bin build

Sometimes these are my favorite builds. I picked this Centurion Elite RS up yesterday at a nice price. It had 600 R/D and F/D and cheap cranks. I changed it over to a triple and added a few other pieces. The light blue wrap wouldnít be my first choice but thatís all I had. Also donít care for the white hoods. Zero money in the build and it rides great. Maybe wider tires, new levers and black bar tape in the future but Iím thinking 28ís will be the widest. Also considering barcons. But for now this will do.
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Parts bin build?

When I do it, I just call it "a build."

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Parts bin build?

When I do it, I just call it "a build."

Well, you need to distinguish between parts bin builds, the other parts bin builds and crap I totally forgot about these parts bin builds.
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Well, you need to distinguish between parts bin builds, the other parts bin builds and crap I totally forgot about these parts bin builds.
Box o' Crap bin build vs The Nice Stuff I've got Stashed Away Somewhere bin build?
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I’ve got a low end parts bin, so if I’m building something really nice I have to come here to buy them.
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Originally Posted by gugie View Post
Box o' Crap bin build vs The Nice Stuff I've got Stashed Away Somewhere bin build?
Donít forgot if you're one of those who store their parts on parts bicycles...
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There was a friendly contest a few years ago, similar to the annual clunker challenge, except you had to build a bike entirely from your parts bin. The idea was to not purchase anything and only use what you had on hand.
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I bought one from someone who never rode it for $10 and rode the heck out of it for about a year. Great bike , the SunTour Cyclone mech was fabulous and I only sold it because there was something different that became available. I put it on CL for $300 and it sold in less than a week.
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Originally Posted by sloar View Post
...these are my favorite builds.

You Bet!

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