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Should I commit to buying one?

Old 04-02-20, 03:20 AM
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Should I commit to buying one?

Hello, Iím 18yo and still in high school. Iím also a bigger guy (6í3Ē 270lbs). I have a job and make decent money for still being in high school and have no bills to pay
I have a fixie in my garage that Iíve had since 12yo, but now itís too small and has two flats. I havenít rode in a while, but I wanted to get back into riding my bike around town. Iím because itís too small and Iím a bigger guy, should I sell my current bike to buy a new one (would also like some good, cheap suggestions), or should I get newer parts for the one I already have?
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Old 04-13-20, 07:45 AM
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Howdy, any progress since you posted?
Hoping you went with a frame that fits you better if so.
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Old 04-16-20, 04:35 PM
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If it's too small you'll just end up hating riding it. Invest in a new bike, if as you say you have the budget, there's tons of companies selling complete bikes for around $500 if you can afford that.
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