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Old 08-12-15, 09:52 AM
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Hi From New Guy

Hello! I'm Da. I'm new to "serious" bicycling (just upgraded to my first non department bike a week ago.. never going back). I used to live in Utah and got around on a mountain unicycle, but now live in the Big Apple, and wanted to commute by bike instead of being packed like sardines in the subway. Thanks for having me and thanks in advance for all the questions I will probably have in the near future. It's a pleasure meeting y'all.
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Thanks! Like lots of people, I decided to buy a bike off of Craigslist because any new bike will likely get stolen in NYC. It's an old steel Fuji that was converted into a single speed. I bought it for $200, but still need to do some tuneups and part scavenging to make it the commuting workhorse I want. That's really all I know about it. I actually do need some help/advice.

The first is that I really want to find out more about the frame, like the year, model, and material (cromoly vs lugged). I posted a thread with more details. I appreciate any help I can get.

The second thing is that the cranks wiggle from side to side when I pedal and slips a little when I put my weight on it. I will look at the repairs portion of this forum to find out more about this, so no worries, but again any help is welcome.

Thanks a bunch!
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