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Old 08-21-15, 04:52 PM
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Hello,

My name is Lonny and I live in Texas. I'm 56 years old. As a child growing up we would build bikes from pieces here and there, I will say they were all the old 20" single speeds. And they all came out pretty nice.

I joined this forum because I'd like to get/build a single speed bike. I'm going to need some advice from some folks here. My thinking so far is this....

I' leaning strongly toward Surly cross check. I' thinking if I order a single speed cross check complete that some of the components if not all might be on the cheaper end. If I bought just the frame maybe I could get some guidance from some of you on the middle of the road components.

Am I thinking right?

Best,
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Old 08-21-15, 05:08 PM
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Welcome to Bike Forums. The folks in the Bicyle Mechanics forum can help along with folks in the SSFG forum. Good luck.
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Old 08-21-15, 05:46 PM
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Welcome!

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Old 08-21-15, 09:50 PM
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Welcome to Bikeforums. I see many people working on older bikes here. Some turn out fabulous, way beyond what I can do.
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