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Old 06-23-08, 07:51 PM
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Hello from sunny Sacramento!

I've been riding bikes for years....mostly just to commute throughout high school and college. Once I graduated and moved I didn't have a bike anymore so I kind of slacked off. My fiance got me back into it and I bought a Centurion Accordo 12-spd to ride around on. Recently I ate **** on my bike and am recovering with 10 stitches in my face ....so I bought an old Gitane Gran Sport De Luxe frame to build into a fixed gear while I'm out of commission. Long story short...I'm looking for info on how to build my first project bike...painting, gear ratios, affordable parts, etc....Any tips?
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Old 06-23-08, 08:46 PM
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Hi Kris, sorry to hear about the injuries . But...perhaps you could show us some photos of the Gitane?

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