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Old 07-16-05, 03:36 AM
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Hey, dad just gave me his mountain bike, but the thing is... we have no dirt trails around here... Don't know why he bought a mounain bike lol. I want to make it into more of a road worthy bike, like a road bike, but able to take a pot hole or two. Its a light frame (24lbs) so I am already half way there, just want to know if anyone had any advice as to what I could do to make it more road-worthy. I plan on making 40-90km trips every 3rd day or so.
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Old 07-16-05, 10:31 AM
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Get some road tires, they would work better on the road surface than knobbies.
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Old 07-16-05, 04:50 PM
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Can we get any specifics?

In general, road tires are great. More road oriented features are also better for more road use, like ummm... well, yeah, I need specifics first.
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Slicks, flat bars, toe straps/clips, lights and a bar end mirror.
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