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Old 01-02-05, 01:42 PM
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Look what I won on eBay

Here's the link.

I'm honestly not sure what I'm even going to do with it, but it seemed like sort of a cool frame, so I bought it.
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Old 01-02-05, 02:14 PM
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Nice looking frame. Price is right for sure!

Should build up to a nice XC bike or a killer Single speed!
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Old 01-02-05, 03:18 PM
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I want to build a single speed any suggestions on how to get a real cheap frame
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Old 01-02-05, 03:35 PM
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Look on ebay is always a good start...
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sweet! Im sure you'll find some way to use it.
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Damn nice bike. I love old kona's
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Originally Posted by jdoglike
I want to build a single speed any suggestions on how to get a real cheap frame

Keep an eye open all the time. When you see a deal, jump on it.

My single speed is an old steel frame that Nashbar was selling for around $100. They went on clearance and dropped the price to $35.00 and I figured what the heck! If it sucks, it's not a lot of money.

I had all my other parts laying around.

Figure anything under $100 is a good deal for a decent frame.
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Old 01-02-05, 04:48 PM
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Yeah... I like that frame. Nice paint color. Great find!
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If you didn't already know, Muni Mula = Aluminum backwards Cool frame, I think its the Easton version of the Cindercone I had, decent geometry and STRONG.
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Originally Posted by seely
If you didn't already know, Muni Mula = Aluminum backwards Cool frame, I think its the Easton version of the Cindercone I had, decent geometry and STRONG.

ohh those kona guys

They are clever aren't they?
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Originally Posted by jdoglike
I want to build a single speed any suggestions on how to get a real cheap frame
getting used is always a good idea...watch out for the usual buying used casualities though
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I didn't even notice that Muni Mula is aluminum backwards... neato! Kona's always coming up with interesting names for their bikes.. "HUMUHUMUNUKUNUKUA'PUA'A DELUXE" anyone?
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Old 01-02-05, 09:52 PM
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Kona's always coming up with interesting names for their bikes.. "HUMUHUMUNUKUNUKUA'PUA'A DELUXE" anyone?
That's a f--king stupid name!
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Originally Posted by notfred
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I'm honestly not sure what I'm even going to do with it, but it seemed like sort of a cool frame, so I bought it.
'tis a nice frame. plus a deal to go with.
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Old 01-03-05, 02:21 AM
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yes, another bargin on ebay. great frame.
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its a 5-year old aluminum frame o.0.

Aluminum has a finite lifespan of about 6 years, which is why nearly all manufacturers have a 5-year warranty on aluminum frames.

Enjoy it, but periodicaly check the headtube, drive-side chainstay and the welds every once in awhile for hairline cracks. If you see one, toss the frame.

Not trying to put a damper on your new purchase, just be careful. Unlike steel, aluminum fails suddenly.
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