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Wabi Classic Alternative Build/Complete Bike

Old 08-28-21, 06:09 PM
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So, that Soma was actually a size too small for me, maybe two.
Swapped it for a small box of used parts which included an Iro branded seatpost and crankset for the build.
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Originally Posted by netjack View Post
Looks like I'll be waiting a while for the wabi classic to come back in stock!
email them and see if you can get on the list. The 2 things a Wabi has over a build is: 1) the wheels, particularly that they are true and pre-tensioned. 2) the rear fork ends are thick and seem to self align the rear wheel.

I think it is worth working a few extra shifts and save for it.
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Old 09-23-21, 08:08 PM
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If anyone is looking for a 55cm Wabi Lightning SE, I have one on Craigslist St Aug Fl.

Easy to find close to the top. Selling as either the full build with many upgrade parts or as frame only with whatever you want me to include

My quiver of SS bikes is getting out of hand, I,'ve got 5 right now plus a couple of off road bikes, a Domane, and a vintage road bike on the stand

I can't link from my mobile device but I can tomorrow afternoon from the shop
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I’d be all over that if it were a size smaller. Have been looking to get my hands on a Wabi for some time now.

Would like to compare/contrast it to my current stable of fixed/ss bikes. Like yourself, I’m sitting on more than a few but they’re all pretty much “budget build” bikes. Wondering how they stack up against a more expensive offering like Wabi puts out.
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When I thought I might like to have a SS in the mix I picked up a clapped out Langster that was in need of a chain and tires and had a great few months riding it and was hooked real deep. I ride alone in rural areas so reliability is high on my list , I started upgrading and now that has become a whole thing.
I,m not sure how far this will go yet but we will see, I do know I prefer riding SS bikes over geared bikes by a huge margin and when I realized I can climb on them that sealed the deal .
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I think a higher end, vintage road bike frameset with nicer fixed gear components would be similar, but cheaper than a Wabi.
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