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Should I even bother converting this frame?

Old 05-19-12, 12:40 PM
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Should I even bother converting this frame?

My friend just gave me a Huffy Omni 10 frame for free, and I started converting it to fixed gear last night. Nothing really seems wrong with it, in fact the frame is in great shape save for a few scrapes, but i keep hearing super negative things about Huffy Omni 10's, is it because the components(which i will be replacing anyway) are terrible or something? because I legitimately can't find anything wrong with this frame. HALP!
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Old 05-19-12, 12:46 PM
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No.

It's 2012, just buy something from bikesdirect.
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The frame is heavy, the sizes of everything aren't standard, the dropouts are aweful, it will be expensive.

There are somethings wrong with the frame.
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No. Spend $25 and get something less crappy.
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I'm kidding.
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Old 05-20-12, 01:34 AM
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Yeah getting more into it I realized that all of the sizes were weird and I would have to buy a bunch of new stuff for it, and for my purposes it's way too heavy and awkward. Thanks for the input everyone!
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