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Old 03-18-20, 03:46 PM
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Originally Posted by jpjpjp View Post
As a "quarantine" project I've decided to try to find a cheap older and rigid MTB to convert to drop bars, to be used mainly for gravel and light singletrack, but also for grocery runs/light touring. In short, a flexible beater. And while I'm not new to riding bikes, I'm relatively new to building them out/modifying them, so I'm looking for your suggestions/recommendations/wisdom.

Here is what I've found in my area (Baltimore, MD):

-Specialized Hard Rock COMP https://baltimore.craigslist.org/bik...091019719.html
-Bridgestone MB5 Trail Blazer https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...6051264305456/
-Specialized Cross Road https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...8138341158889/

Ideally, I talk the seller down to as close to 100 as I can get them.

Thanks for the input in advance!
I like that Crossroad, but it's a hybrid not a mtb., and the one I favor. It should do what you want. IMO, of course.
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