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Custom fixed gear project - 21 speed GMC Denali road bike

Old 06-01-15, 05:29 PM
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another 4 poster thread creator. i need to stop myself from opening these............. it's like clickin on kardashian articles just to read the comments
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Well I'll throw in my 2 cents here and say don't be discouraged. We learn by doing and we all start somewhere.
For whatever it's worth, you can still salvage this build and have yourself a "beater" bike for bad weather or bad moods and still enjoy it. Just thinking out loud here, put the brakes back on. Get yourself a single speed conversion kit and make this thing your knock around bike. We've all had one or two in our days and they can be a fun ride. Even with the kit, you won't have much in it and you can ride the wheels off it while looking for your next build. The key is to have fun and it sounds like you've enjoyed the process so far. Go ahead and get it rolling and have fun with it. Fun is measured in smiles, not miles and I've had a lot of good times on bikes that were far from spectacular.
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