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Is it worth it?

Discussion in 'Beginners Forum' started by MA13_BK, Dec 2, 2005.

  1. MA13_BK

    MA13_BK Chimp

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    I wanted to ride with my friends and stuff so I bought a used frame because I didn't have much money and they were willing to lend me some parts. The paint sucked, so I sanded/sandblasted it. Crappy part is the frame was cracked.

    That was 6 months ago and I still want to ride. I paid $100 CAN for the frame. Is it worth it to get the frame welded up? The frame's a steel Oryx dd99.
     
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  2. amateur

    amateur Turbo Monkey

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    For $100 you might be able to find a comprable used frame. If not, call around to different machine/welding shops, some will probably have lower prices.

    But yes, any amount of money spent on bikes is worth it.
     
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  3. MudGrrl

    MudGrrl AAAAH! Monkeys stole my math!

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  4. amhso

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    you can get new bike frames from previous years for cheap too. Hardtails especially....hardtail 04 frames start around $130 that are atleast decent.
     
  5. Angus

    Angus Jack Ass Pen Goo Win

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    I personally don't like riding re-welded frames, when they crack their retired, but for entry level performance frames are easy to come by, like a previous post said past year from are deals, and ebay has tons of mildy used frames.