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'08 Giant Boulder SE; I little early to make a project thread but thought I'd share.
Topic Started: Dec 19 2017, 09:48 PM (35 Views)
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My parents bought me my last bike from them in Spring 09. Served me well through highschool and my first two years of college and work. In February 2015 it ran it's last mile bottom bracket failing, stranding me within feet after leaving work at 5791 miles. I liked this bike, but this is why I stopped riding it:
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Was actually aware of that for about a month prior

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And that's how it has sat since. Many of it's parts were coroded or broken when I stopped riding it, and most of the remaining parts have been cannibalized to my green bike.

Next summer I'm getting the crack welded up by GTLuver and brought back to life as a fair weather bike.

So far all its got is: Frame, rear hub, cassette, chain, bottom bracket, seatpost & clamp, innertubes, rim tapes, a rim, tires and its headset bearing is still good.
Which leaves: another rim, spokes and nipples, front dynamo hub, cables, fork, shifters, handlebars and grips, seat, crank arms and chainrings, and more.

It's fork is planned to swap to my other bike at some point, so I'm trying to decide if I want a fork with front disc brake, which I do but looking on ebay and amazon every single brake rotor is all cutesy, artsy, spindlely and fragile looking. Can't find a single simple, circular, and normal solid rotor.
Biking makes my lower back and knees hurt. I'd rather run if exercising or drive if I'm going somewhere. But I bike as much as I do because it's cheap ecological tranport.
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