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Old 11-11-2012, 01:08 AM   #1
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Hey boys and girls, its my first post! I used to do bmx a bit but i kept having issues with my old bike so i sold it. I wanna get back into it, can anyone give me some advice? I wanna build a bike but idk if i have the skills . Should i build or buy???



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Old 11-11-2012, 01:14 AM   #2
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Buying makes more sense unless you know what you're doing and/or want to feel the personal satisfaction. Building your own will likely cost you more than buying a comparably equipped ride. Additionally, building your own does require that you do the necessary research to obtain the correct components.

Another option would be to buy a used bike and upgrade it, as needed.



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Old 11-11-2012, 01:15 AM   #3
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Welcome the forums! It doesn't take much skill to build a bike, and a BMX is super easy, since you don't have to mess with a multi-gear drivetrain. Of course, unless you have access to tools and can get some deals on parts, a complete is usually less expensive.

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Old 11-11-2012, 01:17 AM   #4
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Thanks guys! I can't wait to get my hands on a bike!!!

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Old 11-24-2012, 05:38 PM   #5
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a ss would be easy as pie tobuild if u want to build a commuter

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Old 12-01-2012, 10:56 AM   #6
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By one on Craigslist and mod it to fit you

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you should try this link:

https://www.biketexas.org/

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Old 04-21-2013, 02:45 PM   #7
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Hit up eBay, Danscomp.com or Flatlandfuel.com



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