using a older race frame with modern parts

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7/26/2014 11:09 PM

i was wondering cause im going to start building a race bike and if i got like a 1997-2000 so frame with modern parts if it would be any good

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the original poonslayer

7/27/2014 12:07 AM

depends on the frames

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7/27/2014 5:11 AM

yes you could have a super kickass mid school racer with newer parts. see if you can find one of the old aluminum gt speed series frames. nothing wrong with that at all.

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i ride to stay young

7/27/2014 5:37 AM

Personally I wouldn't competitively race any aluminum frame that's more than 10 years old. Too much fatigue. Geometry is a little different but you could get by. If your going to race something older i would go with a chromoly frame like a standard 125r, s&m challenger, elf, etc.

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