I got the shaft

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  1. sdframe

    sdframe

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    Another Craigslist find. Not sure what I'm gonna do with this. For $50 I couldn't pass it up. It's a 7-speed internal hub, driveshaft GIRLS bike. It has great components, and it's in excellent condition. I don't know if I should tune it up and flip it, or cannibalize it and put the cool parts on an old vintage ballooner. Decisions, decisions.
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    Whadya think, folks?
     
  3. kingfish254

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    That's pretty sweet!
    I wonder if that is similar to the donor bike that @Blackout used last year?
     
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  4. Blackout

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    Dang if your going to flip it let me know please.......
     
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    Really Cool! Great find at a great price! The only thing I would do is polish it up and flip it and buy something you really love, but that's just me! :)
     
  6. RustyGold

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    CANNIBALIZE! :rockout:
     
  7. HuffnPuff

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    Definitely. That frame just looks like any other cheapo hybrid. got no style.
     
  8. idiotboy

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    get a hacksaw and some beer...
     
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    Since you're undecided, ship it to me.
    I know just what to do with it.
     
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    Set it up and ride it around first and see how you like the setup, gears and then put it in a frame you love IF you like the shaft drive setup. If not then sell it. Do a review thread or a build thread here. If you sell it, list it here - some buddy will snap it up.
     
  12. El C

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    I´d buy it, if I lioved in the U.S. Shipping would be a killer for the deal.
     
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    I bought one similar to that a couple of years ago from a friend, intending to make a stretched shaft bike. It's still whole, and hanging in the shop.
     
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