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How to build a bicycle from the frame using custom components. I want to build a bicycle using my own and would like some info on how to install brake cables, bottom bracket, derailleurs, using my own components. Thanks.

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Go to Bike Forums, Classic & Vintage section. Someone there would likely help you. Maybe me. It's a long solution and it's a darn fun thing to do, to build a bike from frame up.

Posted on Oct 29, 2009

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You are the namufacturer in this case.

Todays bicycles look like they do because of manufacturing considerations - just like yesterdays bikes. What can they build and sell at a price that a bike rider is willling to pay.

Being the manufacturer, you need a sample. You need to decide what you want to change and how you would improve it. Since cost is not a consideration, you can do all kinds of wild things. You are not bound by standardization required of theassembly line.

I cant imagine you cant find llike minded individuals on the WWW. You should google "How do I build a bicycle"

Good luck on your project

Posted on Oct 04, 2009

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