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Old 08-08-2012, 02:27 PM
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Originally Posted by 4jkeller View Post
Okay I found out it aluminum.
Thanks this forum just saved me time and money.
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Just food for thought, Jeff, but there are many successful aluminum bikes around. There's plenty to read also. Use keyords 'aluminum frame' in the Google Custom Search and you'll have a lot to read and consider. The big advantage to a steel frame is the fact that most novice welders can do their own welding, if the need arises whereby if the frame is aluminum it takes some skills/equipment that most don't have.

Personally I prefer steel frames because I do custom work such as engine mounts and modifications that are much easier due to my lack of skill at welding aluminum.

As I said, do some reading and decide for yourself. You can also research the bike by name here. It's not an uncommon choice.
Good luck, keep us posted on your progress.

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