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    Building on Old Frames

    What's up guys, been a long time since I've been around. Haven't really had time to ride in the last couple years.

    What's the deal with decking out older frames with newer parts? A couple years ago it was pretty common. I have a 2007 Kona Coiler frame that is in near mint condition but the fork needs to be serviced, brakes could use some work, and there is some surface rust on most of the hardware. I'll be getting home from school in a little over a month and want to get back in the swing of things and may have funds to give the bike some love, if fishing doesn't take precedence. Given the fact that it's a completely stock, what would you upgrade first? Also feel free to post your own builds.
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    Uh, 2007 is not old. It's not a computer. You need to post a picture to get any advice. I would say fix what needs fixing and keep running the 2007 parts until they break. This is old:

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    These were from last summer, bike hasn't been touched since then.

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