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Daniel Clarke: My budget road bike build

Really excited to add a second bike to the stable, a 2012 Specialized Roubaix SL3.  As per usual, I built the bike as a budget build, spending under $700 all in.  There’s nothing wrong with spending a lot of money on the latest and greatest bikes, but you don’t need to drop a ton of cash to build up a bike that will suit your needs.  I got the frame ($300), bars ($75), crank ($35), and derailleurs ($42) from MyBikeShop.com, the shifters off of eBay ($110), the seat post from Kijiji ($30), the wheelset, pedals, stem, and brakes from my parts bin, and then brought everything to D’Ornellas to put together for me.

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