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A friend gave me the remaining parts of his mountain bike, after some thieves had taken what they had wanted. These parts included:
Some miscellaneous parts (front and rear derailleurs, side stand, seat post mounts, etc.):
The Bottom Bracket
Here is a photo of all of the parts, including the frame, and rear shock.
I then proceeded to gather the missing parts that were needed and rebuild it.
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