KONA Lavadome from Craigslist ($25.00)
Replaced tires with Hutchisons ($4), tubes ($6), grips ($5).
Ditched all derailers, two chainrings, rear 7spd cassette and shifters.
Replaced quill stem with threadless adaptor and ICON threadless
42X18 gearing for flat dirt (coastal virginia, duh) and asphalt.
Installed $18 single-speed conversion kit from performance.
Replaced big fat lame gel seat with classic MTB seat by Avocet.
over $60 out of pocket with minimal labor. GREAT ride.
at the cantilevers on this thing- PAUL and AVID should be jealous!