Retrobike Forum Index

It is currently Thu Dec 08, 2016 12:54 pm

* Login   * Register * Search  * FAQ



Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 29 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3
Author Message
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2011 3:52 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
User avatar

Joined: Wed Aug 22, 2007 12:23 am
Posts: 15608
got the levers I was looking for- new stem and bars and proper cable routing, might search for a shiny post but pretty much finished now.



Image



Image


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2011 3:57 pm 
Road Moderator
Road Moderator
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jun 18, 2009 1:07 pm
Posts: 4715
Location: Sheppey, Kent
Wow! That is there I'd say, got the look spot on now imo.

The one and only criticism would be that the brake cables should pass behind the bars rather than in front...

Excellent work!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2011 4:10 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
User avatar

Joined: Wed Aug 22, 2007 12:23 am
Posts: 15608
cheers Tel- I wondered if there was a correct way to route the cables, I did a wee search of the readers bikes and was sure I saw one with them in the front so went that way ho hum :lol:


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2011 4:56 pm 
MacModerator
MacModerator
User avatar

Joined: Fri Jul 14, 2006 8:59 pm
Posts: 20771
Location: Sol Kitts
Looks the bawz! Just get yersell a non suicidal freewheel.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2011 5:01 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
User avatar

Joined: Wed Aug 22, 2007 12:23 am
Posts: 15608
Och its no that bad, just stay away from the HC catagory climbs :lol:


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2011 7:07 pm 
PoTM Winner / retrobike rider
PoTM Winner / retrobike rider
User avatar

Joined: Mon Dec 13, 2010 6:58 pm
Posts: 2102
Location: Best part of Holland
really nice bike! love the spoke pattern on a bike like this :lol:


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2011 7:12 pm 
Road Moderator
Road Moderator
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jun 18, 2009 1:07 pm
Posts: 4715
Location: Sheppey, Kent
For reference, how I sold it:

Image

http://s597.photobucket.com/albums/tt55 ... 20Superbe/


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Jul 28, 2011 12:40 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Thu Jul 28, 2011 12:21 pm
Posts: 20
Beautiful :)


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Jul 28, 2011 6:41 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
User avatar

Joined: Wed Aug 22, 2007 12:23 am
Posts: 15608
Thanks folks :D


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 29 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2, 3

All times are UTC [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: philitalia, WimVDD and 9 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

About Us

Follow Retrobike

Other cool stuff

All content © 2005-2015 Retrobike unless otherwise stated.
Cookies Policy.
bikedeals - the best bike deals in one place
FatCOGS - Fat Chance Owner's Group

Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group