Those 28c tyres look like quite a squeeze in there! What on earth were they on in the 80's? Bikes came out the factory looking like that
Although I have fond memories of my Fluoro pink and yellow 653 Gillott...
Still it sounds very appropriate for your friend and am sure it will be the topic of many a conversation. I'd say given the brief you've done an excellent job
Cheers Tel, FWIW it's brighter in the flesh and I love it, but then I was 14 in '88 so I would...
*potters off to find Ocean Pacific t-shirt*
When I took the forks off I noticed some notes on the steerer in marker pen re the four flouro colour, so I'm pretty certain it's a one-off custom paint job
Re: clearance, yes it's fairly tight - but 3.5mm on the chainstays is enough int'it?
still waiting for bits, will post up completed pics asap
PARTS FOR SALE:
vintage Brooks Professional saddle | Specialized FACT CX fork | Columbus fork | Reynolds 531 fork | Avid Arch Rival v-brakes | various 700c, 27" and 26" wheels | vintage Weco hubs (fixed/freewheel) | vintage Raleigh ladies frames + lots more!