Ok, so it’s taken a little while since the last update, but good things come to those who wait..........
Since last i have fitted 3 different headsets.
I fitted a 1 1/4 silver shimano with cartridge bearings, but the bearings really need throwing and a new cartridge bearings inserted, so I took this out and fitted a 1 1/4 Mavic, this was good but the silver top cap is missing its Mavic sticker and really needs machine polishing and didn't look right, so I took this out and settled on a simple all black 1 1/4 from Evilbay. nothing sexy, but very functional.
Zoom stem that was originally fitted to the 1991 Al-mega before i replaced it with the Painted A-tac that it currently has, cheap and cheerful no brand flat alloy bars.
The wheels have had rubber added, again nothing sexy just Kenda's that also came via Evilbay for a fiver. Bargain. The wheels are Mavic X517's on a Spesh front hub and an Onyx rear, courtesy of another Retrobiker.
M750 V-brakes, M735 short cage rear, M737 Front, M739 shifters, 8spd cassette. Polished Shimano Cranks with Pace rings (that I have for sale) although the little ring is not fitted as i have lost the bolts, if anyone can help a Retrobiker out with a set with spacers i would be grateful.
I have also bought for it a set of gorgeous silver braid outer’s from Evilbay again. I was not entirely sure how these would look from the picture, but they look great. If you are after a set, check out this seller http://shop.ebay.co.uk/jimmenzies/m.html
That’s the build as it is at the moment, probably be finished in the next century or so.....
Previously owned in order -
Raleigh Maverick, Dawes Wildcat, Explorer, Techium, P7, Clockwork, Explosif, Kirk, MS, Cro-mega LX (non e-stay),Rockhopper Comp FS, Blackstar, Explorer, Al-mega DX, Courier, Alien SP, Tomac TAOS, On One Scandal, On One 456.
1985 Raleigh Maverick - 2012 Giant TCR Advanced - 2007 Clockwork 3/200 - 2015 Cube Ltd SL 29er Blackline.