Nearly there ...
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I received a pair of (re-issue) Flite titanium saddles and a pair of foam grips today. The grips and one of the saddles were put on, the levers were set up and outer cables have been cut.
The original chain has too much rust. Bathing for several days in Coca Cola didn't help, bathing in vinegar didn't do anything either.
It's not just surface rust, so the strength of the chain is probably compromised.
I'm not going to take risks here, so I'll just get a new 7-speed HG chain.
I also need other brake pads because these XT ones are 20 years old and higher than the rims themselves.
I have 3 sets of Avid Tri-Dangle canti hangers, but it'd be a shame to put those on because the rest of the bike is 100% original. So I have to get some regular ones.
All the items I need are regular off-the-shelf items, available at any decent LBS.
However every single LBS in a 20 mile radius is closed on Tuesdays.
Once I have everything, I can finish the build and adjust the cables.
Then when Gil's new decals arrive, I'll take some pics with these Panaracers so I can post a pic of an all-original 728 on my site.
After that, the tyres will be swapped for a pair of Schwalbe City Jet 1.95" amberwalls. I'm not taking it off-road too often, so proper street tyres make sense.