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 Post subject: 1997 KHS Fleetwood
PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2012 7:40 am 
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Found this thing on ebay and took a fancy to the stock photo on bikepedia. Grabbed it to do up for my wife who doesn't love riding a flouro orange mantra (I know!!)

Very little info around on these things but surprisingly nice frame with some ok kit. The hub is way heavy but the gear changes are super smooth and you can change all the way up or down while at a stand still. Hard to get a great idea of how a bike rides when it's 10 sizes too small.

Here's the ebay photo.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2012 7:42 am 
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This is the photo on bikepedia that caught my eye.

http://www.bikepedia.com/quickbike/BikeSpecs.aspx?Year=1997&Brand=KHS&Model=Fleetwood&Type=bike


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2012 7:45 am 
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Bicycling Magazine awarded the 1997 KHS Fleetwood it’s “Editor’s Choice Award” for best bike at the 1996 Interbike International Bicycle show.


And here is my take on the theme, much of it from stuff lying around with the exception of the B17. Can't give a girl a bike with a used saddle!
Waiting on a new post and clamp but other than that I think it's about ready to hand over.


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looks great? Has your wife had a ride yet? :wink: :roll:


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2012 11:00 am 
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No not yet.. it's only a week from her birthday so I'll keep it under wraps until then.


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