That is really nice (and the colour does suit it very well.) I'm interested to know how well those cable guides work?
In truth, the cable guides are shite
All due respect to CC, but they really add on alot of drag to the shift system. I think I may be at fault a bit because there was a ton of powder coat residue left underneath the cable guides that I couldn't clean up.
But hey, I think its part of the charm of old mountain bikes. I look at frames like this and I see a bunch of brilliant people hashing out ideas, trying new things, etc. Some worked, some didn't. I can only imagine the technology they had to work with to make the most comfortable riding bike back then. Over the bb cable guides, u-brakes, super raked out headtubes. I never had any appreciation for them much until I got my hands dirty building this bike.
The color is called "candy blue." The guy actually messed up. He was supposed to put a layer of chrome underneath (similar to the color of my Lava Dome), but he forgot to. So I got it half off (price), and I like it better I think. Suits the 'time period' more.