1985 Claud Butler Canyon Deore Deerhead XT & 600EX FINISHED

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Re: 1984 Claud Butler Canyon Deore Deerhead XT & 600EX FINISHED

That’s the small green by Kilham church
 

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Retro Spud":1ujxcbzi said:
That’s the small green by Kilham church

Erm,,, yes it is.... :|


<walks off mumbling 'am I the only one not drinking tonight?'>
 

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legrandefromage":1suqrxfl said:
Dont leave it there! I'll nick it!

My garage is so full of crap bike parts that I never seem to have time to clear out, I don't suppose you could swing by?
 

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Peachy!":1bhjpjm8 said:
legrandefromage":1bhjpjm8 said:
Dont leave it there! I'll nick it!

But wait a minute.. whilst out riding I bumped into (2m away) a friend in the village, he was complementing me on the Canyon when he stopped in his tracks and exclaimed.. ‘I don’t believe it, I found exactly the same pair of Shimano pedals in a box whilst clearing out my Dads garage last weekend….'

I pointed out mine were SR, not Shimano, but mentioned that if they were PD-MX15’s I’d happily buy them off of him..
Anyway, he’s just dropped them off…..

Legend! He won’t make that mistake again :D
 

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Reached 26.6 mph :shock: :LOL: riding downhill on a chalk/gravel farm track today.....The Canyon took it in its stride... but I needed a sit down and some new underwear when I got home... :facepalm:
 

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Tried out the recently restored black leather Specialized Lamda flag saddle today.....

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might appease some who weren’t so keen on the red suede later version.... :roll:
 

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You mean they might be suede?
 

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The History Man":32qkjb6d said:
You mean they might be suede?

Some of them..possibly, others... I’m not so sure.
 

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If anyone has been inspired by my build and fancy’s their own trip down an 80’s memory lane, Retrobikeguy has a nice Canyon for sale here;

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Just going through a list of little fixes before I start another project...

Found some “Z series” BL-AT50 brake levers a while back and although 2nd place behind the 1st generation Deore XT levers I originally fitted, I think they look the part.. nice shiny lever with embossed Shimano logo and a two bolt clamp that matches the friction thumbies & they are from late 1984 just like the frame.

Of course they didn’t always look this nice 😎


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The big chunky all black ‘86 XT levers have found a home on my ‘87 tandem... (that might raise an eyebrow!) 😬
 
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