1986.5 Cannondale SM600

DrGooGoo

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Installed the bottom bracket and roller cam calipers.
I'm stuck here until I get the wheels sorted out because I don't have a proper bike stand in my apartment right now.
I don't want to do the drive train until I get the wheels on.
 

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DrGooGoo

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The cheap axles I bought off ebay didn't fit my hubs :(
So I pulled these axles out of a set of Shimano DX hubs...they seem to fit :)
 

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DrGooGoo

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Almost there!
Just need to set the derailleurs/cables.

Hopefully, I'll be able to test her tomorrow :).
 

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Very nice sir. Glad you got those axles sorted
 

DrGooGoo

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Took her out last night for her maiden voyage...
Overall, rides well. Just need to adjust the brakes a little better.
Feels a little more aggressive that my other SM600.
I think the geometry was slightly changed on the 1986.5 model.
Also, as you can see the fork is a different design.

Will go for a gravel ride soon and take some daytime pictures.
 

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Looks great that and I like the urban night time pics. Where abouts are you?
 

DrGooGoo

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Second ride!
Finally have her dialed in :).
Another night ride.
I will take some daytime pictures soon.
 

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The pre 89 Cannondales are my favourite era and I don't think they get the love they deserve
 
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