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Re: [BOBishBikesFS] For your consideration, fellow Retro-grouches:

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  • devon warner
    check out the self centering brakes... nice item. i like these -devon in san francisco ...
    Message 1 of 4 , Jan 31, 2008
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      check out the self centering brakes... nice item. i
      like these
      -devon in san francisco
      --- Don Whitehead <donald.whitehead@...> wrote:

      > Looks like an old Nitto two piece stem. Quill and
      > stem are separate.
      > From the mid-80s.
      >
      > Here is a pic
      >
      >
      http://www.sheldonbrown.com/bridgestone/1986/pages/25-bridgestone-mb-1.html
      >
      > On Jan 31, 2008 5:54 PM, Eric Phillips
      > <altinos@...> wrote:
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Is that the original stem? For some reason to me
      > it looks like they put a
      > > threadless stem on a threaded fork... I hope I'm
      > wrong.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > On Jan 31, 2008 8:52 PM, dbaustin2000
      > <singletrackmind@...>
      > > wrote:
      > >
      > > > Bridgestone 400. This one will go quick! (Not
      > mine)
      > > >
      > > > http://austin.craigslist.org/bik/558910996.html
      > > >
      > > > BRIDGESTONE TOWNIE ROAD BIKE 59CM - $169
      > > >
      > > >
      >
      ----------------------------------------------------------
      > > > ----------
      > > > Reply to: sale-558910996@...
      > > > Date: 2008-01-31, 7:23PM CST
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > I hate to see this one go, but I have a
      > hopelessly short attention
      > > > span when it comes to bicycles. I had a lot of
      > fun building this up
      > > > and getting it on the road.
      > > > This actually is a later 80s Bridgestone 400
      > road bike. It had
      > > > mustache bars and a high rise stem to make it a
      > very comfy ride. The
      > > > vintage leather saddle (Wrights) is from an old
      > Raleigh road bike.
      > > > This bike is very comfy to ride and pretty
      > light too. It would make a
      > > > great ride for anybody looking to get around
      > town. It has a wide
      > > > ratio drive train that is equally effective on
      > both sides of the hill
      > > > as well as the flatland.
      > > >
      > > > To call this bike a creme-puff would be
      > inaccurate. It is a little
      > > > rough around the edges, at least cosmetically.
      > It really isn't too
      > > > bad, but it has plenty of scratches.
      > Mechanically, its great. I went
      > > > through it when I put it together and it has a
      > lot of new parts
      > > > (tires, tubes, chain, grips, brake pads, brake
      > levers, and pedals).
      > > > It has a ton of personality and charm.
      > > >
      > > > Give me a call anytime between 7:00am and
      > 8:30pm. Leave a message if
      > > > I unable to answer and I will get back to you
      > ASAP.
      > > >
      > > > Aaron @ 512 924 7736
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been
      > removed]
      > >
      > >
      >


      Devon warner
      San Francisco
      277-2562 (w)
      596-6064 (c)


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