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Old 07-28-08, 06:58 PM   #1
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My wife's Fuji Espree

I just finished cleaning it, so I thought it would be a good time to share some pictures.

I built it to her specifications It had to have an upright riding position, a comfortable seat, indexed shifting and a kickstand.



The derailers and hubs are Shimano 600 tricolor. Yes, it has a derailer claw. The Espree wasn't exactly top of the line.



The crankset is a 600 Abaresque. I spent a week stripping and polishing it.



Shimano 600 brakes. The fenders are purple heart and zebrawood from cody672 on eBay.
The headlugs are nicely thinned.





The bag is a Zefal, the rack is a Jim Blackburn, the tires are Panaracer Pasela 28c folding Tourguards, the rims are Mavic MA40 and the spokes are DT Competition.



The shifters are 8 speed Ultegra bar end shifters on Suntour thumbshifter mounts. I staind the cork grips to match the saddle.


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Old 07-28-08, 07:13 PM   #2
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Wow! Looks sweet!
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Old 07-28-08, 09:38 PM   #3
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That crank is gorgeous, good work!
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That Sir is a work of art !
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"A thing of beauty is a joy forever," wrote the poet. You've done the same in metal, cork, and leather. Awesome.
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Amazing bike! Do you let her ride it?
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