I have a rare Cannondale 1998 Silk Path 900 (top of the line C'dale hybrid in 98) that has had a complete 100% change out (read major upgrade) of hardware and want opinions on what to do with the OEM hardware. Do I keep it, or sell it, give/recycle back to???
The original gear is in excellent, near mint condition and so is the frame. Most of it has no label or other identification so it is not easily recognized, but was never modified or repaired. C'dale had a way of building bikes with quality gear but with no knowledge of the specific group level, it will probably be difficult, if not impossible, to part out. The bike, with the OEM stuff, is a time stamp and I appreciate the cultural value and meaning of 'original'. It is only original once.
What to do?
Signed 'Your humble servant'.
I never saw a bike I didn't like.