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Originally Posted by nlerner View Post
Reviving this thread to post the latest conversion: an '87 Trek 330 Elance, which I bought as a frameset plus a few original parts for relatively small money on eBay auction. It's got a reasonably high BB and reasonably short-reach for the original 700c wheelset, so it was a good conversion candidate. The tires are Pacenti PariMotos, which measure about 38mm wide, just narrow enough for the rear stays. Parts include Weinmann/Rigida Zac19 rims on old Dura Ace hubs, SunTour Cyclone II mechs, Stronglight 86bcd crankset with 48/36t rings and MKS touring pedals, SunTour 7-speed indexed bar-end shifters, Sugino seat post and Brooks Flyer saddle, Nitto stem and no-name Rando bars, Tektro brake levers and DiaCompe 750 centerpull brakes. The battleship grey finish is in pretty good shape if a bit ordinary. I'm hoping the yellow bar tape dresses it up a bit.

neal, that trek came out great!! i think the battleship grey is a great color, and the honey brooks complements it well. if you amber shellacked the yellow tape, it may even match the brooks honey pretty closely.
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