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Old 07-06-06, 01:10 PM
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Originally Posted by rat_factory
I've got a 77 grand prix also, but it is a mixte frame. I am debating to build this one up versus an 81 Suteki Track 10 mixte frame. I have the set of one mens track 10 & one womens mixte track 10 and would like to overhaul and restore them as a set, then sell them.
Would the grand prix be a good choice to keep? I am also in possession of a pair of 27" araya alloy rims identical to the ones on my miyata 310. Would the grand prix be just as light and strong as the suteki if i put the araya rims on it?
Just remember the Suteki is HEAVY, well mine at least. The grand prix would be a better daily rider than the suteki.
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