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Old 03-27-15, 07:40 AM
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Fuji Roubaix.

Picking this frame up this weekend. Picking up a tricolor 8sp STI group today. You know where I'm going with this one.

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Old 03-27-15, 03:12 PM
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love that frame
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Old 03-27-15, 03:46 PM
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Nice looking. I need to look for a nice Fuji again.
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Originally Posted by rgver View Post
Picking this frame up this weekend. Picking up a tricolor 8sp STI group today. You know where I'm going with this one.


I was watching that one, if he had offered shipping you wouldn't be picking it up, I'd be waiting for it to show up at my house! Glad to see it found a good home though.
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My son rides a Club Fuji of the same vintage, which has very similar geometry and frame materials. It is nimble but still very comfortable for long rides. I "borrow" it occasionally.
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Old 03-27-15, 04:16 PM
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It showed up my localism Craigslist so I hopped onto eBay and searched for other roubaix and saw it there, I hit the buy it now rather than risk losing it in between then and being able to coordinate through Craigslist rather than try and save $10
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Originally Posted by rgver View Post
It showed up my localism Craigslist so I hopped onto eBay and searched for other roubaix and saw it there, I hit the buy it now rather than risk losing it in between then and being able to coordinate through Craigslist rather than try and save $10
Definitely a smart move. It would have been a shame to miss that, will be looking forward to the "after" pics. Enjoy.
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Old 04-05-15, 09:53 AM
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Well today is the first day of really been able to look at the Roubiax. Paint wise, it's a little worse than I had first hoped, I Craigslist scored tricolor group for it that is in great shape and had extras, a superbe pro seat post that doesn't fit and a spare dura ace crank set that I'm hoping will recoup the cost of everything. Also got a cinelli stem and bar that will be going on to my Marin. An original GPX group would have been nice but as I have said before, I am an opportunist builder rather than a planner and the 600 is a great group and was the right price.

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And the group

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Old 04-08-15, 10:24 AM
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A night of insomnia and the Roubaix is almost done. The frame cleaned, touched up, the head bearings cleaned and lubed. The 600 components have had the same treatment and where possible fitted. The quill adapter, stem and compact bars (all from my Pinarello, replaced by more fitting Cinelli parts) are on and wrapped, cables are all in place.
The only things holding me up right now is the BB and seat post that are on order with my LBS. They are due today or tomorrow Then all that is left is to replace the front tire to match the rear.
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As much as I want to love this frame, that paint job just super kills it for me.
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As much as I want to love this frame, that paint job just super kills it for me.
It was the late 80's, crazier things happened
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Old 04-08-15, 11:31 AM
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It was the late 80's, crazier things happened
Oh yeah, I can even appreciate some of the wild paint jobs that came out of the late '80s and early '90s, but the speckled section on this bike is just down-right ugly.
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Old 04-09-15, 03:31 PM
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So any guesses on which part didn't come in today? I'm restive ting the temptation just to build it up with cup and ball bb rather than the cartridge bb I'm waiting for.

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Old 04-09-15, 04:58 PM
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Super nice saddle and bar tape color choices!
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Old 04-09-15, 05:08 PM
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@willydstyle thank you, I was a little worried as I was gathering the stuff, it might be too much, but I like how it turned out
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Old 04-18-15, 08:35 PM
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The LBS finally got my BB in. I finished it tonight, well almost it needs cable ends crimping on. I'm not a fan of the tires, I'll try others until I feel it works.

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Old 04-19-15, 06:51 AM
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It looks great!! I agree on the tires I am just a die hard tan sidewall black tread fan.
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