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Road Test/Bike Review (1986) CANNONDALE ST400

Old 08-03-22, 06:35 AM
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Road Test/Bike Review (1986) CANNONDALE ST400

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kicking myself for nearly giving one of these away last year!
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Thank you for the reminder - I had been thinking about selling my Frankenbiked '86 ST400 I rode for last year's Clunker Challenge, but now I think I'll keep it and bide my time while slowly assembing better parts for it.
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My ST400 is a 1989 model, but it looks like the only difference from the earlier ones is that Cannondale switched over to cantilever brakes to match the ST1000 and ST600. It came to me with a real mish-mash of parts, but the frame was solid. I tried to keep the spirit of the original with the parts I replaced. I used an SR Oval Tech triple, which shifts well with the Sun Tour XCM derailleurs and AccuShift levers. It had mismatched wheels, so I built new wheels from the hubs and spokes. A Brooks B17 tops it off. I haven't got to put a lot of miles on it yet, but so far, I like it a lot.

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