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Old 06-25-18, 09:32 AM
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Does anyone have any resources for selling a 1986 Bridgestone Grandtech? I'm having no luck on Craigslist and no longer deal with eBay. Any advice would be appreciated. I apologize if this is not the appropriate place to post this question.
Have you tried IBOB (Internet Bridgestone Owners' Bunch)?
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Old 07-02-18, 11:03 PM
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Update - added Brooks B17 saddle, Velo Orange Cru crankset, Nitto dirt drop quill and Paul polished cantilever touring F/R brakesets... next will be a Nitto front rack.
I also have a Cannondale Slate and Ritchey Swiss Cross so, the XO is my java hopper. I wish I could locate a 59cm XO, this 55cm is really too small for me.



93 Bridgestone XO-1 55cm


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Paul polished canti
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Some of you may have seen this on another thread - not one of your fancy American market bikes but a 1982 Bridgestone Eurasia EAG -D2.



This is how I found this 1982 Eurasia EAG D2 here in Phnom Penh.


This is after I cleaned it up, cheap second hand plastic mudguards/fenders and an period (ish) Super Corsa saddle (now switched to a Cambium for comfort)


I switched the bars for Nitto drops with LeeChi levers and I found a Cambodian bike mechanic to bend an old front rack to fit.


I think it is about 75% original.


The original 1982 catalogue picture. No dynamo or front light.
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Old 07-03-18, 09:42 AM
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A bit of bicycling this weekend and then followed by an hour of rest (and a nap) in the hammock beneath the old apple tree - and a "from the hammock picture". 1989 MB-1 with a bit later XT.

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Originally Posted by gravityhurts View Post
Update - added Brooks B17 saddle, Velo Orange Cru crankset, Nitto dirt drop quill and Paul polished cantilever touring F/R brakesets... next will be a Nitto front rack.
I also have a Cannondale Slate and Ritchey Swiss Cross so, the XO is my java hopper. I wish I could locate a 59cm XO, this 55cm is really too small for me.



93 Bridgestone XO-1 55cm


Velo Orange crankset


Paul polished canti
Wow what a beatiful bike.
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'85 mb-2

After a few years and many changes, still riding my MB-2. I believe the dirt drop set up is my favorite.


Loaded for a 3 camping trip in VT.
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Pretty good piece in the current Bicycling mag (Aug '18) about a boy and his new Bridgestone MB-1 back in the day.
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Here's my mid 80's Mile 112 out on the road the other day. A surprisingly good ride that really moves out when I get on it.


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Does the Kabuki count? I have had this since new 1976 or 78 originally Suntour


Diamond Formula Kabuki, top of the line back then prior to Grant's involvement He told me he really liked the fork curve on this bike.

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My 1988 RB3. Just added RSX 7 sp Brifters and a 105 RD-5501. It's gone though many changes and I think the only original component left is the drop bars.


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I have this beatiful, totally unmolested, pristine, legit low-mile Mile 112 getting new tape and top/bottom repack. I haven't cleaned it a bit, it's gorgeous, always got compliments while trying to dial it in for myself.

Honestly, it's a comfortable ride on ATL streets, but I can't get comfortable on rides longer than 10-15 miles at all. No clue what the hell to do with it, no reason to keepit, will probably list on BF or CL soon.

I really wanted to like it. Posting pics for the sake of showing how truly tasteful Bridgestone was with some of their bikes. The paint on this is damn fine.

















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