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My first bike build!

Old 07-26-14, 05:40 PM
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My first bike build!

1995 Waterford. I got the frame and fork only and built it up with Shimano 105 throughout. 3x8 for climbing hills here in NM. Unusual frame is 66cm c/c top tube, 64cm c/c seat tube. Very comfy for my 6'5 short leg long back body, handles like a Lincoln Town car with 74 degree head tube, 73 degree seat tube, not a racer but very stable. Thanks for looking, MK

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Old 07-26-14, 05:45 PM
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Nice! Silver components work well with that frame.

That seat and the long steam are kinda unique, but with a bike that size anything goes. Hope the stem is below the min insertion mark.
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Originally Posted by Chrome Molly View Post
Nice! Silver components work well with that frame.

That seat and the long steam are kinda unique, but with a bike that size anything goes. Hope the stem is below the min insertion mark.
Yeah, Nitto Technomic quill stem well within the min mark, saddle is a vintage Brooks spring seat, I'll probably go more traditional saddle and perhaps a Nitto Albatross upright bars, not sure yet!
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Old 07-26-14, 07:25 PM
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That is one great start for a first bike build! Great bike, and evidently one that fits your body proportions well.
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