Old 02-09-19, 07:17 AM
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bonsai171
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Originally Posted by BluesDawg View Post
Nice job. I did a similar conversion ten years ago of a 1980 Fuji S12-S going from 27" wheels to 700c with 35mm tires. To my surprise, the original brakes worked with the smaller wheels. I also did a rattle can paint job with Rust-O-Leum, which is still holding up pretty well. At first I built it as a fixed single speed...


SS 2 by Benny Watson, on Flickr

then added gears (Campy Racing Triple with 7 speed freewheel) for more of an all arounder style which I rode on dirt roads a good bit...


IMG_6263 by Benny Watson, on Flickr

Nowadays I have it set up as a town bike with upright bars and a basket...


bars1 by Benny Watson, on Flickr
Looks like you have a water bottle cage with velcro. I have one on a track bike, but it rotates, which is annoying. Does yours stay in place?

Dave
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