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1985 Bridgestone 500

Got this for helping out a local community shop and use it mainly as a daily. Currently have the bike disassembled and have already sand blasted the frame clean of rust. Working on painting it myself with replacement decals and some other stuffs :)

Frame:
1985 Brigestone 500 Blue & Silver Size 54?

Fork/Headset:
Tange-Seiki Levin NJS 1" Threaded Headset/ Stock fork

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Shimano 5800 105 165mm Cranks with Hollowtech BB

Pedals:
MKS flat pedals

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
Chainrings: 48/ 34 Cassette: 11/28

Derailleurs/Shifters:
Ultegra 10 Speed Shifters with Dura Ace rear derailleur and Ultegra front derailleur

Handlebars/Stem:
3T 40cm compact drops. Easton 90mm 17deg stem

Saddle/Seatpost:
Specialized Toupe 155mm/ Nitto s80 seatpost

Brakes:
Tektro Long reach Silver brake calipers

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Velo Orange Voyager 700c 32h Silver polished finish/ Ultegra qr front hub 32h/ Panasonic Gravel King 32c setup tubeless

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Velo Orange Voyager 700c 32h Silver polished finish/ Ultegra qr rear 10speed hub 32h/ Panasonic Gravel King 32c setup tubeless

Accessories:
Front rack and net for carrying stuffs

More Info:
I signed my name into the top tube to let people know that this is my bike. If, no I didnt actually build the frame but I feel the paint job says alot about the owner ;)

Bike History

Click a link below to see past stages of this bike.

  1. Initial
  2. Bridgestone 2.0

Current Stage Info:

I painted the frameset just before Christmas 2019. We went with a simple silver body and gold outlined lugs to compliment the gold chain. The part you cant see is the gold pearl in the clear coat. Only in person can you see its glamour. The setup isnt finished yet but since covid-19 happened. Mostly everything has been slow or non existent. We will all recover from this time and hopefully stronger than ever. Take care everyone ️

Added by quicksilver. Last updated 2 months ago.

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