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1986 Bridgestone Carmel

This is my friend's pretty bike from his days at the Mayo Clinic. I spent about 40 hours stripping rust, polishing parts, and replacing small bits to revive this great Japanese bike.

Frame:
Bridgestone Carmel

Fork/Headset:
Bridgestone

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
Shimano

Derailleurs/Shifters:
Suntour thumb shifter

Handlebars/Stem:
SR

Saddle/Seatpost:
Bridgestone

Brakes:
Suntour

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Araya/Sansin

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Araya/Sansin

Accessories:
Crane brass bell

Added by Andre. Last updated almost 9 years ago.

Andre has indicated that they no longer own this bike.

2 Comments

B96

B96 says:

Great restoration! looks as good as new!

Posted almost 9 years ago

Andre

Andre says:

Thanks, sir. It looks new from 5 feet away. That was good enough for me and the owner. :-)

Posted almost 9 years ago