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1989 Bridgestone MB-3 Comp

This bike is about to be replaced by an Atlantis. This will be my snow/rain bike, downgrading to deore II level components.

Frame:
Ishiwata 4130 Double Butted (Lugged)

Fork/Headset:
Original 1993 MB-1 Ritchey designed Biplane Crown Ritchy Logic

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Ritchey Logic Triple by Sugino/ Shimano UN54 113x68mm

Pedals:
MKS GR-9/CKC clips w/ Velo Orange leathers and laminated straps

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
7x3/ Shimano HG90 XT 14-32 Cogs/ 24,36,46 Ritchey Chainrings/ Sram PC830

Derailleurs/Shifters:
Front - Shimano Deore XT m735 Rear - Shimano Deore XT m735 SGS Shifters - Shimano SL-BS64

Handlebars/Stem:
Nitto Grand Randonneur 420mm Newbaum's Cloth Tape - Maroon Nitto Dirt Drop Stem - 100mm

Saddle/Seatpost:
Brooks B-17 Special Shimano DX SP-650 26.8mm Shimano XT M730 Seat Post QR

Brakes:
Dia Compe Gran Compe Levers / White Brake Hoods Tektro CR720 Cantilever Stock Pads Braided cable housing Nitto Rear Cable Hanger

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Shimano Deore XT m730 DT Swiss Double Butted stainless spokes Velocity Synergy rim Schwalbe Marathon XR 26x2.25 folding Campagnolo skewer

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Shimano Deore XT m732 135mm respaced to 130mm DT Swiss Double Butted stainless spokes Velocity Synergy asymmetrical rim Schwalbe Marathon XR 26x2.25 folding MT-62 skewer

Accessories:
Japanese hammer strike bell Velo Orange 60mm stainless fenders/ Planet Bike mudflaps Velo Orange stainless bottle holders Klean Kanteen stainless bottles German Mirror from Rivendell Nitto M12 Front rack Wald 137 Basket Cateye HL-EL530 headlight Serfas TL-200 Amber Blinky w/ clear reflector

Added by retro_grouch. Last updated over 11 years ago.

7 Comments

starsanddots

starsanddots says:

Hello! I know this is 10 years old, any chance you still have that 1993 MB-1 fork still???

Posted over 1 year ago

nwbikerider1

nwbikerider1 says:

Nice job looks great I love the old Bridgestones

Posted over 11 years ago

Nimhskater978

Nimhskater978 says:

nicely done

Posted over 11 years ago

retro_grouch

retro_grouch says:

Thanks for the kind words guys! I'm working on switching to drops and changing some stuff out, pictures soon.

Posted over 11 years ago

eazydoesit206

eazydoesit206 says:

looks bomb proof

Posted almost 12 years ago

mud-mud-mud-

mud-mud-mud- says:

sick commuter traveler bike.

Posted about 12 years ago

bonesaw

bonesaw says:

cool bike!

Posted about 12 years ago