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Bridgestone 400 Touring

My wife wanted a new road bike for casual riding and running errands. I found this frame / fork on Craig's list in. The guy had a lot of older bike stuff he was getting rid of but thought it was all gold plated. Talked him down to $100.00 and he threw in brakes, seat post, seat bolt and some other misc. parts The frame/ fork were in rough shape with rust on all lugs and the paint was heavily scratched and chipped. The frame and fork was stripped and repainted and with new decals from Velo-Cals.applied. I sourced all the other parts from the used bins/racks in the various bike shops in town. Very nice stable ride.

Frame:
54 cm Bridgestone CR-MO 4130 Double butted tubing

Fork/Headset:
Shimano 600 sealed bearing headset

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Shimano 600 double with sealed bottom bracket

Pedals:
KHS Platform

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
Shimano 8 speed Hyperglide Cassette with 105 Chain

Derailleurs/Shifters:
Rear: Shimano Tiagra 8 speed, Front: Shimano 105 Double / Shimano 105 8 speed shifters / Brake levers.

Handlebars/Stem:
Specialized drop bars and 3t stem

Saddle/Seatpost:
Sakae seat post / Dolce Womens Gel Seat

Brakes:
Shimano Tiagra with Ultegra pads. .Added in a set of Tektro Top bar levers.

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Radial laced Shimano Aero wheel with bladed spokes, Shimano hub/ Continental 32mm touring tire with Reflective sidewall

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Shimano Aero wheel with bladed spokes /Shimano Hub/ Continental 32mm touring tire with Reflective sidewall

Added by Velodoc505. Last updated almost 8 years ago.

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