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After fetching it in a hurry at night and looking at it the next day, I was not too sure whether this was a great idea to be frank:
Quick parts bin mockup
Needs proper cleaning and tires
Happy tho 🤝
Great story! Love this fork too !!
Little progress (but at least some progress)
Replacing silver cantis with black LX
Find 1x chainring
Helllll yessss! Stridsland chainring? Assuming the cranks are 94 BCD?
@e54 you can get stridsland chainrings at gutenbiken 😉
I fear the LX cranks are 110? At least they are larger than the CODAs i removed
Can be, the first 560 LX were indeed 110. That means plenty of options for cheap though. :)
Tiny progress while having an hour off from child maintenance:
Looking good. Budget option for 110 N/W rings here
Not sure if there was also 104 back then?
Havent had time to measure precisely 🥵
Not sure if I ever owned such a fun bike 🤹🏻♂️
Chain didnt come off so for now i am ignoring the n/w chainring options
Sachs gripshift thingy has to be replaced by thumb shifter tho. Takes too much of that golden bar
Found a nice wheelset (coming next week)
And switched for a boxier stem to make handling even more compact
And here you can see my current fixed gear collection
Just some red details captured with my old iphone 🥴
Switched back to flat
Black wheels cleaned & mounted
I always find it surprising(ly annoying) that people do not clean their shit before selling/shipping it.
I would never do this, even if its a €10 item
But maybe I am way too oldschool 👨🏼🦳
Wow looks super clean! Love the ergostem
News on the M800* Beast of the East*
While I was of the opinion To have turned some kind of very small vintage cdale into a dirtbike, i did some research today.
I found out that this particular model was developed together with Martyn Ashton for technical runs (cannondale marketing language: “eats technical trails for lunch”) and trial action.
I think my particular model is from 1996
It features a higher BB, a slack seat tube for tricks, and they tried to make it as light and compact as possible.
Bottom line, I guess this is something like an early dirtbike
So after all, I feel a bit lucky to have scored this thing from around the corner 🤞🏼🤞🏼
Heres a new photo in its natural habitat and some google/catalog pics
Lil fun today
Nu cranxx for dat look
Ano 7710 w/ etched logos
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