Re: [CR]Ebay Outing : 22" or 23" Fuji Newest, 1974 Era, 95% original


Example: Events:Cirque du Cyclisme
Date: Wed, 23 May 2007 19:59:10 -0700 (PDT)
From: "John Barry" <usazorro@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Ebay Outing : 22" or 23" Fuji Newest, 1974 Era, 95% original
To: Donald Gillies <gillies@cs.ubc.ca>, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <200705232212.l4NMCxWs016420@cascade.cs.ubc.ca>
cc: internet-bob@bikelist.org

Don,

I'm not certain, but I suspect the Dura Ace brake calipers are a later upgrade as well. Just needs a little TLC to bring it back to its glory.

Cheers,

John Barry
Mechanicsburg, PA, USA


--- Donald Gillies wrote:


> Very cool project bike, currently listing at $25 +
> $50(usa)/$65(ca)
> shipping and handling :
>
>
> http://ebay.com/<blah>
>
> The associated review article from Bicycling!
> magazine, 1973 :
>
>
> http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/broderir/Catalogs-Posters/Road-Tests-Reviews/1973-08/Page+01.jpg.html?g2_imageViewsIndex=1
>
> This 1973 23 lbs top-of-the-line bike seems to be
> all original, except
> possibly it has new rims (rims are mavic rather than
> japanese UKAI).)
> These bikes are quite quite rare, we probably won't
> see another on
> ebay for 12-18 months at the very least ...
>
> - Don Gillies
> San Diego, CA