Saturday, March 31, 2012

Dirty Pictures: Nishiki Road Compe...

From the top of its quilted saddle to the bottom of its flat tires, this Road Compe needs some special loving. I have shown you what Dale and Sam, at the Claremont Velo, did when a green Nishiki Road Compe came into their hands back in December 2010. I am looking forward to seeing how they crank this out. That is, unless some c & v fanatic snatches it up as a project of their own. So much potential in the right hands.

classic head badge and dual paint scheme

that Japanesque font of the word Nishiki, so apropos

from the Naples Cycle Shop, Long Beach

cranks and rings are in good shape

the Suntour drivetrain

the whole enchilada

quilted saddle - too bad it is in poor shape

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