We hit another road block with the GT Outpost Trail, but that’s the problem sometimes when working with bikes that have been neglected. Don’t worry though; we’ll have it up and running very shortly. We think this Shimano cartridge bottom bracket looks cool, so here’s a shot of it right before installation onto the GT Outpost Trail. Before, with the old bottom bracket, there was a significant amount of play if you moved the cranks. Now, the cranks spin straight and are buttery smooth.
Now onto the EWR OWB…
What a beautiful machine… We’re currently sourcing a proper saddle for it. After a minor tune-up, this beauty will be ready to go. By the way, did you know that these highly sought after EWR’s are hand-made right here in Pennsylvania?
In other THC news, we have a tall Peugeot with a Carbolite steel frame in the works. It is in very good condition, and we think it will be quite the looker when ready. The Ross Mt. St. Helens that we had planned for today has also hit a roadblock and will need a new right shifter. Sometimes these old trigger shifters get gummed up and need to be replaced. We’ll have this bike up in about a week. After the bikes mentioned in this post, there will only be about 5-6 more bikes left in the shop to restore. We’re excited to get all of the bikes done!
Stay posted for the finished Schwinn Sprint.