I did order a couple small bits from Jon at Gentleman Cyclist- a steel cable roller and steel cable stop to replace the plastic ones that were stock on this bike.
Here are some pictures of her at this stage...
Here is the steel cable stop from GC... Nothing too exciting, but they don't break and the stock one was a bit cracked.
This is the steel cable roller from GC. Again, the stock one was plastic and trashed.
The shifter was missing the plastic cover. Luckily, I had an extra really nice clean one from one of my Twenty rebuilds.
"P" had sent along two sets of the "oval" pedals. They were in pretty bad shape and I needed to go at them with a wire brush mounted on a drill to get most of the rust off. They look pretty trick now. One has a slightly crackled reflector, hardly noticeable though.
That's it for now. I'm very much looking forward to getting the wheels back on this girl. I'm thinking I will immediately put on the 21 tooth rear sprocket on the hub. My wife isn't going to be riding this one fast. She'll appreciate the lower gearing, at least to start out with.
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