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GT Passage - fixed/single hybrid

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GT Passage / 54cm (virtual seat tube) / 199x

generic ferrous risers / stock

unicrown / rebuilt stock

Alex SUB [debranded] / Formula / Alex / 700 x 28

Shimano STX 175mm (dust caps TBA) / 108mm

Cionlli (Fuji branded) / Nashbar 25.6 [shimmed]

MKS "Track" / 1/8" KMC

Weinmann sidepull /

42 x 18/17

Built up for a friend... Older model GT Passage with horizontal dropouts and no mech hanger.

A great little find of a frame, and a fun ride for a lady of short stature. Geared low and outfitted with flip-flop hub and fixed cog for future adventures.

Problems included (but, not limited to):
Canti bolt broken off in stud... replaced with long-reach calipers from the parts box.
No clearance on the chainstay for a big ring... reverse the chainrings on some mtb cranks and go with a 42 tooth (1mm to spare. Near-perfect chainline.)
No 25.6 seatpost on hand... shim an ever-popular 25.4 with aluminum roof flashing.



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