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Cannondale SM500

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Cannondale SM500 / 20" / 1988

Generic / SR

Stock / Tange

Pulstar / Ritchey / Maxxis CrossMark

Pulstar / Ritchey / Maxxis CrossMark

"Were NOS" Kooka / Shimano Dura-Ace 7410

Selle Italia Flite / Titec

SR / Shimano HG-70

Shimano Deore / Shimano Deore MT-60

Dia Compe 960 / Dia Compe 284

11-32 / Syncros 32 / bell, cannondale bag, Jim Blackburn rack

Converted this from Winter commuter duty.

Considering a trunk bag, will either make one or search the local co-op for an ole cannondale bag.

Trunk bag procured thanks to Albert Kernberg

People who friended this bike campystamp, socal3rensho, axe_somebody


Oh man, talk about a deja vu machine. The very first mountain bike I had the chance to ride was a C'dale that was a spitting image of your frame/fork. I grew up as a BMX nut and got into road cycling in '85 and I want to say it was '86 or '87 when I first encountered a mountain bike like yours. Super sweet machines. I still remember how lightweight and rigid it was, especially compared to my first GT Tequesta mountain bike. :-)

Tis an '88

Tis an '88. They are definitely light compared to other MTBs of similar vintage.

Also, it as cantis as

Also, it as cantis as opposed to U brakes, which is strange. The catalog for '88 shows U brakes for all of the models.

Hell yeah cannondale bags!

Hell yeah cannondale bag, and kooka cranks to boot! Diggin' it

Thanks man! I'm hoping to

Thanks man! I'm hoping to find a trunk bag from the local co-op, I know they have some cannondale bags. I also scored those Kooka cranks from the same co-op NOS for $ 20!

Love the red touches.

Love the red touches.

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Thanks! I'm thinking of

Thanks! I'm thinking of getting red chainring bolts to tie it together. I also forgot to put in my red Salsa bottle which finishes it off.

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