1987 Specialized Sirrus DONE! (well, almost) PICS!!
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    1987 Specialized Sirrus DONE! (well, almost) PICS!!

    (Also posted in the Retro-Classic Forum, but thought you might like to see it too)

    As done as I'm going to have it for quite a while...

    The only thing that I'd like to have is FULL Suntour Superbe Pro; which means crank, pedals, headset, seatpost, brakes, bottom bracket and quick release skewers (which also means more money than I have to put towards it right now!). As it sits, it has Superbe Pro derailleurs (F & R), shifters, and hubs, and I'm satisfied with that.

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    Will change the bar tape on the drops back to RED, the light Rust color was an experiment.














    NOS Mavic MA2's are that last version and had the newest decals. These were done for me by Velocals.







    1987 Specialized Sirrus
    Suntour Superbe Pro Shifters
    Suntour Superbe Pro Rear Derailleur
    Suntour Superbe Pro Front Derailleur
    Specialized Crankset; 52/42; 170mm arms
    Dura Ace 7700 SPD-R Pedals
    Shimano BB-UN25 Bottom Bracket
    Suntour Winner Pro Freewheel; 7 speed; 12-22
    Suntour Superbe Pro hubs; 32°
    Mavic MA2 rims; 32°
    DT spokes
    Specialized quick release skewers
    Shimano Hyperglide chain
    Specialized road stem; 22.2; 120mm reach
    Scott Liteflite drop bar; 44cm width
    Suntour Superbe fluted seatpost; 27.0 diameter
    Vetta Racing Saddle
    Dia Compe Royal Gran Compe 400 brakeset
    Specialized water bottle cages


    This bike is quite remarkable. I absolutely LOVE riding it, it is SO comfortable. Handles very well; predictable. Shifting is remarkably smooth.

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    Absolutely gorgeous bicycle! I sure it is, or will be, a pleasure to ride.

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    nice time machine!

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    Hey, I bought one of those new in 1987 with Shimano 600.
    Absolutely love it, still have it and ride it often. That frame
    is very stiff on bumps but handles wonderfully. Taiwanese
    frame, unbelievably nice paint job, very reliable and I still
    love the experience of downtube shifting.

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    The old-skool Sirrus always had that very interesting and unique aqua/green/turquoise color... you always remember it having seen it even once...
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    That looks killer. I wouldn't mess with the bar tape.
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    It's really good looking good job
    Originally Posted by chrdur

    the fact remains that you are talking about a niche sport within a niche sport .

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    Nice! I have those same Dia-Comp Royal Grand Compe 400 brakes on my 1985 Peugeot but in white (white calipers, hoods and levers). Don't see them around much.
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    nice job there
    really retro classic looking
    nice~

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    Very nice build=)

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    Almost a 9-year period has elapsed on this thread with no replies...LOL. My '87 Sirrus, also aqua, is coming back from paint (original scheme) soon. Original Shimano 105 with Open Pro wheels. Can't wait to get her back together and take her out for her first ride (bought used a few months ago, immediately put into restoration to "almost like new" condition.)

    Now if I could find a red one of the same year....and same size...LOL.

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