Thursday, 28 May 2015

My bikes: Cannondale Delta V 2000 1993

back in 1993 I bought a Cannondale Delta V (92 model) from Peter Darke Cycles in Sunderland, this was a fantastic looking bike but this was the early days of full suspension and the rear end bobbed somewhat ...



I kept the bike for a while but decided to move it on to go back to a rigid M600.

Moving forward to 2014 I spotted a top-of-the-range Delta V2000 1993 model frameset for sale on All things Bikes and I decided it would make a great addition to sit alongside my M800 Beast Of The East


Spec as follows:

Bar: Ritchey Force Lite NOS
Shifters/ levers: XT
Grips: Onza
Seat Post: Ritchey Logic
Saddle: Flite Titanium
Brakes: XTR
F Mech: XTR
R Mech: XTR
Chain & cassette: BBB
Chainset: XT
Pedals: BBB
Wheels: Ritchey with DX hubs
Tyres: Ritchey > Updated to Panaracer Smoke and Dart








Updated with Panaracer Smoke and Dart


6 comments:

  1. Did the decals come stock with the bike?

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  2. Hi from Denver, Colorado! I just got a 92 delta V2000, it only came as a frame and fork. My 14 year old Son wanted a project to build. He loves my 91 SE 1000. my SE1000, i just got back from a relative who took it from me way back---14 years ago. She stuffed it in her garage in Aspen. never touched. i love that Bike. The se1000, is a SUNDAY driver. and when the Delta is done it will be a Sunday driver for him. or he will hang it on his bedroom wall as art. The Delta 2000, in 92 was over $ 2,200. i couldn't afford it. but dreamed of it. thanks for your post. not much on the bike because it was before the internet. i may get another bike on craigslist and strip it, and put it on the delta. the paint isn't too bad. i may get it powder coated and new decals though. Thanks Bob

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    1. Hi Bob, thanks for the message! its awesome to hear your story and your passion for this model, when its done please share some images! cheers Dan

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