Any restoration, even a comparatively simple one like this, takes way more time and money than originally anticipated. If you look at the date of the previous post for Part 8, that quickly becomes obvious. When you undertake the effort, be aware that your time and financial costs will rise beyond your initial worst case estimates. Even when you are retired, life intrudes and disrupts and delays your progress.
However, that said, the work is now complete. The C 37 is fully assembled, test ridden and presented below for your review. As shown, with no special attempt at lightness, the bike weighs in at 9.8 kg (21.6 lb) for its 60 cm C-to-T frame size. (Click on images to enlarge for details)
The next installment will review costs for the project and assess the errors and processes which led to the finished project as seen above.