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    80's KHS Turbo John Howard

    http://slo.craigslist.org/bik/1799332033.html

    Looks reasonably well sorted to me, and it's my impression that suntour cyclone is a fairly decent group. Worth $160?

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    DRF aka Thrifty Bill wrk101's Avatar
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    It should not last long. Hard to find small size, pretty nice bike. Yes, the Cyclone is pretty decent, and the Tange Infinity frame is more than decent. A little dirty, but a lot of bike for the money.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wrk101 View Post
    It should not last long. Hard to find small size, pretty nice bike. Yes, the Cyclone is pretty decent, and the Tange Infinity frame is more than decent. A little dirty, but a lot of bike for the money.
    Excellent. Thank you very much! Just to confirm, 52cm should be good for a 5'6'' woman with legs on the short side, right?

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    You decide. Note, I am 5-11 with really short legs, I usually ride a 56, a 58 is too big for me. My regular ride is a 55. I have long arms and torso, so I also use a long stem.


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    another bike is the last thing I need but if that was my size and close I would have a hard time saying no. not that a KHS is anything special to me it just looks like a cool bike and that Infinity frame should ride great.
    Bianchis '87 Sport SX, '90 Proto, '90 Campione del Fausto Giamondi Specialisma Italiano Mundo, '91 Boarala 'cross, '93 Project 3, '86 Volpe, '97 Ti Megatube, , '90 something Vento 603,

    Others but still loved,; '80 RIGI, '80 Batavus Professional, '87 Cornelo, '09 Motobecane SS, '?? Jane Doe (still on the drawing board), '90ish Haro Escape

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    Picked it up this morning. It's a nice bike and my girlfriend loves it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by agealy View Post
    Picked it up this morning. It's a nice bike and my girlfriend loves it!
    Should clean up very, very well. Nice grab.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wrk101 View Post
    Thanks for the chart link! I had it bookmarked, but the link broke. How did you find it? (Or maybe it's saved in several locations?)

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    Quote Originally Posted by JunkYardBike View Post
    Thanks for the chart link! I had it bookmarked, but the link broke. How did you find it? (Or maybe it's saved in several locations?)
    Someone else posted it about a year ago, and I saved it to one of my flickr accounts. I use it a lot. Its a great starting point on vintage sizing IMHO.

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