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    自転車整備士 oldskoolwrench's Avatar
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    1983 or 1984 Kuwahara Alley Cat

    I picked this bike up a long time ago from the shop where I worked. The lady traded it for a new hybrid bike, and I've held on to it for all these years.

    It's all original, except for the saddle...

    Dia Compe 980 Cantilevers w/ 981 4 finger levers
    Suntour 7 derailleurs w/ Suntour Power Ratchet Shifters
    SR crank with MKS plastic Platform pedals
    Araya 7X 26 x 1.50 rims with Suzue "Sealed" hubs
    IRC 26 x 1.75" 'cruiser' tires
    Ishiwata Cro-Moly frame 17.5" mixte





    With the exception of the saddle (and possibly the rubber) there isn't a shred of MIT or PRC manufacturing to be found on this bike.

    Any guesses regarding the value of this little missy?

    Alan

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    Senior Member zukahn1's Avatar
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    Great 80's bike with somewhate unique Triple rear and lugs. Not sure of the exact value but if everytings good I could see this selling for a couple of hundred in a lot of markets. Kuwahara's of this era where noted for exceptionaly build quality on there frames.

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    over the hill juls's Avatar
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    I love the model name-and those hf hubs-really everything about it! I think itis worth 200. Name brand mtb's in my area are never less than 100-most than not/more. I don't know where all these cheap vintage mountain bikes are-but they're not HERE!

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