80's kuwahara Advemturer T.K. Tandem, 87 dave scott ironman, 2011 Rodriguez Ranier road bike. All steel bikes.
80's Kuwahara adventure
003.jpg002.jpg004.jpg005.JPG001.jpgAttachment 358107.Just picked it up. Very clean. don't know much about tandems. Wish i could post better pictures. I'm new to the forum and still figuring how to navigate it. can anyone tell me about the bike and possibly what it's worth?
Made in Osaka Japan.
4130 Chomoly tubing.
Arai drum brake.
Ukai 27 in. wheels w/ sansin seal bearing hubs.
Nitto Olypiade handle bars.
Selle italia saddles.
Diacomp drikked brake levers.
Suntor handle bar end shifters.
Sunigo GP cranks.
Sunotur SC sport derailuers.
Last edited by aprieto28; 01-05-14 at 09:43 AM.
Reason: photo added
Current 79 Nishiki Royal, Jeunet 620, 59 Crown Royal, notable previous bikes P.K. Ripper loop tail, Kawahara Laser Lite, Paramount Track full chrome, Raliegh Internatioanl, Motobecan Super Mirage.
I would agree on price this is one really nice Tandem $500-800 on price. Kuwahara frames where all good to excpetional during the 80's. But even though highest quaility there aren't many people looking for pink tandems made by Kuwahara. So expect this one to take a long time to sell.
If I had the funds I would be all over that. I have a love of Kuwahara bikes since getting my first Kuwahara road bike. It rides so well and smooth, and when I ride in Ashburn, people ask me how I change gears because no one knows what DT shifters are.