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Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Bikes: '85 Miyata 310, '06 GT Performer
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Yeah, the serial number indicates a '72.
Also, the fact that it has fenders and a headlamp makes it a UE-8, instead UO-8 as stated above. UO-8s were "racing-style", and hence did not have any of those extra gadgets. The UE-8 was almost identical in terms of components and frame materials, but it had all those extra goodies.
EDIT: Also, the Simplex rear derailleur is original, as are the Rigida rims and the Mafac Racer brakes. Sounds to me like it's pretty much all original. If you plan on riding it lots, you might want to invest in some alloy rims. Those Rigidas are steel, and they make braking in the rain completely non-existant.
Last edited by Exit.; 09-22-08 at 01:31 AM.