Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Camp Hill, PA
Bikes: Too many to list here check my signature.
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This is a pretty big frame maybe a 25" one. How tall are you? I would say if your not 6'2"ish look for something smaller. as for the bike.... It looks like an '86ish lowerend frame and the tubing decal looks like maybe a Tange 900 (or is 9000?). This was a base model 12spd and I am pretty sure this would have had brazed on DT housing stops which I can't tell if it still does.
I am not sure if it was built by Giant more likely a company called Mareida but it is certainly of Japanese or Tiawanese origin. I am not sure I would pay $280 for it unless I really wanted a hipster looking SS with a Brooks. for $350 plus shipping you can new SS/FG bikes off the net.
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 SOLD, '?? Jane Doe (still on the drawing board), '90ish Haro Escape