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  1. Hi albertoaad, did you get the serial number...

    Hi albertoaad,

    did you get the serial number correct? If this is a Univega, then it should have a Miyata format serial number. The serial number that you quoted is not Miyata format.

    I...
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    Hi Binky, interesting bike. Are you...

    Hi Binky,

    interesting bike.

    Are you sure the frame was built by Kuwahara? The Kuwahara serial number format is unique. The serial number for Kuwahara frames is usually on the seat tube,...
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    Hi Randy, I have seen two similar...

    Hi Randy,

    I have seen two similar headbadges: silver hawk and black hawk.

    464428

    This badge is scratched, but it says "Made in Canada".

    The black hawk, has a loop frame with "Made in...
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    I have only seen pictures of several Takara...

    I have only seen pictures of several Takara Highlanders. They all look like they were made in the same year, about 1984. Definitely first generation mass produced MTBs. No decals for the tube set....
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    Hi scsc7211, thanks for posting the...

    Hi scsc7211,

    thanks for posting the pictures and serial number.

    Based on the serial number and decals, your Super 3 probably dates from 1973.

    Is it rare? Probably. Many of these...
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    Hey jaspurlin, thanks for posting the...

    Hey jaspurlin,

    thanks for posting the pictures, serial number and other information.

    The model name is: Islena. Difficult to determine with the stylized writing.
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    Hi Wedonttakecrap. Interesting Nishiki,...

    Hi Wedonttakecrap.

    Interesting Nishiki, thanks for posting the serial number and pictures.

    First the serial number. In spite of the fact that it starts with the letter "G" it is probably...
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    Hi Melangeles, thanks for posting the serial...

    Hi Melangeles, thanks for posting the serial number and pictures.

    The decoding of your serial number is explained in post #149 , by Doohickie.

    ...
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    Hi el mundo gira. Nice rescue. Your bike...

    Hi el mundo gira.

    Nice rescue.

    Your bike is the Repco Victory Tri-A, but not the Nishiki/Kawamura version.

    See the Australian forums for more information.

    Australian Cycling...
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    Roccobike, I think that the serial number may...

    Roccobike, I think that the serial number may start with the letter "G".

    The 1988 Century usually had a "Made in Taiwan" decal in black at the top of the down tube. These frames were made by...
  11. The decal layout looks right for 1981. If all...

    The decal layout looks right for 1981.

    If all else fails, the serial number can be decoded for the year the frame was manufactured.
  12. Maxima Uno. Mangalight Frame Tubes. Hi-Tension...

    Maxima Uno. Mangalight Frame Tubes. Hi-Tension forks. Black with red.

    The serial number can be decoded for the year. If you post it myself or others can decode it.
  13. Hi Mark, yes, this is a Miyata serial...

    Hi Mark,

    yes, this is a Miyata serial number. The letter 'N' means that the frame was made in 1985. The model year of the bicycle is most probably 1985 or 1986.
  14. Try this thread: ...

    Try this thread:

    http://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/374185-unofficial-univega-appreciation-thread.html

    The best and possibly only way to tell if a Univega brand bicycle has a frame made...
  15. Not all Miyata brand name bicycle frames were...

    Not all Miyata brand name bicycle frames were made by Miyata of Japan.
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    There is a Miele decal on the chain stay. Don't...

    There is a Miele decal on the chain stay. Don't think that I have ever seen that before. Bianchi or Miele?

    Need to see what is on the bottom bracket shell.
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    Yes, that is a Kuwahara format serial number. ...

    Yes, that is a Kuwahara format serial number. Year 1981, month 1 = January.
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    The headset and dropouts are Kuwahara. The...

    The headset and dropouts are Kuwahara.

    The tubing decal is not a Kuwahara decal. Is the frame serial number a Kuwahara serial number?
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    Thanks for posting the serial number. The Y is...

    Thanks for posting the serial number. The Y is for Yamiguchi a Japanese frame maker. The made frames for Norco (and other brand names) for several years. The 77 is for the year 1977, when the...
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    It looks to be from 1977 or 1978. The serial...

    It looks to be from 1977 or 1978. The serial number may help to determine the year and frame manufacturer..

    I believe that this is the first year for a Norco branded road bike. Prior to this...
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    Based on the decals: 1976 or 1977 Custom Sport. ...

    Based on the decals: 1976 or 1977 Custom Sport.

    Need the serial number to find the year and detailed pictures to identify the model.
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    I have seen pictures of two Univegas with the CTB...

    I have seen pictures of two Univegas with the CTB decal and serial numbers that start with "N". The "N" means that the frames were made in 1985.
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    The serial number of each bike might help to date...

    The serial number of each bike might help to date them.

    The Shasta looks like 1986. The serial number should be on the bottom of the BB shell. Still made in Japan.

    The Max Trax looks about...
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    Hi Selmer, from the serial number the...

    Hi Selmer,

    from the serial number the bicycle is a 1980 or 1981 model year.

    The model is an Elite or a Super LeMans, both had Champion No5 PG tubes.

    The model name was put on the chain...
  25. Bridgestone Kabuki Skyway, rebranded for...

    Bridgestone Kabuki Skyway, rebranded for Canadian retailer.
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