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    Hi Henry, thanks for posting the pictures. ...

    Hi Henry,

    thanks for posting the pictures.

    If the serial number is Koga-Miyata then the "D" means year 1975. I think the frame is more recent then 1975. The derailleur cable guides under...
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    This looks like a Canadian Nishiki. Probably...

    This looks like a Canadian Nishiki. Probably 1984 model year. Looks like the Landau model.

    If it is a Landau then it is a better quality model Nishiki.
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    It looks like a 1988 or 1989 model year. Find...

    It looks like a 1988 or 1989 model year. Find the serial number. Probably on the lower end of the seat tube, non-drive side. It may be faintly imprinted on two lines. Probably starts with "DS". ...
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    I have never seen a Nishiki frame with a Miki...

    I have never seen a Nishiki frame with a Miki serial number. Nishiki frames from the 1970s where mostly made by Kuwamura and Giant.
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    The serial number fits with the 1984 Comp TA,...

    The serial number fits with the 1984 Comp TA, Turbo and Pro Tour 15 models. The year 1984 only.
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    Giant built the frame in 1988. Model year 1989.

    Giant built the frame in 1988. Model year 1989.
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    The pictures are small, but it looks like a 1989...

    The pictures are small, but it looks like a 1989 Sport model. The frame was probably manufactured in Taiwan.


    Updated: After a little more research I think that the serial number probably...
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    As non-fixie says the serial number fits then...

    As non-fixie says the serial number fits then Miki format.

    Your frame most closely resembles Centurion frames, of the Miki built frames that I have seen. But I cannot match your frame exactly to...
  9. Thread: Nishiki Mixte

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    1984 Custom Sport. The frame was made in 1983.

    1984 Custom Sport. The frame was made in 1983.
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    Hi torred, there have been a few other...

    Hi torred,

    there have been a few other serial numbers with this format. It is not a Kawamura or Giant format serial number.

    Some of the other bicycles with this format of serial numbers...
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    Serial number may be on the seat tube, non-drive...

    Serial number may be on the seat tube, non-drive side, lower down, and stamped vertically (along the length of the tube). Probably starts with the letter "N".
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    Hi lasauge, It looks like a 1970s CCM from...

    Hi lasauge,

    It looks like a 1970s CCM from Canada. Possibly a Turismo model.

    The lugs match several CCM models: Turismo, Torino 76, Pursuit 5, and Concorde.

    The rear dropouts are also...
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    Hi .SG, thanks for posting the pictures of...

    Hi .SG,

    thanks for posting the pictures of your Avanti Rogue from Norco.

    The bottom bracket: There are special wrenches for removing the locking ring and cups on each side of the BB. I...
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    I have only seen references to the Elite GT for...

    I have only seen references to the Elite GT for 1984. There were Elite, SuperElite, and Elite 12 before 1984, but these were not grand touring bikes with three chainrings. There was also an Elite...
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    The Barbarian is a Canadian model. The serial...

    The Barbarian is a Canadian model. The serial number is probably for a Taiwan manufactured frame, not Kawamura or Giant. Don't try to use the TMar serial number decoding for 1990s Nishikis.
    ...
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    terrors is correct, the Eclipse is an Australian...

    terrors is correct, the Eclipse is an Australian model.

    Bicycles Network Australia - Australian Cycling Forums ? View topic - Apollophiles - The Apollo Appreciation Thread
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    From the serial number the 3 probably represents...

    From the serial number the 3 probably represents the Showa Calendar year 43, which is the Julian calendar year 1968.

    That style of bicycle was very common in the 1960s for youths. I had a bike...
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    Hi redditCommand, thanks for posting the...

    Hi redditCommand,

    thanks for posting the pictures and the serial number. The serial number is too recent to be a Kawamura built or Giant built frame.

    This is a Cascade model. From the...
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    I think your a little too nostalgic. It has been...

    I think your a little too nostalgic. It has been less than a year since his last post.
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    Hi ollin,

    I did not see this when originally posted.

    The serial number looks like Y8Cxx90, I cannot see two of the digits. If so, the serial number has the same format as those from...
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    Hi dcraver, it looks like a Canadian market...

    Hi dcraver,

    it looks like a Canadian market Olympic. I have seen pictures of the Canadian Olympic and the frame colour and decal layout is a match. The Nishiki decal on the down tube is...
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    Hi Kanjinfo, I cannot see any of your...

    Hi Kanjinfo,

    I cannot see any of your attached pictures.

    Is the example serial number that you gave the serial number for your Sport 10? Is there another digit?
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    Hi apollo mike, I think your Apollo is older...

    Hi apollo mike,

    I think your Apollo is older than 1979. It looks 1974 or older.

    Can you post a picture of the serial number? The serial number may be on the seat post, non-drive side,...
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    Thanks for posting the picture. The bike looks...

    Thanks for posting the picture.

    The bike looks like a 1986 Olympic model for the Canadian market. It has the "Bicycles of Distinction" decal on the seat tube which I think was only on the 1986...
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    Thanks for clearing up the serial number letters...

    Thanks for clearing up the serial number letters of the Ultimate.

    The Maxima may have had a different format for the serial number. It may be just three digits.
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