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Old 05-11-06, 09:18 PM   #1
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ever heard of a Katakura "Silk"

older Japanese bike, saw one on a local ad, just curious if its ever popped up on anyone's radar as anything interesting? is it really a touring bike? decent frame? worth as a overhaul project?


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Old 05-11-06, 09:55 PM   #2
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I've heard of them. From what I've heard, they are nicely made frames. I can't say that I recall what their geometry was though.
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as if we don't know you're talking about the one on ebay with the nice low BIN.

i say go for it.
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uh, yeah. that'd be the one...
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