Old 11-14-15, 05:33 PM
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the Japanese Bianchi I had with Ishiwata was a favored rider. an 84 Centurion touring bike with Tange 2 was where I started my adult cycling and it never disappointed. I have never owned a really high-end bike with Japanese tubing.

Agree with the comment that tires & wheels are main contributor to a bike's 'feel'.
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