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Old 09-05-17, 09:08 AM
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Nishiki Kodiak

Can anyone tell me anything about the Nishiki Kodiak mountain bikes? I found a used one I am intetested in but can't seem to find much info on it. It has the Shimano Biopace crank so I am assuming it is a late 80's or early 90's mountain bike.
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Old 09-05-17, 09:12 AM
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I would upload a photo but I haven't posted enough to be able to post a URL link to a photo.
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Old 09-05-17, 11:24 AM
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You can still post the link by manually typing it in. Just omit the https:// prefix or add a space or two to over ride the auto-censor.

Regardless, the Kodiak was a Canadian market, mid-range model. The late 1980s version used a full Tange CrMo butted tubeset and were typically Shimano Deore DX equipped. It transitioned to Shimano Deore LX in 1990.
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goo.gl/photos/cEHsqs2xRaTAxx5A6

hopefully this links to the photo.

for $45 would this be a good buy?
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Old 09-05-17, 01:30 PM
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If it fits you it looks like a decent serviceable bike and a good deal at that price. A fairly tall bike it would appear.
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This is a big bike. It looks like a decent deal for $45 but if your not 6'+ it might be too big
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Old 09-05-17, 06:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll View Post
This is a big bike. It looks like a decent deal for $45 but if your not 6'+ it might be too big
Yeah I'm 6'4" so size-wise it works great. I got the guy down to $35 so I am pleased.
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Old 09-07-17, 06:36 AM
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This isn't right! I'm seeing what appears to be a lower end Exage cankset and nutted axles. it looks like this one has been completely rebuilt with low end components.
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Old 09-07-17, 06:52 AM
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Be ready to possibly need to replace those shifters. An early model and far from reliable in its now advanced age. I've had three bikes with them, had to replace two sets
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The Kodiak I know had rollercams , like this one. Still a real step up.

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