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Old 01-19-18, 07:42 AM
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Not super vintage, but this bike has got me thinking about summer already

Yesterday I pick up this specialized Transition and couldn’t find any information on production dated. I really love the paint job. The bright orange make me want to ride it this moment and I cannot find anything on eBay, online too.
So were these bike frame only? The frame is Tange Prestige, group set shimano 600 tri-color 6401

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Old 01-19-18, 07:51 AM
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Old 01-19-18, 07:53 AM
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Nice looking rig.

I had some one ask me if I wanted a trade for one of those. The source was not a reputable enough for me to trade my ligit bikes for ones of questionable backgrounds.
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All my bikes have me thinking about summer already.
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A request here, let us see a picture of the Fuji that looks interesting also.
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A request here, let us see a picture of the Fuji that looks interesting also.
As requested my 1985 team Fuji
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I've been thinking about spring since I unloaded the bikes from the Uhaul in Oct.
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I saw the first daffodil coming up in my yard earlier today.....'got me fantasizing about the first time I'll be able to ride in short sleeves and pants again.

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Originally Posted by Danbianchi881 View Post
As requested my 1985 team Fuji
Thanks those 2 kick ass rides!

I'm amped for the season change.
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Originally Posted by due ruote View Post
All my bikes have me thinking about summer already.
SAME HERE. Rain daily for the next week at least. Maybe a "dry" day in five or so. My rain bike performs, but I have long (metal) faces coming from the rest of my fleet.
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Pretty bikes!
I'm still digging (internet is super slow right now) but I think it's about 90/91 or so. The 92 & 93 were a bit different, if the years on the ones I saw were correct.
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Originally Posted by Danbianchi881 View Post
As requested my 1985 team Fuji
Do those tires really match that closely in real life? I generally dislike colored tires, but that is something right there.
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I just found it in the 1992 catalog.
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The specs are a little hard to read but it's the best I could get.
Basically - Tange Prestige, Ultegra comps-BB-pedals, Direct Drive seat post, Specialized Down In Front bar, Turbo saddle, & I think it says Ultegra "Swift Shift" for the shifters on the bar?

Think the wheel spec says something like "Mavic 32 hole Open 4 CD rims, Transition 20c tires, Wheelsmith 14g spoke, and (I think) Ultegra hubs".
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Do those tires really match that closely in real life? I generally dislike colored tires, but that is something right there.
Yes the tire color actually do match the paint on the bike
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Originally Posted by Hardrock23 View Post
The specs are a little hard to read but it's the best I could get.
Basically - Tange Prestige, Ultegra comps-BB-pedals, Mavic, Direct Drive seat post, Specialized Down In Front bar, Turbo saddle, & I think it says Ultegra "Swift Shift" for the shifters on the bar?
Thank you very much for the valuable information
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No problem. I added the wheel spec in the last post in case you couldn't read it but wanted to know.
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Holy Smokes, that Fuji is totally cool! I mean so it the transition but the rich color of the Fuji talks to me! Nice!
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