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Road Test/Bike Review (1985) Buyers Guide -- 5 Loaded Touring Models

Old 10-16-20, 06:32 AM
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Road Test/Bike Review (1985) Buyers Guide -- 5 Loaded Touring Models

I'm posting the 1985 Buyers' Guide in chunks (Sport Touring, Loaded Touring, Road Racing, ATB, and 1985 Model Specifications)
This chunk is for the featured Loaded Touring models.
Those models are BRIDGESTONE T700, NISHIKI Seral, RALEIGH Kodiak, ZEBRAKENKO 3T, and FUJI Touring Series IV.











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Calling 27X1 3/8" tires massive really puts things in perspective. Thanks for posting that.
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Thanks for this post.

Fun comparison of of these touring bikes.

I loved the ad for the Campmor catalog. I used to pour over the catalog and drool over the camping supplies.

I do believe we were bike camping decades ahead of the new "trend" of bike camping with bikes that feature rugged mtb characteristics.
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This is a great post. Seeing the original review for the Seral is awesome.
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