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My new 1985 Gran Turismo

Old 07-16-21, 05:49 PM
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My new 1985 Gran Turismo

Picked this up today and just got around to cleaning the frame up a bit. Everything is original
including the tires and bar wrap.. By the looks and what the original owner told my it hardly
looks ridden. I'll polish and clean up everything else when I tear it apart to refurbish all
the bearings and see what else needs replaced. The color is burgundy but looks purple in the photos



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Old 07-16-21, 07:03 PM
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Absolut beaut and nicely accessorized!
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Wowza! You stole that bike!
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Very nice. What hubs came on that bike? Are the spokes stainless?
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Old 07-16-21, 08:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Hobbiano
Very nice. What hubs came on that bike? Are the spokes stainless?
Subtour Cyclone and spokes are stainless.
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Old 07-16-21, 09:24 PM
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Those are the sealed cartridge bearing hubs, I believe. Really nice hubs. If you ever need to service them they take a special wrench, Suntour TA260, but you can find a reproduction wrench on ebay: https://www.ebay.com/itm/282515316691. It's a pair but you really only need one.
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Very nice Robert. You did it again. Ive noticed on a few occasions that Univega seemed to have well thought out gearing. Maybe it was just on a couple I read about, but I find it odd on some fine bikes that manufacturers choose non optimal gearing. Looks like half step plus granny on that fine machine. Keep us posted on some specs.
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Congrats! Great looking bike.
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Old 07-17-21, 05:57 PM
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I have been thinking about buying that bike myself, it was in my home town.
Is the seat original?
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Originally Posted by Oldsledz
I have been thinking about buying that bike myself, it was in my home town.
Is the seat original?
Yes seat is original. Everything is original even tires and brake hoods
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