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Old 02-02-23, 08:35 PM
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Old 02-02-23, 09:45 PM
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Nice!
Did you see this thread,
Araya Aero 821 Product Literature
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Old 02-03-23, 07:21 AM
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Originally Posted by daverup
Nice!
Did you see this thread,
Araya Aero 821 Product Literature
Yes thanks i did. They made a lesser model with Suntour and Diacompe is what i have here.
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That is some serious 80s aero goodness right there. Thanks for posting!
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Your bike is SO pristine! WOW! It looks barely ridden.

Can you share any back story about how you came to own it?
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Originally Posted by romanlotus
Yes thanks i did. They made a lesser model with Suntour and Diacompe is what i have here.
Your bike is in awesome shape, congrats!
The Araya people shut down the links to the old catalog scans, and not much exists.
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that's one slick looking bike
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Originally Posted by pastorbobnlnh
Your bike is SO pristine! WOW! It looks barely ridden.

Can you share any back story about how you came to own it?
Certainly. It was for sale on Ebay about 4 years ago. The original owner provided me with the Araya owners manual and also told me that this bike was deliberately ordered without the Araya down tube decals.
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Just stunning! I love the Dia Compe aero caliper brakes and Tange aero headset
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Very cool! I saw something similar in person at an old bike shop in Iowa many years ago. That one had very ovalized tubing. And I believe it was a metallic gold color.
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Originally Posted by pastorbobnlnh
Your bike is SO pristine! WOW! It looks barely ridden.

Can you share any back story about how you came to own it?
Hello a bit late reply I'd say😀 I bought this bike from the original owner about 5 years ago. They said that it was only used a few times and basically sat in the living room as a conversation piece. The also told me that they ordered it without the decals. It's an Araya Aero 822 model
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Originally Posted by TugaDude
Very cool! I saw something similar in person at an old bike shop in Iowa many years ago. That one had very ovalized tubing. And I believe it was a metallic gold color.
Possibly the Lotus Aero
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Can't believe it hasn't been asked yet or been offered up...

Does it feel fast?
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Some squishy-tube excellence right there.
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Excellent bike! Showroom clean to boot!
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Aero steel frame : didn't know that existed. Any idea what is this one?
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Originally Posted by Piff
Can't believe it hasn't been asked yet or been offered up...

Does it feel fast?
Yup not bad at all. I have a bicycle course near my house where i ride most of my bikes.
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