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Old 11-08-08, 11:33 PM
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Matching Touring Fuji

These two matching touring Fuji only have seen 50 KM combined. They have been sitting in the garage for a long time. The best part is I got the original receipt.

The bad part is my wife does not like riding that bike much.

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Old 11-08-08, 11:44 PM
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so are you selling them? If so where do you live?
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Old 11-08-08, 11:46 PM
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I love those fenders. I am partial to Fuji Touring bikes. Thanks for sharing.
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Old 11-09-08, 06:38 AM
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A pair of Dynamic 10 bikes?
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Old 11-09-08, 10:32 PM
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A pair of Dynamic 10 bikes?
Yes, they are.
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Old 11-09-08, 11:10 PM
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The shade of blue and the gold color of the seat tube decals don't match the brochures posted on the classicfuji website. Interesting.

http://www.classicfuji.com/Dynamic10...ars_Thumbs.htm
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Old 11-09-08, 11:28 PM
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Originally Posted by cb400bill View Post
The shade of blue and the gold color of the seat tube decals don't match the brochures posted on the classicfuji website. Interesting.

http://www.classicfuji.com/Dynamic10...ars_Thumbs.htm
My guess is it is one of these with Dynamic 10 decals.

http://www.classicfuji.com/1982_18_S...remeL_Page.htm

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Weird. Certainly looks like the OP's bikes. Why would they put different named decals on there?

Of course, the best way to determine the age of the bikes would be with the serial numbers. BridgeCityStoon can you post the serial numbers of your bikes?
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Old 11-10-08, 12:24 AM
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Men's: SI438929
Ladies': SI440843

The pair was bought in 1986.

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Weird. Certainly looks like the OP's bikes. Why would they put different named decals on there?

Of course, the best way to determine the age of the bikes would be with the serial numbers. BridgeCityStoon can you post the serial numbers of your bikes?
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Old 11-10-08, 12:29 AM
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if you bought them new and still have the reciept then that should be a good indication of the year... at least that is what I would think. they do look very nice indeed
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Using the database that T-Mar has worked on, I believe your bikes were built in 1984.

http://www.bikeforums.net/showpost.p...30&postcount=1

Men's: SI438929
Ladies': SI440843

SERIAL NUMBERS 1980-1987*:

Serial number format WXYZZZZZ where;

W = a letter, presumably indicating a Fuji facility or contractor. To date, samples have included F, I , J, K & S.
X = a letter, indicating the calendar month of manufacturer (A = January, B = February, C = March, etc)
Y = a number, indicating the last digit of the calendar year of manufacture (0 = 1980, 1 = 1981, 2 = 1982, etc.)
ZZZZZ = a five digit number sequence, probably indicating frame number during month

Example: FB125349 indicates the 25,349th frame manufactured during February 1981.

edit. Now thought to really be a 1985 Regis. http://www.classicfuji.com/1985_24_R...egisL_Page.htm

I believe they should be stickered as Berkeley. They have the correct frame, color and components.

http://www.classicfuji.com/1984_17_B...eleyL_Page.htm

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The Serial Number xI4xxxxx would indicate a September 1984 build for the 1985 model year. If I were to guess, I would have to say they were 1985 Regis and Regis L models based on the frame color, Seat tube name label and color, frame tubing (Valite 414), derailleurs (Suntour AR), DiaCompe 500 brakes, brake handle on the 'L" model and the handle bar tape color. The fact that the Fuji Dynamic10 model was only officially offered in 1975 and 1976 makes it one of those magical yet curious aspects of mid 1980Fuji bikes. Regis was a good, well built mid-level bike. A nice pair.
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Yup. I think you are correct. The cranks on the 85 Regis look like a better match than the cranks on the 84 Berkeley. As the two bikes seem to be almost identical otherwise, it appears that the Regis name may have replaced the Berkeley name.

http://www.classicfuji.com/1985_24_R...egisL_Page.htm
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Old 11-10-08, 03:10 PM
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Originally Posted by BridgeCityStoon View Post
... The bad part is my wife does not like riding that bike much. ....
Have you considered swapping out the handlebar for her? Or is her dislike from something else about the bike. Maybe try a bar like the one in the link posted above for the 1982 Supreme L. I know that my wife does not like drop handlebars one bit.

http://www.classicfuji.com/1982_18_S...remeL_Page.htm
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Old 11-11-08, 10:51 PM
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Thanks a lot, bnr40 and cb400bill. It's great to know the technical details about the pair.
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Old 11-11-08, 10:53 PM
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Originally Posted by treebound View Post
Have you considered swapping out the handlebar for her? Or is her dislike from something else about the bike. Maybe try a bar like the one in the link posted above for the 1982 Supreme L. I know that my wife does not like drop handlebars one bit.

http://www.classicfuji.com/1982_18_S...remeL_Page.htm
That's a very good idea. My wife does like bar style better. Thanks.
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