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Found an "Anlen" MTB

Old 04-18-09, 08:21 PM
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Found an "Anlen" MTB

Pics to come. There's a 1989 Turbo saddle on it with a sticker that has the owner's name and address - looks German. All Deore XT, 7 speed. Looks like it toured the world.

Interesting in that the chain stays do not go direct to the bottom bracket - they go about half way forward from the dropouts but then travel up at a 45 deg angle, then level out again and connect to the seat tube.

See drawing...waiting for the cam batt to charge...
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Old 04-18-09, 08:41 PM
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Originally Posted by colinm View Post
Pics to come. There's a 1989 Turbo saddle on it with a sticker that has the owner's name and address - looks German. All Deore XT, 7 speed. Looks like it toured the world.

Interesting in that the chain stays do not go direct to the bottom bracket - they go about half way forward from the dropouts but then travel up at a 45 deg angle, then level out again and connect to the seat tube.

See drawing...waiting for the cam batt to charge...
I'm assuming you mean a Nishiki Alien like this one:

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Old 04-18-09, 08:43 PM
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What an intresting looking bike, I like lol
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Old 04-18-09, 08:53 PM
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Nope - Anlen "Sable". Cool Nishiki, though, very similar.

My recollection of the chainstays was off...they go up from the axle then level off.
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Old 04-19-09, 07:13 AM
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For as far my knowledge goes Anlen is from Belgium.

Prestige tubing, XT componentry - nice specs.
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Nice bike. But then, I have a soft spot in my heart for orphan technology on a MTB.

By the way, Sirrus is that your Alien?

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