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Old 03-12-10, 02:18 AM
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Need id on this awesome bridgestone

This is definitely an old bridgestone judging by the headbadge and lugwork. Its beautiful, but i can't find any info on it. Im thinking it was a model right after the Kabuki era, but thats all i can guess on my own. Beautiful headbadge and aluminum sticker. Originally all suntour components, deraillours, shifters, dia-compe brake stuff.

So anybody know about this era of bridgestone, or the anything about the actual model?

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Old 03-12-10, 02:20 AM
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Old 03-14-10, 03:36 PM
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why does nobody know what this is :{ T.T
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Old 03-17-10, 03:34 AM
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Old 03-26-10, 02:22 AM
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i emailed grant petersen and even he doesn't know what this is --".
no hope LOL
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Old 04-06-10, 12:04 AM
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I don't know anything about it, but all evidence points to it being older than most of the bridgestones I saw in the late '70s

Your pictures aren't much help, looks like the drivetrain was removed in a fixed gear conversion.
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It looks like someone at Bridgestone, "back in the day" was a Chelsea FC fan.



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yeah when i got the bike, it was still a 10 speed but the original crankset had already been upgraded to SUNTOUR GPX, but the deraillours and shifters were all of older suntour vintage. i converted it to a single for less maintenance and i live in flat san jose anyway.
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Beautiful bike and love the color! The various Japanese bike manufacturers and their products are facinating. I bought this Araya that has very similar lugs. Just wonder if there was a single maker of the "Nervex look-alike" lugs, and what the actual name of the company or lugs are.

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Oh man, your seat angle is buggin me out.
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What are the brakes on the bike?
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haha i like the seat at that angle. i just push on the handle bars and sit back on it.

and the brake levers and calipers are dia compe
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