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Is it an Alan or Nishiki

Old 08-20-12, 06:39 AM
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Is it an Alan or Nishiki

Trying to find more information on what I have. It has Alan and Nishiki names on carbon frame with alum lugs estimated late 1980’s. Information under frame: “Made in Italy / BREV ALAN / 24 2829 / 3 degree 56x56”. Does anyone know anything about this bike? How do I find its age. The serial # doesn't tell me much.
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Old 08-20-12, 06:42 AM
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It's a Nishiki but ALAN built the frame. ALAN supplied frames for a number of other bike manufacturers. Nice Bike.

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In a word, "yes".

According to a recent thread by lugged-carbon fan Chombi, Nishiki sold rebadged Alan Carbonios in 1986.

I'd snap up one of these in a hot minute.
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Suhweet! I would badge it again as an ALAN, but don't mind me, I'm the resident alan apologetic.
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