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Can someone help me ID and give specs on this Zebrakenko?

Old 06-14-14, 12:04 AM
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Can someone help me ID and give specs on this Zebrakenko?

I'm interested in purchasing it, but I doubt the seller knows the components.
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Old 06-14-14, 01:32 AM
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While the Japanese Zebrakenko (sometimes mistakenly refereed to as a Zebra brand as the name was sometimes divided Zebra-kenko to fit on the badge horizontally) his been around for a while, they are primarily known in the US for their entry to mid-level bikes during the 70" bike boom. The name "Racer", that appears to be on the top tube does not correspond to any Zebrakenko I have seen; most are named after weather; ie Storm, Wind, Thunder, Lighting and Tempest. Yours appears to be similar to a Thunder which is on the lower end. Probably a 30+ lb bike, but with the Suntour components pretty much bullet proof. The Zebrakenko Golden Sport has very nice head badge.. Below is a list of the components on a typical Thunder model.
Tires: Kenda High Pressure Gum walls 27 1 1/4"
Brakes: Dia Compe Center Pull (wiennmanns)
Rims: Araya Alloy 27 1 1/4"
Handlebar: Kasuki Alloy
Shifters: Suntour Thumb Shifters
Derailleur: Suntour (probably Seven)
Crank: Sugino
Saddle: ariaki

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I would concure on components Yet I'm pretty sure the crank is a SR. All pretty low end late 70's mostely Japnese steel component wise from what I see. This stuff was and is very functional just a bit heavy. Your looking at 30lb maybe more bike even with the small road frame.
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