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01-23-22, 08:54 PM
Replies: 133
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Posted By Jharrington

Hi ElGenerale, you truly have a vintage bike. Yes...

Hi ElGenerale, you truly have a vintage bike. Yes Yokota Japan was the parent company of the US subsidiary Yokota Cycles USA. All the spacing a;d specs are consistent with a 18 speed set up. 126mm...
01-17-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 56,709
Posted By Jharrington

Hi T-Mar, you certainly know your stuff. You make...

Hi T-Mar, you certainly know your stuff. You make a number of great points and I'm not arguing or even trying to disagree with your assessment. That fork crown certainly pre-dates UNI-Crown forks and...
01-16-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 56,709
Posted By Jharrington

Hi Cirp, Iím going to say itís most likely a bike...

Hi Cirp, Iím going to say itís most likely a bike made in the early 90's. Yokota Cycle USA's 1st model year was 1989. The Yokota Japanese experiment did start until maybe 1992, so where around then....
01-09-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 56,709
Posted By Jharrington

Hi T-Mar, to be clear. When I was hired to start...

Hi T-Mar, to be clear. When I was hired to start YCUSA I was given full rein to create and source a line of Bicycles under whatever name I wanted. I choose to use the Yokota name because why not? At...
01-09-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 56,709
Posted By Jharrington

Hi T-Mar, I’m not really good at following these...

Hi T-Mar, I’m not really good at following these various links so I don’t think I’ve seen this before. I previously answered someone else that this Yokota Ranger was a high end (for Yokota Japan)...
01-04-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 56,709
Posted By Jharrington

from John Harrington. Youíd have to give me a...

from John Harrington. Youíd have to give me a whole lot more information. I have no way of finding any serial numbers. I assume this is a bicycle. Can you post a picture of the Bike and let me know...
06-09-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 56,709
Posted By Jharrington

More on Deore left Side Shift Levers

I looked at the Yokota Cataloges 1990, 1991, 1992 and in 1990 there was only the Yosemite. Which had Shimano Deore LX. 1991 ande beyond there were Yosemite, Yosemite Comp and Yosemite Pro, which...
06-01-20, 02:36 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 56,709
Posted By Jharrington

Shimano Deore DX left ****lever.

just look for a Shimano Deore DX shift lever. I donít know the numeric part number but I think it would start with a 6. Sorry couldnít be more help.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,749
Posted By Jharrington

Thanks! I’m having trouble adjusting the front...

Thanks! I’m having trouble adjusting the front derailleur.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,749
Posted By Jharrington

Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,749
Posted By Jharrington

Front Derailleur compatibility

Front derailleur compatibility-

Can I use a Shimano FD-7900 front derailleur with a Shimano FC-7800 Crank Set?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By Jharrington

Front derailleur comparability

Can I use a Shimano FD-7900 front derailleur with a Shimano FC-7800 Crank Set?
03-31-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 56,709
Posted By Jharrington

Yokota Catalogues

What year or years are you looking for? I most likely have several copies of most years, other that the 1989. If ImhaI have what you need I would be happy to mail them to you.
John
03-27-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 56,709
Posted By Jharrington

O.K. Now I understand your comment but you miss...

O.K. Now I understand your comment but you miss understood mine about the Mariposa. I saw a comment where the Yosemite was described as a Hybrid. The Yosemite was a Mountain Bike and the Mariposa...
03-27-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 56,709
Posted By Jharrington

Not A Yosemite?

Iím not sure I understand your comment. What do you mean it was a Yokota Twin Peaks? I though your post or someoneís post was about a Yosemite MTB. I admit Iím not really good at navigating this...
03-26-19, 12:05 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 56,709
Posted By Jharrington

Kevin you are welcome. It really was just a...

Kevin you are welcome. It really was just a mountain bike. The Mariposa was its equivalent as a Hybrid. It was our best selling model and if I remember correctly, Bicycling Magazing selected the...
03-26-19, 12:01 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 56,709
Posted By Jharrington

Advertising

Well I can definitely say it wasnít me scratching my head. Sorry you didnít like the ad, it wasnít my favorite either. But at time we had to shoot the ad we hadnít received the 1991 models nor did...
03-25-19, 11:40 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 56,709
Posted By Jharrington

Catalog and Specs

John Harrington here, I took a quick look at my catalog collection and wouldnít you know it 1989 is the one that I didnít see. Canít believe I have pretty much all other years but it must be buried....
12-10-17, 07:00 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 56,709
Posted By Jharrington

Correction: Challenger

You are correct, it was called the Challenger. Which was an unfortunate model name choice. Had the road bike continued I would have had to change the name due to the tragedy of the Space Craft of...
12-10-17, 06:57 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 56,709
Posted By Jharrington

Re: Tom and Gary

Tom only made one ATB frame for me. It was the Top end Mountain bike. I also know Gary Yokota, itís just a coincidence with his last name. He had no involvement with Yokota Cycles, USA. But he...
12-07-17, 09:09 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 56,709
Posted By Jharrington

Reply to a Mystery Yokota

Hi, my name is John Harrington and I was the founder of Yokota Cycles USA in 1988. Back in those days, Mountain Bikes were the hot item but whatís a bike company without road bikes? The Legend was...
02-06-12, 11:23 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 56,709
Posted By Jharrington

Mystery Yokota

I just stumbled on this post, ( 4 years later). I am the founder of Yokota Cycle USA and the designer of the bicycles. While primarily Yokota's focus was Mountain Bikes I did offer road bikes in...
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