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Track bikes in Tokyo (picture heavy)

Old 01-12-07, 07:39 AM
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Track bikes in Tokyo (picture heavy)

Met up with Deathhare tonight and took a trip out to a fabled Tokyo bike shop. Turns out they only had one bike in our size, and neither of us were too keen on the gaudy paintjob. Still, it was a good time.



















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GBP 293 for a Nagasawa!!!!!!!! Wow.
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Punch Cycle?
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those cranks are sick.
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Not many people mention how tokyo definitely out does SF as far as candy bikes go.
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Those bikes are crazy, in a good way. That red/yellow crank fade is something else.

3rensho hybrid, huh?
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Not many people mention how tokyo definitely out does SF as far as candy bikes go.
no sh*t. i shouldn't say this but my friend went to japan a year ago and offered to bring me back a kalavinka. i said no cuz i didn't really have the money and i think its kiinda lame to have more than one bike. anyways, i'm still kicking myself.
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gold is wack but the gold 3rensho is wicked!
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Originally Posted by petecorrie
i think its kiinda lame to have more than one bike. anyways
no it isnt!
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God i'm so happy I decided to try and end up in Japan eventually. Now lets hope I actually make it there.

That is such an awesome bicycle orgy going on there.
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what im really talking about is people with like 3 track bikes. people who don't race. don't get me wrong, i don't think its wrong or these people (my friends) are a$$***** but no one can ride more than one bike at a time.
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This is such an awesome bicycle orgy going on there.[/QUOTE]

yeah, it's lousy with bikes there. like they just have em coming out of the walls.
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japan's ridiculous.

can you get fancy frames for decent prices over there?
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Originally Posted by jeac
japan's ridiculous.

can you get fancy frames for decent prices over there?
yeah, but you gotta get there. that usually offsets the price of shipping. but you get to be in japan which is crazy as ish.
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Gold. Twin plate. Aligator skin. 3rensho.

So so so wrong... so amazing...
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Originally Posted by andypants
Not many people mention how tokyo definitely out does SF as far as candy bikes go.
sf is over njs, and over loud! come get these bikes out of here!

punch is the best!!
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I would like to get that gold 3rensho out of there. Hook a man up!
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Awesome
Im diggin the multi color front brake
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Originally Posted by petecorrie
yeah, but you gotta get there. that usually offsets the price of shipping. but you get to be in japan which is crazy as ish.
i would love to go to japan
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Awesome
Im diggin the multi color front brake
I'm digging that whole Rasta bike. All it needs is the King rasta headset (I don't know that they did a threaded one, but still).
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Amazing! i am in envy...

[rant]I wish America was more cycle-centered.[/rant]
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That Rasta bike is amazingly ridonkulous. It makes Shant's Fisher Price Bridgestone look downright understated.




p.s. whoever painted the Reminton has GOT to be colorblind
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thanks for the thread. i love when people post stuff like this, from places i want to visit someday.
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Originally Posted by petecorrie
what im really talking about is people with like 3 track bikes. people who don't race. don't get me wrong, i don't think its wrong or these people (my friends) are a$$***** but no one can ride more than one bike at a time.
DOOD, I WISH I HAD 7 BIKES TRACK BIKES, ONE FOR EVERYDAY OF THE WEEK.
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