Council Cleans Up Shimano 600

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Council Cleans Up Shimano 600

Postby bowie » Wed Aug 13, 2008 7:00 pm

with a bike attached?

Can anyone work out what it is. It looks as if it has been painted. :(

There is not a mark nor sticker left on her, within that link is a copy of everything that had writing on it :P

http://picasaweb.google.com.au/danboads/BikeSpotting
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Postby xx68 » Wed Aug 13, 2008 8:08 pm

I had a similar looking bike , and equipment in the mid 80's it was a Malvern Star - in a nice pale metallic blue heading towards purpley , was a lovely bike , sold it early 2000 in pretty much the same condition as that one , came from Cyclesport in Thornleigh
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Postby familyguy » Fri Aug 15, 2008 9:46 am

My first thought with the Shimano AX gear and Tange headset was early 80's Miyata.

Then I saw the Zeus hub. Front Shimano...hmm. What are the rims? Are the brake levers AX or some other crud (suicide brakes?!)?

Dont think it could be a Miyata. Damn nice find, either way. I've seen those cranks going on Ebay for a pretty penny, especially because of the odd size pedal threads!

Did you try VeloBase.com for date codes on parts?

EDIT: Are you a member of Bikeforums.net? You could put this into their Classic & Vintage forum and see if anyone bites. If you dont want to sign up for one post, I'll put it on for you if you like.

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Postby bowie » Fri Aug 15, 2008 10:41 am

no i dont have a membership sorry. If you can be stuffed putting it up sure :)

Wheels are ARAYA. Brake levers I didnt check :P will do when home.
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