[CR]Dating Japanese components

Date: Tue, 02 Sep 2003 07:31:07 +0900
From: Dennis Young <mail@woodworkingboy.com>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>, <moschika2@yahoo.com>
In-Reply-To: <CATFOODOc0Ne0PaLI9m000016dc@catfood.nt.phred.org>
Subject: [CR]Dating Japanese components

Some information on dating Japanese components can be seen at:


Dennis Young Hotaka, Japan

> Does anyone know of a site or has a list of japanese components? I'm trying to
> get a date for some Suntour Superbe, Shimano Dura Ace & 600 'Arabesque' and a
> couple Sugino and SR Sakae parts. Are they even within the CR timeline?
> Also what were some bikes that came with these? I would like to put the
> Shimano group onto period correct frame. Seems like most of what I've seen on
> this list is Campy components on Euro frames. Did any quality Euro frames have
> Japanese parts or only Japanese frames?
> thanks,
> Eric Acuna
> Santa Rosa, CA