In a message dated 9/13/03 12:21:10 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
<< I believe it is a mish mosh of a low level japanese frame and cranks with
older european parts tacked on. >>
I agree. I remember seeing "economy" chainring set like that in late 60's in Japan. I thought it was a really waste to throw away a whole crankset when the alloy (cheap and soft) ring worn out.
Whoever bent the fork, he intended to absorb whole stress on a spot??
It is by any means NOT worth buying for 1,100.00 dollars!! (starting bid?)
KEN TODA, High Point, NC. Being from Japan, I know they are the best in copying anything, BUT some of them are not at all.