[CR]Nishiki Pro / Olypmic 12

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Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 10:31:41 -0700
From: "Rich Pinder" <rpinder@usc.edu>
To: John Jorgensen <designzero@earthlink.net>
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Subject: [CR]Nishiki Pro / Olypmic 12

What years did Nishiki make the Olympic 12 ??

Rich Pinder Van Nuys, CA

John Jorgensen wrote:
>That Nishiki Pro is from 1973. Original brakes were Dia Compe center pulls.
>Might want to turn the front brake cable yoke around with the nut to the rear.
>Some had small flange, some had large flange hubs.
>Those bikes were under rated, at the time Nishiki was making a name for itself selling the Olympic.
>They were too much money at the time for a Japanese bike in the view of most customers.
>Potential buyers kept wondering about the frame tubing.