Re: [CR]Nishiki Pro vs Nishiki Tri-A


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Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2005 19:03:30 -0500
From: "John Thompson" <JohnThompson@new.rr.com>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Nishiki Pro vs Nishiki Tri-A
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bruce thomson wrote:
> Listers, In my search to find a suitable (temporary) replacement for
> my Pro that just brokie the BB shell, I have stumbled upon an
> interesting Nishiki that too looks as if it were quality. It is
> called the Tri-A, meaning it was for the tri-athlete at that time.
> It looks well made and is well equiped. It too is made of Tange
> tubing while my Pro says Cr Mo. Is this just a later version? Bruce
>
>
> http://ebay.com/<blah>

The frame looks pretty clean and nicely made, and could well be the successor to your "Pro" frame. It's hard to tell from the pictures, but it appears to use a bulge-formed BB shell like the one that failed on your Pro.

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John (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA