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

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Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2005 19:03:30 -0500
From: "John Thompson" <>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
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

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.

John (
Appleton WI USA