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1984 Marukin M-440 (Gone)

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c.1984 Marukin M-440 Tange Double Butted Lugged Steel, 58cm

Origin-8 Tiki Moustache bar (flipped), forged alloy stem, black cork tape

Tange lugged steel, Tange Falcon sealed, 1"

Araya/Suntour Cyclone

Araya/Suntour Cyclone

Suntour Cyclone

Velo Orange Model 3 black leather, SR Laprade post

Alloy platform pedals, stock Suntour chain

Suntour Cyclone friction DT shifters

Suntour Cyclone single pivot; Velo Orange City Levers

12 speed

Picked this up at a garage sale in summer 2010; Added my Tiki bar, tape, stem, brake levers, saddle and platform pedals. This thing rides as nice as bikes 4 times as valuable! Sold it in August of 2011.

People who friended this bike Rood, roadbikebreck, reticentremedy, the fumingator, vqstaphbeard

add a bell

Did you know that the velo-orange bells will thread into the left side shifter boss? it's a great way to fill that space, and add some function to your townie.


I was thinking about adding one of their gold Japanese bells and was pretty sure I remember seeing one installed that way. For now, I just have the hand-bolt threaded in to keep out the elements...

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