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Koga Miyata Gentsracer Aeroluxe

Bike tags: Road bike | koga | Miyata | road | shimano 600 ax
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Koga Miyata Tange Chamion double butted / 54 cm / 1982

Sakae Ringyo Road Champion / Shimano 600 AX 100mm

Aero Hi Manga / Shimano 600 AX with plastic aero cap

Shimano 600 Ax hub w/ Mavic Module e2 Argent rim & Vredestein Runner

Shimano 600 Ax hub w/ Mavic Module e2 Argent rim & Vredestein Runner

Shimano 600 AX / Shimano 600

Ariake Aero Jaguar / Shimano 600 AX

Shimano 600 AX / Shimano UG

Shimano 600 AX

Shimano 600 AX / Shimano 600 AX

52/42 front / 13-23 rear

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I had fun and put a lot of effort in restoring my latest 1977 Presto, just when I finished I ran into this minty looking example of a Koga for a nice price.
On this one all I had to do is swipe some of the dust off as it is almost spotless and original, even the Koga aero bottle is still here.

Great looking bike and it was very advanced in 1982 with all the aerodynamic little nicknacks. ( first aero brakelevers, seatpost, headset and the dyna crankset and paddle design)

Altough these are rare I see one of his bigger brothers is also presented on Velospace :) and certainly looking as good as this one. https://velospace.org/node/3150

People who friended this bike vqstaphbeard, Smiley, per.k, campystamp

Up Close

When I was able to look at one of these up close, it made me want one. Quite distinctive bike. Really like the AX stuff.

Classic Koga Miyata! Cool

Classic Koga Miyata! Cool that a 1982 bike can look as good as this after 31 years. Quality Japanese product, such innovative stuff, fascinating RD cable guide and cap on the headset. Though I don't see how those brake calipers are more aero than regular ones.
Btw is that a long toptube or is that just an illusion?



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