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Mystery Vintage Mtb, Can you ID?
oldschoolcolo
post Nov 22 2007, 10:16 AM
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Hoping you could help me confirm what make of bike this is and what year it was made.

Has an interesting little gusset under the headtube.

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Ritchey dropouts
White Industries front and rear hubs
White Industries cranks
Ritchey frame--what model?? Says "Tami" on top of bb.
Girvin suspension forks
MKS Grafight pedals
Kooka levers

No stickers or serial number.

The only thing it says is "Tami" on the top of the bottom bracket. It looks like it was welded in.

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post Jan 2 2008, 08:12 PM
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What kind of material is the frame? Alum/Cro-Mo?
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post Apr 15 2008, 07:46 PM
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Alot of frames had ritchey dropouts besides ritchey frames.
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post Apr 16 2008, 09:37 PM
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Does it have a 1" steerer?

Ritchey's were usually built w/ fastback seatstays. They sort of ended and incorporated the seat binder bolt. I don't think it is a Ritchey. The flat gussetts make me think of pre Trek Bontrager. If it has a 1" head tube, that also points toward Bontrager.

I'm really sure not what it is for certain though. It's a nice bike never the less...

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post May 12 2008, 12:43 AM
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It actually reminds me of a MTB I saw back in the mid/late 90's that had Klein decals on it.

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post May 13 2008, 11:03 AM
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Wheeler or Breezer perhaps???
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post May 27 2008, 12:08 PM
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QUOTE (PEP @ May 13 2008, 01:03 PM) *
Wheeler or Breezer perhaps???


nope don't think it's a breeze.

tough to say... but NICE GIRVIN!!!!!!!
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post Jun 18 2008, 06:43 PM
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it's steel, and 99.9% sure it's a 1' steerer tube,headtube could be reduced?

I think that it's a Bontrager with that gusset on the down tube.

most of the parts are early 90's

those forks always scared me...



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rockabillyjay
post Jul 25 2008, 01:33 PM
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Dakota AKA Jamis?
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spence46
post Aug 14 2008, 07:32 PM
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Yeah, I saw a guy bust his face during a race when his fork, like that, let go. The lower pivot bolt broke and the fork folded, not pretty!
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