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Old 06-14-21, 09:33 AM
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Originally Posted by juvela View Post
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cycle is an ACER-MEX product manufactured in Mexico

lugs and crown employed are Agrati products

dropouts are Suntour

two dimensional oddities -

a) bottom bracket shell is italian thread but 68mm in width

b) steerer is 1"/25.4mm in diameter and BSC thread but is .833 in inside diameter

was likely badged as either Windsor or as Carabela
if Windsor, model would be Carrera Sport

"19" marking on seat lug is nominal frame size in inches

shift lever bosses and top tube brake cable guides are post-manufacture additions

frame originally had chrome plating

date is approximately 1973

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fittings changes -

original chainset Sugino Maxy

original rear mech Suntour VGT Luxe

original shift levers Suntour downtube controls

original pedals KKT RTSF

original brake levers DiaCompe standard, non-aero

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Holy Cow, I wasn't expecting a DNA analysis of the 🚲. I really appreciate your time and info you provided. 🙏👍😀I guess the million dollar question is can I get back the $200 dollar gamble that I dropped on it ?
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