Two matched Takara Overland touring bikes

Top Tube:  57cm center to center.Chain Stay: 44cm center of BB to center of dropout.  Fork Rake: 5cm.Seatube: 73º.Head Tube: 73ºShimano derailleurs.Suntour shifters. DiaCompe cantilever brakes w/ drilled out levers. Sugino GT triple cranks 170mm 50/45/286-speed cluster 13-30Araya 27×1 1/4 rims.Both bikes have a high flange rear hub with 40 spokes 4 cross and low flange front hub with 36 spokes 4 cross. Bikes are original and carry the scars of bikes over 30 years old. Bikes will be professionally packed by Bicycle Sport in Charlotte.  Buyer(s) will pay shipping costs.  Continental US shipping only please.

Bike A has Suzue hubs. Pictures are here: thornton/Takara%20A/
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Bike B has Jou Yu hubs and may be seen here:

Asking price is $400.00 per bike or best offer. Proceeds go to CABA.  All offers will be considered. Contact CABA member John Autry – if you’re interested.



  1. viky says:

    Hey I am a newbie when it comes to buying bikes. Can anybody tell me about buying this bike? I have no idea how to choose? I am looking for 1 desperately. It is a fundraiser and should be a gud 1.

    • martinzimmerman8 says:


      If you are seriously interested in this specific bike you should contact John Autry. His email address is at the bottom of the article.

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