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1980 Sanwa 250

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Gorgeous steel road bike with classic Shimano 600 Arabesque gruppo.

1980 Sanwa 250

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This is a beautiful example of 1980's Japanese craftsmanship. The Tange Champion butted tubes are highlighted with gold paint where the tubes meet the lugs. It has a complete Shimano 600 Arabesque drivetrain. The Arabesque details on the components made it almost mandatory to spec a bike with a complete set to maintain the integrity of the look. The bike has been fitted with new Kevlar Panaracer 27" x 1 1/8 tires.


The bicycle is in good overall condition and free of bends, cracks and corrosion. The original black paint with gold trim still has a good luster to it with very few small marks and scratches to be found throughout the bicycle. The bicycle appears to be all original.

This bicycle has been tuned and fully overhauled right down to the re-greasing and packing of the bearings (hubs, bottom bracket, and headset) by a seasoned shop mechanic with many years of experience. The bicycle has also been test ridden and given a thorough 83 point inspection by the owner of our shop. The owner rides the bicycle in every gear checking steering, braking and shifting. After you receive this bicycle, minimal adjustments will be needed to be ready to ride.

This bicycle is being sold as is, please see photographs for details.


Seat tube - 62cm
Top Tube - 58cm
Stand-over height - 35.5"

Seatpost - SR
Stem - SR 110mm
Handlebars - 38cm
Headset - Shimano 600 Arabesque
Brake levers - Shimano 600 Arabesque
Brake calipers - Shimano 600 Arabesque
Shifters - Shimano 600 Arabesque
Front derailleur - Shimano 600 Arabesque
Rear derailleur - Shimano 600 Arabesque
Crankset - Shimano 600 Arabesque
Pedals - Christophe
Freewheel - 6 speed
Serial #FSJ0218
Reference #136934

Additional Information

Year 1980
Gender Mens
Color Black
Speeds 12 Speed
Frameset Tange Champion No. 4 Chrome Molybdenum Steel Tubes
Components Shimano 600 Arabesque
Drivetrain Shimano 600 Arabesque
Manufacturer Sanwa
Decade 1980s
Country of Origin Japan
Bike Number 166904
Serial Number MOL77153
Used or New Used
Can be seen at 930 Regent Street - Call 608-251-1663
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