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    1982 Ritchey Sierra 

This one looks to be a Ritchey made bike that was sold by Kelly (Charlie)-Fisher (Gary) MountainBikes.  This was the group that started it all.  Ritchey built the frame and Kelly-Fisher assembled and marketed the bikes.  The Sierra used the MountainBikes frame and added a less expensive imported fork to keep the costs down.  The components used were also a step or two down from the top bikes.  Base price for the Sierra was $820. 

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Frame Ritchey cro-moly
Fork Socket style cro-moly
Rear Shock NA
Rims Araya blue anodized
Hubs Suzue sealed bearing, nutted
Spokes Zinc laced 4 cross
Tires Specialized Ground Control
Pedals KKT Lightning BMX
Crank TA Cyclotourist
Chain Shimano IG
Rear Cogs Suntour 6 speed freewheel
Bottom Bracket Ritchey press-in cartridge bearing
Front Derailleur Suntour  Tech
Rear Derailleur Suntour Le Tech
Shifters Suntour Mighty
Handlebars Ritchey bull moose
Stem Ritchey bull moose
Headset Hatta Swan
Brake set Mafac tandem cantilevers
Brake levers Tommaselli
Saddle Brooks Professional
Seat Post Laprade Japan
Colors Metallic blue
Size 21"
Serial #   2  R 149

 

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