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    1983 Mountain Goat Escape Goat  

The early Mountain Goats used oval tubing and beautifully finished fillet brazed joints.  All of the tubing manipulation and finish work drove the cost of the frames up.  The Escape Goat was an effort to bring theses costs down.  The frames featured standard round tubing and unfiled fillets.  Parts were often less expensive as well with items such as the fork being an off-the-shelf part as opposed to the custom Mountain Goat forks found on the top models. 

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Frame Cro-Moly fillet brazed
Fork Cro-Moly fillet brazed
Rear Shock NA
Rims Ukai
Hubs Suzue sealed
Spokes Stainless Steel
Tires Specialized Ground Control
Pedals MKS Foot Jaws
Crank Sugino AT
Chain Sedis
Rear Cogs Suntour 5 speed freewheel
Bottom Bracket Voris Dixon sealed
Front Derailleur Suntour VX
Rear Derailleur Suntour ARX
Shifters Suntour Power thumb shifters
Handlebars Escape Goat
Stem Escape Goat
Headset Shimano 600 "starfish"
Brake set MAFAC cantilevers
Brake levers Magura
Saddle Ideale Rebour
Seat Post Strong
Colors Green
Size 22"
Serial #   042283

 

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