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    1983 Moots Mountaineer

This is a feature packed little ride: four water bottle braze-ons, portage strap, Moots mounts for the brakes, front and rear rack braze-ons, biplane-style fork, Moots built stem and maybe even a number plate braze-on?  Almost looks like someone checked every box on the option sheet.  Might have been a show bike or employee bike?  Check below for some detailed pictures of some of the really neat frame details.

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Frame Lugged Steel, Shimano drop outs
Fork Moots with Biplane crown
Rear Shock NA
Rims Araya 24x1.75 alloy
Hubs Shimano High Flange HBMN-72
Spokes DT Stainless steel laced 4 cross
Tires Tioga Comp III
Pedals MKS Grafight 2000 w/ Specialized to clips
Crank  Shimano FC-6206 170 mm arms
Chain Shimano
Rear Cogs Shimano 600 6 speed freewheel
Bottom Bracket Shimano
Front Derailleur Suntour Mountech
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deer head XT RD-M700
Shifters Shimano Deer head XT
Handlebars  Steel
Stem Moots Custom
Headset Shimano 600
Brake set Shimano MC-70 on Moots Mounts
Brake levers Shimano 4 finger BL-M700
Saddle Avocet Touring-WII
Seat Post Strong
Colors Yellow with white seat tube
Size 16"
Serial #   383

 

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