1983 Moots Mountaineer 

The earlier Moots bikes are some of my favorites.  They have interesting and unique frame details, smart parts spec and nice finish work.  This bike features the radial (curved) seat stays for some small bump give, flattened stay bridges, nice rear brake cable stop and a Moots stem featuring a recessed binder bolt.  Moots Mounts, for the brakes, allowed the brakes to be moved up and down to accommodate different brakes and different wheel sizes.  Put some road wheels on your Moots and just move the brakes up a little higher.  Parts include the TA cranks, MAFAC brakes, Phil Wood hubs and new for 1983 Shimano Deore XT drive train.  The two tone burgundy and sand colors highlight the lug work.  Even the bars are painted to match. 

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Frame Cro-Moly
Fork Moots Unicrown
Rear Shock NA
Rims Araya 7X
Hubs Phil Wood
Spokes Stainless
Tires Duro Comp III style
Pedals Suntour XC II
Crank TA Cyclotourist
Chain Sedis
Rear Cogs Suntour 7 speed freewheel
Bottom Bracket Tange
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore XT M700
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT M700
Shifters Shimano Deore XT M700 friction
Handlebars Steel, color matched
Stem Moots
Headset Stronglight Spidel
Brake set MAFAC on Moots mounts
Brake levers Magura
Saddle Selle Royal
Seat Post SR Laprade
Colors Burgundy with sand head and seat tubes
Size 24" c-c
Serial #   NA

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