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    1984 Ross Mt. Whitney

As the mountain bike market exploded, manufacturers started something of a "price war".  Since there wasn't a huge difference in the imported bikes, price became a deciding factor for the consumers.  Ross always seemed to offer nice components for a reasonable price.  They also sponsored the Ross Indians which was one of the first good sized factory teams.  Chrome always made sense for the abuse that the mountain bikes would be subjected to and Ross offered many of their models with a chrome finish.

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Frame Ishiwata double butted Cro-Moly
Fork Tange Champion Cro-Moly
Rear Shock NA
Rims Ukai 26 x 2.125
Hubs Shimano Deore XT
Spokes galvanized
Tires Ross front, Swallow rear
Pedals Suntour XC II
Crank Takagi Tourney XT
Chain Generic
Rear Cogs Suntour 6 speed
Bottom Bracket Sugino
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore XT
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT
Shifters Shimano Deore XT
Handlebars Bullmoose
Stem Bullmoose
Headset Ross Professional
Brake set Shimano Deore XT MC70
Brake levers Shimano 4 finger
Saddle Avocet
Seat Post Sakae Laprade
Colors Chrome
Size 22"
Serial #   R4E0856

 

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