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    1985 Fisher Prototype

This bike is part of the MOMBAT collection and is NOT FOR SALE.  Please check out our Vintage Bikes for Sale page to see all of our current offerings.

This frame and fork were built to test different combinations of bike geometry.  The bottom bracket can be raised and lowered approximately 3/4" to test different bottom bracket heights.  Likewise, the front wheel can be moved for and aft by 3/4" to alter the offset and rake of the bike.  This can be accomplished in mid-ride with just a single Allen wrench.  Parts build is typical mid 1980's Fisher with Shimano M700 Deore XT brakes/levers/front derailleur and shifters, Dura Ace cassette hubs and Shimano 600 series rear derailleur/crank and headset. 

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Frame Cro Moly, fillet brazed
Fork Tange Unicrown
Rear Shock NA
Rims Araya RM 20
Hubs Shimano Dura Ace
Spokes Stainless steel
Tires Specialized Ground Master rear Ground Control II front
Pedals Suntour XC
Crank  Shimano FC-6206
Chain Sedis
Rear Cogs Shimano 600 6 speed cassette
Bottom Bracket Sealed cartridge bearing, press fit
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore XT FD-M700
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT RD-M700
Shifters Shimano Deore XT
Handlebars Alloy Bullmoose
Stem Alloy Bullmoose
Headset Shimano 600 "starfish"
Brake set Shimano Deore XT MC-70 canti
Brake levers Shimano 4 finger BL-M700
Saddle San Marco Concor
Seat Post Suntour XC
Colors Yellow
Size 21"
Serial #   NONE

 

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