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    1988 Ritchey Annapurna 

The Annapurna sits at the top of the Ritchey line-up and was produced in relatively small numbers.  Extra pieces of shaped tubing were brazed on at the head tube and seat tube areas and then fillet brazed.  This gives a semi-lugged effect and reinforces the frame at a couple of the high stress joints.  A fillet brazed fork and stem complement the frame while Shimano Deore XT components handle the shifting duties.  WTB supplied the Roller Cam brakes and Grease Guard hubs.  The Bullseye crank looks a little clunky when compared to the other more elegant components but that was what the original owners speced on the bike so we left it.  Overall, a very nice example of a top frame builders to model.

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Frame Cro-Moly
Fork Fillet brazed Cro-Moly
Rear Shock NA
Rims Ritchey Vantage
Hubs WTB Grease Guard
Spokes Stainless Steel 3 cross
Tires Panaracer Smoke
Pedals Shimano Deore XT
Crank Bullseye w/ Shimano Biopace rings
Chain Sedis
Rear Cogs Shimano 600 6 speed freewheel
Bottom Bracket Bullseye sealed
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore XT
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT
Shifters Shimano Deore XT 6 speed index
Handlebars Alloy with shims
Stem Ritchey fillet brazed
Headset Chris King
Brake set WTB Roller Cams
Brake levers Shimano Deore XT (4 finger)
Saddle Turbo (perforated leather)
Seat Post IRD
Colors Off White
Size 21"
Serial #   1A84

 

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