Nishiki, Competition – 1978

Nishiki only produced racing bicycles of very high quality for a relatively short period of time; this Competition is one of them.


This Nishiki Competition is one of the last models with a frame hand-build by the Kawamura Cycle Co. in Kobe, Japan (*). The size of the frame is 58.5 cm and it’s build according to professional race geometry. Weight of the complete bicycle is only 9.8 kg.
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Koga-Miyata Fullpro frameset, 1992

A used Koga-Miyata Fullpro frameset in 59 cm size and made in 1992.

Koga-Miyata Fullpro frameset

This is an extremely light weight Hardtlite FM-1 triple butted tubed frame with
chromed rear forks. The front fork is of aluminum Alfrex alloy 6000.

The frame is in used condition and has some minor scratches, however it’s straight, good and has no serious damages or dents.

Price is € 75, = (plus S&I, frame is in The Netherlands)

More and detailed pictures can be found at: Koga-Miyata Fullpro frameset


Batavus, Competition – 1981

A beautiful example of a racing bicycle which indicates very well were Batavus was up to in the beginning of the eighties, the Competition.

This Batavus Competition was a good competitor of several high-end racing bicycles like the Koga-Miyata’s at that time (Andries Gaastra founder and owner of Koga being the former CEO of Batavus), and was for instance as well fitted completely with the beautiful Shimano 600 Arabesque equipment.
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Trek, Y-11 – 1998

A very impressive full carbon, honey comb structure Y-frame, full suspension mountain bike.

Trek Y-11

In fact only the frame of the standard Trek Y-11 has been used. For the rest the bike is fully upgraded with Fox front and rear (Vanilla) suspension, a Chris King NoThreadSet head set and completely 21 gear Shimano XTR shifted.
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Nishiki Trim-Ace frameset

Good condition Nishiki Trim-Ace frameset, size 58cm, produced in 1978.

Nice chrome front- and rear forks.

Very nice fixie or single speed frame or to rebuild to original version.

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Koga-Miyata MXG frameset

Special Koga-Miyata MXG frame set, pearl blue metallic size 54cm

Top and head-tube need a new paint job

Chrome front and rear forks ( front fork has some corrosion)

Frame is good and straight

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Giant, Peloton Lite – 1985

This posting is about a Giant model Peloton Lite which was produced in 1985.

Giant Peloton Lite 1985

It is one of the first racing bicycles which Giant supplied in The Netherlands. Giant started to sell racing bicycles (through Koga) in 1985; the frame of this bicycle was built at Giant in August 1984.
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