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1982 Batavus Competition 58cm Shimano 600

1982 Batavus Competition 58cm Shimano 600

Regular price $365.00 USD
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The Batavus Competition was designed for serious racing or touring enthusiast. The handmade frame is wholly made of Ishiwata 022 double butted tubes - main triangle, seat stays and fork - making for a nimble 10.7kg bike according to the catalogue from the time. The frame has Shimano ST dropouts and front and rear eyelets for fenders or bag carriers. The lovely pearlescent ivory colour catches the sun nicely, even though there is a fair amount of patina on the frame.

The bicycle is kitted out with a complete Shimano 600 groupset which was the top of the range Shimano in the early 80s. Stronglite headset, TTT stem, Custom Sakai handlebars The Arius Gran Carrera white suede saddle and tan bar tape and tan walled tires add to the vintage class.

* New Michelin Dynamic tan walled 25-622 tires are wide enough to be comfortable yet still sporty.
* New Continental inner tubes
* New KMC chain
* New Elvedes stainless steel brake and gear cables
* New Elvedes brake blocks

58cm frame is suitable for people 173-180cm

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