You just dont see the 4 stamp on them, different serials. In order to continue with your inquiry, you must agree to and accept these Terms and Conditions of Use. Values peaked several years ago, but there are some that still command a premium. Made an even trade at the local bike shop if 20 miles away is local. It is our guess that it was done this way to allow clearance for the squarer shoulder on Ashtabula forks. After the company was sold to Service Cycle, it seems all frame production was moved to Tiawan.
In the 90's the sizes started to vary more. Hopefully someone can point me in the right direction. For example, a frame from 1975 will have the numbers like 11994. Now I would suggest you sit down with a piece of paper and write down the steps you would take to identify the month and the year without a computer think of this as writing directions for a stupid but reliable person. Serial numbers from 1981 In April 1981 and onwards the frames were coded differently. I was thinking forever trying to think of frames that start with t o o l o but none came to mind. Don't know what the 6 means in front of it.
If I understand correctly, after removing the prefix and the welder's code you are left with a sequence of digits. The information might also come in handy for deciphering other makes because the factories in Taiwan make bikes for a lot of different companies. I don't remember offhand what the component group was on an '87 Pro Performer, but if it's all original other than the levers, and was barely ridden with minimal wear, it's probably worth a few hundred. The easiest way is to check the brake bridge for the extra two slotted holes that were added. In general, the popular high-end factory bikes which are total garage-queens bring good money, while cheaper versions of the same bike are worth much less. However, the real test would be with real data.
Therefore, if the sequence begins with one of these: 109 - could only be January 1980 - 9th build - this is not possible 101 - couldn't be January 1980 first build - but possibly October 1981 depending on style of dropout see my reply below 102 103 119 - Could not be January 81 9th build - would be November 1979 followed by a serial and identified by the dropout style 111 112 113 129 - December 1979 - there is no likelyhood from our data that serials re-started in January 1982 121 - December 1981 - no possibility the first frame being manufactured on 1st february 1971 or 1981 122 - December 1982 123 we need something more to tell us what these mean. Is the welder always identified by a single letter? Some of the Japanese factory's stamped the serial's on the bottom bracket. Damage resulting from normal wear and tear, including the results of fatigue, is not covered. The last four digits are the serialization digits 0000 to 9999 depending on what number the frame was of the years production. After contacting Drob on the parts breakdown for this bike, before I know it a box of original parts from the actual bike show up. I have read thru all these threads and maybe I'm just slow, but I'm still a little confused.
If things go right, I'll be back up there this coming weekend. However there are no brake pads on the front calipers, so its not going to stop very well. Everything else should be very easy unless I am missing something again. Heres a couple foreign serials that are different than the others. Anything youve noticed me leaving out please post it. G for the 7'th month July and C stands for Year 1993.
Now Skyway even makes graphites again with gold anodized sealed hubs, but they're not Campy's. More Google returns Another dope complete bike from Mirraco. Maurice was a team rider a recipient of one of the first two Streetbeats. I know it was a long time ago but I figured I would throw it out there. .
Its a Japanese Oct 85 build date. Some states and countries do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages or warranties, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. L for the 12'th month December, 95 model. But, if you're doing a Hutch build - gotta have 'em. You can skip the prefix and welder extraction part - these are pretty clear, I think. Each frame had a combination of three key numbers or letters.
Which means theres no build date in this serial. Sometimes they are on the rear dropout though. This limited warranty is void if the bicycle is subjected to abuse, neglect, improper repair, improper maintenance, alteration, modification, an accident or other abnormal, excessive, or improper use. Early Santa Ana serials, rear dropout. Both frames looked the same but we need some way of determined the difference due to the frames being nickel plated or powder coated paint ,it was impossible to tell the difference in the material for warranty reasons. The Team Mongoose, Team Minigoose and Supergoose, all should have a T in this area.