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1980 Kuwahara KE-1

1980 Kuwahara KE-1

The O.G Kuwahara bike.....

These frame sets don’t come up that often, so when I came across this one I had to scoop it! Although I came up on mid-school bikes, I’ve always preferred old school set ups and this was one I always wanted as a kid but never had.


Frame: Tange built KE-1
Fork: Tange TX-500
Stem: Suntour Mini
Bars: NOS Win V bars
Grips: NOS O.G.K 77-17A
Seat Clamp: Suntour Broken Arrow
Post: NOS Fluted Nagaoka
Seat: Elina LB Dated 80’ w/ P.D N.P guts
Cranks: Suntour VX 170
Chainring: Suntour 44t
Pedals: KKT Lightning 
Wheels: Ukai 7C 
Hubs: Sunshine 
Brake: Dia-Compe Mx-1000 dated 81’
Tires: Tioga Comp III Blue/Green label 
Chain: Izumi
Headset: Hatta MX-2
Freewheel: Suntour 16t

Submitted by EarlyDurban

  • Race
  • Company: Kuwahara
  • Model: KE-1
  • Wheel Size: 20"
  • Headtube size: 1"