Hi, I am Hans, the guy running this place.
At the golden age of lugged, chromoly bikes, between 1975 and 1995, I was a schoolboy, student, and young professional. Decades later, I still love these bikes, their looks and ruggedness. I am riding them almost every day, on my commute and on all sorts of outings.
Through superior engineering and craftsmanship, Japan became effectively the “world’s factory” back in the 1970s. Many of the manufacturers that shaped the era’s bike technology were Japanese. Think of brands such as Bridgestone, Fuji, Kuwahara, Panasonic, Shimano, SunTour, and many more.
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