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    1987 Ritchey Ultra 

The Ultra was the top TIG welded bike and usually featured black components.  The black Deore XT stuff really stands out against the white paint of this bike.  This one has been very lightly used and has the entire Shimano Deore XT M-730 components group including the new U brake and 6 speed index shifting.  Ritchey does mention in the catalog that they offer the black components for aftermarket sales as well.

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Frame Tange Prestige Cro-Moly double butted
Fork Tange Cro-Moly
Rear Shock NA
Rims Araya RM 20, polished
Hubs Shimano Deore XT 6 speed cassette
Spokes Wheelsmith stainless Steel 3 cross
Tires Specialized Team Master/Team Control Armadillo *
Pedals Shimano Deore XT (large)
Crank Shimano Deore XT M730 (black) with round black rings
Chain DID
Rear Cogs Shimano cassette 6 speed
Bottom Bracket Shimano Deore XT
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore XT (white letter)
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT (white letter)
Shifters Shimano Deore XT  thumb shifters  6 speed rear
Handlebars alloy w/ shims
Stem Cro-Moly, integrated cable stop, black
Headset Tange Levin CD (black)
Brake set Shimano Deore XT cant front with rear U brake
Brake levers Shimano Deore XT 4 finger
Saddle Avocet W20 GelFlex
Seat Post Strong (black)
Colors White with black components
Size 16" c-c
Serial #   A7C00558

 

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