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    1989 Brave Warrior

Brave Cycles was created by Doug Gloyd (a cabinet maker) and had bikes made by different builders.  Tom Teesdale made some of the later frames but this one was made by Bill Grove of Grove Innovations in Pennsylvania.  The rear chain stays are actually Tange fork blades.  Notice the extra bracing between the stays near the drop outs, the extra tube from the seat tube to down tube and the small plate between the seat and down tubes.  Nicely build frame in the wild paint schemes that were popular at the time.

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Frame Cro-Moly
Fork Rock Shox
RS 1
Rear Shock NA
Rims Sun Chinook
Hubs Shimano Deore XT 7 speed cassette
Spokes DT Stainless Steel
Tires Kenda Kerate
Pedals SR Low fat style with clips and straps
Crank Shimano Deore XT M730 w. Super Glide rings
Chain Shimano Hyperglide
Rear Cogs Shimano Deore XT 7 speed
Bottom Bracket Shimano Deore XT
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore XT
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT short cage
Shifters Shimano Deore XT thumb
Handlebars Alloy flat
Stem Salsa
Headset Shimano Deore XT
Brake set Shimano Deore XT
Brake levers Shimano Deore XT 4 finger
Saddle Avocet Touring 1
Seat Post Strong w/ Hite Rite
Colors Green to Orange fade with black splatter
Size 21"
Serial #   BR5789

 

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