• I think fixie time is up for me.. :-(

    Haven't ridden this in months so with a heavy heart I am deciding to sell my beloved NJS steed. It has travelled with me through many rides and a single race, gnarpark 2, which I reached the semi finals in.. So it has some London racing heritage as well as some in Japan :-P I used it day in day out a few years ago to commute to uni and work so its been used but not abused. I looked after it and its served me well.. I just want it to go to someone who will keep on riding it and make proper use of it on track/street.. Anyways.


    Link to full selection of photos here - https://www.flickr.com/photos/150646553@­N04/albums/72157717856100613

    Details -

    53.5 cm centre to top of seat tube
    55.5 cm cente to centre of top tube
    Sloping upwards top tube effectively makes its a 55 square'ish or long/tall 53

    27.2mm seatpost size
    120mm spacing rear

    Columbus Max Fork

    Comes with Hatta Swan headset. Might need to be replaced as it's quite old. Feels ever so slightly notchy you know but hardly noticeable. It's got some light battle wounds, minor scratches here and there as seen in the photos. Couple stickers on it, can be removed on request but there is nothing nasty underneath.

    The only big thing worth mentioning is the wheel rub on the inner side of the left stay which happened when didn't tighten up the nuts on the hub properly.

    There are no dents!

    Fits 25mm tyres with a mm or 2 to spare on the front.


    Some more info from when I bought it -

    This frame belonged to Taiki Obara, an S-Class racer, here is his keirin profile: http://keirin-station.com/keirindb/playe­r/detail/014462/

    Also, about Masahiko Umezawa: Umezawa-san has been building keirin frames for about 40 years in Matsuyama-city. http://www.setouchi-matsuyama.com/463/

    Photos from original njs export advert here https://www.flickr.com/photos/110135386@­N05/



    Price -

    I would really like **£550--->£500 ** as it has no dents! But please make an offer if you want, but make sure you come correct.

    Postage to UK and EU available - Priced at cost to include insurance fees and Paypal Fees.

    Viewing available from N19.

    Cash Rules.

    Thanks!
    H

  • That's a hell of a commute to Uni beater, love the fork.

  • Photos uploaded. Reduced price to £520 as the paint is a bit more scratched on the nds than I thought.

    I will deep clean the frame properly once a buyer has been found btw.

  • Shame to sell. Remember seeing this locked at LCC every day. Lovely bike

  • Lovely, glws

  • Currently withdrawn from sale due to coronation virus. Apologies to those who have messaged recently.

  • Okay, so here we go again.. This has got to go, I can't see myself selling anything else so this has to go.

    Asking for £500 with headset included. Nothing else for sale sorry..

    Fresh set of photos to come tomorrow.

  • so nice. so sorely tempted but so skint

  • Bump. New photos up. Click link in the first post to see the full album of photos. BB will be removed and threads are perfect.

    Asking for £500

  • omg a piece of history. glws mate

  • Thank you! V sad to let it go. But theres more sweet fixies out there to secure in the future :-S

  • Bump to £490

  • so beautiful. shame its too big for me :(
    glws bumpity bump

  • Thanks! Shame it doesn't fit :-(

  • Bump to £480

  • Soooo nice. Brings back happy memories of cruising round town on njs sleds... think I'll hang on to mine but glws an all that

  • Willing to do part exchange on a nice audio system. Something thats good for playing big reggae tunes and annoying neighbours type of thing.. PM to discuss plz

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:-( For Sale - Pink Umezawa NJS 55x53cm | Columbus Max Fork | Hatta Swan | 2021 Update

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