|This proud owner told me he hand-sewed the leather trim on his basket.|
And he pointed out the bike in the next photo to me.
|Venus -- apparently a very rare bike today, probably from the 1960s, for Keirin racing use.|
|Rear brake for Keirin racing! Pull the lever - kind of like stopping a sled.|
|A pair of Amanda road bikes. Maybe his and hers ...?|
|A pair of Bromptons -- maybe his and hers?|
|Vogue/Orient Industries. A builder in Kamakura? |
Very bright, safety colors. Alfine internal hub. Distinctive.
|Ravanello - made in Japan.|
|More Cherubim firehouse red!|
|Francesco Moser frame -- do not see many of these classics in Japan.|