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Old 11-06-2017, 01:52 PM
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NJS Makino MCF Track Frame

I've been kicking around the idea of getting back on the local velodrome and found myself on the njs-export website. Dangerous place.
So this happened.

Makino 54.5cm
Color/ Silver Purple Fade with rainbow flake
Headset/Hatta Swan Super Deluxe
BB/Hatta R9400
Seat tube/54.5cm c-t
Top tube/55.5cm c-c
Rear/120mm
Seatpost diameter/27.2cm
Standover/80cm
Model Year/2007
Great condition barring an ever so tiny ding in the top tube.
Snagged it for a great price.

It's currently making it's way to the US from Japan.
I will try to keep this updated.
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Old 11-09-2017, 10:55 AM
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Incredibly quick delivery. Japan to Florida in 36 hours... nuts.
Unpacked this last night and it looks so much better in person.
The frame is super clean.
It does have a tiny ding in the top tube but it's hard to see under all that bling.

I mocked it up with some orphaned road parts that I had in the closet.
I was planing to do a budget build on this but now that I see it I might try to find some authentic parts. If anyone has anything laying around hit me up.

I might be willing to trade the Campy/Ambrosio road wheels in the photo for a comparable set of track wheels. They have new FMB Paris Roubaix tubulars on them.

Looking pretty good for a 15 minute setup..
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Old 11-09-2017, 07:26 PM
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Old 11-14-2017, 08:02 AM
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Smile Parts update

Nitto 125AA bars and Nitto Pearl quill stem are on the way from Japan.
Wheelset and Dura Ace crankset next.
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Old 11-14-2017, 09:20 AM
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Yess! Keep the NJS dream alive. Looks great.
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Old 11-14-2017, 01:02 PM
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Old 11-14-2017, 01:11 PM
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Miami velodromo, Brian Piccolo... That velodrome is super nice, been there twice and I really envy you for being able to do some track.

You go at night nobody bothers you but maybe the skaters.

Suck do not have a velodrome around, and even if we had one probably would be in DC where to just to get theree is like 2 hours due to traffic, no traffic maybe 30 mins or less :?
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Old 11-14-2017, 01:52 PM
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Yup, the velodrome is 15 minutes from my house.
It's open late too so I can still get out to ride if i get stuck at work.
There is also a really cool criterium course just behind the velodrome.
If the park is empty I take the track bike out there and bomb some corners.. lots of fun.
This build should be completed soon, using all retired njs stuff from Japan.
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Thumbs up NJS component haul.

So I took the plunge and ordered most of the missing parts.
I'm expecting a big box from Japan next week.
The domestic offerings were either too expensive or fixie components.
I want this build to be a retired race bike. Dings, patina, and lots of mojo.
Everything is used keirin race equipment so I did pretty well and stayed on budget for the most part.

Dura Ace 7600 167.5 Crankset w/ 49t DA chain ring.
Araya Gold 16B Tubular Rims / Shimano Dura Ace HB-7600 NJS 120mm hubs, Soyo Tires.
Nitto B125AA dropbars 38.
Nitto Pearl stem 100 / 71 degree.
I just need a chain, cog, and locking and I'm off to the track.

More pics coming.
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