Kuwahara KZ

Factory Specs & Components

Lifecycle: 1980 - 1983 (Possible late 1979)
Frame Model: KZ-1 / KZ-2
Factory Colors: Chrome, Black, Blue, White, Red
Frame/Fork: 100% Full Chrome-Moly Tubing
Serial #: Starting T0, T1, T2, K3
Top Tube Length: 18.25"
Weight: 24 pounds, 12 ounces
Original Retail Price (Approx.): $450 USD

Frame

Fork

Headset

Stem

Handlebars

Grips

B.B.

Crank Set

Spider

Chainring

Pedals

Chain

Freewheel

Rims

Hubs

Spokes

Tires
 

Seat Post

Seat

Seat Clamp

Brake Caliper

Brake Lever

Brake Cable

Factory (KZ-1)

Original Components

(Most Common)

Tange

Tange (Round)

Hatta MX-II

Suntour Power

Redline Approved V-Bar

OGK Vinyl (17-77A)

Hatta

Suntour VX 175mm

Integrated w/ Cranks

Suntour 44T

KKT Lightning (FMX)

Izumi (2-Tone)

Suntour 16T

Ukai HE Box "Shiny Side"

Suntour High Flange

Asahi

IRC Racer 80x Skinwall (Later)
IRC Racer X Skinwall (Early)

Nagaoka Fluted Aluminum

Tahei Elina "Lightning Bolt"

Suntour

Dia Compe MX-1000

D.C. Pre-Bent

Dia Compe

Factory (KZ-1)

Original Components

(Varied or Alternative)

Tange

Tange (Round)

Hatta MX-II

Suntour Mini

Redline Approved V-Bar

OGK Vinyl (17-77A)

Hatta

Sugino Maxy Cross 170mm

Integrated w/ Cranks

Suntour 44T

KKT Lightning (FMX)

Izumi (2-Tone)

Suntour 16T

Araya 7x "Shiny Side" (Later)

Suntour High Flange

Asahi

IRC Racer 80x Skinwall (Later)
IRC Racer X Skinwall (Early)

Nagaoka Fluted Aluminum

Tahei Elina

Suntour

Dia Compe MX-900

D.C. Tech 2 (around '81/82)

Dia Compe

Factory (KZ-2)

Original Components

(Most Common)

Tange

Tange (Round)

Hatta MX-II

Kusuki Slant / WIN Slant

Redline Approved V-Bar

OGK Vinyl (17-77A)

Hatta

Takagi One-Piece

Sugino Spider

Suntour 44T

KKT Surefoot

Izumi (2-Tone)

Suntour 16T

Ukai HE Box "Shiny Side"

Suntour High Flange

Asahi

IRC Racer X Skinwall
 

Nagaoka Fluted Aluminum

Tahei Elina

Dia Compe

Dia Compe MX-1000

D.C. Tech 3 (around '82/83)

Dia Compe