Model

Kuwahara KZ

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, T3, K0, K1, K2, K3
Decals: Generation 1  v2 (Early 80/81) / Generation 2 (81-83)
Gusset: Drilled hole for Centerpull Brake Hook-Up (Small Hole)
Top Tube Length: 18.25″
Weight: 24 pounds, 12 ounces
Weight (Frame): 2048 grams (approx.)
Original Retail Price (Approx.): $450 USD

1980 KZ-11981 - 1982 KZ-11983 KZ-1KZ-2
Year:19801981 - 198219831980 - 1983
Model:KZKZKZKZ
Frame:TangeTangeTangeTange
Fork:Tange (Round)Tange (Round)Tange (Round)Tange (Round)
Headset:Hatta MX-IIHatta MX-IIHatta MX-IIHatta MX-II
Stem:Suntour MiniSuntour PowerSuntour PowerKusuki Slant / WIN Slant
Handlebars:Redline Approved V-Bar / WIN V-BarRedline Approved V-Bar / WIN V-BarRedline Approved V-Bar / WIN V-BarWIN V-Bar
Grips:OGK Vinyl 17-77AOGK Vinyl 17-77AOGK Vinyl 17-77AOGK Vinyl 17-77A
B.B.Sugino 3 PC ConversionSugino 3 PC ConversionSugino 3 PC ConversionHatta
Cranks:Suntour VX 175mmSuntour VX 175mmSuntour VX 175mmTakagi One-Piece 175mm
Spider:Integrated w/ CranksIntegrated w/ CranksIntegrated w/ CranksSugino Spider
Chainring:Suntour 44TSuntour 44TSuntour 44TSuntour 44T
Chainring Bolts:SuntourSuntourSuntourSuntour
Pedals:KKT FMX 'Lightning'KKT FMX 'Lightning'KKT FMX 'Lightning'KKT Surefoot
Chain:Izumi (2-Tone)Izumi (2-Tone)Izumi (2-Tone)Izumi (2-Tone)
Freewheel:Suntour 16TSuntour 16TSuntour 16TSuntour 16T
Rims:Ukai HE Box "Shiny Side'Ukai HE Box 'Shiny Side'Araya 7x 'Shiny Side'Ukai HE Box 'Shiny Side' / Araya 7x 'Shiny Side' (Later)
Hubs:Suntour High FlangeSuntour High FlangeSuntour High FlangeSuntour High Flange
Spokes:AsahiAsahiAsahiAsahi
Nipples:AsahiAsahiAsahiAsahi
Tires:IRC Racer Z1 Skinwall (Early) IRC Racer 80x Skinwall (Later)IRC Racer 80x SkinwallIRC Racer 80x SkinwallIRC Racer Z1 Skinwall
Seat Post:Nagaoka Fluted AluminumNagaoka Fluted AluminumNagaoka Fluted AluminumNagaoka Fluted Aluminum
Seat:Tahei ElinaTahei Elina 'Lightning Bolt'Tahei Elina 'Lightning Bolt'Tahei Elina 'Lightning Bolt'
Seat Clamp:SuntourSuntourSuntourDia Compe
Brake Caliper:Dia Compe MX-900Dia Compe MX-900Dia Compe MX-900Dia Compe MX-900
Brake Lever:Dia Compe Pre-BentDia Compe Tech 2Dia Compe Tech 3Dia Compe Tech 2
Brake Cable:Dia CompeDia CompeDia CompeDia Compe
1980 KZ-1
Year:1980
Model:KZ
Frame:Tange
Fork:Tange (Round)
Headset:Hatta MX-II
Stem:Suntour Mini
Handlebars:Redline Approved V-Bar / WIN V-Bar
Grips:OGK Vinyl 17-77A
B.B.Sugino 3 PC Conversion
Cranks:Suntour VX 175mm
Spider:Integrated w/ Cranks
Chainring:Suntour 44T
Chainring Bolts:Suntour
Pedals:KKT FMX 'Lightning'
Chain:Izumi (2-Tone)
Freewheel:Suntour 16T
Rims:Ukai HE Box "Shiny Side'
Hubs:Suntour High Flange
Spokes:Asahi
Nipples:Asahi
Tires:IRC Racer Z1 Skinwall (Early) IRC Racer 80x Skinwall (Later)
Seat Post:Nagaoka Fluted Aluminum
Seat:Tahei Elina
Seat Clamp:Suntour
Brake Caliper:Dia Compe MX-1000/900
Brake Lever:Dia Compe Pre-Bent
Brake Cable:Dia Compe
1981 - 1982 KZ-1
Year:1981 - 1982
Model:KZ
Frame:Tange
Fork:Tange (Round)
Headset:Hatta MX-II
Stem:Suntour Power
Handlebars:Redline Approved V-Bar / WIN V-Bar
Grips:OGK Vinyl 17-77A
B.B.Sugino 3 PC Conversion
Cranks:Suntour VX 175mm
Spider:Integrated w/ Cranks
Chainring:Suntour 44T
Chainring Bolts:Suntour
Pedals:KKT FMX 'Lightning'
Chain:Izumi (2-Tone)
Freewheel:Suntour 16T
Rims:Ukai HE Box 'Shiny Side'
Hubs:Suntour High Flange
Spokes:Asahi
Nipples:Asahi
Tires:IRC Racer 80x Skinwall
Seat Post:Nagaoka Fluted Aluminum
Seat:Tahei Elina 'Lightning Bolt'
Seat Clamp:Suntour
Brake Caliper:Dia Compe MX-1000/900
Brake Lever:Dia Compe Tech 2
Brake Cable:Dia Compe
1983 KZ-1
Year:1983
Model:KZ
Frame:Tange
Fork:Tange (Round)
Headset:Hatta MX-II
Stem:Suntour Power
Handlebars:Redline Approved V-Bar / WIN V-Bar
Grips:OGK Vinyl 17-77A
B.B.Sugino 3 PC Conversion
Cranks:Suntour VX 175mm
Spider:Integrated w/ Cranks
Chainring:Suntour 44T
Chainring Bolts:Suntour
Pedals:KKT FMX 'Lightning'
Chain:Izumi (2-Tone)
Freewheel:Suntour 16T
Rims:Araya 7x 'Shiny Side'
Hubs:Suntour High Flange
Spokes:Asahi
Nipples:Asahi
Tires:IRC Racer 80x Skinwall
Seat Post:Nagaoka Fluted Aluminum
Seat:Tahei Elina 'Lightning Bolt'
Seat Clamp:Suntour
Brake Caliper:Dia Compe MX-1000/900
Brake Lever:Dia Compe Tech 3
Brake Cable:Dia Compe
KZ-2
Year:1980 - 1983
Model:KZ
Frame:Tange
Fork:Tange (Round)
Headset:Hatta MX-II
Stem:Kusuki Slant / WIN Slant
Handlebars:WIN V-Bar
Grips:OGK Vinyl 17-77A
B.B.Hatta
Cranks:Takagi One-Piece 175mm
Spider:Sugino Spider
Chainring:Suntour 44T
Chainring Bolts:Suntour
Pedals:KKT Surefoot
Chain:Izumi (2-Tone)
Freewheel:Suntour 16T
Rims:Ukai HE Box 'Shiny Side' / Araya 7x 'Shiny Side' (Later)
Hubs:Suntour High Flange
Spokes:Asahi
Nipples:Asahi
Tires:IRC Racer Z1 Skinwall
Seat Post:Nagaoka Fluted Aluminum
Seat:Tahei Elina 'Lightning Bolt'
Seat Clamp:Dia Compe
Brake Caliper:Dia Compe MX-1000/900
Brake Lever:Dia Compe Tech 2
Brake Cable:Dia Compe