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 Post subject: Diamondback Arrival 1990
PostPosted: Sat Mar 23, 2013 12:20 pm 

Joined: Sat Mar 23, 2013 11:44 am
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I am new to 'forums' so hopefully this is in the right place!!

I have a Diamondback Arrival which I had from new and raced in the early 90's. Unfortunately I had it re-sprayed in a different finish. I now wish to restore the bike back to original, or as close as, but I am struggling to find any catalogues or pictures. The bike was a superb ride and I felt better geometry than the later Axis bikes I raced.

I am sure it is the 1990 one as I have a couple of the 1991 catalogues which show a different range.

The 1990 Arrival was only available in limited numbers and sizes and hence I think they are a bit of a rarety. The bike was originally black with the white spangle paint runs over it. (looked a bit like marble)

Any pictures of a 1990 Apex or Axis would also help so I can work out the style of the decals.

I think the rims were originally black RM-20's

Can anyone help?
Many thanks, I look forward to receiving any replies.....

PostPosted: Sat Mar 23, 2013 12:59 pm 
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hi, welcome to rb. i had a topanga in white with the black syrup drizzled over it finish. and a red over black apex. there is pics on here somewhere. i've seen them in the last few weeks. you will need to search the forums! :roll:

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