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PostPosted: Sun Jun 23, 2013 2:59 pm 
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Yes, alpinestars al-mega.
It's a 1992 or 1993 though.
The 1991 didn't have the headtube gusset, it also had different chainstays and dropouts.
The yellow / white one above is a 1991.
I'd guess at 1993 as the 1992 model had a different seatclamp to this one. Possible it's been changed, but the change of finding a later clamp? Unlikely.
The front mech attachment is broken on it.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 23, 2013 5:07 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Rampage wrote:
Yes, alpinestars al-mega.
It's a 1992 or 1993 though.
The 1991 didn't have the headtube gusset, it also had different chainstays and dropouts.
The yellow / white one above is a 1991.
I'd guess at 1993 as the 1992 model had a different seatclamp to this one. Possible it's been changed, but the change of finding a later clamp? Unlikely.
The front mech attachment is broken on it.


Thanks Rampage. I did wonder about the seat clamp as mine is chrome and the earlier ones are black.

I think the only damage on the frame is the front hanger but hoping I can do something with that? I'm going to get the paint stripped so I can be sure there are no hidden surprises.

There is a little bit of the original paint on the rear dropout which is purple, not sure if that helps with the ID?

Thanks for your help.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 23, 2013 5:09 pm 
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Same purple as this ?


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 23, 2013 5:13 pm 
retrobike rider
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I think but not sure that the colour above (dark blue :p - I used to own one!) was only 1992.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 23, 2013 5:19 pm 
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GuyWood wrote:
Same purple as this ?


Yes it is! Looking like we are getting that ID sorted guys, so....... A 1992 Al-mega DX then perhaps!?

Thanks chaps


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 23, 2013 5:42 pm 
retrobike rider
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There should be a catalog in the archive to look at.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 23, 2013 7:51 pm 
Dirt Disciple

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Rampage wrote:
There should be a catalog in the archive to look at.


Thanks Rampage.

There is no 1993 catalogue but from what I can tell from the pictures in the 1992 catalogue it seems to confirm that it is indeed a 1992 Al-Mega Dx.

Time to start rubbing that frame down!

Thanks again.


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