Bridgestone Kabuki
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Name: Bridgestone Kabuki
Brand: Bridgestone
Badge Type: Metal Attached
Frame Types: Vintage Lightweights
Country: Japan
Years: 1980's
Added By: machin shin on 02/26/08
Updated By: JFischer on 10/26/10
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A unique head badge for a unique bike. The Bridgestone Kabuki Submariner road bike from which this picture was taken featured Stainless Steel main tubes that were joined together with Aluminum lugs. The bike was marketed to the coastal states for its "corrosion resistance."

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US division of Bridgestone's bicycle division was run by Grant Peterson, who afterwards went on to open Rivendell Bicycles.  Most Bridgestone branded bicycles found in the United States were produced in the late 1980's and early 1990's.  Bridgestone produced a line of road and mountain bikes which have earned a cult following with many cyclists.  
 
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