Dura-Ace, First Generation
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Photo Credit: eBay Seller pacebicyclehaven
Display Name:Dura-Ace
Group Family:Dura-Ace
Category:Road Race
Years:1973 - 1976
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General Information
Group Family General Info: Shimano Dura-Ace was introduced in the mid 1970's as their flagship road racing group.  While their early generations often found itself on a very wide range of bicycles, by the 1980's the group was starting to make a name for itself as a true competitor of Campagnolo's Record group.
General Info: The introduction of Dura-Ace in the mid 1970's, along with the indroduction of the Shimano 600 group were Shimano's first attempts at a professional quality road racing component group.  The first Generation Dura-Ace was updated and renamed the 7100 series by around 1977/78.
Bottom BracketsShimano GB-100, Dura-AceEarly 1970's - ?11/04/09
Brake LeversShimano Dura-Ace First Gen with Extention Lever1973 - ?08/03/07
Brake LeversShimano Dura-Ace First Gen. (black)1973 - 197603/20/09
Brake LeversShimano M-140 / MA-100, Dura-Ace First Gen.1973 - 197607/19/07
BrakesShimano B-210 / BA-100 Dura-Ace (First Generation)1973 - 197907/06/07
BrakesShimano Dura-Ace (center-pull)Early 1970's - Mid 1970's11/27/09
BrakesShimano Dura-Ace (First Gen Black)Late 1970's11/09/07
ChainringsShimano Dura-Ace chainring guardN/A04/14/14
ChainringsShimano Dura-Ace road chainringMid 1970's - Early 1980's05/21/09
ChainsShimano 1st Gen Dura Ace1975 - 198008/07/11
CranksetsShimano GA-200, Dura-Ace (Black)Mid 1970's - Late 1970's02/25/08
CranksetsShimano GA-200, Dura-Ace (Black, drilled rings)Mid 1970's - Late 1970's02/10/11
CranksetsShimano GA-200, Dura-Ace (drilled rings)Mid 1970's - Late 1970's05/23/23
CranksetsShimano GA-200, Dura-Ace First Gen1973 - 197607/19/07
FreewheelsShimano FA-100, Dura-AceLate 1970's - Early 1980's01/11/08
FreewheelsShimano FA-110, Dura-AceLate 1970's - Early 1980's12/15/07
Front DerailleursShimano EA-100, Dura-Ace (Black)1973 - 197602/13/10
Front DerailleursShimano EA-100, Dura-Ace (First Generation)1973 - 197607/06/07
HeadsetsShimano K-901, Dura-AceEarly 1970's - Mid 1970's06/09/11
HeadsetsShimano K-902, Dura-AceEarly 1970's - Mid 1970's01/18/16
HeadsetsShimano UA-100, Dura-Ace (Black)1973 - 197602/13/10
HeadsetsShimano UA-100, Dura-Ace First Gen.1973 - 197807/19/07
HubsShimano Dura-Ace High Flange First Gen1973 - 197707/19/07
HubsShimano Dura-Ace High Flange First Gen (Black)Mid 1970's - Late 1970's01/06/08
HubsShimano Dura-Ace Low Flange First Gen 1973 - 197707/19/07
HubsShimano H-741/H-841, Dura-Ace TrackEarly 1970's - Mid 1970's01/19/16
Rear DerailleursShimano Crane Black Edition DB-100 2nd style1975 - 197801/04/13
Rear DerailleursShimano Crane D-5011973 - 197607/10/07
Rear DerailleursShimano Crane GS D-5101973 - 197607/19/07
ShiftersShimano Dura-Ace First Gen. (Black)Mid 1970's02/12/08
ShiftersShimano L-284 / SL-101 , Dura-Ace First Gen.1973 - ?07/19/07
ShiftersShimano L-600 Fingertip Control BarconsEarly 1970's - Mid 1970's10/17/07
Small Parts & AccessoriesShimano Dura-Ace BB Cable Guide1970's - 1980's10/08/07
Small Parts & AccessoriesShimano Dura-Ace Cable ClipsLate 1970's - Early 1980's10/31/07
Small Parts & AccessoriesShimano Dura-Ace Pump Umbrella1970's - ?05/20/11
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