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(I did search, and found nothing, so this should actually be news to most folks.) On Tanaka's website it's marked as "New". Not to be confused with the existing "motorcycle" model, this seems to be inspired by an actual bicycle:

http://watch-tanaka.shop-pro.jp/?pid=16627177

http://watch-tanaka.shop-pro.jp/?pid=16627207

http://watch-tanaka.shop-pro.jp/?pid=16627232

Click on the bold blue button underneath the watch picture to go to the gallery page.

I want the yellow one, but on a full metal bracelet :)
 

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Pretty neat! I saw photos of these on Yeoman's site a couple days ago. I'm a big fan of the Retro Future line and nice to see a new addition.
 

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Interesting. I think I like it better than the current Orient Star Camera concept.

What movement does it have? Seems to me this watch is a JDM release only...
 

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Interesting. I think I like it better than the current Orient Star Camera concept.

What movement does it have? Seems to me this watch is a JDM release only...


Would appear to be a JDM watch. It has a caliber 40S60 automatic 24 jewel movement with hand winding and hacking (according to the specs)

Watch Tanaka has some pretty stunning photos of it here:-

http://watch-tanaka3.sub.jp/orient/WZ0011DK/ (Yellow)

http://watch-tanaka3.sub.jp/orient/WZ0021DK/ (Red) - Quite nice too!

http://watch-tanaka3.sub.jp/orient/WZ0031DK/ (Black)

Diameter: 42mm
Lug to Lug: 56.3mm
Bracelet Width: 20mm
Thickness: 12.2mm
Water Resistance: 100m
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I don't know that I would ever buy this, but it is nice to look at. I think the red is hot! I like the red accent on the case. Bracelet looks interesting as well.

Maybe this means there will be some deals on the older model...

 

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The red does look good. For me it would be a difficult decision between the yellow and the red versions. One of those times you'd like to see them in real life against an internet purchase I think. :)
 

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Nathan...have you noticed the older motorcycle model dropping in price at your double top secret fishing hole?
Not yet John but I did notice a couple of very cheap yellow Orient Star Retro Future Bikes on eBay. One of them was US$219-99 if you can handle a burnt yellow face with blue hands (incorrectly attributed as having a sapphire crystal) :)
 

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That 'live' shot of the red one is pretty nice. The fact that it hacks/handwinds is a first if I'm not mistaken, for a Retro Future model. I like! :-!
 

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I don't know that I would ever buy this, but it is nice to look at. I think the red is hot! I like the red accent on the case. Bracelet looks interesting as well.

Maybe this means there will be some deals on the older model...

Gorgeous! Love the way how the lugs emulate either the handle bar of the bike or the down tubes of the main frame.
 

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I've always admired Orient's willingness and ability to implement quirky design elements, provided that they weren't too over the top.

As I see it, I think they went just a little bit overboard with these. :-d
 
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