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1980's Panasonic NJS trackbike #2. Sold.

Couple weeks ago i picked up this Panasonic NJS trackbike. Almost complete NJS build. Frame is a custom FPC-02 order frame NJS certified. . Mr. Konosuke Matsushita was the man behind the National/Panasonic company. As a child he was adopted into a family who owned a bicycle shop. He passion for bicycles began at an early age and before long he was creating new innovations for the benefit of the cycling world. In Japan, Mr. Matsushita’s company was known as National. This presented problems when looking to sell products in other countries such as the USA, so the name Panasonic came about for use on exported products. Mr. Matsushita was always passionate about his bicycles and he refused to put his name on something he considered to be less than a quality product. Perhaps this would explain why even the inexpensive low-end models such as the Sport 500 seemed to be so much nicer than the boat anchor department store bikes being sold at the time. Matsushita was also known for his Panaracer brand bicycle tires. He created the first successful synthetic tubular tires and Panasonic tubular cement is also highly regarded. 62cm center center 63,5cm center top 57,5cm top tube

Frame:
Tange Prestige Tubing

Fork/Headset:
Tange Prestige Tubing / Shimano Dura Ace HP-7410 NJS

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Sugino75 NJS / Sugino75 NJS

Pedals:
Shimano PD-R670

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
46-16 / 16T / Sugino Zen NJS 46T / KMC

Handlebars/Stem:
Nitto B123 NJS / Nitto pearl 12 NJS 130mm

Saddle/Seatpost:
Brooks professional / Nitto NJS 26.8mm

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Araya RC540 clincher / Dura Ace NJS / Continental Gp4000 / Hoshi double butted spokes.

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Araya RC540 clincher / Dura Ace NJS / Continental Gp4000 / Hoshi double butted spokes.

More Info:
Kashimax top tube protector. Frameset is for sale. 1500,- Euro Excluding shipping cost. *sold*

Added by kobe. Last updated 12 months ago.

As of 12 months ago, kobe has indicated that they no longer own this bike.

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