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1987 Panasonic MC-6500

This was the 2nd best mountain bike for Panasonic's North American market in 1987.

Frame:
Tange Cr-Mo Double Butted tubes, lostwax seat lug, forged ends

Fork/Headset:
Cr-Mo blades, forged ends and Tange FL-270S sealed head set.

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Shimano B124 Biopace 48/38/28T and Tange JL-401S sealed B.B. set

Pedals:
MKS-MR1000

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
Suntour Winner Pro sealed 6 speed 14-32T

Derailleurs/Shifters:
Suntour XC Sport 7000 Accushift

Handlebars/Stem:
Kusuki BMTL-F600 alloy / Kusuki RK-3 alloy

Saddle/Seatpost:
Faux turbo with Sunlite seatpost

Brakes:
Front: Dia Compe No. 983 cantilever brake, Rear: Suntour XC Sport 7000 power brake.

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Araya RM-20 26x1.75" black anodized, Suntour XC Sport 7000 sealed mechanism hub with Q.R.

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Araya RM-20 26x1.75" black anodized, Suntour XC Sport 7000 sealed mechanism hub with Q.R.

More Info:
Component details coming shortly

Added by PBVM. Last updated over 5 years ago.

As of over 5 years ago, PBVM has indicated that they no longer own this bike.

5 Comments

Pissoffski

Pissoffski says:

Great

Posted almost 3 years ago

whipped_takara

whipped_takara says:

this thing is RAD

Posted over 5 years ago

ATBfixed

ATBfixed says:

Sweet retro,it looks brand new.Retro steel can't be beat.

Posted almost 8 years ago

Sickmont

Sickmont says:

BIOPACE Chainrings!!!!

Posted almost 8 years ago

max5480

max5480 says:

siiiick ride!

Posted almost 8 years ago