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PostPosted: Sat Jun 07, 2014 9:50 am 
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Panasonic PR6000 from 1991, more pictures here

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 07, 2014 9:57 am 
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Fantastic! I can't help but feel that road bikes looked better in the past :)


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 07, 2014 11:23 am 
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Awesome!

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 07, 2014 11:29 am 
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Thats lovely. Really nice job 8)


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2014 1:17 pm 
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stunning - reminds me of when i was a kid and drooled on bikes like this....just like now!! ;-)

how did you get hold of it? give us some history!


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2014 1:33 pm 
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CGT wrote:
Fantastic! I can't help but feel that road bikes looked better in the past :)


Lugged steel. Nuf said!


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2014 2:08 pm 
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vlastrada wrote:
stunning - reminds me of when i was a kid and drooled on bikes like this....just like now!! ;-)

how did you get hold of it? give us some history!

I don't have much information about the bike. I bought it a few days ago, I'm now the third owner. The one who sold it to me had not really used it because the frame was a bit too small for him. I guess the original owner was not riding it a lot as well, because there are nearly no signs of usage. Just a few dents form leaning the bike against a wall. All the components except tires are original from around 1991.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2014 4:11 pm 
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Honestly, this bike and all the parts are in such surprisingly good condition, it is as if this teleported in from 1991. I loved this bike back then and it brings back memories. Nice catch. Beautiful ride you have there.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2014 7:31 pm 
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Stunning. Could you get a close-up of the shifters? I don't believe I've seen them before.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2014 7:50 pm 
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Stunning. Could you get a close-up of the shifters? I don't believe I've seen them before.


This were the first generation Shimano STI levers, 8 speed. Like this:
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Anyway beautiful bike. Now you can start searching for the appropriate Panasonic-Sportlife outfit:
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2014 9:01 pm 
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Roel W wrote:
jbaillie wrote:
Stunning. Could you get a close-up of the shifters? I don't believe I've seen them before.


This were the first generation Shimano STI levers, 8 speed. Like this:

Correct, these were the fist 8 speed STI.
Roel W wrote:
jbaillie wrote:
Anyway beautiful bike. Now you can start searching for the appropriate Panasonic-Sportlife outfit:

Good idea :D


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 08, 2014 10:06 pm 
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Love the Panasonic frames. What a beauty.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 09, 2014 10:52 am 
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Beautiful and in perfect condition. Congrats!

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 5:08 pm 
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awesome.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2014 5:09 pm 
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Really nice bike but more importantly how does it ride and what is the weight?


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