Great Site Cyclofiend.

It inspired me to finally take a few pictures of my current classics.

The first that I am sending is my 1986 Shogun 300. My parents bought this for me when I was in eight grade and it has seen many miles since. It has tremendous sentimental value as well as being a great riding bike.

The frame is 58 cm and is made from Tange 900 Double Butted Tubing. It has two eyelets in the rear and one set in the front. It also has plenty of room for fenders. It would, I believe, have been considered a Sports Tourer in its day.

The bike originally came with, what I assume to be, entry level Shimano brakes, derailleurs and friction thumb shifters. In the early to mid 1990s I had the bike overhauled at which time downtube Shimano Light Action SIS Shifters, a Shimano RSX Rear Derailleur, Shimano 105 Break Handles and a new rear wheel were added. I am still using the original crank, front derailleur and brakes.

I have used this bike for commuting, light touring and fast rides for many years and it has never failed me. I look forward to many more rides in the future.

Chris Joyce

Boston, MA

Shogun 300 - drive side view
Shogun 300 - front quarter view
Shogun 300 - head on view







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