National/Panasonic "Cobra Mountainbike" | 444

Early mountain bike from 1983. Imported from the Far East as an unbranded Tange frame and finished with homemade lettering. Contemporary additions include the in-house made carrier and fenders. Part of the front wheel is a Sturmey Archer Dynohub, an oldie from an earlier cycling era, modernized with a quick release axle.


Brand name National/Panasonic
Brand country Japan
Number 444
Model name Cobra Mountainbike
Model year 1983
Framenumber 3K01745
Frame size 0 in
Frame size (cm) 0
Fork Tange.3.H
Stem SR MTS-100
Handlebar steel
Headset Tange Levin 1 x 24 tpi
Shifters SunTour Power Ratchet LD-2800
Derailleur front SunTour Mountech FD-2700
Derailleur rear SunTour Mountech RD-4900 (ZH, 1983)
Brake type
Brake levers Dia Compe
Brake front Dia Compe 980 cantilever
Brake rear Dia Compe 980 cantilever
Gear model
Gear type
Gear (# of) 0
Crankset Sugino GT
Chain wheel Sugino 46-36-26
Bottom bracket Tange Cartridge
Pedals SunTour XCII
Cogs 6 sp freewheel
Front hub Sturmey Archer Dynohub
Front rim Weinmann
Front tire Continental Super Cross Baja Pro 50-559
Front spokes
Front Quickrelease
Rear hub Suntour/Sansin Sealed Bearing BH-1400 (ZE, 1983)
Rear rim Araya 26x1,75
Rear tire Continental Super Cross Baja Pro 50-559
Rear spokes
Rear Quickrelease
Wheel size
Seatpost SR Laprade
Storage location H
Bike type
Recommended use
Additional equipment
Weight 0
Material usage
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