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1987 Shogun NINJA

Old 05-20-15, 11:54 PM
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1987 Shogun NINJA

Looking at this for a relative. Your thought's would be greatly appreciated.
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https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/d...027812237.html
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Old 05-21-15, 12:15 AM
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Looks like a really nice and clean bike for a good price.
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Old 05-21-15, 02:32 AM
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That's a fair deal. That's a good quality bike and it appears to have been well looked after.
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Old 05-21-15, 04:02 AM
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Good buy would think esp for Minnie. Having said that, this add is almost ditto for my 2x fuji sales last month--200 firm sells with nicely overhauled machines. This add stand out against most, but that is what it is taking to sell in this market, jmo.
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Old 05-21-15, 05:47 AM
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A really nice looking bike...solid frame and good components...all at a fair price...with a good description to boot!
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Old 05-21-15, 07:23 AM
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Earlier, I posted this to the "are you looking for one of these" thread. A good deal at a no-haggle price.
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Old 05-21-15, 08:14 AM
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That is one cool bike. If it were smaller, I would leave work now, drive up to Lakeville, and buy it today for my wife or any number of people who would easily appreciate it.

Quality tubing.
Shimano 600 is good quality.
The components and frame look to be in good condition.
new(er) good quality tires. good quality cable housing too.
That paint scheme is fantastic- stands out and just makes you chuckle with a smile.
A triple triangle frame?- cool bit of history and makes for a unique look.

$200 fully reconditioned seems quite reasonable.


The only hesitation is matching the Dura Ace shifters with the 600 components. A more knowledgeable poster than I could help more, but from what I have read, Dura Ace needs to be paired with only Dura Ace components for shifting to work properly in indexed mode. I am sure the bike will shift fine in friction. If Dura Ace shifters wont work in indexed mode, then itll either need to stay in friction, or you would need to buy some 600 shifters that are the correct speed and would fit the brazeon points on the frame.
I may be total wrong about this too. From the sound of the listing though, it may be accurate since the seller mentions shifting needs to be adjusted.
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Old 05-21-15, 10:00 AM
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That's a really nice bike at a very good price nice quality frame with interesting details and paint. Good quality components though out and the condition looks to be great. At this price considering how well done the add is I would say done hesitate if you want this one it will only last a day or so on CL.
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Old 05-22-15, 03:25 PM
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Craigslist ad is already down. Hope you snagged it. Top of the line Shoguns are nice bikes.
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Originally Posted by ramzilla View Post
Craigslist ad is already down. Hope you snagged it. Top of the line Shoguns are nice bikes.
Unfortunately, I missed it. He didn't return an email i sent him to come see it.
Thank you for all your replies.

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