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Old 03-07-11, 06:30 PM
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Hi all
this is such great information.
My Shogun serial number is 565829. I found it laying front of a branch of our public library. The librarians said it had been there for a week.
Originally it was gray and had Tange 900 decals, but I can't remember the model #.
It has the original Shimano Cantis.
2 bottle cage mounts
eyelets for racks and fenders (front and rear) + lowrider mounts
"S" seatstay caps
26.8 seatpost

I have it set up for touring and it's very smooth and comfortable.

Any information on the year, etc.
is appreciated.

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Old 03-27-11, 12:42 PM
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Hi all,

Picked up this Shogun Sport yesterday (Craigslist - $25). I'm sure it has not been used in years. Looks original except for the "cool seat". Serial number M9D 35953 - I guess a 1989 model? I will reburb, ride, and decide to keep or flip. Head badge is large "S" with note "Made in Taiwan". This bike not as impressive as the Japanese made bikes already posted. Anyone know anything about the model or the end of Shogun?

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Hi

Bought a Shogun this week and I'm trying to determine the year. The BB has BS726042. Here is a list of the components ,,, Shimano light action derailer, Sugino crank vp 130, SLR brakes, Suzue hubs, Araya rims. The various labels are Tange Inifinity and the forks have Tangaloy labels. There are labels advertising double butted and there is a Made in Japan near the bottom of the DT. The name on the TT is Selectra. Thanks for any info

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Old 04-08-11, 07:50 AM
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Originally Posted by edwardgibbs View Post
Hi all
this is such great information.
My Shogun serial number is 565829. I found it laying front of a branch of our public library. The librarians said it had been there for a week.
Originally it was gray and had Tange 900 decals, but I can't remember the model #.
It has the original Shimano Cantis.
2 bottle cage mounts
eyelets for racks and fenders (front and rear) + lowrider mounts
"S" seatstay caps
26.8 seatpost

I have it set up for touring and it's very smooth and comfortable.

Any information on the year, etc.
is appreciated.

Here's a link for my flickr sets http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/sets/
Seems to be a non-standard serial number, but possibly points to a 1985 or 1986 model. I don't know when Tange 900 was introduced, but I know that their tourers up until and including 1985 were made with Tange #2. So perhaps yours is slightly newer? They also had a tourer in the later 1980s called the Alpine GT, which used Tangalloy 2001 tubing, or something like that...
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Old 04-10-11, 06:00 PM
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Hello Shogun lovers,
I posted a couple weeks ago with my Shogun purchase (89' Sport) - just wanted to post how well it cleaned up!

Before 3/27/11 After 4/10/11
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Stickerless, probably a 200, possibly a 400 or who knows. Serial M5J51127. So... 1985?


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Ok, I have # M9J17324, which should be 1979. Purchased it at a thrift store for $5.00, with a broken RD. New it was 400 or more. I have done a lot of work since I saved it. When I first looked at it the lady in the store said no one wanted it because it was broken. I'm going to try and get some pictures up latter, for now i'd like to thank everyone for the information. Mine is more of a total update then restoration.
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Just got done with the pictures. OK, Zero Lite wheels, seat, and Tektro brake levers from Bike Island. Fd, FSA Gossamer and cheap bars, also the Sora crank from Cross Lake Sales. Rd Microshift, Cannondale bag, Cateye cadence, cyclo-coss levers, and carbon fork from Nashbar. Performance supplyed the Deore XT 11-34 10spd cassette and Hutchinson Equinox tires. Cannondale Theta brakes, and Dura-Ace 10spd shifters from Wheelsmiths. Bar tape Specialized from LBS The Block Shop. Bottle and cage, cables, and Speedplay X5 pedals from LBS Bicycle Johns. Huret French clamp for shifters, DX10SC chain and seat post from EBAYers. Future plans, white powdercoat on frame, polish crank and outside ring. Inside ring will be drilled old school and painted red. Not to bad for a 5$, 32 year old bike.
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Stickerless, probably a 200, possibly a 400 or who knows. Serial M5J51127. So... 1985?

Yeah that should be an '85. My guess would be 400, since I picked up a pair of 400's on CL and this looks so close. Mine is the beige/bronze/plumish color like this one, but my wife's mixte is the exact paint scheme as yours. I could be wrong it paint colors were shared across models. I could probably tell you for sure if you knew what the derailleur model was (mine's either a Z503 or Z505, I can't remember).
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Alan Edwards: I have been commuting with my 1979 (M9J20734) for some time, and have upgraded it also. Not to the extent you have, but I may get there! TFI seat,Ritchie post,Oval Concept bars,Tektro BL,Lightn'Motion Stella,ExageA450 brakes,600 downtube shifters(original component),Tiagra triple with Octalink BB Half step with granny 52-45-30,STX triple FD, DeoreXT RD, Exage hubs with 8 of 9 on 7 cassette, Araya 27" rims ss spokes (original component).

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Alan Edwards: I have been commuting with my 1979 (M9J20734) for some time, and have upgraded it also. Not to the extent you have, but I may get there! TFI seat,Ritchie post,Oval Concept bars,Tektro BL,Lightn'Motion Stella,ExageA450 brakes,600 downtube shifters(original component),Tiagra triple with Octalink BB Half step with granny 52-45-30,STX triple FD, DeoreXT RD, Exage hubs with 8 of 9 on 7 cassette, Araya 27" rims ss spokes (original component).

I didn't know Shogun had so many head badges. I want to find one with Shogun helmet and face mask and switch when I'm done with the powder coat.
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I didn't know Shogun had so many head badges. I want to find one with Shogun helmet and face mask and switch when I'm done with the powder coat.
If you find two of those, let me know! I will do the same PGMikeT
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I have frame number M1F28081. I bought it as a frame on Craig's list for $50. The seatpost and stem were stuck big time, I had to get the seatpost drilled out by a frame maker. It had no decals except SHOGUN on the downtube and no headbadge. Nice pinstriping. It had Shimano 600 Arabesque brakes, crank, and shifters. It's a very well balanced bike and fun to ride. I gather from reading here that it's a 1981 Shogun 700 but I don't really know.

Here is a link to a ride report from a 300k Brevet I did on this bike: 3 Volcanoes 300k
I have since resolved the handling issue by stabilizing the front bag better on the rack.

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I'd been looking for a ride to work bike for about a month, trawling eBay, making bids, watching as the prices always went higher than i wanted to pay for a runabout. Getting super frustrated. Then last weekend I walked out the front and this was sitting over the road in a hard rubbish pile, no tires, wobbly wheels, ripped seat and filthy. So after a few hours of elbow grease (and some healthy lashings of fresh bearing grease), new tires, $20 seat, $20 campagnolo brakes, 15 mins straightening the wheels, some shiny new bolts, she ended up like this. Awesome to the power of MAX!
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Hi guys!

I recently picked up a mystery bike with a full arabesque 600 group. The frame is rusted and rattle-canned, so there have been no obvious markings of what model of bike it is, but based on a bit of research I've tentatively concluded it's an early 80s shogun. It has concave finishing on the seat-stays beside the seat-tube characteristic of miyatas, but no miyata stamps on the lugs. So... it might be one of the miyata manufactured shoguns...

The other clue is that the serial number matches the form of a lot of serial numbers on here. The serial number is MIG31649.

So, I'd like to contribute it to the database (I'll post pics soon) though I don't know if it will tell you anything you didn't already know.

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I didn't know Shogun had so many head badges. I want to find one with Shogun helmet and face mask and switch when I'm done with the powder coat.
I had made the assumption that the head badges would be a reflection of age/era. Is this not correct? Here is the one I have currently: M2C06709

Trying to ad photos - my computer and the forums are not working well together
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While on vacation in Cape Cod I picked up a Shogun off of craigslist. The idea is to fix it up a bit on each visit in between rides and beach time; although it's perfectly ridable as is. From what i've read here I presume it is a 1983, serial: M3K85832 (manufactured in november as an '84 model?). Shimano golden arrow components. One sticker says Tange 900 CR-MO double butted tubes and other stickers say 600... I presume 900 is the metal blend and 600 is the model. Perfectly lovely steelie for cruising around.
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Callaway, will you be on the Cape 17 Sept. for the C&V railtrail ride?

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Callaway, will you be on the Cape 17 Sept. for the C&V railtrail ride?

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I didn't know about this. Can you provide a link to that thread?
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Shogun Trail Breaker 2

Hey there, so you can see the bike here

http://n2qfd.tumblr.com/post/7118576...as-a-mid-1990s

Serial Number M8KX69952

Maybe a 1995 issue frame? I've taken it and made it into my primary street machine. Installed some road tires called Drifters, they have an inverse tread on them, touring bars, new saddle, new cassette, derailleur, and chain. Oh and tail and head lights. It's been awesome and was found on the way to the dump in 2006 and preserved because of the BioPace crank set but become part of the family.

So there you go fellow SHOGUN riders, one more for the list.
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Never heard of shogun, was looking for parts for another bike. I, came across a 600, s#6a021, for $5.
22.25 lbs. what should I, do with it? Parts or restore?

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Never heard of shogun, was looking for parts for another bike. I, came across a 600, s#6a021, for $5.
22.25 lbs. what should I, do with it? Parts or restore?
Some are vary well made frames, 1500, 2000, and 2500 are top of the line. 1500 are early top of the line and 2000 and 2500 are latter. 600 is still a good CroMo frame with double butted tubes, all you need to do is change what you don't like. Do you have 700 or 27 wheels. 700c frames make life easier to update.
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