The 2nd best road model for 1981 after the Professional 7000.

1981 Panasonic DX-4000 Factory Specifications

  • List Price: N/A
  • Frame Sizes: 22″, 24″, 26″  (Angle: 73′ x 73′)
  • Frame: Chrome molybdenum 4130 double butted throughout, with black pin stripe
  • Fork: Chrome molybdenum 4130 with chrome tips
  • Handlebar: Light alloy, Maes
  • Stem: Alloy stem with allen key head bolt
  • Saddle: Black leather top with alloy seat post
  • Crankset: 40/52T Shimano 600EX forged alloy, cotterless
  • Freewheel: 14/26T Shimano 600EX 6-speed
  • Chain: 1/2″x3/32″x110 links, UG gold finish
  • Hubs: Light alloy, small flange with quick release Shimano 600EX
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano 600EX
  • Front Derailleur: Shimano 600EX
  • Shifting Lever: Shimano 600EX, down tube mounted
  • Brakes: Shimano 600EX, alloy side-pull with quick release levers and hooded levers
  • Rims: 27″x1 1/4″ narrow rim, alloy
  • Tires: 27″x1 1/4″x1″ Panasonic racing extra 100PSI
  • Spokes: 14G stainless
  • Pedals: Top Run rat-trap with reflactor
  • Accessories: Front, rear and side reflectors/Cloth handlebar tape/spoke protector/Toe clips and straps/Allen key wrench/Chainguard/Bottle carrier/Bottle with Panasonic name
  • Color: Royal Silver
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