The Team Europe II bicycle returned once again for 1986 sporting a nice blue and white paint scheme. The basic specifications of the bike remained the same as in ’85. Columbus tubing (Tretubi) along with Campagnolo Victory components and Campagnolo tubular wheels.

Photo credits: Ed V.

1986 Panasonic Team Europe II specifications:

  • List Price: $____ (approx.)
  • Frame Size: TES-851…51 cm / TES-853…53 cm / TES-856…56 cm / TES-858…58 cm / TES-861…61 cm.
  • Frame: Columbus SP & SL Cr-Mo double butted main tubes, Lostwax seat lug, Tange forged ends and Campagnolo Victory B.B. set.
  • Fork: Tange Cr-Mo blades, C-2 crown, forged ends and Campagnolo Victory head set.
  • Handlebar: SR CTD, Maes alloy
  • Stem: SR CT, alloy
  • Saddle: Selle Italia Turbo with Campagnolo Victory seat post.
  • Crankset: Campagnolo Victory 52/42T
  • Freewheel: SunTour New Winner 7-speed 13-21T
  • Chain: SunTour Ultra 6, 1/2? x 3/32? x 106 links
  • Hubs: Campagnolo Victory
  • Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo Victory
  • Front Derailleur: Campagnolo Victory
  • Shifting Lever: Campagnolo Victory, brazed on down tube mounted
  • Brakes: Campagnolo Victory 47mm reach, alloy side pull with Victory levers.
  • Rims: Campagnolo Victory Chrono Super hard anodized (Araya Aero tubular ADX-4, 32h, Super Hard Anodized pictured on featured bike)
  • Tires: Panaracer tubular 230gr. Leger
  • Spokes: Stainless 14G
  • Pedals: Campagnolo Victory with Toe clips and straps
  • Color: Pacific Blue