The Official 1978 Gent’s Touring Specifications

Everyone who owns (or thinks he owns) a Koga Miyata bike from 1978 will have run into the fact that the specifications sheet for that year isn’t online on the Koga website. All the other years are represented with a brochure showing all the different bikes and their spec sheets except 1978. For that year … Read moreThe Official 1978 Gent’s Touring Specifications

1978 Koga Miyata Gents Touring

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UPDATE SEPTEMBER 13th, 2011: I received scans from the original spec sheet from the Gent’s Touring from a fellow rider and put them into a PDF on my site. As soon as I receive the other scans I may be able to upload specs for all the bikes from 1978.
Read more and download the 1978 Specification Sheet here.

In the last few days I have done a lot of research on this bike, but it isn’t always that easy. I found out that the Koga-website offers all the brochures in PDF (from 1976). Most of them also have a list of parts for every bike mentioned in the brochure. Except the one from 1978. With my Gents Touring in it. So, I just have to cross check the parts used in the ’77 and ’79 model and compare them with what is installed on my bike.

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