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Old 07-27-07, 12:29 AM   #1
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Help with Miyata frame

Can anyone tell me more about this Miyata frame? How much is this bike worth
in the current fixed set up? I believe its a 912.
check it out here:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...MEWA:IT&ih=010

thanks!!!
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Yes, that is a 1982, model 912 frame. In my opinion, the price is way too high, but then I'm not familiar with the California market conditions for fixies.
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Ow! My eyes!

That's way too much money.

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They should be paying YOU to take it with that wheel/bar/color combo on it!
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I agree, don't buy it.
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Thanks for the info folks. Yes, the price seemed pretty steep to me too. I was thinking of
making a lower offer. Any thoughts on what its worth? I know the fixed gear market is probably
a bit inflated here in Los Angeles, much like the housing market and everything else.
Again, Thanks for your help.
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Well it is a road bike conversion with shifter bosses, derailleur hanger and cable guides. It does not have a particullary "clean" look which is very much appreciated inthe FG/SS community. The weinnman wheels are an inexpensive ebay/after market (machine made) wheel set. Not bad, not great. Crank w/ aftermarket chainring is not particullary attracitve IMHO. I would low ball him. You can always go up in price up if you want it.

Seems like a project done by someone who was new to the "scene" and now is looking for another "newcomer" to unload it on. It is a sweet ROAD frame. Buy it and put derailleurs and a road double on it. You and the world will be glad you did.
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