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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-09-07, 11:53 AM
Replies: 746
Views: 110,156
Posted By JDRoss
1985 (thanks to T-mar) Team Miyata... ...

1985 (thanks to T-mar) Team Miyata...

bought it in seattle at recycled cycles summer of 2003.

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/23/93521095_f7fe0c6cbe.jpg
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-07-06, 08:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,000
Posted By JDRoss
In Eugene, OR the city issued bicycling brochure...

In Eugene, OR the city issued bicycling brochure suggests using your bike to trip the sensor. Supposedly the corners of the squares cut into the ground are the most sensitive sections.

They also...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-22-06, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By JDRoss
Isnt this a little over the top? (ebay prices)

I'm a miyata fan, and I like to keep track of the miyatas on ebay and craigslist, just for fun. So I was watching this auction of the miyata track frame that just ended. it was around $380 for...
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 02-22-06, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 69,531
Posted By JDRoss
http://i24.ebayimg.com/04/i/06/41/9d/8f_1.JPG

http://i24.ebayimg.com/04/i/06/41/9d/8f_1.JPG
Forum: Road Cycling 02-02-06, 09:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,733
Posted By JDRoss
Watching the movie over again, I think its...

Watching the movie over again, I think its interesting to note that the rider isnt shown the first time the guy stops to look both ways....when they do the replay, the rider shows up then, but not in...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-31-06, 03:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,446
Posted By JDRoss
incidently, I've tried the car jack thing with a...

incidently, I've tried the car jack thing with a friends bike. we didnt line up the jack perfectly perpendicular to the bars of the lock(not sure its possible) so we ended up bending the crap out of...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-21-06, 02:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By JDRoss
Cool. Thanks for the input. I guess what you...

Cool. Thanks for the input. I guess what you are saying is that my current chain or similar style would be fine for this freewheel. There would only be a problem if, for some reason, I tried to...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-20-06, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By JDRoss
Another freewheel question

So I am looking to get a replacement 6 spd. SIS compatible freewheel for my miyata. I found a new dura ace freewheel on ebay (item # 7212669251). The seller has this to say about it:

"This...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-17-06, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By JDRoss
Thanks for the comfirmation. I suspected they...

Thanks for the comfirmation. I suspected they were essentially for show. I'll just be holding out for a NOS regular bronze one at this point, hoping to get a reasonable price.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-17-06, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 221
Posted By JDRoss
Replacement 6 spd freewheel...Gold?

Got my rear wheel stolen off my miyata a couple of months ago. Wah! Since then I've been riding around on a slightly bent used rear wheel I picked up on craigslist...functional, but the freewheel...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-23-05, 05:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 657
Posted By JDRoss
Success! So I havent delivered the bike yet, but...

Success! So I havent delivered the bike yet, but I'm almost positive that I am in contact with the rightful owner. We'll see how the hand off goes, but I'm sure it will be fine. Thanks for...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-22-05, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 657
Posted By JDRoss
yeah, my digital capabilities arent the best, but...

yeah, my digital capabilities arent the best, but I'll probably post a pic of some sort later today.

I was thinking of posting a partial foto, or one with some identifying details missing....I...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-22-05, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 657
Posted By JDRoss
Recovered Stolen Bay Area Fixed Gear "Larceny"

Help me find the rightful owner of this cute little fixed gear conversion. I bought it off some dudes in my neighorhood for $40, and I know whoever converted this bike would have paid much more if...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-25-05, 04:41 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 24,208
Posted By JDRoss
im in the bay area, and ready to ride.... we...

im in the bay area, and ready to ride....

we have a bunch of people here doing the aids ride from SF down to LA, coming up pretty soon. maybe comeone would be willing to make that the beginning...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-24-05, 04:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 125
Posted By JDRoss
Year and Info for a bianchi forza

my roomie just bought this for 270 on craigslist. perhaps not the best deal, but a pretty bike that fits her well nonetheless...

can anyone tell me the year and any other info aout the bike?
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-24-05, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,603
Posted By JDRoss
Here is another bianchi forza that is in need of...

Here is another bianchi forza that is in need of identification.

My roommate just bought it off craiglist, the posting might still be up. She is in love with it...

I thought I would post here...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-12-05, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By JDRoss
Thanks for the info, i had been told it was from...

Thanks for the info, i had been told it was from the mid 80s but i wasnt sure. another question....what do you mean by 'MSL'?

thx
Forum: Road Cycling 05-12-05, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By JDRoss
thanks for pointing that out. I reposted over...

thanks for pointing that out. I reposted over there, though i imagine there might be a lot of cross traffic...we'll see who replies where.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-12-05, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By JDRoss
Info on an older miyata

I just posted on this bike over in the rode bike area, but it was pointed out that perhaps I would be better of in the vintage section....hmmm Dont really think of the 80s as too vintage, but i...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-12-05, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By JDRoss
Looking for more info on older Miyata (pics)

I've asked about this bike before, but I have some pics now and from what I've seen on the site, there are a bunch of very miyata knowledgable people out there currently...

I would love to hear...
Forum: Forum Suggestions & User Assistance 05-12-05, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 69,531
Posted By JDRoss
tryin it out.....

tryin it out.....
Forum: Introductions 05-12-05, 01:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 79
Posted By JDRoss
Returning to the Forum

I joined the bike forum all of 2 years ago to ask some questions about my then new (used) bike...now I'm back with more miles and more questions.

I just moved down to the bay area for some...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-03-03, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By JDRoss
thanks for the tips, i guess BB height isn't...

thanks for the tips, i guess BB height isn't really as important as I had gathered. a few more questions though...

what is ratcheting your pedals at low speeds? and also, in looking at old used...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-01-03, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By JDRoss
converting road to fixed

I've done my best to look around here at all the newbie questions, I've also spent some time at sheldon brown's site looking over his instructions.

so far I've gathered that in looking at some...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-30-03, 06:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,647
Posted By JDRoss
just for the record, sidewalk riding still legal...

just for the record, sidewalk riding still legal in seattle.

mainly just cops and rent-a-cop ambassadors riding them though.
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