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Old 09-27-09, 07:41 PM   #1
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Miyata 1000

Is this a good touring bike ?

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all 1000s are excellant.. hey I saw you in another 1000 chat last night ??!!
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those who know.. know you know
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Assuming you know how to use Google you already know the answer. Unless you have a later model 1000(early 90's) which was no longer a touring bike but just a sport bike of no particular merit.
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I found one in my size in my favourite colour...
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I found one in my size in my favourite colour...
You're lucky, I had to pay big bucks for mine.
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Assuming you know how to use Google you already know the answer. Unless you have a later model 1000(early 90's) which was no longer a touring bike but just a sport bike of no particular merit.
No assumptions, none at all, he spoke of it last evening. As for the 1990 model.. OK.. if you say so.
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You're lucky, I had to pay big bucks for mine.
I was thinking that I may have to sell one of my kids to get it...
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Alright, we need at least one pic............
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I was thinking that I may have to sell one of my kids to get it...
thats probably a great trade
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Is this a good touring bike ?

Ha ha ha.

How about he canned response of:
'Yet another is this a good touring bike. Search is your friend, blah blah blah..."

So is there really a bike or are you just playing with us?
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Unless you have a later model 1000(early 90's) which was no longer a touring bike but just a sport bike of no particular merit.
I've got a 1991. What about it make it fail as a touring bike?
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Yep... gotta sell one of the kids.

Will see about pictures and am really hoping to acquire this bicycle.
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I was thinking that I may have to sell one of my kids to get it...

Chain lube costs less than college...
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Not those kids...
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Assuming you know how to use Google you already know the answer. Unless you have a later model 1000(early 90's) which was no longer a touring bike but just a sport bike of no particular merit.
Looking at the catalog page for the 1991 1000 LT -- how is this not a souring bike?
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_whtVpXkKwl...0-h/img278.jpg
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Old 09-28-09, 12:35 PM   #18
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The bike I am looking at has Suntour Barcons and a Biopace touring triple, STX components (brakes, rd, fd), and some non OE wheels... I figure it is a late eighties model.
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Looking at the catalog page for the 1991 1000 LT -- how is this not a souring bike?
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_whtVpXkKwl...0-h/img278.jpg
Its a touring bike to the fullest extent, as are ALL Miyata 1000's. The comment about the 90's models not being touring bikes has absolutely no merit whatsoever.
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OMG this is such a beaut! On Seattle's Craigslist (http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/1396254685.html) As of 9/28/09

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Please don't show me bikes in my size in my town any more. I'm trying to stop.
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This is clearly a figment of our mutual minds. When has a Craigslist ad ever had such clear pictures of a bicycle?
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I'm tempted to trade my Subaru for it (It's only a ferry ride and 40 miles away)!
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Old 09-28-09, 11:25 PM   #24
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Back in the day (1985) I bought a Miyata One hundred. There was NO WAY I could afford the One Thousand next to it... oh I wished I could have...

A couple of years later I bent my fork and it was replaced with a 1000 fork.
This bike is still going strong, being rebuilt at the moment...

I love my bike... but am still look in case a 1000 frame in my size turns up In my neck of the woods this is a very rare occurrence.
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65er, why am I suspicious here? For some reason, I find it hard to believe that you don`t know exactly what that model is. Truth be told, I was expecting the first post to be a lead-in to pics of the only factory equipped S.R. triple Miyata in the history of the universe, which you had somehow just discovered behind a barn and bought for $20.

You got the pics yet, or are they still being developed?
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