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Old 01-12-10, 12:55 PM   #1
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Hello all, I have been hanging out in the C+V section since I found this great site. I have been bitten by the touring bug lately since I ended up with some sweet bikes and plan on putting them to use some day soon.

I have 2 right now, But one is a project as you can see.

My Trek 520 "Cirrus" I doubt the bike had 50 miles on it when I picked it up. The tires were dry rotted and it was missing a crank arm. I replaced the crank set and tires then added a brooks. I toyed with selling it but came to my senses.







This poor, poor Miyata 610 that I plan to build one day



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Old 01-12-10, 06:43 PM   #2
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Nice Trek but the Miyata needs some love. Is the paint rusted or just dirty? If rusted, it might be a good candidate for an inexpensive powdercoat.
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Old 01-12-10, 07:01 PM   #3
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The plan is to fully strip it and build it from the ground up. There was not a lot that could be saved.
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Ha!

The 1st pic I ever posted here was a pic of a red-on-grey Miyata 310 I'd resurrected for commuting. It was posed in my laundry room as well - must be a Texas thing.

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