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Old 03-02-19, 06:46 PM
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1981 Miyata “Commuter”, 25”, New In Box

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I have three of these in unopened boxes. They’re all tall (25”/62cm). Came out of the basement of a bike shop that shut down. Sort of like Miyata’s take on a Dutch style bike. If you have any questions please ask. I can do 600 a piece plus actual shipping. Rare, not very common, you all know that. Own something unique.






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Old 03-02-19, 09:13 PM
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too big for me.......but so nice.......I think I am glad because this result in N+1 tooo much
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Some days I really hate browsing the sales forum... or I lament not being independently wealthy. One of those two.
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That is... very unusual. I don't need one, and I wouldn't ride it if I had one; but that's really cool.
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They are pretty cool to see. I wish you good luck selling them,

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Old 03-03-19, 09:48 AM
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Guys, the Sales forums are not a place for discussion.

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OP, carry on.
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OP, carry on.
Thanks! Here’s a couple more photos






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Wow, that's a cool piece of nerdy bike history. Very euro-style. I wonder what the fork offset is - maybe low/mid trail? I especially like the beautiful curve in the fork rather than the typical dogleg.
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Umm, @hairnet are you seeing this?
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That's a very pretty bike. Unfortunately I just dont have the space for another bike and I don't ride enough these days to justify it.
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Gosh! A commuter bike that will fit me! Woooo-hooooo! How do I order?
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So tempted

These are a little big , but ride-able for me. So tempted. I just recently initiated an ongoing eBay search for Miyata's. Because I am a fan of classic steel touring bikes and I drive a 2008 Miata. So, you know, justification for N+1. However, I am also seriously searching for an even more expensive niche bike, so I think I must pass on these for now.
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Originally Posted by krems81 View Post
Hi,

I have three of these in unopened boxes. They’re all tall (25”/62cm). Came out of the basement of a bike shop that shut down. Sort of like Miyata’s take on a Dutch style bike. If you have any questions please ask. I can do 600 a piece plus actual shipping. Rare, not very common, you all know that. Own something unique.





How much to ship one of those beauties to the Boston area? Zip code; 01902. Thank you for your reply.
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How much to ship one of those beauties to the Boston area? Zip code; 01902. Thank you for your reply.
It’s a bigger box than your average bike because of height and all of the fenders, etc. a preliminary estimate came to $105 prior to additional insurance, 😬. Via bike flights. I can play with ship date and see if it fluctuates, but if you wanted to just go ahead I can limit shipping to 100, so I’ll take on anything over that amount. Making it 700 out of pocket. Let me know what you think!
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Originally Posted by krems81 View Post


It’s a bigger box than your average bike because of height and all of the fenders, etc. a preliminary estimate came to $105 prior to additional insurance, 😬. Via bike flights. I can play with ship date and see if it fluctuates, but if you wanted to just go ahead I can limit shipping to 100, so I’ll take on anything over that amount. Making it 700 out of pocket. Let me know what you think!
Thanks much.. I'll be getting back to you as soon as I can.
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Thanks much.. I'll be getting back to you as soon as I can.
Ok, sounds good!
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