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1985 and 1986 Univega Catalogs

Old 08-19-20, 05:17 AM
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Still love the 2001 Univega Modo Volare
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Old 08-19-20, 05:24 AM
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We really should have a sticky for old bike catalogs that users can upload . . . .

The pics are great. I don't think I've seen this many skid lids before.
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Old 08-19-20, 05:10 PM
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The best pic is the one where the BMX guy is banging a wheelie, and all of the kids are in awe, except for that one that looked at the camera. I am sure that they just said "print it!" out of exasperation because you know that they burned rolls of film for that segment!. Too funny.
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Old 07-23-22, 02:16 PM
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80s Univega Frames

I know this is an old post but I had a question about mid 80s Univega frames.

While looking at the catalogs posted here it seems like the whole line from the top to the mid- lower range had Cromo triple butted tubing with Cromo stays with the only difference being the mid- lower models had hi ten forks instead of Cromo. With the excemption of geometry, does this mean all the frames from the top to the mid lower were the same frame? Or were they all different variations of triple butted cromo, ie., different geometry and wall thickness etc? Thx for your input in advance.
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Old 07-23-22, 04:03 PM
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Originally Posted by beabear444 View Post
does this mean all the frames from the top to the mid lower were the same frame?
No.

If you look at Miyata catalogs of similar years, they should be more specific about wall thickness.
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Old 07-23-22, 04:08 PM
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Univega and Miyata

Thx for the tip.
So Im assuming that the Univega frames where made buy Miyata ( which Ive heard) and that they were the exact same frames just rebadged?
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Wow

Just saw the link to these catalogs. A great resource for sure. I was in my 20s then, so a prime target for Univega. But looking at the models in the pictures has to be most cringeworthy I will see today.😏
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Old 04-14-23, 04:00 PM
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Anyone happen to have the 1986 Univega All Terrain catalog?
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Old 04-14-23, 04:54 PM
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Originally Posted by beabear444 View Post
Thx for the tip.
So Im assuming that the Univega frames where made buy Miyata ( which Ive heard) and that they were the exact same frames just rebadged?
Nope! For example the top of the line Superstrada and Competizione have these distinct seat cluster with the seatpost pin integrated into the seat stays. Also, the shift cables are routed under the BB. Back in '85, Miyata was still doing over the BB routing for their own bikes.
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Surferrosa: Regarding wall thickness, I have not seen those catalogs online.
Can you give me a hint as to where I can find that info.
I know old Trek catologs had tubing thickness specs in some of them.
Its harder to find Univega specs online.

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