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'81 Miyata 610 - Project Complete

Old 04-01-22, 11:30 AM
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'81 Miyata 610 - Project Complete

I haven't been here in a while, but I just finished a project that I wanted to share.

I got this 1981 Miyata 610 in the mail a couple of weeks ago. I've been looking for a Miyata with a triple for years, but never got my hands on one until now. It took me a couple weeks to get the needed parts and overhaul the entire bike. The grip tape definitely helps liven-up an otherwise dull paint scheme. The Miyata branded saddle is awesome, but will get swapped for a Brooks shortly. Has anyone tried a colored Brooks? Considering green, but not sure how that will look.

I would have preferred one from the mid-eighties (or the unobtainable 1000), but I'm happy with what I ended up with. It's in great condition and I can't wait for the weather to break so I can put some miles on it and tackle some of the bigger hills we have around here.

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Old 04-01-22, 12:21 PM
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Great looking build! It looks to be in amazing condition for being over 40 years old!

(Your gear train may last a little longer if you wipe all of that excess oil off the chain/chainwheels/sprockets).
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Old 04-01-22, 12:23 PM
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I had a 610 in a smaller size like that. I read in the catalog it was the same weight as the 1000 (in that size). Mine was probably a different year because it had cantis.
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Old 04-01-22, 06:29 PM
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Looks to be in great shape for it's age. I like the black with the gold (or is it silver) lug lining. I have two 610's and a 1000. Miyata's are really nice bikes.
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Old 04-01-22, 07:09 PM
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It looks so good you wanna just jump on and go!!!!
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