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Sports Model Miyata Orange Bike

Old 06-23-07, 08:45 PM
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Sports Model Miyata Orange Bike

I have a "Sports Model" Miyata Bike that is orange with red yellow blue green rings above the logo, the bike is labeled "Sports Model". The bike also Reads Miyata Made in Japan. I beleive it to be a 1978 as 78 are the last 2 digits in the serial number but no other numbers are on the bike. It has Shimano Tourney brakes, a Jun headset, shimano hubs and araya rims. Pretty neat looking bike if you ask me! Does any one have any more info on this bike?
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Old 06-23-07, 08:56 PM
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The last two digits have nothing to do with the year. The letter is the key. Sounds slightly older, about 1974-1977. You don't mention the derailleurs or cranks. I'm thinking a Takagi crankset with Shimano 500 derailleur? Chrome fork tips?
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