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Unagidon 03-05-08 08:30 PM

Can I see your Miyata?
 
I just bought one. It's still with UPS, and should arrive Friday! Since I can't see my bike yet, would love to see yours :)

Yogurt 03-05-08 08:44 PM

Here's mine, sort of. 25" 1981 Miyata 912. It's been cleaned, framesavered this past weekend, and will have its Shimano 600 BB returned to it tonight with new bearings.

http://www.poopftw.com/Brian/912.jpg

top506 03-05-08 08:53 PM

'87 512

http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p.../Miyata512.jpg

'90 Triplecross set up with drops.

http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p...iplecross2.jpg

There's a '81 710 in process and an '84 610 in the shop looking for a good home as well.
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AEO 03-05-08 08:55 PM

http://i199.photobucket.com/albums/a.../Re-Miya01.jpg
any excuse is a good excuse to post your bike :D
615GT 49cm, I forget what vintage.

mainducoyote 03-05-08 09:08 PM

I sold it not too long ago but here is an ultra rare Team SL (super record equipped)

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2304/...7ea7682a_b.jpg

bigbossman 03-05-08 09:26 PM

I sold it at the end of last summer, but here is a pic of my 1988 215ST:

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t...st_2_small.jpg

Unagidon 03-05-08 10:02 PM


Originally Posted by AEO (Post 6288002)
http://i199.photobucket.com/albums/a.../Re-Miya01.jpg
any excuse is a good excuse to post your bike :D
615GT 49cm, I forget what vintage.

You bike fits me :)

Unagidon 03-05-08 10:04 PM


Originally Posted by Yogurt (Post 6287921)
Here's mine, sort of. 25" 1981 Miyata 912. It's been cleaned, framesavered this past weekend, and will have its Shimano 600 BB returned to it tonight with new bearings.

http://www.poopftw.com/Brian/912.jpg

Dang! That's a great color - beautiful frame! When's Friday going to get here!

AEO 03-05-08 10:11 PM


Originally Posted by Unagidon (Post 6288564)
You bike fits me :)

it wasn't this one was it?
615GT 48
I was eying the larger one, but decided against it since I'm saving up for a modern bike.
610 52

Unagidon 03-05-08 10:26 PM


Originally Posted by AEO (Post 6288635)
it wasn't this one was it?
615GT 48
I was eying the larger one, but decided against it since I'm saving up for a modern bike.
610 52

No, neither. It's a 1991 NOS 914SE, 50cm frame. I think I may have overpaid - $394 US, but since I'm not mechanically inclined at all, I figured getting a NOS will save headaches.

ollo_ollo 03-05-08 11:40 PM

3 Attachment(s)
1986 Seven Ten with a Pivo randonneur bar & Giles Berthaud Stainless Steel fenders.

Yogurt 03-05-08 11:58 PM

Unagidon, don't give yourself such a hard time! I did the same for mine, mostly because I was pretty sure I'd never find the same color in my size again. If you really, really love the bike and it fits you great, you'll forgive yourself quickly and now you're better prepared for purchasing your next C&V ride.

Otis 03-06-08 12:03 AM

Here's the wife's:

http://otisrecords.com/miy4.jpg

RFC 03-06-08 01:01 AM

1984 Miyata 1000 Touring Bike (Cherry)

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b3.../IMG_2727a.jpg

Mariner Fan 03-06-08 06:15 AM

1985 Miyata 1000

http://i1224.photobucket.com/albums/...95/image-2.jpg

http://i1224.photobucket.com/albums/...NewMiyata4.jpg

cmdr 03-06-08 06:37 AM

1989 Twelve Hundred with 9-speed Dura-Ace.

http://offcenterdesign.org/images/MSTIDrive.jpg
http://offcenterdesign.org/images/MSTI3:4front.jpg
http://offcenterdesign.org/images/MSTI3:4back.jpg
http://offcenterdesign.org/images/MSTIArsty.jpg

Unagidon 03-06-08 09:06 AM

Why do most people only have one bottle cage?

chevy42083 03-06-08 09:41 AM

I only need one bottle cage... I never run out of water before the rest of the guys I ride with. I probably don't drink anywhere near enough though.

My g/f's Miyata that I gave her for Xmas year before last. Dunno the year, but it's a 710.
http://s-seriesforum.com/albums/albu...3668.sized.jpg

Antipodes 03-06-08 10:21 AM

1981 1000:

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1172/...2dcf0485_o.jpg

bigbossman 03-06-08 10:30 AM


Originally Posted by Unagidon (Post 6290347)
Why do most people only have one bottle cage?

A lot of the older bikes only have bosses for one cage. My 1988 Miyata 215ST, for example - a touring bike that had only one set of factory bosses.

Noah Scape 03-06-08 11:04 AM

My wife's 1985 610:

http://i229.photobucket.com/albums/e...7/P7290001.jpg

Unagidon 03-06-08 01:22 PM


Originally Posted by cmdr (Post 6289772)
1989 Twelve Hundred with 9-speed Dura-Ace.

Did you have to spread the rear triangle spacing to fit in the 9 speed cassette? If so, did you ask your bike shop to do it or did you do it the Sheldon Brown method, with wooden planks?

redbarnlane 03-06-08 01:35 PM

http://i252.photobucket.com/albums/h.../miyata003.jpg

My 1981 610. I changed the shifters, brake levers, pedals, cables, cable housing, and stem over the winter, but it's too miserable in Chicago to go outside for new pictures.

Mike

mattm 03-06-08 05:06 PM

i got mine a few years ago used. it was a fixed gear for a while, now i've turned it into a brevet bike:

http://bp2.blogger.com/__tyOVt3GW-E/...0/DSCN2283.JPG

http://bp3.blogger.com/__tyOVt3GW-E/...0/DSCN2288.JPG

it's the 312 model btw, complete with neon art-deco decals!

AEO 03-06-08 05:18 PM


Originally Posted by Unagidon (Post 6290347)
Why do most people only have one bottle cage?

commuter, don't need more than one bottle. If I set it up for a century, I'd have 4 bottle holders on it.
Also the frame is too small for bottle holder + U-lock holder. The mini barely fits and the standard doesn't fit.

Yogurt 03-06-08 06:09 PM


Originally Posted by redbarnlane (Post 6291984)
http://i252.photobucket.com/albums/h.../miyata003.jpg

My 1981 610. I changed the shifters, brake levers, pedals, cables, cable housing, and stem over the winter, but it's too miserable in Chicago to go outside for new pictures.

Mike

Hey, just how wide are those handlebars? The stock bars on my '81 912 are about 40cm, which seems incredibly tiny given the larger frame size. (And larger rider.)

cmdr 03-06-08 06:18 PM


Originally Posted by Unagidon (Post 6291887)
Did you have to spread the rear triangle spacing to fit in the 9 speed cassette? If so, did you ask your bike shop to do it or did you do it the Sheldon Brown method, with wooden planks?

It had 126 spacing to begin with. Not hard to spread the stays 4mm by hand to accomodate.

I have used the Jobst Brandt method for spreading a fork back into alignment (put it on the floor, put your foot up near the crown, pull REALLY hard, pant and repeat... 45 minutes to move 11mm!)

nlerner 03-06-08 06:19 PM

Three Miyatas I've sold over the last few years:

http://web.mit.edu/nlerner/Public/Bikes/Miyata2.JPG

http://web.mit.edu/nlerner/Public/Bikes/Miyata710.jpg

http://web.mit.edu/nlerner/Public/Bi...yataMixte1.jpg

redbarnlane 03-08-08 08:12 AM


Originally Posted by Yogurt (Post 6293643)
Hey, just how wide are those handlebars? The stock bars on my '81 912 are about 40cm, which seems incredibly tiny given the larger frame size. (And larger rider.)

They are 44 cm wide at the drops. Fit me just right.

Mike

roccobike 03-08-08 02:40 PM

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OK, how about a little Hybrid action ;)
I found this at a yard sale. They had three bikes, a new Magna, a recent Roadmaster and an old, filthy Miyata, Street Runner early (around 1984) Hybrid. I asked if they were selling any bikes. The lady running the sale said yes, but just one. I held my breath until she pointed to the Miyata. I had to bite my tongue to keep from smiling too broadly as I negotiated the price. As shown here, I've simply cleaned the frame and rims. The frame is chromoly and its lugged. The dropouts are horizontal. I'm planning to flip it and I'll bet a fixie type buys it.


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