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06-25-10, 05:14 PM
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Posted By ga_mueller

82 Team ...

82 Team
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05-12-09, 10:49 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 202,586
Posted By ga_mueller

Like this? ...

Like this?

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03-30-09, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 597
Posted By ga_mueller

Shaw's is still alive and well. As is Sloughs. ...

Shaw's is still alive and well. As is Sloughs.

Fabers is closed, with bunches of old bikes still rusting outside.
03-26-09, 09:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,130
Posted By ga_mueller

I hate those Ritchey stems. On my '93, I was...

I hate those Ritchey stems. On my '93, I was laying on the top tube while riding. I've swapped it out with a stem that has a more reasonable reach. Twenty years ago, maybe... now, now way.
02-20-09, 07:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By ga_mueller

Fabulous. Nice job... .

Fabulous. Nice job... .
02-18-09, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,137
Posted By ga_mueller

One more thing. Start of last year, I bought a...

One more thing. Start of last year, I bought a pair of NOS Ambrosio Extra "Super Elite" wheels from my local retro shop, they were laced to Shimano 600 hubs (apparently a takeoff from a late-80's...
02-13-09, 09:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,463
Posted By ga_mueller

I was a climber last summer... 140lbs, 5'10"......

I was a climber last summer... 140lbs, 5'10"... but now, winter slothliness has set in...
02-12-09, 10:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,344
Posted By ga_mueller

"Retired" for 4 yrs, but working again, as we had...

"Retired" for 4 yrs, but working again, as we had a lot of our net worth tied up in the stock market. Now working for our local census office; an unbelievable government job. But, in the scheme of...
02-09-09, 11:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,424
Posted By ga_mueller

So which rides better?

So which rides better?
02-09-09, 08:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,571
Posted By ga_mueller

Only $400 too expensive (at least)

Only $400 too expensive (at least)
02-08-09, 08:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,424
Posted By ga_mueller

Yeah. It makes me physically ill, that you...

Yeah. It makes me physically ill, that you actually rode this bike, and got it dirty.... shame on you!

Please store it ASAP, and never ride it again.
02-08-09, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,238
Posted By ga_mueller

And a keeper. For my neck of the woods, a great...

And a keeper. For my neck of the woods, a great price, also... .
02-08-09, 07:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,194
Posted By ga_mueller

If I really want it, I buy it. These are, for...

If I really want it, I buy it. These are, for instance, the bikes you wanted when you were younger, but could not afford. This has caused me to probably overpay in some instances, which is for sure...
02-08-09, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7,326
Views: 1,916,197
Posted By ga_mueller

I do sort of agree that there are bikes that...

I do sort of agree that there are bikes that maybe should be left alone, and those where it does not matter so much. I've made that decision with the two bikes I've converted, or left alone, ie,
...
02-07-09, 11:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,083
Posted By ga_mueller

Nice... that really looks great !!

Nice... that really looks great !!
02-07-09, 03:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,083
Posted By ga_mueller

Just need the Davidson and Team, and you'll be...

Just need the Davidson and Team, and you'll be set :thumb:
02-06-09, 08:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,083
Posted By ga_mueller

+1, use the 1mm tip. ...

+1, use the 1mm tip.

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01-27-09, 08:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,394
Posted By ga_mueller

I know where you are coming from. I think the...

I know where you are coming from. I think the exact same thing when I see a new 911 turbo... :D
01-26-09, 09:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,746
Posted By ga_mueller

I have centerpulls on my '82 Team Miyata... ahead...

I have centerpulls on my '82 Team Miyata... ahead or behind of their time??
01-26-09, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,470
Posted By ga_mueller

The 700 went for 330+ shipping, which I don't...

The 700 went for 330+ shipping, which I don't think is too much for a nice new frame with decent components.
01-25-09, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,034
Posted By ga_mueller

The... HORROR! Being in California, I'm always...

The... HORROR! Being in California, I'm always amazed when an Eastern rustbucket car hits our streets, but that bike is really a shame. It has spent many a winter outside.
01-25-09, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 873
Posted By ga_mueller

The seatcover is... positively... shagadelic!! ...

The seatcover is... positively... shagadelic!! Yeah babee!!
01-25-09, 07:29 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,548
Posted By ga_mueller

I leave an open tub in the backyard, for the...

I leave an open tub in the backyard, for the neighborhood squirrels.
01-17-09, 05:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,519
Posted By ga_mueller

If you can get over having Sora junk on your...

If you can get over having Sora junk on your bike, these levers are a great deal, and work fine.
01-17-09, 04:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,519
Posted By ga_mueller

I also have 2 bikes updated to 7 speed STI; one...

I also have 2 bikes updated to 7 speed STI; one with RSX and the other with Sora. I'd bought the Sora's last summer from Jenson USA for $100, which included cables and stops so I thought it was...
01-14-09, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7,326
Views: 1,916,197
Posted By ga_mueller

Who barfed on the fork? :lol:

Who barfed on the fork? :lol:
01-11-09, 11:29 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,116
Posted By ga_mueller

Care to comment on the extendibility of...

Care to comment on the extendibility of perpindicular recording technology? :D
01-11-09, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 98,965
Posted By ga_mueller

So it sounds like I'm good to go... :roflmao2:

So it sounds like I'm good to go... :roflmao2:
01-11-09, 08:13 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,116
Posted By ga_mueller

Degreed Chem E, married, no kids, 2 cats,...

Degreed Chem E, married, no kids, 2 cats, "semi-retired" and off work for 4 years (riding in the summer ~4Kmi, skiing in the winter), but due to financial crash I'm looking again... crap!
01-11-09, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,220
Views: 98,965
Posted By ga_mueller

I've been riding my Miyata Team, which has...

I've been riding my Miyata Team, which has tubulars, for the last couple of days (temps in the 70's in the Bay Area) and am really enjoying it. I've put on maybe a hundred miles. The only thing I'm...
01-10-09, 12:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 663
Posted By ga_mueller

Thank you very much for the info. I mentioned...

Thank you very much for the info. I mentioned trying this when my LBS was grinding the tangs off of the HG cog, but he said he'd never heard of doing this (neither had I, but it stood to reason that...
01-10-09, 01:02 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,253
Posted By ga_mueller

side-pull vs center-pull

side-pull vs center-pull
01-09-09, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 794
Posted By ga_mueller

Same method on my Davidson. Not as good looking,...

Same method on my Davidson. Not as good looking, because not very much contrast between the red and gold.

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/87/233253356_fc105fee9f.jpg
01-09-09, 07:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 794
Posted By ga_mueller

Exactly! You basically just run the pen around...

Exactly! You basically just run the pen around the lug; really no skill required.
01-09-09, 07:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 794
Posted By ga_mueller

I have "zero" painting abilities. It is very,...

I have "zero" painting abilities. It is very, very easy to get this result. This is my first attempt. You can get these pens at an art supply store for around $3... go for it!
01-09-09, 07:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 794
Posted By ga_mueller

Entire bike takes 30 minutes or less. And I'm...

Entire bike takes 30 minutes or less. And I'm certainly not a painter.

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1193/548664143_7b2afa17b1_b.jpg
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01-08-09, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 663
Posted By ga_mueller

I do have what is probably a stupid question...

I do have what is probably a stupid question regarding worn cogs... and it's probably been answered already... can you just flip them over? All the twisted teeth will be pointing in the other...
01-07-09, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 663
Posted By ga_mueller

I just had this problem after replacing my chain....

I just had this problem after replacing my chain. It only happened on one cog (16t, apparently the most-used). When looking back when it happened, the chain crawled over the cog when a lot of...
01-07-09, 06:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,143
Posted By ga_mueller

I love my LBS. I bought a Miyata Team several...

I love my LBS. I bought a Miyata Team several months ago, and brought it in to get the 16t cog replaced as the new chain skipped on it. I just had the following done (while I waited)
- replace...
01-04-09, 09:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 985
Posted By ga_mueller

I've been cured... by... lack of space. I can no...

I've been cured... by... lack of space. I can no longer hang "new" bikes in the back of our garage, else my wife won't be able to park her car. Max'ed out at five... she noticed nothing going on,...
01-01-09, 11:50 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,633
Posted By ga_mueller

I just bought it around 8 mo ago... could not...

I just bought it around 8 mo ago... could not afford it in 1983 (just graduated college), but now can... Miyata Team!
01-01-09, 11:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,001
Posted By ga_mueller

A very nice thread. I resolve to be more...

A very nice thread.

I resolve to be more positive in 2009, than I was in 2008. And ride more than the 3900mi I did in 2008... and to not collect more bikes as I have presently, as I have...
12-30-08, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,005
Posted By ga_mueller

Actually, black..... but I'll see if this yellow...

Actually, black..... but I'll see if this yellow "grows" on me... .
12-30-08, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,005
Posted By ga_mueller

1982 Miyata Team

Finally got around to getting the parts together for this, and it's just about rideable now. Condition is pretty good, overall. Only problem being the 16t cog is worn out causing the chain to skip;...
12-28-08, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 694
Posted By ga_mueller

Thank god... I can finally afford to fill up my...

Thank god... I can finally afford to fill up my Hummer.... :D
12-26-08, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By ga_mueller

Wish my '82 Miyata Team were also... but alas,...

Wish my '82 Miyata Team were also... but alas, only the fork and rear triangle...
12-23-08, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,937
Posted By ga_mueller

It is amazing. And at that price, "noch...

It is amazing. And at that price, "noch hergestellt in der Schweiz!" Hard to believe... .

I had a back rack to carry my books to high school... good memories!
12-22-08, 08:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,759
Posted By ga_mueller

1982 Miyata Team, with the original mix of EX/AX...

1982 Miyata Team, with the original mix of EX/AX components, tubular tires (a first for me). In super condition, just wish it would warm up enough so I can work on it (in CA, but not used to 40F...
12-21-08, 06:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,887
Posted By ga_mueller

JAP: 1978 Nishiki Superbe JAP: 1982 Miyata...

JAP: 1978 Nishiki Superbe
JAP: 1982 Miyata Team (winter project)
JAP: 1987 Miyata 912
USA:1987 Davidson Signature
JAP: 1993 RB1/7

Not really so diverse... .
12-18-08, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By ga_mueller

I'll remind you! And I would love a copy of that...

I'll remind you! And I would love a copy of that service booklet... but the price is a bit prohibitive...
Thanks, George
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