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02-03-23, 11:09 PM
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Posted By polymorphself

Thanks for that! This one is my size and Iíve...

Thanks for that! This one is my size and Iíve been eyeing them for years. Today is not the day but I hope it finds a good home.
02-03-23, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By polymorphself

We're gonna need you to elaborate :p (I'd...

We're gonna need you to elaborate :p (I'd otherwise feel like I'm derailing the thread but this anecdote works in favor of the OP, and I love these orange world voyageurs so im curious.)
02-01-23, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By polymorphself

Pro tip for the future if the name is on the...

Pro tip for the future if the name is on the bike: Google "vintage fuji catalogs" and look through them until you start seeing catalogs with Esprees that look similar to yours (based on decal font...
02-01-23, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By polymorphself

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/480x640/824d7cdd_1d8e_470e_9287_96181ef0ba14_bca1ef6d1a36d15780d6d58fef0b16658460208c.jpeg...
02-01-23, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By polymorphself

FS/T: Late 80s Super Strada F/FHS/FD/BB/Shifters/Crankset

20.5” CTT. Probably ‘88 but somebody may know better. Univega catalogs get spotty later on. Frame is unwashed or polished but as you can see the paint is almost all there and in great condition....
01-31-23, 04:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 138
Posted By polymorphself

WTB Rando bag on the cheap

Looking for a well loved rando bag that somebody may want to part with for a current project. Doesn't need to be fancy, just functional. Unloved also works as long as the price is right. Thanks!
01-30-23, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By polymorphself

Kool-Stop Thinline Canti discontinued?

Canti*

Not having much luck with recent orders!

They are still listed on their website, but they don't sell there. The Amazon listing for these has the correct title but shows the Eagle 2 pads...
01-30-23, 11:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

And I've got a few pairs of those so that'd work,...

And I've got a few pairs of those so that'd work, but I have some 700c Ukai's with Sansin sealed hubs (basically what came on this 210 in 27") that came off of an '88 615 and are like new, lubed up...
01-30-23, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By polymorphself

Can confirm I've gotten flats on red labels and...

Can confirm I've gotten flats on red labels and can't remember getting one on blues, though I also use thorn resistant tubes which help here in Arizona.
01-29-23, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By polymorphself

Appreciation for aesthetics :D

Appreciation for aesthetics :D
01-28-23, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By polymorphself

I loathe mismatched stem lengths!

I loathe mismatched stem lengths!
01-28-23, 05:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By polymorphself

Will weigh them later. The slightly varied logos...

Will weigh them later. The slightly varied logos are going to irk me on this very clean build :crash:
01-28-23, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 553
Posted By polymorphself

Pasela logo change or different tires?

Had a stray Pasela from a few years ago and just ordered a second to mount them on a bike. Pretty sure itís the same tire but what is ďprotite beltĒ vs ďprotection technology?Ē

Tread seems a...
01-27-23, 12:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

Found a pair of low mileage 981s for cheap....

Found a pair of low mileage 981s for cheap. Should be good to go.
01-27-23, 11:18 AM
01-26-23, 09:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 885
Posted By polymorphself

Any idea how those Shimano cantis would do for a...

Any idea how those Shimano cantis would do for a 27 to 700 conversion?
01-26-23, 04:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,018
Posted By polymorphself

Im a 23" all day so I wish it were a little...

Im a 23" all day so I wish it were a little larger but I believe the next size up in these was 24" or larger. Either way mine is setup comfortably enough that I don't notice.
01-26-23, 03:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

While I'll be giving it a long shakedown ride...

While I'll be giving it a long shakedown ride when completed, this is going to a friend for her to join in some weekend trips. It's too small for me but I certainly will give whatever kind of report...
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By polymorphself

+1 definitely an 84 based on down tube decal. But...

+1 definitely an 84 based on down tube decal. But it is the exact same frame.
01-26-23, 11:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,018
Posted By polymorphself

And looks as clean as ours! This would be...

And looks as clean as ours!

This would be the ticket all day long for me. Very happy with mine, so much so that its kept me from getting more bikes for myself since its purchase, I just pickup...
Replies: 50
Views: 1,593
Posted By polymorphself

As others have said, objectively overpriced, but...

As others have said, objectively overpriced, but could be subjectively worth it if this is a bike you have to have (and I wouldn't blame you).
01-25-23, 12:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,249
Posted By polymorphself

Is an unimpressive 3Rensho frame something that...

Is an unimpressive 3Rensho frame something that exists?
01-24-23, 06:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

Ah yes should've mentioned. During cleaning some...

Ah yes should've mentioned. During cleaning some paint flaked off in that area, no crack!
01-24-23, 05:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

Frame polished and waxed. Not the best light but...

Frame polished and waxed. Not the best light but you get the idea. Real nice paint!
...
01-24-23, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By polymorphself

Crankset still available.

Crankset still available.
01-24-23, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,943
Posted By polymorphself

Get your post count up and get us some photos!...

Get your post count up and get us some photos! Makes the zombie thread worth it :lol:
01-24-23, 01:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

Yanno, I of course understand the pecking order...

Yanno, I of course understand the pecking order of bicycle models and which features get left out the lower you go and why- but the more I think about it the more insane it is to me that there arenít...
01-23-23, 04:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

They are. And yeah the 215GT is what the 210...

They are. And yeah the 215GT is what the 210 turned into in the late eighties
01-23-23, 04:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

Thank you. They aren't bent in at all actually....

Thank you. They aren't bent in at all actually. No signs of any over adjustment aside from the two marks/lines in the photos.
01-23-23, 01:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

I like them, they are also on my 86 Voyageur,...

I like them, they are also on my 86 Voyageur, though not clamp on.
01-23-23, 01:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

Here's hoping! And yep, as we always say all over...

Here's hoping! And yep, as we always say all over these forums, Miyatas punched above their weight, especially from 1984-1989!
01-23-23, 12:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

Will do that shortly. If it turns out to be a...

Will do that shortly. If it turns out to be a crack, what are we talking about structurally here? I assume the fear would be it spreading to the actual seat tube? Or a potential for the seat post to...
01-23-23, 12:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

Seat post clamp crack or just paint? How do we...

Seat post clamp crack or just paint? How do we feel about this?
...
01-20-23, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By polymorphself

Stem sold.

Stem sold.
01-20-23, 10:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

Thanks for the input everyone, any additional...

Thanks for the input everyone, any additional commentary is welcome. Iím very excited to dig into this. Itís in great shape but will get the typical overhaul, clean/polish, burgundy newbaums, black...
01-20-23, 08:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

The single eyelets is especially surprising there.

The single eyelets is especially surprising there.
01-19-23, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By polymorphself

Great deal. GLWS.

Great deal. GLWS.
01-19-23, 06:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

Its true the 210 never received mid fork mounts,...

Its true the 210 never received mid fork mounts, although the 610 also didn't have them until the end of the 80s, and then lost them again in the early 90s, so not much difference there. And correct,...
01-19-23, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By polymorphself

Shimano 600 Ultegra crankset and Dura-Ace stem

Shimano FC-6400 with 52/42 biopace rings: $40+shipping

length: 170
bb size: 115mm, 113 symmetrical
BCD: 130mm


Shimano HS-7400 Dura-Ace stem: $50+shipping SOLD

quill size: 22.2
01-19-23, 12:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

Not in my hands yet but should be by this...

Not in my hands yet but should be by this evening! Good call on the wheel differences, I've got a nice set of 700s I'll probably drop in, seems the brakes should reach. Also likely means the two...
01-19-23, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By polymorphself

Next in line!

Next in line!
01-19-23, 12:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,025
Posted By polymorphself

Miyata 210 frame same as 610? And what to expect.

I'm picking up a single owner, apparent garage queen 1986 210 today as my next project. It won't need much but I'll be swapping a few things and kitting it out for a touring partner to make use of.
...
01-16-23, 10:23 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,286
Posted By polymorphself

Thanks! I don't recall, and one has since...

Thanks!

I don't recall, and one has since broken so I've changed them. I may have the other laying around and will look for it since I really liked them. cb400bill sold me this bike a couple of...
01-16-23, 05:18 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,286
Posted By polymorphself

Just throwing in another no bulge example. And...

Just throwing in another no bulge example. And nothing slides down from hand pressure when doing it this way. You wouldn't see countless examples here in the C&V forum otherwise. I prefer the clean...
01-09-23, 03:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 769
Posted By polymorphself

These posts sum it up for sure.

These posts sum it up for sure.
01-08-23, 01:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,087
Posted By polymorphself

Around these parts we'd say decent is an...

Around these parts we'd say decent is an understatement here ;)
01-04-23, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 580
Posted By polymorphself

Look to the Japanese. These should be available...

Look to the Japanese. These should be available from Cycles Grand Bois, Toei and possibly Panasonic.
01-03-23, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By polymorphself

Curious- what part of the country are you in?

Curious- what part of the country are you in?
01-03-23, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,055
Posted By polymorphself

Eh, I think all of the above points render...

Eh, I think all of the above points render criticizing the price here irrelevant. It a Brooks Pro, discontinued, much more expensive than a b17 and an entirely different saddle for so many reasons.
...
01-02-23, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By polymorphself

Stunner and good price.

Stunner and good price.
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