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03-06-13, 08:25 PM
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Posted By zmensing

That is one sexy looking bike! Great job with...

That is one sexy looking bike! Great job with the clearcoat!
12-05-12, 03:58 PM
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Posted By zmensing

Have posted this elsewhere, but I don't think to...

Have posted this elsewhere, but I don't think to this thread yet, and in either case, she has some upgrades.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8339/8248508734_ddae7f8014_c.jpg

Pretty much all...
09-16-12, 09:16 PM
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Posted By zmensing

Ha, well, I only *really* have two since I don't...

Ha, well, I only *really* have two since I don't necessarily count the KM. And I keep trying to tell myself I'm all done now that I found my dream bike ;) So you guys can have all the rest.
09-09-12, 09:13 AM
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Posted By zmensing

Yep, came fully complete just as it did in 1990,...

Yep, came fully complete just as it did in 1990, and in about the same shape too.
09-05-12, 02:55 PM
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Posted By zmensing

My "new" Team Miyata. 1990, 58 cm, all original...

My "new" Team Miyata. 1990, 58 cm, all original components. So happy to have finally found it!

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8459/7922777434_47ccf8b74a_c.jpg
09-04-12, 07:37 PM
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Posted By zmensing

They're Specialized Turbos or something like...

They're Specialized Turbos or something like that, with "Armadillo Technology". They came on the bike, I'll likely switch them out for something else, they seem like they might be a little heavy. ...
09-04-12, 07:34 PM
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Posted By zmensing

Just have heard a few cases of problems with...

Just have heard a few cases of problems with them. I know there's an example from a guy on here who had that issue and had to have the top tube replaced. I don't know if it's a certain year or what...
09-04-12, 07:30 PM
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Posted By zmensing

This is a 58 cm (c-t) and has a 55 cm top tube. ...

This is a 58 cm (c-t) and has a 55 cm top tube. The dimensions are available in the Miyata catalogs if you want to compare yours with the Team. For example:...
09-03-12, 01:55 PM
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Posted By zmensing

Ride is really great. Really really solid. Bike...

Ride is really great. Really really solid. Bike tracks amazingly, you point, it goes and keeps going. I thought it felt a little sluggish yesterday on the test ride, but today before I went out I...
09-03-12, 01:49 PM
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Posted By zmensing

Thanks! Yeah, based on some of the issues I'd...

Thanks! Yeah, based on some of the issues I'd read about, I had been trying to avoid those. Better safe than sorry. I had seem a fair number here and there, but never the right combo of size,...
09-03-12, 11:12 AM
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Posted By zmensing

Garage Queen Team Miyata

After searching for about a year and a half, finally found my Team! My size, flawless (almost) shape, and all original setup. Couldn't be happier! Now to switch out the pedals and go for a ride! ...
06-01-12, 05:56 PM
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Posted By zmensing

Indeed, just sucks when you're drooling over a...

Indeed, just sucks when you're drooling over a frame and realize there's a big dong on it.
Forum: Framebuilders
06-01-12, 05:45 PM
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Views: 1,333
Posted By zmensing

Cool, a friend of mine brought a frame out there...

Cool, a friend of mine brought a frame out there to get the forks aligned I think. I haven't asked yet how he liked it or if he actually got it back, but I think he was riding it, so I assume so. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-14-12, 06:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,333
Posted By zmensing

Could try bringing it to one of the local...

Could try bringing it to one of the local framebuilders, see what they think (Ed Litton's in Richmond). He may be able to give you some solid advice and probably has the tools to straighten things...
Forum: Framebuilders
05-13-12, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,333
Posted By zmensing

My 618GT has a pretty sizable dent in the top...

My 618GT has a pretty sizable dent in the top tube and I've been riding that pretty hard for 2 years without any issues. I feel like as long there's no separation in the lugs and no "creases" in the...
Forum: Great Lakes
05-09-12, 05:43 PM
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Views: 954
Posted By zmensing

As a 618GT owner, I couldn't be happier and...

As a 618GT owner, I couldn't be happier and definitely recommend that model, though I'm sure the others are great too. Super sturdy, smooth, great riding bike. Usually ride at least 10 miles every...
04-27-12, 03:24 PM
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Posted By zmensing

Gorgeous! Thanks for sharing. I have its...

Gorgeous! Thanks for sharing. I have its one-year-older brother (618GT), in probably about the same size. Love it to death.
04-20-12, 11:02 PM
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Views: 145,732
Posted By zmensing

That's the bike that first got me into Miyatas as...

That's the bike that first got me into Miyatas as well! Love it and ride it almost everyday. Looks like yours is in really great shape. Mine's a little beat up, nothing major, I always hope just...
03-05-12, 01:43 AM
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Posted By zmensing

Huh, haven't seen one of those before. Kind of...

Huh, haven't seen one of those before. Kind of looks like a cocktail shaker.
03-04-12, 04:48 AM
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Posted By zmensing

Ah, I can see how that would work. Though to be...

Ah, I can see how that would work. Though to be honest, seems like money, time, and weight going toward a pretty minor cosmetic improvement. Unless I'm missing a performance benefit somewhere?
03-04-12, 04:45 AM
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Posted By zmensing

Thanks, but the spacers I got are actually 1" ID,...

Thanks, but the spacers I got are actually 1" ID, and they're too big. 22.2 mm (stem diameter) is only about 0.87", so the 1" spacers are loose. Could use some kind of shim, but that's getting to...
03-03-12, 09:49 PM
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Posted By zmensing

I actually already bought some I was hoping would...

I actually already bought some I was hoping would be the right size, but were too big. I was thinking 1 inch, since it's a 1 inch threaded. Haven't been able to find actual 22.2 spacers. Any...
03-03-12, 09:40 PM
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Posted By zmensing

STIs on ergo bars on my Koga Miyata. ...

STIs on ergo bars on my Koga Miyata.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7203/6949609831_778bed14f7_z.jpg

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7041/6950915079_bb45457202_z.jpg
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03-03-12, 09:34 PM
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Posted By zmensing

The silver braid cable housings? I was looking...

The silver braid cable housings? I was looking at those and sad they were out.
03-03-12, 09:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,480
Posted By zmensing

Psh, I had a good 1/4 inch before that seat was...

Psh, I had a good 1/4 inch before that seat was slammed forward ;) FWIW, after going on the first longer ride since completing the build today, the seat was definitely too far forward, so it's now...
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