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01-18-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 760
Posted By dim

H Plus Archetype are not tubeless ready rims ......

H Plus Archetype are not tubeless ready rims ... get something like HED belgium Plus or Kinlins that are not hookless
01-18-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,456
Posted By dim

get nitto bottle cages .... not just classy, but...

get nitto bottle cages .... not just classy, but the best
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 937
Posted By dim

Hed Belgium Plus rims is what I use on both my...

Hed Belgium Plus rims is what I use on both my bikes ... I'm using Continental GP 5000 TL(tubeless on both bikes)

25mm on my Trek Emonda SL6 and 32mm on my Miyata 1000

if you want aero, you...
01-18-20, 12:37 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,814
Posted By dim

my Miyata 1000 Gran Tourer ...

my Miyata 1000 Gran Tourer

...
01-17-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,583
Posted By dim

Waterproof Heated Cycle Glove- Sealskinz ...

Waterproof Heated Cycle Glove- Sealskinz

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01-14-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,162
Posted By dim

Lupine

Lupine
01-13-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,888
Posted By dim

sasa cutthroat: ...

sasa cutthroat:


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01-13-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By dim

Miyata 1000 - is this original?

I have a Miyata 1000 and always search ebay UK to see if there are any here (I bought mine in Germany and have never seen one advertised in the UK)

here's one now and I'm just curious as the I'm...
01-12-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,216
Posted By dim

are those rims hookless? .... if so, read this: ...

are those rims hookless? .... if so, read this:

https://www.renehersecycles.com/safety-advice-non-standard-rims-and-rene-herse-tires/
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 8,508
Posted By dim

I've been using tubeless for a while now on 2...

I've been using tubeless for a while now on 2 bikes (a touring bike and a road bike) .... Let me run through a few steps (the way that I do it)

1. Use the proper tubeless rim tape .... and...
Forum: Commuting
12-27-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By dim

Panaracer Gravel King

Panaracer Gravel King
Replies: 43
Views: 3,760
Posted By dim

It took me over 4 years of searching to find a...

It took me over 4 years of searching to find a 1980's Miyata 1000 in my size

I found one in May from a seller in Germany .... took several emails to convince him to ship it to the UK

Bike is in...
12-27-19, 03:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By dim

add 60ml of orange sealant ..... add the valve...

add 60ml of orange sealant ..... add the valve core,

spin the wheel a few times,

turn the valve to the 12 O'clock position and inflate with a track pump

works every time (you may get a bit...
Forum: Touring
12-24-19, 02:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,989
Posted By dim

Buy a 1980's Miyata touring bike .... upgrade it...

Buy a 1980's Miyata touring bike .... upgrade it to your own specifications ....

Thats what I've done to a Miyata 1000
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,936
Posted By dim

this is good ...

this is good


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12-15-19, 03:01 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 231,058
Posted By dim

My Miyata 1000 from the 1980's ... Still...

My Miyata 1000 from the 1980's ...

Still work in progress (I've spent a lot of money so far and am 90% done)
I received the bike in original condition .... I had been searching for 4 years to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,052
Posted By dim

HED Belgium Plus (if they can fit your brakes)...

HED Belgium Plus (if they can fit your brakes) .... I have 2 sets .... (one for each bike).... not a true climbing rim, but it does everything well and most probably the finest alloy rim on the...
Replies: 50
Views: 4,057
Posted By dim

I have 2 good bikes (a Miyata 1000 touring bike...

I have 2 good bikes (a Miyata 1000 touring bike with racks, mudguards, dynamo setup etc etc and a very lightweight Trek Emonda SL6 with Di2)

I'm also planning to do PBP next time round

I will...
12-10-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By dim

my setup on my Miyata 1000 .... (my...

my setup on my Miyata 1000 .... (my commuter/touring bike and audax bike)

Son 28 Dynamo Hub

Supernova E3 Triple front light (connected to the Son 28 Dynamo Hub)

Supernova E3 Tail light 2...
12-10-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By dim

Thanks Guys .... I will go to my LBS and see if...

Thanks Guys .... I will go to my LBS and see if he can dismantle and service ... the problem is with the top wheel
12-10-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By dim

Replacement for Shimano RD-M700, Deer Head (with "Super Plate System")

Hi Guys

I have a 1980's Miyata 1000 ... it has the Shimano Deerhead groupset with the Shimano RD-M700, Deore XT (with "Super Plate System") rear derailier

I think I need to replace the jockey...
12-07-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1,335
Views: 423,579
Posted By dim

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Miyata 1000 ....
HED Belgium Plus Rims
Honjo Fenders
Supernova E3 Triple dynamo...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,833
Posted By dim

get 2 rims (HED Belgium Plus) .... use your...

get 2 rims (HED Belgium Plus) .... use your existing hubs (or search ebay for good used 2nd hand hubs) and have a wheelbuilder sort it ....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-19, 01:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,833
Posted By dim

for $500 budget.... get a pair of...

for $500 budget....

get a pair of Continental GP5000 clinchers (as wide as you can) and use lightweight tubes

a Garmin Varia Radar unit (assuming you have a Garmin satnav that you can connect...
12-01-19, 01:44 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,020
Posted By dim

juice of 1 orange juice of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon...

juice of 1 orange
juice of 1 lemon
1 teaspoon of salt (rock salt of Himalayan salt)
2-3 tablespoons of Canadian maple syrup
1/2-3/4 cup of coconut water

this is very good
11-30-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,942
Posted By dim

your left arse cheek is bigger and heavier than...

your left arse cheek is bigger and heavier than the right :p
11-30-19, 01:14 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 190,836
Posted By dim

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...
11-29-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,231
Posted By dim

motorcycle chain lube .... ...

motorcycle chain lube ....
https://www.sportsbikeshop.co.uk/motorcycle_parts/content_prod/29605/#/23681,2923,1083
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,946
Posted By dim

I have approx 1700 Km on my Gp5000 TL (25mm wide)...

I have approx 1700 Km on my Gp5000 TL (25mm wide) mounted on HED Belgium Plus wheels on my Trek Emonda SL6

best tyres that I have used so far .... fast, zero punctures so far and I ride on crappy...
07-22-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,578
Posted By dim

here's the attachment from Cygolite if you don't...

here's the attachment from Cygolite if you don't like the rubber strap:



https://shop.cygolite.com/product.sc?productId=101&categoryId=-1
...
07-22-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,578
Posted By dim

I have 2 cygolites ... the older 50 and the new...

I have 2 cygolites ... the older 50 and the new Hotshot Pro 200 .... the 200 is the brightest back light I have seen (the Dinotte is brighter but I have not seen any in my area)

My 50 is a few...
07-22-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,927
Posted By dim

recently bought a 1980's Miyata 1000 Grand Tourer...

recently bought a 1980's Miyata 1000 Grand Tourer and it has the BioPace Tripple

I was going to change the Biopace and someonet me to try it first .... that was 2000 Km ago and I'm still using...
07-21-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,087
Posted By dim

a very good thread! I will be doing a...

a very good thread!

I will be doing a fishing/wild camping cycling tour of Ireland (sea fishing) in May next year. I us live on the beach in South Africa for several years, and fished most days
...
07-21-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,197
Posted By dim

I have the newer version (I bought 3 for my...

I have the newer version (I bought 3 for my Miyata 1000 touring bike, and am using Nitto bottle cages .... the colour I have is the grey one (2nd from the right) .... perfect, as my bike is a similar...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By dim

I'm using the Oakley Jawbreaker Photochromic...

I'm using the Oakley Jawbreaker Photochromic Sunglasses .... perfect for my needs, as I can use them in low light conditions aswell (early morning/evening):
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 724
Posted By dim

I normally pump new tyres to the max that is...

I normally pump new tyres to the max that is stamped on the sidewall on the rear, and a bit less for the front

I ride them for several days and when they feel perfect, I check what the pressure is
07-08-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,849
Posted By dim

The Miyata 1000 has proprietry tubing made by...

The Miyata 1000 has proprietry tubing made by Miyata and is Triple butted ....

if you were to have a custom frame build with similar specced tubing, expect to pay well over $3000 USD for just the...
07-08-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,073
Posted By dim

Compass tyres 700Cx38mm Barlow Pass .... run them...

Compass tyres 700Cx38mm Barlow Pass .... run them tubeless with Orange sealant (the regular Orange sealant, not the endurance) ....

If you are happy with 32mm tyres, get the Continental Grand Prix...
07-08-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,849
Posted By dim

The Miyata 1000 is still to this day regarded as...

The Miyata 1000 is still to this day regarded as the best production touring bike ever made ....

there are 2 other bikes that come close (Specialized Expedition and the Trek 720), but many say...
Forum: For Sale
07-06-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,262
Posted By dim

nice bike! ... I have a miyata 1000 (50cm) and...

nice bike! ... I have a miyata 1000 (50cm) and it's super comfy .... you have the original Miyata radial tyres which are worth a fair bit aswell
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 15,342
Posted By dim

I have the Garmin Edge 1000 .... I see that the...

I have the Garmin Edge 1000 .... I see that the Garmin forum has now changed and there is no longer a section for the Edge 1000 .... that sucks as I frequented the forum often to see what new...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,161
Posted By dim

thanks .... thats the sort of price I have in...

thanks .... thats the sort of price I have in mind .... I will review the price after I get new wheels built with Son Deluxe dynamo hub and dynamo lights etc ....I'm also waiting for wider mudguards...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,161
Posted By dim

suppose that's true, but I think I paid a bit...

suppose that's true, but I think I paid a bit less than what it's worth, as I've been looking for years for one of these in my size and I don't see any listed .... from time to time, they do appear...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,161
Posted By dim

yes, I'm in the UK .... don't see these listed /...

yes, I'm in the UK .... don't see these listed / advertised here, and I bought mine from a seller in Germany
Replies: 12
Views: 1,161
Posted By dim

1985 Miyata One Thousand .... Value for Insurance Purposes

Hi Guys .... I need your advice

I've bought a 1985 Miyata One Thousand touring bike in original mint condition. (It was hardly ridden, then was stored in the house since 1985)... it's a 50cm frame...
06-07-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,334
Posted By dim

speaking of .... I really like a Trek madone 9.9...

speaking of .... I really like a Trek madone 9.9 .... I MUST have it and I just have to convince my wife that perhaps a 2nd mortage on our house will be a good idea (I'll add a bit extra to the loan...
06-01-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,333
Posted By dim

Elite Deboyo Ombra Stainless Steel Thermal Bottle...

Elite Deboyo Ombra Stainless Steel Thermal Bottle
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05-30-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,534
Posted By dim

where I live (Cambridge UK), we have hundreds of...

where I live (Cambridge UK), we have hundreds of bikes stolen .... guys walk around with high powered portable angle grinders in shopping bags and will take a bike in broad daylight with pedestrians...
05-30-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,534
Posted By dim

I'm considering getting an Ottolock for Audax...

I'm considering getting an Ottolock for Audax rides....

we have to leave our bikes unattended for a few minutes while we get our card stamped at a control point (such as a school hall etc) ...
...
05-27-19, 02:27 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,646
Posted By dim

A 1987 Koga Miyata Randonneur currently listed on...

A 1987 Koga Miyata Randonneur currently listed on Ebay Germany ....

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