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03-01-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 269
Posted By Hobbiano

I thought that dog looked familiar.

I thought that dog looked familiar.
02-25-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 573
Posted By Hobbiano

If you can't decide, just buy them both. That's...

If you can't decide, just buy them both. That's my advice, not that it's worth anything..
02-25-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 573
Posted By Hobbiano

Which one looks better to you? That's important...

Which one looks better to you? That's important too.
I have an '86 Panasonic Pro Touring, an '84 Miyata 1000, and an '80 something Centurion Pro Tour 15, and they seem pretty equal quality wise.
02-21-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,750
Posted By Hobbiano

I've used a Bicycling magazine article by Eric...

I've used a Bicycling magazine article by Eric Hjertberg ( Feb. & Mar. 1986) on lacing and truing wheels to build all the wheels I've built so far. As I don't build them often enough to remember from...
02-19-21, 07:07 PM
02-06-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 685
Posted By Hobbiano

I just rechecked mine. It measures 22-3/4" (58cm)...

I just rechecked mine. It measures 22-3/4" (58cm) center to top of top tube, and 24-1/4" center to top of seat tube. And, as a bonus, 22-1/4" top tube length, center to center.
I also have a 22-1/2"...
02-06-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 685
Posted By Hobbiano

I had one just like that. Same year, color,...

I had one just like that. Same year, color, chrome fork, size (24"), everything. I bought it new in '69 when I was 15. $139 I think. I sold it in the early eighty's. It was recently given back to me...
01-26-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,675
Posted By Hobbiano

Both of my '84 Treks, a 760 & a 770, have those...

Both of my '84 Treks, a 760 & a 770, have those two holes in the dropout. I think he was saying they all had that.
01-26-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By Hobbiano

Ha! I have one. The 710 also has rack braze-ons...

Ha! I have one. The 710 also has rack braze-ons on the seat stays. I don't think the 310 did.
01-26-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By Hobbiano

I still think it looks like an '82 710. If you...

I still think it looks like an '82 710. If you scroll down that page there's a table where you can click on the year. Click on 1981. It seems to be just past the last number for an '81 710, and the...
01-26-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 238
Posted By Hobbiano

I think it looks like an '82 710.

I think it looks like an '82 710.
01-25-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,057
Posted By Hobbiano

"1986 Miyata 1000 $90 59cm" I think you could...

"1986 Miyata 1000 $90 59cm"
I think you could probably get more than $90 for the '86 1000. :)
01-23-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By Hobbiano

Okay. Pm sent.

Okay. Pm sent.
12-26-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 708
Posted By Hobbiano

I'd gladly pay more for a bike in that condition....

I'd gladly pay more for a bike in that condition. And I've done it a few times with no regrets. Even a year or so later, I think those were some of my best purchases. If you appreciate nice paint and...
12-25-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 899
Posted By Hobbiano

You can find them occasionally on ebay. Be aware...

You can find them occasionally on ebay. Be aware that there are two common sizes for the part that goes into the fork. 22.2mm and 21.15mm.
12-23-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,308
Posted By Hobbiano

No way. Too many other bikes out there. As soon...

No way. Too many other bikes out there. As soon as you spend the money on this one, they'll show up.
12-22-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,146
Posted By Hobbiano

I'd probably just keep them all.

I'd probably just keep them all.
11-14-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 86,289
Posted By Hobbiano

Excellent transition with orangeology for some...

Excellent transition with orangeology for some nice tools. Arrived in just a few days and were packed nicely and were just as described. Many thanks!
11-14-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,216
Posted By Hobbiano

Very nice! Not my size, though. Otherwise I'd...

Very nice! Not my size, though. Otherwise I'd have a hard time resisting. To anyone considering this bike, I bought an equally nice Miyata from Marius several months ago and rest assured he knows how...
11-07-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By Hobbiano

Not if it's a Helicomatic.

Not if it's a Helicomatic.
10-29-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By Hobbiano

'83 did have cantilevers. '82 didn't.

'83 did have cantilevers. '82 didn't.
10-26-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 24,656
Posted By Hobbiano

Sweet Nina. ...

Sweet Nina.
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10-25-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,015
Posted By Hobbiano

I'd say it was an '84. The '84 has a rear brake...

I'd say it was an '84. The '84 has a rear brake cable stop brazed to the seat stays, and the '83 has a cable stop that hangs from the seat post binder bolt.
The rust inside the frame doesn't look...
10-23-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,431
Posted By Hobbiano

'73 World Voyageur

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09-24-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,622
Posted By Hobbiano

I have a 1000 & 610 and after seeing yours it...

I have a 1000 & 610 and after seeing yours it seems like a 210 is what's missing in my life. That makes sense, doesn't it?
09-19-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,622
Posted By Hobbiano

I would prioritize repacking the hubs. If you let...

I would prioritize repacking the hubs. If you let the headset or bottom bracket go too long you can just replace them fairly inexpensively. You can flush the freewheel out with WD40 and re-oil. But...
09-08-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 595
Posted By Hobbiano

Yep. Commuter. It shows up in the '81 & '82...

Yep. Commuter. It shows up in the '81 & '82 catalog. https://www.ragandbone.ca/PDFs/Miyata%20Catalogue%20PDFs/1981%20Miyata%20Catalog.pdf
08-08-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 53,385
Posted By Hobbiano

Nice D25. That one has a solid spruce top with...

Nice D25. That one has a solid spruce top with mahogany back and sides. The arched back is laminated. Some of the D25's were all solid mahogany, top, back, & sides, with a braced back. Others were...
07-22-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Hobbiano

Thanks. Won't fit my 21" 610, though. My mounting...

Thanks. Won't fit my 21" 610, though. My mounting points are about 14.5" apart. GLWS!
07-15-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,831
Posted By Hobbiano

polymorphself...

polymorphself (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/polymorphself-472972.html) , The spokes you have are either galvanized or zinc coated, not stainless. If you try to polish them you will remove the...
06-22-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,313
Posted By Hobbiano

A big thanks from here too!

A big thanks from here too!
06-12-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 752
Posted By Hobbiano

Sent you a pm.

Sent you a pm.
06-01-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By Hobbiano

27x1 3/8. I know you knew that. :)

27x1 3/8. I know you knew that. :)
05-30-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 24,656
Posted By Hobbiano

Here's my dog, Nina. I think she's beautiful....

Here's my dog, Nina. I think she's beautiful. Shepherd mix.
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05-30-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,570
Posted By Hobbiano

Here ya' go: ...

Here ya' go:
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Suntour TA-260 cartridge bearing hub wrench. There's someone...
05-27-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,691
Posted By Hobbiano

Thats a C&V DeWalt. I had a 14" model a little...

Thats a C&V DeWalt. I had a 14" model a little older than that for a long time. The arm and motor moved together, and the bearings that the arm rolled on were on top of the column. It must have...
05-23-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,389
Posted By Hobbiano

Okay. I'm going to go out on a limb and say '82...

Okay. I'm going to go out on a limb and say '82 720, base on double dropout eyelets, double water bottle bosses on downtube, no cantilever bosses, and really long chainstays.
Replies: 20
Views: 1,640
Posted By Hobbiano

I once bought a Trek 760 with rust around the...

I once bought a Trek 760 with rust around the cable guides. It was pretty cheap, but wire brushing and scraping the rust revealed that it was rusted all the way through the top tube in several...
05-09-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2,465
Views: 823,384
Posted By Hobbiano

That looks nice. The stem looks a bit long for...

That looks nice. The stem looks a bit long for just about anyone who would fit that bike, though, to me.
05-06-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 792
Posted By Hobbiano

I was thinking it was an '84. But, looking at the...

I was thinking it was an '84. But, looking at the Miyata catalogs, I think you're right that it's an '82 or '83. The catalog indicates the '82 came with Sunshine hubs but the '83 came with Suntour...
04-13-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 755
Posted By Hobbiano

I would consider that a great deal where I live....

I would consider that a great deal where I live. Very rare to see something like that in Baton Rouge or New Orleans Craigs list. If it fits you and you keep it you may be able to find someone local...
02-04-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,399
Posted By Hobbiano

What? No pictures?

What? No pictures?
01-18-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 684
Posted By Hobbiano

Sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do.

Sometimes you gotta do what you gotta do.
01-18-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 53,385
Posted By Hobbiano

Early to mid '60s Goya G30 classical. ...

Early to mid '60s Goya G30 classical.


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01-18-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 53,385
Posted By Hobbiano

'67 bird. Purchased new in '67 by my brother. He...

'67 bird. Purchased new in '67 by my brother. He sold it to me around 1980.
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01-17-20, 11:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By Hobbiano

You might want to disassemble the helicomatic...

You might want to disassemble the helicomatic hubs and if the cones and races are in good condition go ahead and overhaul them and use them. The cones seem to go first and replacements are difficult...
01-14-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,646
Posted By Hobbiano

The 760 & 770 had a different frame then the 560....

The 760 & 770 had a different frame then the 560. In '86 the 560 had a main triangle of Reynolds 531 and forks and stays of chrome moly. The 760 and 770 had 531 main tubes, fork, and stays. In '86...
01-11-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 53,385
Posted By Hobbiano

Love the finish on that Guild!

Love the finish on that Guild!
01-10-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 53,385
Posted By Hobbiano

Umm, i had to research that. Apparently, the "7up...

Umm, i had to research that. Apparently, the "7up green was more of a candy green (than Sherwood green metallic) used on some Eric Clapton strats in the late 80's and early 90's like the pictures I...
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