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04-01-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Miyata110

'81 Miyata 610 - Project Complete

I haven't been here in a while, but I just finished a project that I wanted to share.

I got this 1981 Miyata 610 in the mail a couple of weeks ago. I've been looking for a Miyata with a triple for...
05-22-18, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By Miyata110

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04-29-18, 05:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,971
Posted By Miyata110

Steel only for me. I'm not against anything else,...

Steel only for me. I'm not against anything else, I just tend to try the make the most of older items (bikes, cars, tractors). Maybe when I can get a 40 yr old CF I'll give it a try.
04-28-18, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,612
Posted By Miyata110

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04-28-18, 06:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,612
Posted By Miyata110

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04-28-18, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,612
Posted By Miyata110

Ross Signature 292s

Hi All. It's been a while since I've logged on, but I finally finished the Ross Signature 292s and wanted to share some pics.
Ishiwata tubing. Shimano Golden Arrow components.

I know a Ross...
04-15-15, 01:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,620
Posted By Miyata110

I'm not nearly as careful as others on this...

I'm not nearly as careful as others on this topic. If I get a response from what seems like a legit source, I have no problem providing my address and having folks come to the house. I never...
03-03-15, 10:12 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,718
Posted By Miyata110

I'll add my recent headache - trying to rewire a...

I'll add my recent headache - trying to rewire a Shimano 3 speed hub. It appears that a special cable is needed, one is that is nutted on both sides (of course I threw the old one out). I'm not...
03-28-14, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2,110
Views: 681,147
Posted By Miyata110

My 23" 1955 Rudge Galaxy 3 speed is too big. I'd...

My 23" 1955 Rudge Galaxy 3 speed is too big. I'd like another 21" road bike (triple preferred). I'm in western NY.

http://i711.photobucket.com/albums/ww120/ecrfajd/IMG_5294_zpsc897afaf.jpg...
08-02-13, 12:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,764
Posted By Miyata110

So glad you're still with us! Heal well.

So glad you're still with us! Heal well.
07-24-13, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,249
Posted By Miyata110

I'll play devil's advocate and vote for #1...

I'll play devil's advocate and vote for #1 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) . First, I like that it's all original. Second, it's not my money so what do I care...
07-24-13, 05:38 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,389
Posted By Miyata110

This is my main squeeze. Only thing I've changed...

This is my main squeeze. Only thing I've changed since acquiring from the original owner is the saddle. My go-fast bike doesn't see near as much action. :rolleyes:
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07-22-13, 06:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,485
Posted By Miyata110

I usually ride solo. I enjoy riding with others,...

I usually ride solo. I enjoy riding with others, but it's rare that I find someone who goes exactly the speed that I want to go.

The two people I do ride with though both ride vintage! Of...
07-22-13, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,237
Posted By Miyata110

My father has a 35 year gap in his Raleighs. A...

My father has a 35 year gap in his Raleighs. A '74 Gran Sport (pictured - wish I had a recent one with its new Honey Brooks) and a 2009 Grand Sport (not worth a picutre IMHO). If we count my '55...
07-19-13, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,486,594
Posted By Miyata110

I'm sure - and a standard Shimano splined puller...

I'm sure - and a standard Shimano splined puller works fine on it as top506 mentioned.
07-19-13, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15,283
Views: 5,486,594
Posted By Miyata110

Anyone looking for an 11-28 7 speed freewheel? ...

Anyone looking for an 11-28 7 speed freewheel? Pretty much brand new - used a handful of times. I'd like to go to a more traditional 13/14 - 28 as I just never use the 11.

Thought I'd offer...
07-18-13, 01:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,485
Posted By Miyata110

I'd be willing to bet the opposite - that most...

I'd be willing to bet the opposite - that most people can't tell the difference in ride quality between one steel fork or another. Of course stickers help. ;)
07-18-13, 10:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,561
Posted By Miyata110

I am the worst liar in the world, so I refrain...

I am the worst liar in the world, so I refrain from it at all costs. Though if my wife asks me about that package I received in the mail today...;)
07-18-13, 08:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,485
Posted By Miyata110

I have to +1 that. Not a fan of the look of...

I have to +1 that. Not a fan of the look of these bulky things.
07-17-13, 08:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,434
Posted By Miyata110

I will also add, to Chuckk's point, that riding...

I will also add, to Chuckk's point, that riding position is one of the reasons that I have no desire to ride brifters. I ride the hoods <15% of the time, I just find the drops to be more comfortable...
07-17-13, 07:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,485
Posted By Miyata110

From one 110 owner to another, I just want to...

From one 110 owner to another, I just want to congratulate you on your exquisite taste. I completely echo Howard's sentiments - these bikes are far nicer than they are given credit for. Not that...
07-17-13, 06:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,434
Posted By Miyata110

I would bet I do almost 1/2 of my shifting going...

I would bet I do almost 1/2 of my shifting going from big to small and back again. I tend to set the rear on the middle cog and leave it there. Big ring for flats, small ring for hills. I've...
07-16-13, 10:23 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,217
Posted By Miyata110

I always remove them. Never give them a second...

I always remove them. Never give them a second thought. I've never seen one that improved the look of the bike and while there are exceptions, I don't think they serve much of a purpose.
07-16-13, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,165
Posted By Miyata110

I would apply the same rule as I use for tape -...

I would apply the same rule as I use for tape - the color can be any color found on the bike. If you have a black bike, with grey lettering with a red outline (to use one of my examples) than black,...
07-15-13, 01:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,769
Posted By Miyata110

Have to be the Cdale m400. My least favorite...

Have to be the Cdale m400. My least favorite bike, but the only real option when faced with the possibility of off-roading.
07-11-13, 10:44 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,826
Posted By Miyata110

I'm also not huge on the "support your LBS"...

I'm also not huge on the "support your LBS" stuff. I have a great shop (make that two) that I use frequently, but only because they offer me something that online retailers/ebay sellers aren't able...
07-11-13, 06:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,311
Posted By Miyata110

Great score! Though I think a see a wrinkle...

Great score!

Though I think a see a wrinkle or two near one of the rivets. Maybe you should call Brooks and demand a refund for their shotty craftsmanship! Sorry, I couldn't resist. :roflmao:
07-08-13, 01:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,690
Posted By Miyata110

Big time! I just went out with my buddy who I...

Big time! I just went out with my buddy who I built a bike for, I don't think I've ever been so nervous on a ride!
07-08-13, 01:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,325
Posted By Miyata110

Funny - I'm also doing a tri this weekend on a...

Funny - I'm also doing a tri this weekend on a Brooks B17! Long story as to why I'm riding the Miyata over my "race" bike, but I'm sticking with the way it's currently set up - including not...
07-08-13, 08:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By Miyata110

I have no idea what anyone else thinks - every...

I have no idea what anyone else thinks - every time I try to guess I get it wrong - but I like older bikes/cars/tractors/etc. because I like to be different and I prefer fixing old things to buying...
07-03-13, 07:22 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,802
Posted By Miyata110

Why do people want to know the year of their...

Why do people want to know the year of their bike?

Why do people want to know why people want to know the year of their bike?

Because we're all curious by nature!
Replies: 15
Views: 765
Posted By Miyata110

I wouldn't pay that much. Set it up correctly...

I wouldn't pay that much. Set it up correctly and you're closer, but as-is it would require too much money to make "right" that it wouldn't be worth the effort.
06-20-13, 05:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,106
Posted By Miyata110

Not really names per se, but I sometimes refer to...

Not really names per se, but I sometimes refer to these as Ebony and Ivory.

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06-16-13, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,608
Posted By Miyata110

I agree that the handlebars are a bit odd, but my...

I agree that the handlebars are a bit odd, but my wife has scoliosis so an upright seating position really works best for her.

I reused the original housing so both the color and length are...
06-15-13, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,608
Posted By Miyata110

Before & After - Fuji Special Road Racer Mixte

Finally finished my wife's Mixte and just in time for her birthday :bday:

I really didn't turn out as nice as I had hoped. Functionally though it's light years from where it was when I got it and...
06-15-13, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,172
Posted By Miyata110

Mandaric - Why Not

I was taking some pics today and thought I'd snag a couple of the Mandaric - I don't think I've gotten any since I've gotten it back in riding condition. It's a touch smaller than I like, but it's a...
06-05-13, 07:54 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,663
Posted By Miyata110

Looks fine to me.

Looks fine to me.
Replies: 16
Views: 3,526
Posted By Miyata110

I can't say I've ever seen a picture of a bike...

I can't say I've ever seen a picture of a bike with the chain on both the large and small chainring. That thing is mid-shift and it's sitting still - amazing. :thumb:
Replies: 8
Views: 1,276
Posted By Miyata110

I think that's a BF member's bike. ...

I think that's a BF member's bike.

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/875146-FS-1973-Raleigh-Super-Course-23-1-2-quot
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Posted By Miyata110

Seems reasonable assuming it's in good condition....

Seems reasonable assuming it's in good condition. Maybe try to get it for a bit less, but if this is your size (looks like a 21") it may be hard to find another bike of this quality in your size...
03-31-13, 10:18 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 26,492
Posted By Miyata110

Miyata 110

Miyata 110
Replies: 23
Views: 5,540
Posted By Miyata110

I have to agree with the others. It's not about...

I have to agree with the others. It's not about how much importance they/you put into the name on the frame, it's how much importance a typicaly buyer would. I picked up a Mandaric - no name...
03-28-13, 06:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,373
Posted By Miyata110

Beautiful bike! Congrats. Check the serial...

Beautiful bike! Congrats. Check the serial number and you can figure out the month & year the frame was made.
03-27-13, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,159
Posted By Miyata110

Well, with such a fine name like Davis I'm sure...

Well, with such a fine name like Davis I'm sure whatever they produced was of superior quality! :thumb:
03-26-13, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,171
Posted By Miyata110

It's a Fuji. At 19 inches it seems to fit...

It's a Fuji.

At 19 inches it seems to fit my wife pretty well, she is also around 5'4".
03-26-13, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,171
Posted By Miyata110

Sure - here is mine as purchased a few weeks ago...

Sure - here is mine as purchased a few weeks ago for my wife. I'm hoping to start the rehab in the next week or two.

'72 Fuji Special Road Racer
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03-25-13, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,171
Posted By Miyata110

Very cool - I just picked up a mixted of similar...

Very cool - I just picked up a mixted of similar vintage for my wife and you've given me some inspiration.

The paint job looks really cool - I can't let my wife see this or she'll definitely...
03-24-13, 06:47 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,311
Posted By Miyata110

Nope, quite the opposite. I can't imagine paying...

Nope, quite the opposite. I can't imagine paying for the "better" stuff. For what? So I can brag about it here? If I happened to luck into something nice - great (how I ended up with my 531),...
03-23-13, 07:34 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,102
Posted By Miyata110

Great thread. Outside of the usual fam &...

Great thread.

Outside of the usual fam & work stuff:

Books - I read quite a bit. Classics, modern, non-fiction, doesn't matter. If its written, I'm interested in reading it.

Bikes - still...
03-23-13, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,095
Posted By Miyata110

Beautiful!

Beautiful!
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