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07-07-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By squarenoise

What squirtdad said. I don't think Shimano...

What squirtdad said. I don't think Shimano currently makes a French threaded Cartridge BB. I've used the Velo Orange one and it worked perfectly.
06-27-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By squarenoise

I've tried the narrow before and it was not for...

I've tried the narrow before and it was not for me.

I would probably consider a C17 though.
06-27-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By squarenoise

Trade: Brooks B17 Honey Brown for Black

Anyone have a Black Brooks B17 they'd like to trade for a Honey Brown one? Ideally similar condition, but I'm willing to pay a bit extra for better.
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06-13-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By squarenoise

Hey Jacob, I dropped it to $50 from $58 (I think...

Hey Jacob, I dropped it to $50 from $58 (I think was the original listing), but willing to do $45 shipped.
06-06-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By squarenoise

PM headed your way for the Voyaguer bag.

PM headed your way for the Voyaguer bag.
05-24-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,179
Posted By squarenoise

I saw in another post he was in the middle of...

I saw in another post he was in the middle of finals and moving, so just super busy, but should get back to you. I bought a Schwinn Voyageur from him and had a super smooth transaction after making...
05-16-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By squarenoise

That's a cool frame and thank you for the offer,...

That's a cool frame and thank you for the offer, but I'm in the same boat with too many projects. N+1 is cool and all, but my personal cap is 10 and I'm well beyond that at the moment ; )
05-15-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By squarenoise

700c. I believe '84 was the first year the 1000...

700c. I believe '84 was the first year the 1000 model moved to 700c while the 610 and 210 stayed 27".
05-14-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By squarenoise

Price Drop Bump!

Price Drop Bump!
05-11-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7,145
Views: 2,813,831
Posted By squarenoise

The VO quill stem is fantastic (I own two), but...

The VO quill stem is fantastic (I own two), but heads up it might not get you the same height seen in your photo. I have one maxed out on one of my bikes, I'll measure after catching a toddler break...
05-10-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By squarenoise

Both Suntour and the Sunrace have been sold. ...

Both Suntour and the Sunrace have been sold.

Price drop on the IRD and Maillard.
05-09-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 70,352
Posted By squarenoise

Are you definitely running a 7-speed cassette or...

Are you definitely running a 7-speed cassette or is it a freewheel? If it’s a cassette you can easily mod it to work better with those Suntour shifters.

Suntour center-to-center cog spacing is...
05-07-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By squarenoise

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1440x1920/11_1364ea6ef10a8cd4cd5e7620109ee94e93532b42.jpg...
05-07-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By squarenoise

1984 Miyata 1000 60c Frameset

SOLD! $500 $450 plus actual shipping via BikeFlights or ShipBikes. Or Local pickup in Tucson, AZ.

Paypal preferred, add 3% for "goods and services".

In excellent condition with a few additional...
05-02-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By squarenoise

Freewheel Purge: IRD, Suntour, Maillard, Sunrace

All prices include priority shipping within the U.S.

Paypal preferred, "friends and family" or add 3% for "goods and services".

All of these were in use and/or tested with no issues to report....
04-21-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,543
Posted By squarenoise

Thank you LBCwanabe for a smooth transaction! The...

Thank you LBCwanabe for a smooth transaction! The Voyageur arrived well packed and faster than expected. I made a few component changes, converted the downtube shifters to barends, got it back on the...
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By squarenoise

The 1000 is a fairly sought after bike and I'd...

The 1000 is a fairly sought after bike and I'd think you'd have no problem selling it locally on Craigslist, but I guess it depends on what you feel the value range is. It's hard to say without...
04-07-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 986
Posted By squarenoise

Judging by the saddle height of your Nishiki 62cm...

Judging by the saddle height of your Nishiki 62cm might be too big and I think would definitely be too big by modern sizing. I recommend measuring the center to center of the top tube. I know...
03-15-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 872,522
Posted By squarenoise

Haha, davester got it! It's a Paul Gino Light...

Haha, davester got it! It's a Paul Gino Light Mount, mounted to the rack with a rounded furniture bracket. I needed the light mount dropped down a bit, due to front bag interference and it worked...
03-08-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,499
Posted By squarenoise

Thanks again for all the info justcynn ! I really...

Thanks again for all the info justcynn ! I really wish this frame would work for me, but it's ultimately too large. Hope someone with the right proportions snags it soon because it really is a lovely...
03-07-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,499
Posted By squarenoise

Thank you! Sending you a PM.

Thank you! Sending you a PM.
03-06-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 784
Posted By squarenoise

Sending PM on the Decaleur!

Sending PM on the Decaleur!
02-27-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,499
Posted By squarenoise

Hey there, Can you confirm that the fork is...

Hey there, Can you confirm that the fork is straight/undamaged? It might just be the photo angle, but it looks a bit wonky. I'd also be interested in the center to center top tube length. Please and...
02-16-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 35,790
Posted By squarenoise

So many '86 models recently, I love it! Give...

So many '86 models recently, I love it!

Give the barcons a bit more time for sure. It took me a few weeks to be sold on them, and now run them on 4 (soon to be 5) of my bikes.
02-16-21, 09:12 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 35,790
Posted By squarenoise

Thanks The Golden Boy ! It looks great, rides...

Thanks The Golden Boy ! It looks great, rides great, and has so many options for future builds/setups. It'll definitely be a forever bike for me.
02-16-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 264,907
Posted By squarenoise

Man, that color scheme is so rad!

Man, that color scheme is so rad!
02-16-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 264,907
Posted By squarenoise

I just posted this in the Miyata 1000 thread...

I just posted this in the Miyata 1000 thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/21927110-post144.html) with more details, but figured I'd share here as well.
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02-16-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,542
Views: 872,522
Posted By squarenoise

I just posted this in the Miyata 1000 thread...

I just posted this in the Miyata 1000 thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/21927110-post144.html) with more details, but figured I'd share here as well.
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02-16-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 35,790
Posted By squarenoise

Here's my '86 Miyata 1000, finally rebuilt and...

Here's my '86 Miyata 1000, finally rebuilt and super dialed in now. Purchased from forum member marius.suiram in November, the bike arrived well packed, in excellent condition, with seemingly very...
02-11-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,858
Posted By squarenoise

I had an '85 Gran Rally for a time and ran 700x28...

I had an '85 Gran Rally for a time and ran 700x28 tires no problem. I don't recall if there would have been enough room to include fenders though.
Forum: Touring
02-02-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,260
Posted By squarenoise

Interesting and makes sense. I also have the '84...

Interesting and makes sense. I also have the '84 Miyata 610 which came the same hubs, but 27" ARAYA rims. As long as Panaracer Pasela tires stay in production, I doubt I'll ever covert to 700c.
Forum: Touring
02-01-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,260
Posted By squarenoise

Original wheelset for '84 was definitely 700c. 40...

Original wheelset for '84 was definitely 700c. 40 spoke rear, 36 front and silky smooth sealed cartridge Suntour hubs.
...
01-04-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,453
Posted By squarenoise

Sounds like you made a decision, sloar...

Sounds like you made a decision, sloar (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/sloar-139746.html), but here's a quick mockup for you.
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01-03-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,453
Posted By squarenoise

Another vote for tan/gumwall tires! Here's my...

Another vote for tan/gumwall tires! Here's my 1980 Raleigh Competition with Panaracer Ruffy Tuffy tires.
...
12-31-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By squarenoise

They look like 4th generation (92-93) Chorus or...

They look like 4th generation (92-93) Chorus or Athena (Athena has a plastic body).

I had the Chorus version of these and can confirm they were made for aero routing only, even though they used...
Forum: Touring
12-29-20, 01:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,197
Posted By squarenoise

I have 3 bikes with modern freewheels: one IRD...

I have 3 bikes with modern freewheels: one IRD Classica 5 Speed (I believe the second generation), one 7 speed Sunrace, and one 7 speed Shimano. The IRD is definitely the highest quality. The ramped...
12-23-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,342
Posted By squarenoise

'Same Bike', different owners. It would be nice...

'Same Bike', different owners. It would be nice to have two in the stable though ; )



Very gentle/slow bending to get it there. The initial installment was too high and too close to the...
12-22-20, 11:55 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,342
Posted By squarenoise

I totally remember seeing (and loving) this one!...

I totally remember seeing (and loving) this one! I originally had my VO fenders mounted on a surly Cross Check, but as soon as I acquired my '84 Miyata 1000 I just HAD to mover them over, then when I...
12-22-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1,078
Views: 91,784
Posted By squarenoise

Great transaction with eom ...

Great transaction with eom (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/eom-364834.html) on some frame pumps! Great deal, great communication, fast to mail out. Thank You!
12-22-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,078
Views: 91,784
Posted By squarenoise

I bought a Miyata 1000 from marius.suiram...

I bought a Miyata 1000 from marius.suiram (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/marius-suiram-373263.html) and had an excellent/smooth transaction. Very responsive to messages and the bike arrived very...
12-22-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,342
Posted By squarenoise

Thank You! Honestly, I've been greatly inspired...

Thank You! Honestly, I've been greatly inspired by yourself and many other forum members to make sure I get it right. My 610 has been pure joy to work on and now to ride. Everything is dialed in...
12-20-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 35,790
Posted By squarenoise

Very nice!! The pedals should be and do look like...

Very nice!! The pedals should be and do look like MKS Esquartz 107. I think the regular Esquartz clips should fit those too.
12-19-20, 01:34 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,342
Posted By squarenoise

Hey! I remember seeing your 610 and using it as a...

Hey! I remember seeing your 610 and using it as a reference to confirm if mine was an '83 or '84. Totally agree on the 27 vs 700 debate, Panaracer Paselas are swell tires.




Totally...
12-18-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,342
Posted By squarenoise

Here’s my 1984 Miyata 610. The only original...

Here’s my 1984 Miyata 610. The only original parts are the Wheelset (Sealed Bearing Suntour Hubs), Seatpost and Rear Rack. The rest of the build is mostly period correct-ish, plus newer cockpit. I...
12-18-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,342
Posted By squarenoise

There's a lot to love about this bike and I think...

There's a lot to love about this bike and I think it would clean up nicely. Have you made any progress on it?
12-17-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,466
Posted By squarenoise

So my original plan was to use a Specialized Flag...

So my original plan was to use a Specialized Flag Crankset with 48/36/28 chainrings, but I ended up going with a Sugino AT Crankset with 50/36/28. I've only been on a few test rides so far, fairly...
12-17-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,466
Posted By squarenoise

Friendly heads up that I got my 610 up and...

Friendly heads up that I got my 610 up and running. Thanks everyone for all the advice and tips. I ended up using a majority of the original parts on another build ('85 Sekai 2500) and built up the...
12-16-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By squarenoise

Yeah, I had the same troubles with my upright...

Yeah, I had the same troubles with my upright commuter. I searched fairly deep and could only find the two VO options. The nicer Gran Cru levers were out of stock at the time so I ended up with the...
12-15-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By squarenoise

What about the VO Grand Cru Brake Levers?...

What about the VO Grand Cru Brake Levers? https://velo-orange.com/collections/brake-levers/products/grand-cru-brake-levers
12-09-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,033
Posted By squarenoise

No problem and best of luck!

No problem and best of luck!
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