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12-26-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 609
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: 663
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: 1,194
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: 1,037
Posted By Hobbiano

I'd probably just keep them all.

I'd probably just keep them all.
11-14-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,044
Views: 84,519
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: 1,099
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: 685
Posted By Hobbiano

Not if it's a Helicomatic.

Not if it's a Helicomatic.
10-29-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 425
Posted By Hobbiano

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

'83 did have cantilevers. '82 didn't.
10-26-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 23,602
Posted By Hobbiano

Sweet Nina. ...

Sweet Nina.
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10-25-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 888
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: 17,998
Posted By Hobbiano

'73 World Voyageur

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09-24-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,562
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: 1,562
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: 553
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: 52,812
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: 422
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: 1,749
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: 4,154
Posted By Hobbiano

A big thanks from here too!

A big thanks from here too!
06-12-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By Hobbiano

Sent you a pm.

Sent you a pm.
06-01-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
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: 280
Views: 23,602
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: 8,390
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: 1,666
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: 1,328
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: 1,577
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: 2,430
Views: 811,422
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: 754
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: 726
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: 4,303
Posted By Hobbiano

What? No pictures?

What? No pictures?
01-18-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 660
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: 52,812
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: 52,812
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: 799
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: 1,598
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: 52,812
Posted By Hobbiano

Love the finish on that Guild!

Love the finish on that Guild!
01-10-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 52,812
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...
01-08-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 52,812
Posted By Hobbiano

Just did a quick search and it seems this is...

Just did a quick search and it seems this is likely a Univox Hi-Flier Phase four model from around 1977. If the pickups aren't dead I should be able to make a decent player out of it. It does have a...
01-08-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 52,812
Posted By Hobbiano

This might be vintage. I found it street side on...

This might be vintage. I found it street side on garbage day on the way to work. Needs a few repairs....
01-04-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 16,322
Posted By Hobbiano

These guys. Nina and Andy. Three surgeries in...

These guys. Nina and Andy. Three surgeries in 2019. Andy had emergency surgery for an intestinal blockage twice (a giant acorn, both times) and Nina had a mast cell tumor removed behind her left ear....
11-29-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,410
Posted By Hobbiano

What I would do, even before trying any rust...

What I would do, even before trying any rust remover solution, would be to scrape and/ or wire brush the various problem areas, to try to determine the worst spot, as far as depth of rust and...
09-19-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,392
Posted By Hobbiano

Boulder bicycle has the cones. 14.50/pr....

Boulder bicycle has the cones. 14.50/pr. Sometimes they have the cups.

Found More! Campagnolo Vintage Rear Cone Pair NOS - fits Campy Nuovo Record and Victory and others...
08-31-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By Hobbiano

Thanks Kurt. It seems the seatstay bridge and...

Thanks Kurt. It seems the seatstay bridge and chainstay bridge are also different then the Equipe. And in at least one picture I found, the Equipe had a front derailleur braze on and the Project bike...
08-31-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By Hobbiano

Rear triangle, fork crown, & fork end. ...

Rear triangle, fork crown, & fork end.
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08-20-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,068
Posted By Hobbiano

Beautiful bike and nice pictures. Especially like...

Beautiful bike and nice pictures. Especially like the first one.
08-19-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,068
Posted By Hobbiano

That's looking great. Mine has the 600 crank. The...

That's looking great. Mine has the 600 crank. The 720 came with the Sugino AT so maybe you got an upgrade.

My 620 looks just like yours except it's a 19" frame instead of a 21" which is my normal...
08-02-19, 04:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,068
Posted By Hobbiano

I like the Park tool tutorials. Here's one that...

I like the Park tool tutorials. Here's one that should work, even though it is for indexed shifting, That shouldn't matter.

https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/rear-derailleur-adjustment
07-31-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,068
Posted By Hobbiano

Good to know.

Good to know.
07-31-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,068
Posted By Hobbiano

It's roller bearings.

It's roller bearings.
07-26-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,068
Posted By Hobbiano

You may want to get a long handled pedal wrench,...

You may want to get a long handled pedal wrench, if you don't already have one. It's a good idea to overhaul the pedals too. The left side pedal has left hand thread. Pedals are often skipped when...
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