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Vintage Miyata Folding Bike

Old 01-01-21, 04:52 PM
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Vintage Miyata Folding Bike

Neighbor just sent this my way since she knows I like working on vintage bikes. Does anyone have any information on it? I can't find anything on folding miyata bikes thar look like this. Thanks!

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From the looks of the forks, pedals, brakes &, cottered crankset that's probably early 70's (or older maybe 60's) vintage. It looks like it's in pretty good shape & almost complete except for the missing front brake caliper & front fender stays. That would be a tough bike to ride with a fixed single speed hub. Better versions probably came equipped with three speed hubs. I know these bikes are desirable because people ask me about them occasionally. Fix it up. You could probably get $100 for it.
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