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Forum: Want To Buy
09-19-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By Gaff

I have a set of Suntour Barcons. Purchased as...

I have a set of Suntour Barcons. Purchased as NOS. These were mounted on a bike for a day. They did not suit the particular build and were taken off. Includes the original unused cables and spring...
09-05-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Gaff

Thanks for the quick replies. Very helpful!

Thanks for the quick replies. Very helpful!
09-05-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Gaff

Who made this?

Its not a good photo but would someone know the maker of this derailleur and maybe something about it.

It looks like it may say Suntour.

Thanks...
05-23-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26,100
Views: 2,729,690
Posted By Gaff

First real ride in a long time. Beautiful day in...

First real ride in a long time. Beautiful day in the Farmington Ga area. I have been fixing up this bike for some time trying to find the right set up. I may have found it. I even did a nice...
04-08-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3,072
Views: 756,045
Posted By Gaff

1986 Miyata One Thousand

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09-28-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 39,737
Posted By Gaff

My 86 One Thousand that I found in the trash and...

My 86 One Thousand that I found in the trash and overhauled. I have swapped out the stem and brake levers and shift levers but retained all the original parts.

Not sure yet if I will be hanging...
09-22-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,203
Posted By Gaff

I want to thank everyone for their input. I...

I want to thank everyone for their input. I installed the Suntour bar ends. Never road with anything like them before and though it took a little getting used to, I like how they feel and work. Now...
08-27-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,203
Posted By Gaff

I found a set of NOS Suntour Power Ratchets. ...

I found a set of NOS Suntour Power Ratchets. Looking forward to giving them a try.

Thanks again.
08-27-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,203
Posted By Gaff

Thanks for the great information! I am finding...

Thanks for the great information! I am finding the reach for the DT shifters less than ideal these days and looking for something more comfortable and secure.
08-27-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,203
Posted By Gaff

Bar End Shifters

Good morning,

I am looking at possibly putting bar end shifters on my Miyata One Thousand. There are some nice vintage Suntour and Shimano bar end shifters out there. From what I have read, the...
08-22-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4,624
Views: 474,395
Posted By Gaff

My trash find is done. Except for possibly a new...

My trash find is done. Except for possibly a new saddle.

Disassembled, cleaned and polished.

What’s new:

Tires & tubes
Chain
Rear derailleur
Cables
08-16-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4,624
Views: 474,395
Posted By Gaff

Beautiful bike. Great color.

Beautiful bike. Great color.
08-15-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 39,737
Posted By Gaff

Wow! Very nice!

Wow! Very nice!
08-02-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 39,737
Posted By Gaff

Working on one just like it. Locking forward to...

Working on one just like it. Locking forward to getting it on the road. Id be interested if you are going to touch up the frame and what you might be using.

Good luck with it!
07-27-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4,624
Views: 474,395
Posted By Gaff

1986 Miyata OneThousand. Been working on it...

1986 Miyata OneThousand.

Been working on it for a few weeks after finding it on the curb for the trash man. Very original except for new tires, brake hoods, cables, etc. I did replace the rear...
Forum: Touring
07-21-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,259
Posted By Gaff

Here is a shot of my curb find. It’s cleaning up...

Here is a shot of my curb find. It’s cleaning up well. Getting close!
...
07-21-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,042
Posted By Gaff

Some new in progress photos. It’s coming along...

Some new in progress photos. It’s coming along pretty well....
Forum: Touring
07-21-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,259
Posted By Gaff

I like the looks of the leather tape. The...

I like the looks of the leather tape. The durability and reuse is a plus.
Forum: Touring
07-21-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,259
Posted By Gaff

Never realized the selection was so big. Types...

Never realized the selection was so big. Types of material, colors etc. A bit overwhelming. Didn’t get too fancy back in the day. Got basic tape from the LBS.
Forum: Touring
07-20-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,259
Posted By Gaff

Thanks for the response. I’ll check it out.

Thanks for the response. I’ll check it out.
Forum: Touring
07-20-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,259
Posted By Gaff

Thanks for the feedback. I like the Brooks wrap....

Thanks for the feedback. I like the Brooks wrap. Looks pretty durable and being able to reuse is a plus.

Thanks again.
Forum: Touring
07-20-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,259
Posted By Gaff

Handle Bar Wrap

Good morning. I am cleaning up and getting up an running a curb find 86 Miyata One Thousand. Id be interested in recommendations folks might have for a good durable Bar wrap. Looking at going...
07-20-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,042
Posted By Gaff

I’m looking forward to getting in ready to ride. ...

I’m looking forward to getting in ready to ride. May be just what I need to get back at a it!
07-20-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,042
Posted By Gaff

:)

:)
07-18-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,042
Posted By Gaff

Thanks for the message. I feel pretty lucky to...

Thanks for the message. I feel pretty lucky to have found it. Was not too familiar with the brand or model. Always rode Treks. But after some research and help here on this forum, it’s a keeper.
...
07-18-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,042
Posted By Gaff

Oh yah!

Oh yah!
07-18-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,042
Posted By Gaff

Very nice! who makes that stem?

Very nice!

who makes that stem?
07-13-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,042
Posted By Gaff

😂😂😂. I thought I’d hear from you!

😂😂😂. I thought I’d hear from you!
07-13-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,042
Posted By Gaff

1986 Keep it Stock?

I appreciate all the comments regarding the Miyata is stumbled across. It is all apart and I am cleaning things up.

At first blush the rear derailleur (Deerhead) looked to be in great shape. ...
07-13-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,042
Posted By Gaff

Wow! Great story! Nice find.

Wow! Great story! Nice find.
07-12-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,042
Posted By Gaff

I really like it. I got it many years ago from...

I really like it. I got it many years ago from Nashbar. Yes it is stable. I have put all kinds of bikes on it. It up out of the way..
07-12-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,042
Posted By Gaff

If you go to the Gallery and then Albums you will...

If you go to the Gallery and then Albums you will find Gaff’ 1986 Miyata One Thousand. I put 4 photos there.
07-12-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,042
Posted By Gaff

Thanks for the tip on posting photos!

Thanks for the tip on posting photos!
07-12-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,042
Posted By Gaff

86 Miyata One Thousand

Still trying to post photos.

I have begun disassembly and clean up. It appears to be totally original, right down to the Vetta saddle and tires. Tires are shot. The saddle was covered with a gel...
07-10-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,042
Posted By Gaff

I’ll see what I can do. Can I link to a Flickr ...

I’ll see what I can do. Can I link to a Flickr page?
07-10-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,042
Posted By Gaff

Sorry, supposed to be trash find.

Sorry, supposed to be trash find.
07-10-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,042
Posted By Gaff

Fits great!

Fits great!
07-10-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,042
Posted By Gaff

Trash Find Miyata

Taking my morning walk I found this 1986 Miyata One Thousand on the curb. Before snatching it up I double checked with the owner who said take it! Though dirty, it is in great shape. 7 out of 10.
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