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01-21-22, 12:38 PM
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Posted By oldtimeyirv

199? Miyata Elevation 400

Saved this bike from a slow death in a shed. Not too . Any original parts left (1-1/4" stem, FD and brakes). Super fun to ride, looking forward to getting on some trails soon!

Not seen many Miyata...
12-15-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 391,874
Posted By oldtimeyirv

Great frame, looks awesome! I have one just like...

Great frame, looks awesome! I have one just like it waiting its turn for new life. Did you repaint/powder coat it? The original paint on mine is bubbled and scrapes off very easily.
12-15-21, 08:05 AM
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Posted By oldtimeyirv

I really like using the frames as a base to build...

I really like using the frames as a base to build from! They are great to match up with modern wheels and componentry.
11-22-21, 10:52 PM
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Posted By oldtimeyirv

1992(?) Trek 7000 Kid Hauler ...

1992(?) Trek 7000 Kid Hauler
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01-05-21, 12:13 PM
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Views: 136,659
Posted By oldtimeyirv

1991 ARETTE: ...

1991 ARETTE:
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1995(?) TIMBERLINE: work in progress......
01-05-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7,402
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Posted By oldtimeyirv

I really like the frame... not sure what I will...

I really like the frame... not sure what I will do with it. Luckily I don't have any money left, so I have plenty of time to figure that one out! Some bike shop in my hometown evidently built it...
Forum: Commuting
01-05-21, 10:28 AM
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Views: 12,040,983
Posted By oldtimeyirv

1983 Fuji Monterey

Got this as a beat up old frame and a pile of worn out parts in a trade with a buddy. Decided to start commuting at the beginning of COVID, and put some spare parts to good use. Elbow grease and...
01-04-21, 11:59 PM
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Posted By oldtimeyirv

1995 GT Timberline

Bought this over the summer to build up a more rugged commuter. I fell in love with the frame/color and had started reading this thread... Now I'm broke 🤣

Had time over the holidays to tear down...
01-04-21, 11:34 PM
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Posted By oldtimeyirv

1988 sr500

This bike has been with me a while now. Picked it up at a swap meet in Chicago about 10 years ago. The original wheels were gnarly and it had lots of worn out components. I worked at a bike shop at...
12-29-20, 11:02 AM
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Views: 2,476
Posted By oldtimeyirv

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Finished project. Turned out very nicely and will be a perfect...
12-04-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,476
Posted By oldtimeyirv

Thanks Thommy ! I will probably stick to all...

Thanks Thommy ! I will probably stick to all black parts, as that is what came on the bike. Might try to reuse the previous RD as it isn't in as bad of shape as I thought. The wheels have nice black...
12-04-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,476
Posted By oldtimeyirv

merziac Thanks for the tips! I hit the frame with...

merziac Thanks for the tips! I hit the frame with the classic elbow grease/Dawn combo and it worked wonders. I was able to take tons of the oxidation off with some meguiars polish I had in the...
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