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PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 9:35 pm 
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A friend of mine just brought a very rare and special bike back to life.

It's a 1990 model Miyata Century. The frame is partly made of carbon and has 14K gold details.

We think that this bike was made in small numbers and only given to Miyata dealers in order to celebrate 100 years production of Miyata bicycles.

Is there anyone in here who knows more about these bikes? If so, we would very much like to get as much information as possible.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 21, 2015 10:02 pm 
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Oh my god, that is awesome! pretty rare too! One of the most beautiful bikes ever made. What size is it? Looks like quite a gate...
Needs more high-res pictures! Very envious of that one.


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 7:13 am 
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syncrosfan wrote:
Oh my god, that is awesome! pretty rare too! One of the most beautiful bikes ever made. What size is it? Looks like quite a gate...
Needs more high-res pictures! Very envious of that one.


Well...yes, the bike is very special. The size however is, as you say; quite large :-) I really don't know what actual size it is.

I'll talk to my friend about getting some better pics up. I'm sorry for the poor quality of this pic. It certainly looks a lot better in real life.


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 7:46 am 
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http://www.miyatacatalogs.com/2007/12/m ... ecial.html


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 9:34 am 
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Possibly I know more, but I don't know what you don't know. What would you like to know?

Nice Century btw. Size 21.5"/57cm (c-t)


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I do love the fact it comes with a trimble roo bar as standard

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 2:44 pm 
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juice wrote:
http://www.miyatacatalogs.com/2007/12/miyata-catalog-1990-100-year-special.html


Thanks :-)


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 2:59 pm 
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More info on the Roobar here:

http://mombat.org/MOMBAT/BikeHistoryPages/Trimble.html


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 2:59 pm 
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Elev12k wrote:
Possibly I know more, but I don't know what you don't know. What would you like to know?

Nice Century btw. Size 21.5"/57cm (c-t)


Well, I found this thread that provides some more information about the bike:

viewtopic.php?t=66623


Do you know how many that was made?


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 3:01 pm 
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I do love the fact it comes with a trimble roo bar as standard

RBG


Yes, a nice detail. Almost like a Mission Control? :-)


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