On the ST Elev10k: It did exist!
HBall riding one in DS (I think) event:
(Koga) Miyata even had the intention to market it for the 1995 modelyear. Pic from the very 1st leaflet/catalogues for the '95 line up =>
Small damperunit, no pivot near the bracket. Titanium rear had to provide the necessary flex. Nice isn't it?
The SkyCarbolite I took delivery of early 1995 hadn't the feature though. At some point in late '94 they decided not to go for the innovation. Officially I don't know why. For as far as I know there are no bikes with ST setup sold. In the official -very glossy
- 1995 catalogue the SkyCarbolite was pictured with rigid rear.
Of course before I took delivery of the bike Koga asked me politely whether I was still willing to take delivery, but now without the damper. For me the bike had more 'unique selling points'. No problem.
Many more pics of Miyatas, also with the ST setup, overhere:
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