Doc Sprocket originally sent me this Miyata Six Ten two years ago. After seeing I was posting again he sent me an update on it. It’s a good example of how projects sometimes go. In his original email he clearly expressed how everything was in good working order, but as you can see from the second section you will see he went with a serious upgrade approach. With a frame this nice, I don’t think there is a wrong answer.
Picked her up off the list for $60 All original garage kept Came with sach & hurret odometer showing 13,834 miles (broken mount) Suntour power shifters Diacomp brakes & calipers Sealed shimano hubs with aryia rims Super custom cranks Suntour moun/tech derailleurs Original miyata saddle (to be replaced) Mks pedals + toe clips Bell weather bag Zefal frame pump With original hozan tool kit ( wow ) This is going to be a total restoration project Just ordered decals from jr. At velocals The rims & hubs are in good condition & true Not sure if im going to relace them or buy new ???? Bars & levers are great just need new hoods Tires are showing some age,there on the replacement list Triple cranks & a 5-speed rear hub smooth as butter Every thing was in working order I pumped up the tires & took her for a test ride 10 easy ones the brake pads are a little hard but work I will send follow up photos when shes restored.
Hey Cameron Im glad your on a ROLL again iv’e been grinding away & just finished a sweet retrorestructure this winter & just had to send you a before & after shot 1983 MIYATA 610 ROAD/TOURING
now with a powder coating of metallic cobalt blue & all modern ultegra 3 x 10 running gear.