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Offline mountaingoat

New bike questions
« on: May 24, 2013, 10:02:14 am »
Hello, I'm new to the site but I think this is the best place to get a couple questions answered. I recently picked up an 88 Miyata 1000LT and was wondering if there is much difference in the later LTs compared to the regular 1000 or a GT. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: New bike questions
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2013, 09:53:08 pm »
Welcome to the family.
You might try Miyata-focused collectors or Miyata-specific dealers. Subtle differences between models of bikes? There are thousands. I don't know the differences between the various models of my bike. The bike I've got is the bike I ride and that's eth bike I care about. Everyone else? They're on their own.
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Offline csykes

Re: New bike questions
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2013, 10:27:01 am »
There are also vintage bike groups on several different bike forums.  Just use Google and a few specific words and you will find the group to  join and question.

Offline mountaingoat

Re: New bike questions
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2013, 11:04:03 am »
Thanks for responding. I looked around for Miyata dedicated websites before I came here and I couldn't find any that have had any kind of recent activity. I'll keep searching though. 

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Re: New bike questions
« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2013, 11:16:22 pm »
Are we talking "subjective" or "objective" differences? Feel vs numbers? If it's the latter you should check out a site that has Miyata catalogs and then check out the specs for each year. Here is one:
http://www.miyatacatalogs.com/