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HELP! WHO CAN HELP ME PRICE A EARLY 80's PRO MIYATA?(5 posts)

HELP! WHO CAN HELP ME PRICE A EARLY 80's PRO MIYATA?Cdawg
Dec 9, 2002 9:39 AM
I have what I believe to be an early 80's pro Miyata, I have too many bikes and I need to sell it. It has Shimano Dura Ace front and rear derailurs, Shimano 600 DT cranks and down tube shifters. Made in Japan, original decals still on the bike. If anybody can give me an idea I would appreciate it.

Thanks,
Chris
Worth and price are 2 different things. I'd ask $200 for it.OldEdScott
Dec 9, 2002 11:18 AM
It's probably 'worth' more than that, but as far as price - what someone will fork over in cash -- you may have to settle for less.
Worth and price are 2 different things. I'd ask $200 for it.Cdawg
Dec 9, 2002 12:30 PM
Thanks for the response.
re: HELP! WHO CAN HELP ME PRICE A EARLY 80's PRO MIYATA?Chainstay
Dec 10, 2002 9:08 PM
I seldom see Japanese bikes getting high bucks and I think that the Suntour Superbe and Dura Ace AX groupos get the most attention. I have never seen a Miyata sell that I can recall. They mostly made their own tubing so you don't have the Tange benchmarks to establish it's value. I agree you won't get what it's worth. Maybe $300. Not $500.00.
Among connisseurs (sp?), thatOldEdScott
Dec 11, 2002 12:10 PM
Miyata proprietray chromoly tubing is considered the bee's knees. Unfortunately, there aren't a lot of connisseurs out there. You might try advertising it on the iBOB (Bridgestone Owners Bunch)listserv.