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new bike

the new bike is an all-red miyata 710 from the 1980s (not the 1984 model that has a white head tube, though). she is a bit smaller than the old bike and has super-skinny tires. hopefully she'll be going smoothly by tomorrow afternoon. as far as I can tell a bunch of her parts aren't original (handlebars, rear derailleur). weirdly, the rear wheel has 7 gears and the front has 2. I've never seen a bike advertised as "14 speed" (should I pay more attention?) Miyata Info.


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