Re: [CR]Threaded braze-on under side of a Miyata down tube


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Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2003 18:54:49 -0700
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Threaded braze-on under side of a Miyata down tube
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Carl Gonzalez wrote:
>
> Can anyone explain the purpose of one threaded boss on the underside of a
> Miyata Team racing bike which, as I understand, was made for Euro
> distribution? A friend of mine ID's one and mentioned that the item in
> mention was mounted low on the underside of the down tube. (As a side note,
> another interesting feature was a 'number hanger" in place of the pump peg
> on the head tube.)
>
> Carl "up to my axle in snow" Gonzalez
> Bay Village, OH

Miyata used to advertise that they had a threaded boss (like a single water bottle boss) on the underside of the down tube so you could mount a plastic adapter that held two threaded CO2 cartridges. Sounds like that is what is on your frame?

Chuck Schmidt SoPas, SoCal

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