Miyata Team 'Greg Herbold'
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Model: Team 'Greg Herbold'
Brand: Miyata
Category: Mountain Bike
Years: 1991
Country: Japan
Production: Factory Production
Sold As: Unknown
Material: Aluminum
Construction: Glued and Screwed
Drivetrain: Derailleurs
Wheel Size: 26"
Added By: Elev12K on 11/18/10
Updated By: Elev12K on 02/11/12
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Model General Information
Special edition to celebrate Greg Herbold's 1990 UCI Downhill world title. 
 
Full aluminium bonded and bolted contruction. Derived from the 1991 Elevation 5,000 model.
 
In 1991 the final evolution of the 1st generation bonded and bolted Miyata MTB frame saw light. Modifications:
- oversized 1-1/8" headttube, instead of 1"
- 73mm wide BB shell, instead of 68mm
- toptube shift cable routing, instead of under bracket
- tapered seat- and chainstays
- slimmer drop outs
- bolted on brake bridge and canti bosses, instead of welded
- machined out BB-yoke with integrated chain suck teeth

Primary Example:Miyata Team 'Greg Herbold'
Years:1991Sold As:Unknown
Bottom Bracket:English/ISO: 1.370 x 24Brake Mounting:Cantilever studs
Lug Style:Brake Guides:
Fork Style:Curved BladesSeat Stays:
Fork Crown Style:UnicrownMain Tubing:
Rear Dropouts:Color(s):
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Brand Information(click to expand)
 One of the major manufacturing companies in Japan, Miyata has produced frames under their own name, as well as many others such as Univega.  Miyata is also known for drawing it's own steel tubing and being one of the pioneers of triple-butted tubing.  The Miyata 1000 from the mid-1980's is regarded as one of the best off-the-shelf touring bicycles ever produced and are still sought after today.
 
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