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    Latest build: 1990 Koga Miyata Ridgerunner

    To cut a long story short ... one of my dream bikes bitd but a bit pricey. 19 years later my pal Bas from Amsterdam helped me to fulfill my dream!

    Here is the result after 4 month of searching and building:
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    one more ...
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    Nice on soo many levels. Super clean, nice parts (Syncros ), elevated chainstays are classic, black XT bits (I really want the story on those, why Shimano made black XT bits, and why they seem few and far-between). And finally, this is way different than the usual bikes posted. I don't mean different from blue collar- I mean different than everything. Unique period. I'm going to look at those photos again...

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    nice! don't think I've seen an elevated chainstay one before.
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    Nicely done. I like that one.

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    Beautiful bike, I love the details on this frame. Thanks for posting.

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    Looking forward to seeing the Koga turn its wheels in anger, back in Holland in September!

    Good job, as always Felix!

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    Awesome Bike!!

    Lovely, lovely...

    We didn't bump into eachother but I saw your bike Schoorl...

    Right now I'm at the beginning of building one for myself. 17 years ago I was short a couple of hundred guilders to buy/get a new one. My Black TerraRunner was stolen and the insurance paid me something like 2000 guilders which was a little too short for the Red RidgeRunner. Somehow I always regret...

    But last week I bought one. One a year younger then yours, yes the RED one...
    It looks awfull to be short. No fork! But I'm not complaining I bought it for just 70 euros.

    Is it OK if I asked you for some advise? I will upload some pictures and maybe start a new topic myself. Most important question now: Repaint or not to repaint? I'll make some close-up pics.

    Cheers,

    Paul


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    Paulino43 mentioned this forum to me for this RidgeRunner. I must admit, this one looks very good .

    I own a RigdeRunner as well, but i's a bit different (red color and black fork, but complete custum build).

    It looks like we can organize a Koga Miyata Ridge Runner meeting

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    Very nice! A wild looking frame especially from a conservative manufacturer, they didn't bring those into the US back in the day.

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    thats cool but it looks kinda heavy
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    very nice

    Quote Originally Posted by felixdelrio
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    da'HOOV approves...[SIZE="4"]BIGTIME[/SIZE] I would love to find one of those...
    "nothing stan likes more than.... wallowing in his obnoxious self-righteousness" 6-2-12 Bushpig

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