I'm just saving and restoring a Miyata bike from ca 1990. I think the model was called Sport Cross but I cannot find it in any old catalogues. I find the model but the info doesn't quite match up. For example I can find a Sport Cross from 1991 but that one is with 700c wheels and mine is for 559 wheels.

It's a butted steel frame and all I know is that the fork is CroMo. The stickers on the frame is too worn out too see.

Any ideas?

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    I doubt that;s the original handlebar - looks way too wide for the period. – Criggie Sep 27 at 3:36
  • Koga Miyata, or any bike with Miyata tubing? – gschenk Sep 27 at 21:12
  • I think the only thing original is the frame... – Ola Sep 28 at 6:54
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    It's just a miyata – Ola Sep 28 at 6:55
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    Looking again the rear brakes look like V brakes but there's a center mount which would have been for cantilevers. Nothing wrong with that upgrade, but rear brakes are certainly not original. I suspect the front hanger was lost/removed when the bars were changed. – Criggie Nov 9 at 0:20

I've just found out that it's a Miyata SportRunner.

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    That’s cool, good to have an answer - I reckon you can accept it as correct if you’re satisfied. It would be interesting to know how you found out the answer – Swifty Nov 8 at 21:39

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