US Miyata agent??

I recently got a message on my phone answering machine from a Scott Hyer (sp?)
of Salt Lake City Utah USA. His message said that a letter I mailed to Miyata in
Japan (I can’t remember the man’s name now, it’s the one Jack Halpern said we
should write to) was forwarded to him.

He called my home phone and my wife gave him my current phone number here in
Nebraska, so he called me here too.

Scott is apparently working for “Miyata Bicycle Services” whatever that may be.
I called the number right back but got Scott’s machine. I called back again the
next evening but still only got the machine.

Has anyone else been contacted by this person or know more about him? The phone
number he gave me to call is (801) 487-4488.

Dennis Kathrens

Re: US Miyata agent??

d.kathrens@genie.com wrote:
|> I recently got a message on my phone answering machine from a Scott Hyer
|> (sp?) of Salt Lake City Utah USA. His message said that a letter I mailed to
|> Miyata in Japan (I can’t remember the man’s name now, it’s the one Jack
|> Halpern said we should write to) was forwarded to him.

I’m not sure I understand this message properly, but if anyine is willing to be
a Miyata agent, by all means contact Mr. Kamei according to the infopration
below. I’ll be glad to help out if necessary. There is a huge demand for
Miyata’s, which are, in the opinion of many champion riders, the best there is.

Regards, Jack Halpern

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From: jhalpern@super.win.or.jp (Jack Halpern) To: unicycling@winternet.com
(Unicycling mailing list), iuf-discuss@winternet.com (IUF Discussion) Date: Mon
Aug 14 15:51 JST Subject: IMPORTANT: Seeking Miyata Agent in US
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Hi All,

I have had countless requests about how to purchase Miyata unicycles in the US,
which is considered the best in the world by champion-class riders. Before I go
on let me make it clear that I do not work for Miyata nor represent them
directly. I am doing this because I know there is strong demand for Miyata
unicycles and Miyata has no way of reaching the masses of unicyclists. The
president of Miyata and the exports manager have asked me for my cooperation.

Miyata would like to renew activities in the US market through a reliable agent
who is able to reach the unicycling market. The agent should be in a position to
pay in advance by letter of credit (FOB Japan for FCL shipment). Shipment will
be made within 60 after receipt of payment.

I cannot announce the wholesale prices here, which is not public information.
But the prices for agents are fairly reasonable and competetive, I would say.
For details, please negotiate directly with the exports manager Mr. Kamei.
Unfortunately, he is not connected to the net.

    Isao Kamei Miyata Industry Co., Ltd. Overseas Department 1-1-1
    Shimnomachiya, Chigasaki City Kanagawa Prefecture JAPAN 253 Phone:
    +81-467-85-3339 ("81" is the country code for Japan) Fax:
    +81-467-87-3587

In the meantime, if you want to buy Miyata unicycles or parts, you can do so
directly by contacting Mr. Kamei. His English is reasonable so communications
should not be a problem. Miyata will take care of orders directly anywhere, not
just the US.

Basically, you should negotiate with Mr. Kamei directly, but in a pinch I’ll
help out if necessary. This is an excellent business opportunity, and at the
same time happy news for the countless unicyclists for whom it is practically
impossible to buy a Miyata.

Stay on top, Jack Halpern IUF Vice President

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