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Old 09-30-06, 12:45 PM   #1
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Square tube BMX frame

About 15 years ago one of my best friends got an aluminum BMX frame that had square tubing. Well, square cross section, the tubing was rectangular. Anyway, it had PK Ripper stickers on it, but every pk ripper i've seen has floval tubing. Anyone know of a late 80s bmx frame made from rectangular tubing? It was bright purple if that helps at all.
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Old 09-30-06, 02:43 PM   #2
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Google image it?
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That would be easier if i knew what to look for.
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If you don't know what to look for, how are we supposed to know what to look for?
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An 80s BMX frame with rectangular tubing. Man, you aren't the quickest guys in the world are you?
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Old 09-30-06, 05:12 PM   #6
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An 80s BMX frame with rectangular tubing. Man, you aren't the quickest guys in the world are you?
Apparently you do know what to look for if you know that.... google it.
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If you don't know what to look for, how are we supposed to know what to look for?
This makes 100% sense!
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Man, you aren't the quickest guys in the world are you?
im not gonna lie. asking for help. then insutling us. obviously you arent the sharpest knife in the drawer.
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im not gonna lie. asking for help. then insutling us. obviously you arent the sharpest knife in the drawer.
Or sharpest tool in the shed.

By the way, "she was looking kind of dumb with her finger and her thumb in the shape of an "L" on her forehead."
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I think the guy was more interested in finding somebody who already knew something about what he was describing rather than as someone to google a picture for him....
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90% of the poeple in this forum are 17 and under. no ones gonna know anything about a late 80's bmx based on the fact that it was aluminum (as were all frames at that time...i think), and it has square tubing.
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Bulldogs frame has a squareish rear triagnle tubing thing going on , but thats a newer frame.
And speaking of odd tubing on frames, did anyone see the Sunday frames with the riged or whatever downtubes?
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Yes. It looks really weird. But I think it is brilliant... no dents.
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Yes. It looks really weird. But I think it is brilliant... no dents.
Im sure its still dentable.
If thats a word.
Its just alot harder.
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Yeah, everything has to break under a specific amount of stress... but it'll just probably be very hard to dent. I want to see one in person though.
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smashmouth.

if you want to see the sunday frame its in the interbike thread.

i laughed a lot during this thread.
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Old 10-02-06, 06:11 PM   #17
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I want to see one in person though.
So do i.
Lets go to Sunday Skate/BMX and get one from Jim C!
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90% of the poeple in this forum are 17 and under. no ones gonna know anything about a late 80's bmx based on the fact that it was aluminum (as were all frames at that time...i think), and it has square tubing.
Most frames were still steel in the late 80's.

Maybe if he described in detail which tube were rectangle, that would help. Many race bikes today have boxed rear triangles.
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Most frames were still steel in the late 80's.

Maybe if he described in detail which tube were rectangle, that would help. Many race bikes today have boxed rear triangles.
And those Bulldog frames, but they also make race frames too, so your even more right? Ha.
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So do i.
Lets go to Sunday Skate/BMX and get one from Jim C!
Sure. I'll call him up right now to tell him we are going.
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Hawk made a frame with square tubes, kinda pk ripperish.
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www.bmxmuseum.com Search for PK Ripper

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Sure. I'll call him up right now to tell him we are going.
Sounds good!
How far are you from Buffalo or wherever his shop is?
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Sounds good!
How far are you from Buffalo or wherever his shop is?
A long way. I'm in smithtown which is on long island which is quite a ways away from buffalo.
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You're answer is Hawk. They had a purple frame too. One of if not my favorite bmx racing bikes.
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