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Old 03-28-05, 12:15 AM   #1
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Does anyone believe this item will be a collector's item due to it's rarity, I have been able to aquire one recently .Let me know thanks

http://www.bmxmuseum.com/1html/kastan.html

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Old 03-28-05, 01:03 AM   #2
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i have no clue what that is. i'm to lazy to google it
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Old 03-29-05, 02:20 PM   #3
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It's a fork with only one leg QR , had a special hub includes that bolted from one side only...

It may be a collectors item because so many broke , Lyn Kastan (founder of Redline) had a gimic that sold a bunch but probably caused more injuries than first place finishes . I bet someone would give you some good $$ for it , but NEVER ride them .

Single swingarms go on the back of motorcycles , not the front of bmx bikes .

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Old 03-30-05, 04:47 AM   #4
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It may be rare, but I doubt it has any value. Take it into your local Cannondale dealer on April 1, and say "Can you warranty my Lefty please?".
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Old 03-30-05, 09:14 AM   #5
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It may be rare, but I doubt it has any value.
Tell that to eBay.
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Old 03-30-05, 03:51 PM   #6
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Rarity alone does not make a collectible. If there's value in something representative of the foibles of Linn Kastan, then it may have some value. He should put in on ebay, and hope that PT Barnum's words ring true.
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Rarity alone does not make a collectible.
Please. People drop nearly (and sometimes more than) a grand for the old POS Hutch three-piece cranks, and those are way easier to find than these forks, and not nearly as unique.
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I don't disagree. My neighbor is a few years younger than me, and we've both discussed the ridiculous prices for old parts, as we both want to build a BMX like we had when we were kids. He's choking on a grand for an original Loop Tail for his son. The cranks make sense for someone building a "Correct" bike. I just don't think anyone is going to have fond recollections of the fork that broke on them, and rush out to pay a big wad of cash for another. It's only an opinion, I could be wrong.
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