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    What bike does Dupree from "You, Me and Dupree" use?

    I want to buy one of these types of bikes, does anyone know which one this is, or a model that is similar as it is exactly what I had in mind:



    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    That's what's commonly referred to as an "old" bike. 70s-ish bike boom model. Stem shifters (ew), suicide brake levers (double ew), and a big, metal dork disc on the back wheel. Probably a Schwinn or something similar.

    Missing a spoke in the front wheel, too.
    Ok I have no idea what any of that means haha, but thanks for the help. I just need it for 5 miles a day to/from college and I like the look of these older ones rather than the new ones... which is convenient because as a student, my budget is tight!

    So basically I just need to look for a 70s model?

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    Quote Originally Posted by INeedABike View Post
    Ok I have no idea what any of that means haha, but thanks for the help. I just need it for 5 miles a day to/from college and I like the look of these older ones rather than the new ones... which is convenient because as a student, my budget is tight!

    So basically I just need to look for a 70s model?
    Well, those are actually hard to find. Go to your local thrift-store or scour Craisglist and local garage-sales for an '80s bike going for $10-20 and it'll be roughly equivalent to that bike above. Will get the commuting tasks done without too much trouble.

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    Old Schwinn from the 70's. I believe its a Le Tour.

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    What, no dice on the Certini?
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    In the movie, they said it's a Schwinn. But I'm not sure if they use it as a proper-noun sense or as a generic moniker for bike. Kinda like saying "10-speed" for a road-bike.

    So is this the modern version of that other bike movie?

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    You should pass on DuPree's ride and get one of what the girl in this video is riding to her aerobics class!
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    Quote Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
    What, no dice on the Certini?
    No I bought that

    Just like the look of these too. Thanks for the replies everyone btw, I've found a couple of these 80s bikes.

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