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Old 04-02-02, 01:31 PM   #1
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Space bike

Swekarl wanted to see a pic of a 1960's vintage space-age bicycle that was popular in the USA during the space-race.

We have Kennedy, the Russians, and George Jetson to thank for encouraging these designs.

Here you go, a 1963 Murray Cosmic Flyer (that's the real name). It even has a light on the front. The nose of the tank looks like Darth Vader's helmet - more than 20 years before the first Star Wars movie!

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Old 04-02-02, 01:52 PM   #2
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What a cool bike!
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Old 04-02-02, 02:37 PM   #3
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Very nice bike!

You have fabulous hands Mike.
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Old 04-02-02, 03:03 PM   #4
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Aw, shucks! Mike's just showing off his cool bikes!

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Sick Bike!!
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That's good, right?
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Old 04-02-02, 05:26 PM   #7
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You have fabulous hands Mike.
Thanks, but actually those aren't my hands. Those are special model hands just for showing off the bike.

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Old 04-02-02, 05:32 PM   #8
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When I was little my first real bike was a bright blue one that looked kinda like that. Man it was sweet.

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Yes Allister, sick is good. Very good
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Any volunteers for doing a century on this baby?

I had her up to 60 mph already (in the back of a truck).
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Oh, that was completely different (much more extravagant!) from what I had pictured! But then it is 1960ís. Nice details! What about the big valves? Made for space docking maybe...
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I want one!

Hey you don't want to go to fast on that thing just in case people miss its beauty

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Do they still make bikes this gorgeous?

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Old 04-03-02, 04:46 AM   #14
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wish i had a scanner, i have a picture of my friends refurbished shwinn blue phantom sitting right next to me...
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