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What was my childhood BMX?

Old 07-06-23, 11:13 PM
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What was my childhood BMX?

Iím hoping you guys can help me figure out what it was. Hereís what I remember about it:
  • Purchased at Sears around 1985
  • chrome frame
  • blue knobby tires
  • blue hard plastic seat
  • grips were white with blue dots from an under layer
  • dual caliper brakes

They also made out in black trim; my brother has that one.

Any idea what they were?
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No idea about the model but have you looked in the 85í Sears catalog?

My childhood was spent on MX and gravel riding as I grew up in Japan. Missed BMX completely.
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I remember my MT UFO. Raced that thing all over Ohio.
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Found it, thanks!

Originally Posted by 3speedslow
No idea about the model but have you looked in the 85í Sears catalog?

My childhood was spent on MX and gravel riding as I grew up in Japan. Missed BMX completely.
It was the FS500 in the 1986 Sears Wishbook, pg. 589, pictured at the top: LINK


This was my main Christmas present in 1985. I wish I still had it! If I had it these days, I'd fit blue street tires and a decent seat. (blue, if possible)
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Awesome!

And a sweet looking ride!
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