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Thrift store find - bmw bike! Is it real?

Old 01-27-17, 07:46 PM
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Thrift store find - bmw bike! Is it real?

Hi all,
I found this at my local thrift store & thought it was the coolest thing. But trying to look it up, I can't find one like it!
The closest I found had the same frame/shape, but it had a mono shock in the back - I can't seem to find a hard tail in this frame?
I appreciate any help with this (also the age/year if possible?).
Thanks again

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Old 01-27-17, 07:57 PM
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It's a folder. The Q3.S

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Old 01-27-17, 08:21 PM
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I had no idea! I have to look it over closer tomorrow in the daytime - thank you!
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Old 01-27-17, 09:05 PM
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These were as said a folder fairly low end Tawain built bike from the early 2000's they came as promotional extra with BMW SUVS. I would say worth about $150-175 if in excellent condition and the folding mech works good.
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Old 01-28-17, 09:07 AM
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Certainly not of "BMW quality", from what I can see. More like Mazda quality.....

Being a BMW, though, you will have to drive it like a doosh.
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Originally Posted by AlexCyclistRoch View Post
Certainly not of "BMW quality", from what I can see. More like Mazda quality.....

Being a BMW, though, you will have to drive it like a doosh.

Hey I like Mazda's, especially the Rotary ones. Gave plenty of bigger engine cars a run for their money back in the day.

Other than that yeah, a BMW named bike made in Taiwan? I agree the quality is not that great and aesthetics...um well I guess it is a folder so.. bottom line, if you like the bike and get use out of it good stuff. It could be a pretty good utility bike in convenient folder package..
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Old 01-28-17, 01:09 PM
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IS it real? Yes its real low end.
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Certainly unique.
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