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Old 04-09-21, 07:22 AM
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Napoleon Dynamite bike



Wonder what it is. Looks like a turd.

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Old 04-09-21, 07:29 AM
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I wonder if someone on the Forums will be "brave" enough to make a "clone" of it?
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I'll build the bike only if Ben agrees to dress up like Kip and I pull him.
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Originally Posted by Narhay View Post


Wonder what it is. Looks like a turd.
What's going on in the forward half of the main triangle?
Curved tubing off the head tube?
Cable leading up from head tube to top tube and then down the middle to FD area?
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80s Huffy Omni?, I think. It's totally a normal huffy.


Now Pedro's bike is something else. I don't recall exactly what it was labeled in the closeups, but I did not recognize it.



edit: I know my 80s crap. Growing up, trips to the bike shop were rare. Trips to other town's dept stores were 4-5 times a week, in a time before walmart.

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Originally Posted by SpeedofLite View Post
What's going on in the forward half of the main triangle?
Curved tubing off the head tube?
Cable leading up from head tube to top tube and then down the middle to FD area?
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My guess is rigging to make the stunt safer.
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If someone builds it will you take it off any sweet jumps?
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Old 04-09-21, 08:25 AM
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If someone builds it will you take it off any sweet jumps?
someone is already on it...........

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I'm still working on my Sledgehammer, only have some of the parts. Maybe next year. Great thread!

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"Dang! You got shocks, pegs... lucky! You ever take it off any sweet jumps?"
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I like the blue tires. Where can I get some (unless they're 27" only).
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Originally Posted by Dylansbob View Post
Now Pedro's bike is something else. I don't recall exactly what it was labeled in the closeups, but I did not recognize it.​​
Dang, Pedro was lucky. It had shocks and pegs. Great for taking off sweet jumps.

IT was called a 'Sledgehammer' but I don't know if that was a name made up for the movie or if some box store actually sells 'Sledgehammer' BSOs.
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Originally Posted by Dylansbob View Post
80s Huffy Omni?, I think. It's totally a normal huffy.


Now Pedro's bike is something else. I don't recall exactly what it was labeled in the closeups, but I did not recognize it.



edit: I know my 80s crap. Growing up, trips to the bike shop were rare. Trips to other town's dept stores were 4-5 times a week, in a time before walmart.

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This is dynamite.
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Originally Posted by Dylansbob View Post
80s Huffy Omni?, I think. It's totally a normal huffy.​​​
That's it. Pure bicycle-shaped-object at its finest.

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I'll build the bike only if Ben agrees to dress up like Kip and I pull him.
I will pay to watch if you can live stream the show.
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Originally Posted by Dylansbob View Post
80s Huffy Omni?, I think. It's totally a normal huffy.


Now Pedro's bike is something else. I don't recall exactly what it was labeled in the closeups, but I did not recognize it.



edit: I know my 80s crap. Growing up, trips to the bike shop were rare. Trips to other town's dept stores were 4-5 times a week, in a time before walmart.

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Thread Resurrection! I was just watching this movie thinking, "I wonder if anyone on bikeforums.net ever asked about this bike?". Sure enough, Boom!

+1 on being dragged around non-WalMart Walmarts as a kid by my parents. Ayr-Way/Caldor's/Kmart anyone?

Now I need to find a Huffy Omni to make my collection of crappy bikes complete!
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He probably bought that bike at the same thrift store where he bought the dance VHS tape.
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+1 on being dragged around non-WalMart Walmarts as a kid by my parents. Ayr-Way/Caldor's/Kmart anyone?
TG&Y, Gibson's and a few others I can't remember the names of. While all of my friends watched Saturday morning cartoons, I got dragged 16 miles away to the nearest town that actually had stores. Every stinking Saturday.
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TG&Y, Gibson's and a few others I can't remember the names of. While all of my friends watched Saturday morning cartoons, I got dragged 16 miles away to the nearest town that actually had stores. Every stinking Saturday.
I remember TG&Y! Can't remember if that was in Kentucky or Massachusetts. We moved a lot as a kid. Yeah I got dragged stores around Saturdays. Either that or chores. I guess it made me appreciate school so I should be grateful.
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