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Old 03-08-06, 07:56 PM
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Info needed on Ross 20" bike

I'm hoping there's an expert here who can give me some advice as to the value (if any) of a Ross "Polo bike". This is a girls model, cantilever frame 20" bike - like a Stingray. I did read somewhere that the Polo bike was Ross' response to the Stingrays, so I'm guessing this bike is late-60's or early 70's vintage. Anybody know anything about these bikes? Thanks in advance.
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I can't tell you about it's value, but a baby blue Ross Polo girl's from the late 70's was my first bike. They made them from the late 60's till at least 1978-1979. I loved that thing and I rode it from my 6th birthday until I was almost 13 and had a growth spurt. I remember pedalling down the street with friend #1 sharing the banana seat with me and friend #2 on those sissy handlebars. I'd have gotten my hide tanned had my dad known about the handlebar rider, but wow, those helmetless rides... If I had a niece or daughter, I would so want to get my hands on one for her.
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There are a bunch of pictures of old Ross 'muslcebikes' or 'polo bikes' in our Vintage Bicycle Picture Database.

You may see your bike there and be able to determine it's age/model/etc.
As for value, you'd need to provide pictures and a lot more info.

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Ross Polo Bike

I am in the same boat here. I just rescued an antique Ross Polo Bike from the garbage men and am looking for its value.
I attached a photo if anyone has any idea. I couldn't find a date on it, but it looks very 70s.
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The guys at www.ratrodbikes.com are pretty enthusiastic about this kind of bike.
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