Notices
General Cycling Discussion Have a cycling related question or comment that doesn't fit in one of the other specialty forums? Drop on in and post in here! When possible, please select the forum above that most fits your post!

76 Columbia serial numbers ?

Old 09-06-08, 08:28 AM
  #1  
dmac49
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
dmac49's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Outside..somewhere
Posts: 433

Bikes: Fuji, Specialized, Cannondale, Columbia

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
76 Columbia serial numbers ?

While living in California in the 70's I purchased a Columbia MTB 1800. I really don't remember the exact year. Maybe 75 or 76. I've searched through the various sites for the serial number and year info to no avail. I've even requested help from Columbia without any response. Does anyone have any ideas on tracking the info down ? Thanks.
dmac49 is offline  
Old 04-25-17, 10:56 PM
  #2  
Yesh
Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2017
Posts: 3
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I saw one tonight at goodwill!

So i have seen two such bikes! One was by the curb one night but had no head badge sticker so i didnt know it was a columbia, anyway it was in very bad shape i took it all apart it was a battle. Me vs frozen rusty bolts and junk!! I kept a few of the parts and donated the frame to the austin yellowbike project!

Tried to look it up too, i thought, "wow, this thing looks ancient with its huge brake levers and very atypical looking kick stand! Maybe i have got my hands on one of planet earths very first mountain bikes!!! The interwebs had no info!

Anyway i am rambling here but yeah tonight i saw another one at the goodwill in south austin at brodie and slaughter lane. I did a double take!

Anyway to the Op, dont know if you want one of these bikes or just info on it but the folks at goodwill are nice! You could call that store and pick their brains about the bike, or maybe even get them to ship it to you!! Who knows!

Good luck!
Yesh is offline  
Old 04-26-17, 09:38 PM
  #3  
JanMM
rebmeM roineS
 
JanMM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Metro Indy, IN
Posts: 15,580

Bikes: RANS V3 ti, RANS V-Rex, RANS Screamer

Mentioned: 15 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 487 Post(s)
Liked 43 Times in 39 Posts
Not aware that there were Columbia mtn bikes in the 70's. Unless it was conversion of some sort. That's how mountain bikes first came to be.
__________________
RANS V3 Ti, RANS V-Rex, RANS Screamer
JanMM is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
SeanBikes
Classic and Vintage Bicycles: Whats it Worth? Appraisals.
3
08-12-18 04:16 PM
oupoot
Hybrid Bicycles
1
06-18-17 12:06 PM
Marnati_Philly
Classic & Vintage
6
05-13-16 06:01 PM
corwin1968
Classic & Vintage
1
11-07-14 07:14 AM
terbennett
Classic & Vintage
3
11-17-10 06:17 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.