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Forum: BMX
06-14-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,254
Posted By Bikerider007

The new bikes are definitely different but you...

The new bikes are definitely different but you need a longer top tube. Pegs at least, hub guards if you are going to grind often. BMX parks are everywhere now. It still takes getting used to, not...
06-09-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,017
Posted By Bikerider007

The only Olimpic I know of came on a Spanish...

The only Olimpic I know of came on a Spanish bike. Spanish bikes also had French parts often as well.
06-09-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By Bikerider007

They are unique and considered the first mass...

They are unique and considered the first mass produced Aluminum MTB (before Klein even). Both wheels should be CDale, Sun I believe with Specialized sealed hubs. Bars Specialized "Mountain Bike".
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06-08-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,950
Posted By Bikerider007

I like early DA black group better than Record....

I like early DA black group better than Record. Rarely see a nice clean group on a bike though.

And Mavic SSC better than Super.
05-30-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,347
Posted By Bikerider007

In AZ right now we are still having great...

In AZ right now we are still having great weather. Been mid 70's to low 80 until this week and now hitting 90 soon. We are typically hitting our 100 degree days about now. Ride today was at 7:00. Our...
05-28-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 458
Posted By Bikerider007

That top bar addition should be a steel...

That top bar addition should be a steel aftermarket product. Lol. Lots of girl bikes out there would sell and the first one looks decent like those old double top tube cruisers.

Cruising the bmx...
Replies: 24
Views: 2,200
Posted By Bikerider007

Selling takes experience and patience if you want...

Selling takes experience and patience if you want top dollar. And Ebay. Plus you have to value your time.

Find a median and try and bulk sale if possible. Dealing with multiple buyers who may or...
05-26-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,469
Posted By Bikerider007

One place you can get some good input or ideas...

One place you can get some good input or ideas would be on FB 24/26/29 BMX cruisers. Those guys do all kinds of set up's and the page owners also makes and sells custom CNC speaker mounts.
05-25-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By Bikerider007

Most likely 84 (first year of MTB) to 86 or 87 at...

Most likely 84 (first year of MTB) to 86 or 87 at latest. Fun fact, Cannondale made bass produced MTB first. Beat Klein to the punch.

https://vintagecannondale.com/info/serial_numbers/
05-24-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,287
Posted By Bikerider007

USA is great, but for older road, the Italians...

USA is great, but for older road, the Italians were master builders and the French are respected as well, the Japanese are detailed and made good bikes. There is just so much more more history to...
05-22-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,585
Posted By Bikerider007

70s bikes are on CL all the time. Or why not...

70s bikes are on CL all the time. Or why not borrow one from someone here. I'm sure they would be glad to see their bike in movie. Repaint, parts, etc would cost more than to ship.

And wouldnt the...
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By Bikerider007

Nice bike, put on Ebay for what you think it's...

Nice bike, put on Ebay for what you think it's worth. Let it sit until you get an offer you like. I've had some full price, others I forgot I listed and accepted an offer but still came out ahead....
05-22-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,062
Posted By Bikerider007

If you want a comfy ride, that's easy to shift...

If you want a comfy ride, that's easy to shift and want to still try and go as fast as you can or compete....then new bikes are great. Even better, get electric assist. No joke I have a few friends...
05-21-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,373
Posted By Bikerider007

Those tires look big. Maybe thats why. I finally...

Those tires look big. Maybe thats why. I finally tried 28s on my daily and they stand out more. Big sidewall.
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By Bikerider007

Kind of a GT Performer knock off but from the...

Kind of a GT Performer knock off but from the height of the freestyle era. Around 87' which many collectors want bikes from. GTs can pull $600-1600 depending on parts etc. It may not pull big money...
05-17-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,025
Posted By Bikerider007

Worst case...you die on a bike. Better than a...

Worst case...you die on a bike. Better than a hospital. :lol:
Replies: 15
Views: 1,372
Posted By Bikerider007

Pass or get it under $100. Needs repaint, higher...

Pass or get it under $100. Needs repaint, higher end group....its only worth what someone will pay. Anyone paying real money for a DeRosa expects it to be top notch. Unless, you plans full resto.
05-07-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,570
Posted By Bikerider007

I cant ID my first road bike from an old Polaroid...

I cant ID my first road bike from an old Polaroid but can almost bet it was a junior from somewhere like Western Auto as I was 10. Bmx, I had tons, but only have one similar to my teens when...
05-06-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,570
Posted By Bikerider007

There is a guy on The Cabe selling NOS Puegeot...

There is a guy on The Cabe selling NOS Puegeot Rando looking type bikes from 73' or so. In the box unopened for $500. He has a few left. I'm sure someone here owned one of those.
05-04-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,025
Posted By Bikerider007

Mombat compiled some early MTB estimates based on...

Mombat compiled some early MTB estimates based on custom to mass production From 78' to 83' Started with 9, 200, 300 2000, 5000, 50000. After that I assume it began really soaring but they still list...
05-04-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,434
Posted By Bikerider007

I had a guy say something like that when he...

I had a guy say something like that when he arrived at a stop point after a sprint. He scans my bike and says, that is aluminum!!!??? :D
05-02-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,025
Posted By Bikerider007

Two words- Bullmoose & Biplane. They are unique...

Two words- Bullmoose & Biplane. They are unique to the early production MTB's. They get swooped up or parted out. Many had BMX parts that bring $.

Maybe should be three Bs. Bullmoose, biplane, Bmx!
04-23-19, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 611
Posted By Bikerider007

I've done a couple times. Auto paint supply...

I've done a couple times. Auto paint supply store. If you have an option go to one you know many companies use. Mine does a lot of high end and custom low rider stuff so they know paint. Runs $25-30...
Forum: BMX
04-23-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,143
Posted By Bikerider007

Lots of brands just like back in the day. BMX has...

Lots of brands just like back in the day. BMX has never had a real prob with bikes being built overseas as they started out for kids. There are always a few USA only guys though.

Lots of mass are...
04-23-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,338
Posted By Bikerider007

No hard cutoff but it seems most is 70's-80's. A...

No hard cutoff but it seems most is 70's-80's. A fair amount of 60s as well.
04-09-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,554
Posted By Bikerider007

That's not a mountain bike.

That's not a mountain bike.
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By Bikerider007

Prices on relatively unknowns and condition...

Prices on relatively unknowns and condition issues with no high end parts. I also think $150 or so. Unless you are retired and don't mind pulling bikes apart and making a living on $10-20 gains (with...
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By Bikerider007

Lower name, low tubeset, lots of cleanup, mid...

Lower name, low tubeset, lots of cleanup, mid range parts. Not worth most peoples time unless you are looking for that model and color, and size. The time it takes to sell parts, and the hassle of...
03-30-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,301
Posted By Bikerider007

BikeFlights is not so great. Cheap but you get...

BikeFlights is not so great. Cheap but you get what you pay for, if something happens it's a PITA. I had a bike damaged by FedEx a few weeks ago. They dont answer phones, they take a day to email...
03-27-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 589
Posted By Bikerider007

Clean white looks great!

Clean white looks great!
03-27-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By Bikerider007

Nope, looks great :thumb:

Nope, looks great :thumb:
Replies: 26
Views: 904
Posted By Bikerider007

Its toast, those are rough built but honestly of...

Its toast, those are rough built but honestly of it were clean I would have tried to negotiate and bought. The USSR decal and star on forks make it collectible to me. Also like the single chainring...
03-25-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,838
Posted By Bikerider007

Epic!

Epic!
Replies: 10
Views: 514
Posted By Bikerider007

Judging by the decals yes. The rest of it, not...

Judging by the decals yes. The rest of it, not so much. :D
03-22-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,194
Posted By Bikerider007

Champagnolo :thumb:

Champagnolo :thumb:
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By Bikerider007

Needing rechromed etc I dont see 5k either. And...

Needing rechromed etc I dont see 5k either. And lack of Hearse parts. At least for me as I would rechrome something like that minimum. But, this is something gugie might be best to give a valuation...
03-17-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 718
Posted By Bikerider007

looking again yep, they look so thick. Cool piece...

looking again yep, they look so thick. Cool piece still.
03-17-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 718
Posted By Bikerider007

Whoa even the hoods are drilled. Neat piece.

Whoa even the hoods are drilled. Neat piece.
Replies: 57
Views: 41,772
Posted By Bikerider007

The MTBs most want from the 90s are not mass...

The MTBs most want from the 90s are not mass produced. Anno parts , CNC and custom/unique frames are what most want. Or the pre 85' stuff with bullmoose and bi plane.
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By Bikerider007

Top dollars only seem to go to all original with...

Top dollars only seem to go to all original with date stamped group parts in line or just a nice original frame and fork for someone else to build up using their stash. Retro mods are cool and easier...
03-15-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,189
Posted By Bikerider007

I don't know how Klein was considered in the 80s...

I don't know how Klein was considered in the 80s as I was still more into BMX. But it's a sleeper on my rides. Most everyone is on Carbon with 10-11 speeds and I have no problem except with the very...
03-12-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By Bikerider007

Seems like a decent fork crown (although fork...

Seems like a decent fork crown (although fork does look bent) and interesting placement of seatpost clamp.
03-11-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By Bikerider007

There are a couple guys on FB that seem to do...

There are a couple guys on FB that seem to do well with pantographing old and newer groupsets. Many times the black anno is removed off newer groups for a classic look. Could consider that and...
03-09-19, 01:05 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,369
Posted By Bikerider007

Excellent, its midnight here in my part of the...

Excellent, its midnight here in my part of the U.S. but nice to see that we we share similar hobbies.
Replies: 23
Views: 1,648
Posted By Bikerider007

Cinellis can pull that. There is a recent Ebay...

Cinellis can pull that. There is a recent Ebay sale of a restored 70s that sold for $3550 in Feb. An old one from late 50s had list of $4250 but sold on best offer. 50th is probably the most sought...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,122
Posted By Bikerider007

Nice and a great project help for someone.

Nice and a great project help for someone.
Replies: 23
Views: 1,648
Posted By Bikerider007

IMO Cinelli is not like Pinarello so much with...

IMO Cinelli is not like Pinarello so much with the SLX tubing. It's the name like DeRosa. Top end stuff then and still around and nice. I wouldn't take less than 4k if condition is almost mint, list...
03-05-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,442
Posted By Bikerider007

I'm guessing slender, wide shoulders, hair is a...

I'm guessing slender, wide shoulders, hair is a plus....:lol:

Depends on what they ride. Casual, probably a step through. But now all frames pretty much account for swinging your leg over.
03-05-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By Bikerider007

The pricing is just mind blowing. I realize $265...

The pricing is just mind blowing. I realize $265 was a lot in the late 60s but the new models in 1980, top end was near 2k or so and that was definitely expensive. Like they say, timing is...
02-28-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,001
Posted By Bikerider007

Sounds cool. Looking forward to the pics. I...

Sounds cool. Looking forward to the pics. I wonder if rhm has had any of these pass though.
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