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06-26-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By Bikerider007

Pics needed but this is not the place. Saw a...

Pics needed but this is not the place. Saw a recent "deal" someone grabbed on FB for one without wheels and something, was like $300. There is a listing on Phx offerup, not sure if same but looks...
06-24-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,316
Posted By Bikerider007

Seems road is most affected although road riding...

Seems road is most affected although road riding is very popular. It became realized the low end volume was produced for so long, so top end is where it's at. Was cool to ride an old bike but they...
06-22-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 494
Posted By Bikerider007

If you dont like leave let someone that...

If you dont like leave let someone that appreciates pick. Decent pre 85' MTBs are getting tough to come by. And Diamond Back > Diamondback. Diamond Back have their own style Bullmoose. Flares out and...
06-21-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,026
Posted By Bikerider007

I've done well. There is some getting used to how...

I've done well. There is some getting used to how to buy there, but I like better than craigslist. Check their profiles. Not just rating; but average response time, what and how much they have listed...
Forum: BMX
06-14-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,234
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: 3,030
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: 286
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".
...
06-08-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,029
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: 2,411
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: 466
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: 2,363
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: 1,526
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: 447
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: 4,437
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: 6,818
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: 691
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: 17,431
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: 3,476
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: 643
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: 1,046
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: 19
Views: 1,669
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: 1,605
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: 1,605
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: 5,051
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: 1,442
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: 5,051
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: 615
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: 2,187
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: 3,398
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: 1,563
Posted By Bikerider007

That's not a mountain bike.

That's not a mountain bike.
Replies: 17
Views: 799
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: 869
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: 1,344
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: 591
Posted By Bikerider007

Clean white looks great!

Clean white looks great!
03-27-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 527
Posted By Bikerider007

Nope, looks great :thumb:

Nope, looks great :thumb:
Replies: 26
Views: 931
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: 3,888
Posted By Bikerider007

Epic!

Epic!
Replies: 10
Views: 520
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: 3,203
Posted By Bikerider007

Champagnolo :thumb:

Champagnolo :thumb:
Replies: 13
Views: 794
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: 722
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: 722
Posted By Bikerider007

Whoa even the hoods are drilled. Neat piece.

Whoa even the hoods are drilled. Neat piece.
Replies: 57
Views: 41,971
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: 749
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: 1,198
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: 360
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: 2,379
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: 1,658
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: 1,126
Posted By Bikerider007

Nice and a great project help for someone.

Nice and a great project help for someone.
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