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Archived: Old School BMX







FOR SALE:   24" Schwinn USA made Pro modified Cruiser posted by: Philip on 3/30/2002 at 9:07:27 PM
2001 Matt Pohlkamp cruiser frame almost perfect (one small scratch worth mentioning, have pics to send) with a Yess all aluminum fork. This is the frame that was built in their Homegrown MTB frame shop. Also included is a Schwinn USA made CNC'd six shooter stem, headset seatpost clamp, two sets of chain tensioners and a large Schwinn jersey. $250.00 plus shipping. Email me for pictures if you are interested







FOR SALE:   24" Schwinn USA made Pro modified Cruiser posted by: Philip on 3/30/2002 at 9:07:27 PM
2001 Matt Pohlkamp cruiser frame almost perfect (one small scratch worth mentioning, have pics to send) with a Yess all aluminum fork. This is the frame that was built in their Homegrown MTB frame shop. Also included is a Schwinn USA made CNC'd six shooter stem, headset seatpost clamp, two sets of chain tensioners and a large Schwinn jersey. $250.00 plus shipping. Email me for pictures if you are interested







AGE / VALUE:   Whutzit? posted by: Stacey on 3/29/2002 at 12:46:39 PM
Hi all! I just pulled a Dyno BMX bike from the trash, coated in silver housepaint and serial numbers aren't readily apparent. What do I need to tell you to determine age/value? This frame is a candidate for a Kustom project, however if it proves to be a rare bird, I'll rethink direction.

Some noteables; threaded steering head, rear facing dropouts, dual pivot side pull front brake w/o gyro, rear brake is an odd v-brake/canti hybrid looking affair, one piece crank w/ quick change chain ring, SKINNY seat post, hubs are marked "GT", seat is marked "Schwinn" but may have been replaced, dunno.

Is this a piece that should be turned over to the historical preservation society, or a rolling POS that I can hack up with clear concience?

In the wind,
Stacey


   RE:AGE / VALUE:   Whutzit? posted by Jeff on 4/13/2002 at 10:15:26 PM
Sounds like a low end Dyno like a VFR or NSX. Good solid bike but nothing too rare. Probably 179.00-199.00 new.

   RE:RE:AGE / VALUE:   Whutzit? posted by Stacey on 4/13/2002 at 11:51:22 PM
Thanks Jeff, appreciate you taking the time to post.

Stacey

   RE:RE:RE:AGE / VALUE:  DYNO  Whutzit? posted by "Elvis" on 5/13/2002 at 6:55:19 PM
Hi. I spotted the posting about the old Dyno. I found a frame like that and fixed it up. It was really sturdy, but heavy, and had a built in coaster brake mount on the left side near the drop outs. I still have it but today -- THIS MORNING -- I found a newer version, complete bike but the wheels were busted. I just finished fixing it up and it turns out to be a DYNO "nsx". Yours sounds like the same. I went sorta cutom on my first one, isnce it was older, maybe that's why its so heavy. They are good bikes, but nothing fancy. I don't know if they're worth money, but I doubt it. However, they'll take a good deal of dirt trail riding in the woods and cruising about in the street. I don't know about jumping, I'm not a maniac and wanna live to thirty, but they do handle curbs, rocks, and small logs alright.

--Elvis!






AGE / VALUE:   INFO ON KENWOOD BIKES posted by: STEVE on 3/29/2002 at 1:26:11 AM
DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY INFO ON KENWOOD BIKES. I CAME ACROSS A MENS THREE SPEED KENWOOD IN GREAT SHAPE. ARE THEY COLLECTABLE LIKE THE OLD SCHWINNS?







AGE / VALUE:   skyway posted by: freddie on 3/22/2002 at 9:37:33 AM
Greetings to one and all.I picked up a old bmx bike yesterday any hope somebody can tell me anything about it. The stickers say Skyway. It also has skyway on the block that holds the handle bars and on the ends of the forks. It has a roter type brakes with skyway .Some kind of fiber mag wheels and really neat alloy pedles.The bar-s that brace the handle bars are twin that form a football shape. The frame looks a lot like a early schwinn predator. The decals that say skyway say street styler under them. The block style lettering of the skyway name is exactly the same as the new skyway products.Any idea of what I have? Does it have any value? Any info at all would be helpful. Thanks to all. Freddie


   RE:AGE / VALUE:   skyway posted by Chris on 3/23/2002 at 1:12:50 AM
When I read your posting I was thinking Tuff Wheels - then you mentioned the fiber mags - Skyway invented the original Tuff Wheels - black mags - they came out just after motomags - if you are lucky your mags have the skyway writting on them in white letters.

   RE:RE:AGE / VALUE:   skyway posted by skyway on 3/23/2002 at 1:53:08 AM
Right after I read your reply I went out and checked the mags. It does have skyway on them. What more can anybody tell me about this bike. I am thinking about listing it on E-BAY. I would consider a trade for a balloon tire bike.

   RE:AGE / VALUE:   skyway posted by STEVE on 3/25/2002 at 2:42:28 AM
WHAT COLOR IS THAT BIKE WHEN I WAS A KID I USED TO RIDE THAT TYPE JUST INTRESTED IN THE COLOR

   RE:RE:AGE / VALUE:   skyway posted by color on 3/25/2002 at 9:31:39 AM
White

   RE:RE:RE:AGE / VALUE:   skyway posted by freddie on 3/29/2002 at 1:34:27 AM
Is there any collector interest in old skyway bikes? Or is it just junk?What should I do with it. Restore it maybe.

   RE:RE:RE:RE:AGE / VALUE:   skyway posted by Casey on 4/14/2002 at 3:45:24 AM
Freddie I defently think you ought to sell it on ebay but first you should find the value for it. Just though I ought to tell you that I saw just a Skyway frame and fork for sell on ebay for $317 with 13 bids on it and the reserve still not met and remeber thats just a frame and fork.






WANTED:   gt performer mags posted by: tony on 3/22/2002 at 2:00:29 AM
i'm looking for a good straight set of gt performer mags and tires to match.color not too important,quality is.email me if you have what i need....tony







AGE / VALUE:   HELP! NEED PK RIPPER YEAR posted by: Brian on 3/21/2002 at 11:41:58 PM
Hey, Does anyone know how I can find the year of my PK looptail? I got it in 82 used so I cant place the exact year it was made. The serial # is PK40587. I appreciate anyones help.







MISC:   Need help posted by: Tony Amato on 3/21/2002 at 5:03:26 PM
I need help in finding the right gear ratio. I have a 24" Floval Flyer. I'm 5'5" about 155 lbs. What would be an ideal ratio for this bike. Does crank arm length make that much of a difference?

Please help!!!

Tony


   RE:MISC:   Need help posted by tony on 3/22/2002 at 1:01:42 AM
i couldn't help you with the gear ratio,but crank arm length does matter.for a 24" you might consider a longer crank arm because of the size of the wheel.you have to have enough torque to get a good take off,but if they are too long,you will be pedaling in these large circles and wasting more energy.i'm no expert,but you might want to consider 180mm crank armsat the smallest,but i wouldn't go too big if i were you.that's just my opinion.






WANTED:   Dia-Compe Tech 7 levers posted by: Shane on 3/21/2002 at 5:23:04 AM
I know it's a longshot, but does anyone have a pair of nos Dia-compe tech-7 (not tech-77) levers? It was also called the aerial lever and looks similar to the tech-77, except it has a 2-piece clamp. I'll pay a gooood price for a nos set!







MISC:   SERIAL NUMBER HELP!!! posted by: Derek on 3/21/2002 at 4:18:39 AM
I need help with some serial numbers, I don't even know what kind of frames these are but they look old. Please Help! One frame looks like Mongoose but I don't think it is #101695. The other is a nickel plated looking frame with two small lower bars on bottom frame, on dropouts is BMX 1000 #is 2263 on head. Other frame # is DSBM 30730832 this bike has sticker on down tube that reads TRI-MOLY. THANKS DEREK







WANTED:   TEAM MURRAY X20C FRAME & FORK SET posted by: Rob on 3/20/2002 at 1:30:25 AM
WANTED BIG TIME!
Does anybody out there have an early 80's TEAM MURRAY 20C ; Chrome-Moly ; 20" BMX Racing Chrome Frame and Fork set for sale??? Willing to pay top dollar for this Frame and Fork set!

Thank you for this web site,

Rob







FOR SALE:   Old Skool posted by: Jon on 3/19/2002 at 6:32:29 PM
I have a pair of early 90's White 20" GT Maggs. If anyone is interested its $130 for the pair.







WANTED:   24" Landing Gear forks posted by: Tony Amato on 3/19/2002 at 4:38:30 PM
I'm looking for a NOS Chrome 24" Landing Gear for a '97 Floval Flyer. Can anyone help. I'm willing to pay cash.

Thanks,

Tony







FOR SALE:   Vintage BMX parts for sale posted by: Tony Peterson on 3/19/2002 at 4:43:59 AM
Hello all,
I have a collection of New BMX parts in my garage that i would like to sell.
Box of aprox 10 New ACS Z rims various colors.
New Bottema forks. These are just a few things I can remember. Lots of new old BMX Parts 300 New Vintage Pads and sets Hutch, Torker, skyway
I also have some old bikes SE O.M. Flyer. With 26" landing gear forks. An old Redline do not remember what model.
I bought out an old bicycle shop back in the 80s
Email me at pintony_2000@yahoo.com if you are interested because I probally will never find this site again.
Thanks from Pintony in Staunton IL.
1-618-635-6224 leave massage I WILL call you back.







MISC:   Question posted by: Jon on 3/19/2002 at 4:18:36 AM
I have this bike i found it is a 20" its white it had/has fenders on it. The name is Guaranty i think thats correct the name is kind of warn off. If anyone has any info on it i would like to hear from them. Also i have a old Huffy thats from around the 70's called a Sail Speed or something like that i would also like info on it.
Thanks, Jon