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AGE / VALUE:   DALLAS COWBOYS posted by: BRENT on 11/5/2005 at 5:52:27 PM
I picked up what look s to be a 1970's era Sears BMX style Dallas Cowboys boys bike. I cant find anything about this bike online and would like to have an idea where to go for info..?? any help? Thanks Gang!!!!
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   DALLAS COWBOYS posted by Claudio on 12/6/2005 at 7:46:23 AM
Does it have a banana seat and a danny white name plate or dorsett all blue white and chrome i have one from my childhood also let me know.
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AGE / VALUE:   Vintage Mongoose question(s) posted by: Steve on 10/30/2005 at 7:19:21 AM
I dug an old Mongoose out of the garage the other day. It's been there for about 18 years. At least. It was a "MotoMag" model but those have been gone for a looooooong time. It has the "pinched dropout" Tange forks. Still had the original cheapy 1 piece cranks, neck/handlebars/reflectors.
The cheapy seatclamp,headset and reflector bracket all say Mongoose.It even still had the button "RadPads" on it until I ripped them off to clean up the frame. My question is how the heck can I actually date this frame? I've had so many bikes over the years that I forgot this one even existed! My guess, with a little bit of memory , puts the bike in the 1979-80 vintage. I've looked all over online for a Mongoose serial number chart but haven't found anything to help.
Thanks in advance, Steve
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Vintage Mongoose question(s) posted by bruce on 11/10/2005 at 2:49:07 PM
hey steve, could it be a "mototrac"? i have and still ride mine. i got it new when i was 12 and i'm 34 now, so that could help you date it back to 1983 if it's the same bike. looks just like a mongoose but has at "T" near the headset?
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          RE:AGE / VALUE: Vintage Mongoose question(s) posted by Jim on 12/5/2005 at 1:31:20 AM
Actually MOTOTRACs were made by BMX Products.They are similar to a Mongoose but have looptail dropouts and solid front gussetts with T's stamped in them.

If you check the BB shell on your frame the serial # gives away when it was made.There should be 2 rows of digits and the top one will tell you when the frame was made.The first nmeral is the year.IE 0=1980,9=1979 and so on.The serial # usually looks like this:

CH9
872345

In my example this would be a 1979 frame.If the serial # starts with a T you have a full chromo frame (Team mongoose,Supergoose) and if there is no T it is only half chromo (Mongoose).

Good luck!

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AGE / VALUE:   Redline RL-20 II Wanted posted by: Eddie on 10/24/2005 at 8:24:03 PM
I am looking for a redline RL-20 II Bike. Any condition and color will work. Does not have to be complete (frame and forks is good). Please email me.

Thanks
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Redline RL-20 II Wanted posted by Steve on 10/30/2005 at 7:13:48 AM
there is one on eBay right now. Search "866" on eBay. It'll come up.
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Redline RL-20 II Wanted posted by DONALD RAY on 7/6/2006 at 3:12:16 AM
MAY WANT TO CHANGE YOUR MINE ABOUT GETTING A PRO-LINE 2 CHECK MY POST OUT ON HERE SELLING OUT GETTING OUT OF BMX
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Redline RL-20 II Wanted posted by DONALD RAY on 7/6/2006 at 3:12:17 AM
MAY WANT TO CHANGE YOUR MINE ABOUT GETTING A PRO-LINE 2 CHECK MY POST OUT ON HERE SELLING OUT GETTING OUT OF BMX
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WANTED:   Old school number plate posted by: joe on 10/19/2005 at 7:09:12 PM
Hi all,

I used to race bmx in the "old days" (early 80's) and I'm restoring my old Hutch. My first number plate was plastic with a screen center. I can't remember the name of this thing. Anyone remember who made these. I'm guessing there was a few manufacturer so any info is appreciated.

Thanks
Joe
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          RE:WANTED:   Old school number plate posted by BRIAN on 10/25/2005 at 1:47:21 AM
WAS IT A PRO LITE PLATE? THESE WERE MADE IN LOWER MICHIGAN AND SOLD AT LOCAL TRACKS. I HAVEN'T SEEN ANY ON THE NET EITHER.
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AGE / VALUE:   Kawasaki Z1 posted by: DC Wilson on 10/17/2005 at 5:01:54 AM
Picked up a Kawasaki Z1 BMX bicycle. Chrome with green stickers. I'm trying to date this bike and determine if its a department store model or a serious BMXer. It looks like a pretty good bike, but I'm no expert on BMX. I checked Vintage BMX and they had no pics of it in their gallery. The only Kawasaki they mentioned was a late seventies rig with a bread loaf seat. This has what appears very conventional early to mid 80s geometry and tubing. Can anyone recall anything about this brand and model?
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Kawasaki Z1 posted by Mike on 10/18/2005 at 12:31:06 AM
one word: Walmart
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Kawasaki Z1 posted by greg on 10/30/2005 at 4:57:49 AM
Hi! I raced for kawasaki bmx- if I saw a picture of the bike, I can date it for you!
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AGE / VALUE:   86 RL-20 ll 1986 posted by: Ely T. on 10/13/2005 at 7:44:33 PM
Can any one tell me the value of a 1986 redline RL-20 ll frame&fork set. Still in org. redline shipping box w/invoice taped to top of box posted nov 14 1986 from ups . get shipping was $2.06 (what ever happened to them days?). The frame is red-crome with almost no marks on paint.

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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   86 RL-20 ll 1986 posted by Ed on 10/24/2005 at 8:18:38 PM
Hello....you still have it for sale? Will give you $700.

Thanks
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   86 RL-20 ll 1986 posted by DONALD RAY on 7/6/2006 at 3:14:36 AM
STILL GOT IT PRO-LINE 2 CHECK MY POST OUT IF YOU WANT A TRADE OR SELL IT TO ME
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   86 RL-20 ll 1986 posted by DONALD RAY on 7/6/2006 at 3:16:17 AM
SOME BODIE WAS GOING TO GIVE YOU 700 FOR IT HAHA?? GOT A PRO-LINE IS WORTH THAT MUCH ON HERE
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AGE / VALUE:    posted by: Aiden on 10/13/2005 at 4:43:37 AM
Would anyone be so kind as to help by providing information on a Pro-Thunder "Competition Certified" California Design BMX bike with a serial number of HC4637616? I've been told this is a Huffy. I look to restore the bike as everything appears correct but remain unsure without proof. This one was in storage a long time before I acquired it and is a nice looking chrome frame with a patriotic red white and blue theme. Your reply would be much appreciated as I otherwise don't know where to pursue the answers. Regards, Aiden
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AGE / VALUE:   Nom-ura posted by: Mike on 10/12/2005 at 12:14:43 AM
your bike look like this?


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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Nom-ura posted by DONALD RAY on 7/6/2006 at 3:17:38 AM
WHY YOU ASK IF I SEEN A BIKE LIKE THIS
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Nom-ura posted by DONALD RAY on 7/6/2006 at 3:17:39 AM
WHY YOU ASK IF I SEEN A BIKE LIKE THIS
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MISC:   what are they? posted by: Richard on 10/10/2005 at 8:16:57 PM
please look at
www.zamaro.com

old1.jpg and old2.jpg

and tell me what it is?
please


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AGE / VALUE:   Vintage Araya bike (not the rims) posted by: Eric on 10/9/2005 at 11:56:14 PM
I own an old Araya bike. It weighs about 25 lbs. All the parts are Shimano 600. And both wheels are aluminum Araya rims. You can tell it was built for racing as there is no room to put on fenders. My question: I can't seem to find any info anywhere about this bike -- like how old is it(?), etc(?). Any ideas?
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AGE / VALUE:   Vintage Araya bike (not the rims) posted by: Eric on 10/9/2005 at 11:56:14 PM
I own an old Araya bike. It weighs about 25 lbs. All the parts are Shimano 600. And both wheels are aluminum Araya rims. You can tell it was built for racing as there is no room to put on fenders. My question: I can't seem to find any info anywhere about this bike -- like how old is it(?), etc(?). Any ideas?
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Vintage Araya bike (not the rims) posted by Mike on 10/11/2005 at 1:22:49 AM
Sounds like very early 80's, probably built with a very
high quality tange BMX tube set of small diameter main
tubes. It was common for high end Japanese bikes of the time
to raid the ten-speed parts pile.
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   Vintage Araya bike (not the rims) posted by Daisy on 5/28/2007 at 7:24:21 PM
I JUST GOT AN OLD ARAYA ROAD BIKE AND CAN'T FIND ANY INFO. ON IT EITHER.. ALL I CAN FIND IS INFORMATION ABOUT ARAYA BIKE PARTS.. NOT AN ACTUALL ARAYA BIKE.... MUST BE RARE...??? WONDER WHAT IT'S WORTH TOO? IT RIDES GREAT.
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AGE / VALUE:   ID needed for a 24"? bike..... posted by: Don on 10/1/2005 at 9:40:56 AM
I came across a 24" bike I think? The reason I think it is a 24 is because it has 24 x 1.175 on the side of the tires and they are an ugly red color. It has a aluminum frame but the tube in the front of the bike were the forks
go,down to were the pedals go,it's rather large and appears
to be oval.There wre stickers on it but the remaining part
of the only sticker left has the letters NOM. The rest of the parts are I guess you would call it anodized in the colors red and gold.This is an odd looking bike.I was going to take all the aluminum pieces off a scrap them,but my neighbor seen the bike and took a real keen interest in it all of a sudden.So I was wondering what is it,and does it have any value? If I don't find out soon it will be going on the trip to recycling center with the rest of my beer cans. I do not like my neighbor,and he's acting really wierd
towards me now since he seen it. And it's making me nervous.
The sooner it's gone the better.If anyone knows anything please let me know.ThankYou.
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   ID needed for a 24 posted by masashi on 10/9/2005 at 2:37:58 PM
sounds like an old floval flyer to me. Se racing 1975? proto type?
but I could be wrong if so excuse me
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   ID needed for a 24 posted by Carl on 10/10/2005 at 3:03:06 AM
If you still have the bike, could you send me a pic? Would you be interested in selling? Thanks
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          RE:RE:AGE / VALUE:   ID needed for a 24 posted by Mike on 10/10/2005 at 4:30:34 PM
Your bike sounds like a Nomura if it round frame tubes,
it's super rare. He was a 80's builder that built aluminium
copies of JMC frames.
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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   ID needed for a 24 posted by Mike on 10/12/2005 at 12:22:54 AM
see Nom-ura message above with picture. Mike


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          RE:AGE / VALUE:   ID needed for a 24 posted by catawampus on 5/10/2006 at 12:39:48 AM
DON- WE TRACED THE CALL & IT'S COMING FROM INSIDE YOUR HOUSE....
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AGE / VALUE:   A General Question or 2 posted by: J. Bissell on 10/1/2005 at 2:52:29 AM
Admittingly, I have picked up strange bikes before, (I need to stop doing this?) but this one has me going, it's not so much the lack of information available on the internet (well, maybe just a litle) but mostly it's the great condition of the bike. I now own a early-early 90's General Pro, Fred Blood signature BMX bike. It is a chrome and black framed 19.5 top tube with redish decals, it's equiped with an ACS rotor and freewheel, Araya rims with Joy Tech 48 spoke high flange hubs, a full 4130 CroMo frame and CroMo 180mm one piece cranks (nondescript black plas pedals) Anlun 4 bolt black stem and White 44t chainwheel, Dia Compe Tech 4 handles w/ DiaCompe Nippon front brakes (w/wienman adj) and DC AD 990's mounted under the chainstays. All the brake pads and the front tire appear original and everything is in great shape! So there is the market value question, exact age question and the more difficult "Shouldn't my parents have warned me about picking up strange bicycles" question. All comments will be read enthusiastically!
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WANTED:   bmx old school posted by: jay on 10/1/2005 at 12:45:57 AM
looking a patterson or aa or webco old redline. frame forks or whole bike have cash thanks jay 925-759-1390
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          RE:WANTED:   bmx old school posted by Warren on 10/23/2005 at 7:40:27 PM
I have a patterson frame top tube is 18.5"(expert size frame). This bike was raced in the late 70's early 80's by my brother. IT was one of the first pattersons in our area. I beleive it is nickel plated, when it had stikers on it they were clear with orange and blue lettering. I have benn searching for new stickers, but no luck yet.
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          RE:WANTED:   bmx old school posted by DONALD,RAY on 7/6/2006 at 5:07:17 PM
CHECK MY POST OUT SEE WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT IT SELLING REDLINE TORKER DIAMOND,BACK GETTING OUT OF BMX IF YOU ARE INTRESTED
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AGE / VALUE:   What is it ?? HELP please posted by: Randy on 9/29/2005 at 1:00:20 PM
I have just found 21 old bikes some i can find out what they are but some i have no clue one only has serial # that starts with motothen 6numbers anyway to tell what kind it is ?? Thanks
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