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MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycle posted by: Tank miller on 5/15/2006 at 6:55:33 PM
I recently got a sears and roebuck free spirit bicycle. Does anyone have any information on it? It looks like it was from the late 60's or early 70's with a banana seat and ape hangers. I'd like to know also if it's worth anything or if I should just go ahead and paint it? Anything on it would be helpful. Thanks, Tank

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          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by rachael on 6/1/2006 at 9:08:46 PM
i got one a couple of weeks ago as well. it didnt occur to me that it would be worth any money, so i went ahead and painted it myself. then i found a bike license ticket underneathe the bike that said it expires in 1980. now im scrambling to find out if i altered an expensive bike. if you find out, could you let me know? thanks.

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by jax on 6/11/2006 at 4:58:46 AM
i grabbed one up from my neighbor as well.
i have no info but if i come up with anything i will let you know.
i have little information, however, i tend to keep my bikes as original as possible.
for future reference, just try touch up paint if there are nics.
not great info, but...

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by teygeo on 6/27/2006 at 3:04:50 AM
I have a Free Spirit Sears Roebuck road bike in its original maroon metallic color with some rust. The Shimano components still work fine. It was made in 1979. The bike is heavy but durable and still rides very well.

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Jackie on 8/7/2006 at 6:52:23 PM
I have a Free Spirit Sears Roebuck 1976 10 speed bike. It has the original paint and in good condition. I am needing to know how much the bike it worth. The bike is a limited edition for the Bicentennial year. If anyone has any ideal how much this bike is worth please let me know.

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Bryan on 8/8/2006 at 1:32:09 AM
i just was given a brittany free spirit and a matching Sheffield. they are blue and i was just wondering how you tell what year they are and what their worth is.

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Mike on 8/24/2006 at 2:53:23 AM
I have recently acquired a Free Spirit Bicycle that has an odd way of moving. You place the front valve stem down and the rear stem facing up to obtain an up and down riding motion. I cannot find any info on this type of bike. Does anyone know what this is?

          RE:RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Eula on 11/19/2006 at 10:43:19 AM
My brother had a 1976 Sears Bicentennial Free Spirit. I don't know how much it is worth.Would you be interested in selling?

          RE:RE:MISC: sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Nan on 1/14/2007 at 12:05:52 AM
I have blue Free Spirit Sears original paint for sell $100

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by John Kenney on 4/23/2007 at 10:57:19 AM
I recently aquired a blue Free Spirit Sheffield and am curious as to it's value. It is in very good shape.

          RE:RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Amanda on 5/15/2007 at 8:00:32 PM
Hello. Noticed your post about the Free Spirit Sheffield. I recently got one myself and was just curious as to any information you may have gathered about this bike.
Best Regards

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by mike pence on 6/7/2007 at 7:22:18 AM
I just aquired a 20 inch blue free spirit bike. It is a five speed with fenders and a carrier thing on it. It has regular handlebars anf a saddle seat. I'm going to sell it on Ebay. Does anyone know how to find out the age and or worth of this bike? It is in excellent condition and is a girls model.

          RE:MISC: sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by john p on 7/18/2007 at 4:43:37 PM
I bought a free spirit men's 26" ten speed.with dia compe sidepulls and an Elgin American rear derailer and excel front derailer.the seat has this cover that must be original .Imitation leather but fits loosely.otherwise it's in great shape.How old? How much is the old girl worth?

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by cindy fry on 7/20/2007 at 5:38:22 PM
just got a free spirit sears roebuck maroon bike 3 speed with back carrier in excellent condition does anyone know how to find out information on how old it is? thanks

          RE:RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Judy on 8/12/2007 at 12:49:51 PM
We we're given a mens and womens sheffield freespirit bike, does anyone know anything about them, they are both all together with what looks like origianl tires, been in a barn stored away, want to know if they are worth anything and if anyone is interested in them, Thanks

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Brad Matthews on 9/27/2007 at 9:44:48 AM
I have a Sheffield Free Spirit single speed with front and rear fenders and coaster brake. Bike looks like new but 26" x 13/8 tires have some dry rot. It's serial # is 70248647 followed by 489*473570. Does anyone know the approx. age of this bike?

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Clare Snyder on 9/27/2007 at 5:24:15 PM
I just picked up a copper/bronze colored Canadian made 12 speed Free Spirit ladied bike. 26 X 1 3/8 tires, gumwall.Shimano Tourney components Rides excellent , has a very few minor scratches and needs cable retainers (I just taped them to test drive) It has Cottered 3 peice crank set, but in the large bottom bracket, colour keyed pinstriped fenders, and "north Road" style bars.Canadian made Chrome rims in EXCELLENT condition
It will look a lot better when I get it cleaned up and a good coat of wax on it.
This bike is at least 30 years old as it still says "Simpson Sears" and The Bay bought Simpsons in 1978.

Waterloo Ontario if anyone is interested.
Fair value? I know "step through" frames are generaly not worth as much as "Men's bikes".

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by richard on 11/2/2007 at 10:01:34 PM
I just got a maroon metallic sears roebuck free spirit bike at the flea market for $20. it is probably from the 70s. it has a headlight and a taillight. the lights run off of the rotation of the front tire. it also has a mile counter. it has a single post seat, there is a back rack with 2 big baskets attatched. i do not know exactly what year it is but i want to find out if it is worth anything.

          RE:MISC: sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by greg on 11/5/2007 at 8:08:40 PM
Neighbor just gave me copper/brown/orange "womens" 3 speed Free SPirit. Its flawless because they kept it inside and never rode it. The white sidewalls on tires have yellowed but other than that it looks brand new. Anyhow, as I peruse all the net sources I find very little info about what was probably a pretty popular bike. At least I think it was a popular bike.

The first Free SPirit mention I come up with is 1976. DOes that jibe with info floating around out there? I'd be happy to share pix. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks.

          RE:MISC: sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Jayson on 11/9/2007 at 11:32:19 PM
I got one from a friend, Free Spirit Greenbriar, The frame looks great for a fixie conversion. I started working on it about a month ago, i totally strip the components and wheels and keeping the lugged frame for fixie conversion. I plan to post pictures soon as i finish it.

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Debra on 11/21/2007 at 9:02:38 AM
I have a 26" Free Spirit Men's 6 speedw/chain lock bike - how much is it worth?
Thanks.

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Jon on 12/12/2007 at 12:15:48 PM
I have what I think might be a Free Spirit bike. The frame is quite nice but has been repainted by an amateur and unfortunately the riveted-on headbadge was removed. It's a typical "diamond" frame, 27" wheels, ten speeds, center pull brakes, SR three piece crank (non cottered) and the lower half of the fork blades are chromed. There is a very faint outline of the headbadge in the paint and from it's shape I'm guessing it might be a Free Spirit (or Freespirit). Any info or photos of what a legit Free
Spirit bike and/or headbadge like I describe would be greatly appreciated. THANKS!!

          RE:MISC: sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Bob on 12/14/2007 at 10:49:07 AM
I recently bought a Sears & Roebuck FreeSpirit Brittany Maroon Metallic three speed 26", at a thrift shop for $35. Rides nice. The Sears & Roebuck sticker has 11-83 on the end of it. Can I assume it was made in Nov. 1983?

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by john wesley stephens on 12/17/2007 at 1:18:34 PM
I have a very nice classic forest green Free Spirit bicycle with 10 speeds and Front & rear hand brakes along with a chrome rear rack and a chrome side paper rack. The bike rides and shifts fine with Shimano Posi-Tron shifters mounted on the stem which helps make shifting easier along with a big padded seat with springs for comfort. If any interest make an offer.
Cheers,
john

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Dew on 4/10/2010 at 5:28:38 PM
i have a 3 wheel bicycle ,womans, has breaks on handle bars and basket in back. it also has two sprockets and two chains, made y Sears & roebuck, and Ted Williams model.. any information would be greatly appreciated. an would like to know what it is worth. Please contact me at above addy. thanks
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          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Dew on 4/10/2010 at 5:29:16 PM
i have a 3 wheel bicycle ,womans, has breaks on handle bars and basket in back. it also has two sprockets and two chains, made y Sears & roebuck, and Ted Williams model.. any information would be greatly appreciated. an would like to know what it is worth. Please contact me at above addy. thanks
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          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Mike on 4/24/2010 at 4:31:19 PM
My wife has a Free Spirit 3-Speed and it just broke down. Does anyone know how to fix the gears if they aren't changing?

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Roostar on 5/5/2010 at 3:31:15 AM
I am also looking for info on the 3wheeler Sears & Roebuck Ted Williams bike their dosent seem to be much of any info else where on the net about them so any would be nice. Its been outside for awhile and has had the forks, neck and cranks changed from what I can tell. I dont wanna make a chopper bike out of something that could be as rare as this seems to be. Thanx and cheers.
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          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Charles on 3/26/2008 at 8:26:14 AM
Can someone provide information about the Sears Free Spirit 10-speed bicentennial bicycle and whether it is collectible/desirable? I have owned mine since 1976 when I was a child. It is all original with red, white and blue paint in nice condition! Thank you!

          RE:MISC: sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by John on 4/2/2008 at 11:39:55 AM
I just picked up a Sears & Roebuck "Free Spirit" 10 speed at a community bargain store. It was in great shape and everything worked well, but the only reason I bought it was to convert it to a single speed. It's not like it's a 56 Chevy BelAire, you know.

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by njl on 4/7/2008 at 4:24:25 PM
hi my hame is nj and i recintly got this free spirit green bike... it has the a frame rack on the back with the front and rear fenders and the origonal loose fit seat it rides well the light on it didnt work it had a front and back light front being yellow orange and the rear was red.. also had a generator that atached to the bottom of the bike were the kick stand goes it has the origonal tires but the white walls have turned yellowish orange any ways i would like to know what year its from... dont care how much its worth cuz i love the bike it gets me where i need to go..... ty

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Michael on 5/13/2008 at 9:59:54 PM
so off subject a bit but I really need some reasources on this bike I stumbled upon. It's a sears hydraulic I think. I would assume known for its hydraulic caliper brakes. Please e-mail me if you have any leads at mike_d214@hotmail.com Thanks a ton!!

          RE:RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Barbie on 8/22/2008 at 1:08:17 PM
In cleaning up in the Barn I found a White 1976 Free Spirit 10 spd. mens Bike. Has the blue/red stripe decals. On the rear fender Decal barely reads June 30th 1976 and below is 0030 number. Has the Sears and Roeb. decals on front.
The origional seat is missing along with the rear reflector. The chrome is good on fenders, but handle bars are rust damage. I feel that maybe this was a touring bike for 1976 Olympics. Could you tell me more about it and if it is worth anything, I saved it from going to the dumps.
Thanks
Barbie

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck posted by Diana on 9/13/2008 at 6:48:38 AM
I have aquired a 2-seater bicycle from sears and roebuck. I am trying to find out if anyone knows how to find out what it is worth.

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by joe ehlers on 11/26/2008 at 12:14:52 PM
I have a 1978 Free spirit ladys bicycle I would like to know what it is worth if any It is in perfect shape

          RE:RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by name on 1/27/2009 at 7:11:05 PM
I have and roebuck i noticed something different about it
the 3 speed shifts but inside the actual tire not like the ones you see now with it sticking out of the side dont care how much it is worth just curious of year i need it for my my moterized bike kit

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Stu on 3/15/2009 at 3:46:22 PM
I've owned my 24" Free Spirit bicycle since the summer of '72 or '73. Red and blue 10 speed. All original including the tires. Still works just fine.
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          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by adam on 4/19/2009 at 7:44:19 AM
I have a free spirit hydraulic,it is air operated brake not hydraulic.Ihave not found any info, ajtrikes@yahoo.com

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Ron on 4/24/2009 at 8:42:37 PM
I have two Sears 10 speed bikes-bought them new in 1977-they are lime green in color-they have air operated brakes-not sure how many years Sears made this model.
Does anyone know how much they may be worth-if not-where can I find out more info on older bikes?

          RE i have a free spirit 10 speed bike but...posted by Emma on 5/1/2009 at 12:08:13 PM
I just got a Free Spirit brand 10 speed bicycle, not too sure on the year. But the chain it's come with is too short, and I've tried everything to get it off and switch chains with another one of my bikes. It has a KMC master link chain that wont budge, and I don't want to damage the chain. Please help!

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by jj on 5/2/2009 at 4:46:40 AM
You'll probably need to buy a chain tool. You can get them at Wal-Mart for about 5 bucks.

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          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck gold chrome fenders splits in the middle w/ two wing nutsposted by nate on 5/6/2009 at 7:29:24 AM
i got this bicycle from my grandfather and have no idea what it is it is a three speed and splits apart in the middle with two wing nuts and on the front it says sears and roebuck
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          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by jj on 5/7/2009 at 4:03:45 AM
Look in the Picture Database. I think there are some Sears folding bikes in there. It may have been called a Stow-Away
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          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Jeff on 5/17/2009 at 4:44:56 PM
I recently got a bike from a tag sale for my boy. This bike has never been riden. It still has the little rubber tabs on the tires. This bike is in amazing shape. I don't know were this was stored to keep it it such good shape for 30 plus years. All I know it is a Ted Williams version, colors are red white and blue it says it is BMA / 6 certified and a number, I think is serial number of 157-475790 any help or quidance would be helpful. Thanks Jeff 203 881-1602
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          RE:MISC:���sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by thomas abbott on 5/22/2009 at 7:14:54 AM
i recently got a bike engine (free spirt) and the wheel roller dose not spin easley is there somthing wrond with it i have not put it on a bike yet please reply thank you


          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by FFsthinkpeople on 6/16/2009 at 11:41:47 PM
Why is no one actually answering the question? This baffles me.. -_-

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by jj on 6/17/2009 at 4:29:19 AM
Try re-posting that under the Motorized Bicycle topic. People there know more about bike engines.
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          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by bob on 6/27/2009 at 2:48:23 PM
i just got a sears roebuck free sprit brittany 3 speed with the brakes on the pedel usa pat. # 3670855. the date on it is 05-83. does any one no if its worth anything. or anything about it. thank you bob
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          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by jj on 6/28/2009 at 4:50:45 AM
The Brittany 3-speed is a great commuter bike.
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          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Rim Rim the tiny terror. on 7/28/2009 at 2:02:33 PM
your face stinks, and what's worse is that you don't even realize this. You must dunk your head into a barrel full of fish guts and used condoms. U, you, should shower, find yourself, and revert back to your more hygienic self. KO. once you've done this, you'll have a FREE-SPIRIT, but your face will probably still stink. k. thanks.

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Rim Rim the tiny terror on 7/28/2009 at 2:16:05 PM
j/k, one love my brother, we gotta hold hands some time, not physically, but emotionaly. k. thanks

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by switz on 8/9/2009 at 11:35:57 AM
hey
just wondering if anybody knows..i just bought a sears free-spirit 12 speed with 27" wheels,all aluminum shimano components,an altus de-railer3,i think the serial # is 474011,there is a sticker on the down tube that says made in canada c638-27420...
thanks
tommyguns604@hotmail.com
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          RE:MISC:  free spirit 1977 lime greenposted by angel on 8/20/2009 at 12:52:46 PM
yo tengo una bici free spirit 1977 de color verde lima y
queria saber cual seria su costo
tiene un faro adelante y tiene un numero en el manubrio
como si se tratara de una bici de carreras
es rodada 20 y el numero es el 1

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          free spirit girls bikeposted by -jug- on 12/7/2009 at 2:01:24 AM
i am inquiring about a bicycle i may buy for my little girl. it is advertised as a "free spirit" original bike with the original dove blue and white split paint. it has a banana seat and seperated handle bars (like ape hangers). the dude is asking $75 o.b.o. good buy? thanks.
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          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by jj on 12/7/2009 at 4:44:11 AM
If it is ready-to-ride, $75 sounds good.
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          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by susan on 1/18/2010 at 11:53:27 AM
hi i got a bike i got last yrar from a friend is free spirit brittany kind old between 1985 to 1990 not sure how old men bike is maroon color not for sale thank you.
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          RE:RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Jeff on 7/23/2010 at 10:16:15 AM
I have a Ted Williams three wheel bike with a basket on the back. From what I can tell they are pretty rare. I would Like to sell if you are interested call or text me at 903 818 4305. I can send pics. I also have a older rollfast model. I think both of these bikes are from the 50s.

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by oldtenspeed Dave on 8/5/2010 at 1:29:22 AM
Hi, I garbage picked a Sears Freespirit 10 speed. I have usualy garbage picked Swinn bikes for my family so we have never needed to go bicycle shoping a I have no idea when this bike was being sold. The reson I picked it up was I was surprised to see a mechanical disk brake on the rear wheel. Unfotunetly it also has the infumose Positron shifter and it just came apart on me. I liked the bike befor the shifter went south and am glade there seems to be plenty of replacment parts but I would like to know if there is asorce to look up the s/n so I can date this bike? I understand Huffy, Murry and perhaps Giant has made the Freespirit for Sears. Also any info on the Shimano disk break would be nice. this is a 27" wheeled bike. Thanks for reading all this.

Dave
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          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Aleigha on 8/23/2010 at 10:12:16 AM
i just bought a 93 free spirit greenbriar bicycle at a yard sale for $10 i was just wondering if anyone knew about how much it is worth, i was wanting to paint over everything because i dont like the color but the bike is in really good shape i really dont want to mess with it until i know about how much its worth
THANKS FOR YOUR HELP

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by mattyray on 11/24/2010 at 5:31:49 PM
I have a ted williams ten speed and wanted to know how much its worth?

          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Vin on 11/25/2010 at 5:50:42 AM
Check the 2 Price Guides at the top of any page here on OldRoads.com.
Also use the google search box here to check our archives.
-Vin
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          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by kevin hiatt on 1/1/2011 at 7:27:25 PM
I have an early 70,s Ted Williams sears three spedd bike iwant to sell. This bike is in near mint condition any help would be greatly appreciated thanks K. Hiatt
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          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by jj on 1/2/2011 at 5:23:48 AM
Look at the THREE Price Guides here at OldRoads.com to determine the price. Then post it for sale here and on your local craigslist.org.
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          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by Becca on 5/5/2011 at 2:53:20 PM
I found a 1979 (I assume based on the 08-79 on the sticker by the pedal) Free Spirit in a junk pile.. It's in GREAT shape! And I plan on riding it everywhere, because it's a cute bike.. It's a single speed.. Just wondering what it's worth if anyone ever finds an answer!
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          RE:MISC:sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by jj on 5/6/2011 at 3:42:09 AM
They make great commuter bikes.
Check the THREE Price Guides at the top of any page here on OldRoads.com
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          RE:MISC:   sears & roebuck free spirit bicycleposted by AaronG on 5/17/2011 at 9:33:08 AM
hi! i had a reallly nice free spirit ten spd.it was like mint cond, that bike rode so good it was red nice paint job origanal condition 27" crome wheels i shined with a brillo pad cleaned it all up added a few personal touches it was light weight blak handle grips matching black seat then some @sshole stole it here in pueblo i caught him at 7-11 1day with my bike the @ssole painted it grey primer he took off before i could catch him i have a cronic back pain problem and that bike was the easiest for me to ride now im stuck with a huffy mountain 15sp heavy dont coust like that freespirit did i would pay a reward to get it back. im on disability i douldnt pay alot say30$$ what do you all say
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           free spirit 10 speed fixed up a discardedbike but wondering if it is worth anything...posted by Paul on 6/15/2011 at 11:06:52 AM
Cleaned up Free Spirit Greenbriar 26" men's bike. 10 speeds, rack on back. Looks great and rides well too. Ma it has original tires since they have reddish sidewalls saying 37 590 26 1 3/8 nylon. Rims say Pemco made in Taiwan. Shifts well; wondering if it has any monetary value?




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