AGE / VALUE:   American Flyer GTY 100 posted by: Keri on 5/16/2008 at 7:05:32 PM
I bought an adorable girl's purple bicycle at a garage sale today. It says "American Flyer" and "GTY 100" on it. If anyone has any info about this bike, I'd love to hear it!

AGE / VALUE:   Vista Espodo/Espado posted by: Dave on 5/16/2008 at 3:48:27 PM
I came across a mystery bike a while back. The "Vista" name is not mysterious at all, but I can't find out any info about this particular model. It's 4130 CroMo, made in Taiwan, and lugged. I was under the opinion that "Vista" made department store bikes before selling out to companies that made even lower quality bikes. This bike is a joy to ride!


   RE:AGE / VALUE:   Vista Espodo/Espado posted by jj on 5/16/2008 at 5:24:53 PM
Any Vista brand I've come across has stamped lugs and gas pipe tubes....

   RE:AGE / VALUE:   Vista Espodo/Espado posted by Dave on 5/19/2008 at 5:23:39 AM
I know! It's wierd. Maybe they tried to improve their name, but the damage was already done.

AGE / VALUE:   phillips bike--british 3 speed lightweight posted by: blair on 5/13/2008 at 2:32:26 PM
i recently found what i believe to be a 1969 Phillips Master Model bike. that's the year it says the mastermodel was released on this site, but i thought Raleigh bought on Phillips before the 60s?

Anyway, it's got all original parts, original seat, everything, with some very minor surface rust. i'm just wondering what the value would be. I'm guessing somewhere around 140?
please let me know!


   RE:AGE / VALUE:   phillips bike--british 3 speed lightweight posted by Chris on 5/15/2008 at 5:09:03 PM
Keep in mind the rear wheel with the Sturmey- Archer 3 speed hub with the date code on the hub which is where I assume you are getting the date keep in mind that rear wheel could be switched. Therefore, you could be thrown off on the date. The Master model did not carry over into the Raleigh takeover which was in 1960.

   RE:RE:AGE / VALUE:   phillips bike--british 3 speed lightweight posted by jj on 5/16/2008 at 5:27:28 PM
Good call on the cutoff date for the Master Model.
Once Raleigh took over, the MM, chrome fenders and all, disappeared.

WANTED:   sturmey FW planet cage posted by: nikos on 5/12/2008 at 11:46:22 AM
Hello everyone,

does anyone have a spare sturmey FW planet cage for sale or trade? Thanks!


AGE / VALUE:   peugeot py 10? posted by: Carl Andreas Thiis-Evensen on 5/11/2008 at 11:04:18 PM
I found this in a dumpster last night! It is a pearl white peugeot with reynolds 531 tubing and fork. The seatpost has checkers and written "record du monde". It also says "prestige peugeot" on the horizontal tube. The mainstay is full chrome all the way from the crank to the seatpost and the fork is fully chromed as well. Looks good! Its equipped with Spidel through and through, which I never heard of but it feels surprisingly crisp. It was missing the pedals and the saddle/post, and the brakehandles was exchanged for some new shimano. The handlebars are "sakae world custom Japan" and I dont know if they are original.(sorry for the lack of jargon, i am norwegian;-) Otherwise it looks in great shape and i think its a keeper!I love the looks of it and have already ordered a seat of the ebay. -Should probably look for the original parts though.. Could anyone tell me what they are? I am thinking simplex seatpost and i see from old catalogues that some peugeots had an "ideal 2002" saddle. I will try and upload some pictures inbetween but my girlfriend just went into labour!!

   RE:AGE / VALUE: peugeot py 10? posted by Carl Andreas Thiis-Evensen on 5/19/2008 at 2:30:26 PM
Its a girl! Here is a link to some pictures of the bicycle:


   RE:RE:AGE / VALUE: peugeot py 10? posted by Warren on 5/21/2008 at 3:10:45 AM
Congrats on both the girl and the bike.

You'll have lots of time to ride in about 15 years...arf!

A really sweet dumpster find of the year!

   RE:AGE / VALUE: peugeot py 10? posted by Carl Thiis on 5/22/2008 at 3:43:39 AM
Thank you warren! Yes? Only 15 years to go? Really? HAHAHAHA!

Oh!? Still there? Excuse e while I inflate her dipers.
Lets see, she is squeeking.. HAHAHAHA! Where is that oil..