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    Classic BMX

    Heres a topic i dont remember ever coming up......

    Any 40 somethings ever into bmx? What did you ride?

    I was way into it in the earlyto mid 80's. i had a cook brothers and an se racing pk ripper with landing gear forks. What did you have. A redline? A hutch? A gayass rampar?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dickkotite View Post
    Heres a topic i dont remember ever coming up......

    Any 40 somethings ever into bmx? What did you ride?

    I was way into it in the earlyto mid 80's. i had a cook brothers and an se racing pk ripper with landing gear forks. What did you have. A redline? A hutch? A gayass rampar?
    Thruster Tri-Power with Arraya rims.

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    Haro Freestyler with peregrine 48's

    Looked a bit like this one minus the white tires.

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    Last edited by RaoulDuke; 03-04-2014 at 05:16 AM.

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    If freestyle bikes count I had a GT Performer to which I added Pro Performer handlebars with A'me grips, locking brake handles, a Gyro, Peregrine mags, fokstanders and front and rear pegs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dickkotite View Post
    . i had a cook brothers and an se racing pk ripper with landing gear forks. What did you have. A redline? A hutch? A gayass rampar?
    I had a Schwinn. It had 2 wheels, a seat and handle bars. #whatisthisthreadabout

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    I used to put baseball cards in my spokes, freakin' bike was a beast after that

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    Quote Originally Posted by FF2 View Post
    I #whatisthisthreadabout
    #beingrad

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    Back in my day, we got injured on our bikes and didn't post them on youtube. #shakescane, #lolgfy

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    I had a late 60s Huffy 5 speed, goldflake banana seat with matching padded back on the high rise. Pimp-f@rgin-tastic!

    Kind of like this:



    all the girlies wanted a ride. yeah!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fishooked View Post
    Back in my day, we got injured on our bikes and didn't post them on youtube. #shakescane, #lolgfy

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    Redline

    Couldn't find a picture of mine. Crimson and black.

    We didn't wear helmets or pads back in the golden days either.

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    You guys think your so cool. Your nothing next to Bart Taylor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jetswin View Post
    I used to put baseball cards in my spokes, freakin' bike was a beast after that
    With a clothespin AMIRITE?

    (Little did we know that card world be worth $500 but only in mint condition. )

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    Quote Originally Posted by quantum View Post
    I had a late 60s Huffy 5 speed, goldflake banana seat with matching padded back on the high rise. Pimp-f@rgin-tastic!

    Kind of like this:



    all the girlies wanted a ride. yeah!

    I had a similar pimptastic bike (sorta like this one)


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    My dad spent about $300 on white GT Performer for me back in probably 1986. That was alot of money for my family back then. 2 weeks later, went to the candy store to get some baseball cards etc. Didnt lock the bike up. Came out 5 minutes later........bike gone.

    Im surprised my father didnt kill me that day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fishooked View Post
    I had a similar pimptastic bike (sorta like this one)

    I'm jealous, I always wanted the Schwinn, pea shooter or something like that, had the stick shift (which in retrospect was probably treacherous) I had some immo from JJ Newberrys

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    Only had Frankenstein bikes... mismatched wheels, poppin innertubes front and back, bending forks and bars, warping wheels... sometimes one pedal, occasionally without a seat... Never a helmet or pads unless you a total puss... home made ramps and it was always goin down at the dips. GT frames were light, bigger jumps. One time my homie TJ landed too hard on his front wheel and handlebars flipped down and he went face first straight to the ground. Nose broke his fall though. Had some teeth go through his lip, don't think he actually lost any though. His older sister looks good these days!

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    meh - Schwinn was overpriced. And the things we did on bikes? It was like the demolition derby.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hitman Harris View Post
    occasionally without a seat...
    I think that's how JT got his start

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    Quote Originally Posted by quantum View Post
    meh - Schwinn was overpriced. And the things we did on bikes? It was like the demolition derby.
    true...I remember racing some panel van with a buddy, and i hit a rock in the road, spectacular wipe out and the beast held up admirably

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