what's your greatest/cheapest score on bikes or parts?

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle General Discussion' started by bairdco, Oct 18, 2009.

  1. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    hey barely, if i'm ever in your neighborhood, i'll hide some old bike parts near your house, just so you don't feel left out.;)
     
  2. BarelyAWake

    BarelyAWake New Member

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    SWEET! Yer like the rusty sprocket version of the easter bunny!!1! :D
     
  3. scabz24

    scabz24 New Member

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    I find stuff all the time,most recently I got a schwinn green panther{repop},a 50s columbia 5 star suberbe{repop},and 50s a western flyer womans {repop} all with working horns lights etc.all at the same yard sale,if I told you guys how much you would break your keyboards from your head hitting it after you faint,best find I,ve had in years,and yes they will possibly be for sale soon.
     
  4. mechanickid

    mechanickid New Member

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    i recommend you all take some scrap metal to the closest recycling dump and when you put it in the bin, fish around a little, there are always bikes in there. they wont notice you up there if you have something to put in.

    also try goin to a motorcycle scrap yard, i just got SWEEEET looking tank and bars
     
  5. Ari Kohain

    Ari Kohain New Member

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    Just Purchased an 54 Schwinn Typhoon for ten dollars. From a guy who was looking at my MB outside a cafe, Offered it to me walked a block over and as soon as I saw it knew it was the one for the wife. By the way she would rather ride it than the new mtn bike I gave her last year. Gonna have to motorize it for her and this summer it's off off and away.
     
  6. GearNut

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    Well..... My first MB was my Hawthorne. A very good friend of mine asked me to get it running and give the whole bike a good lookover. All I had to do was get it running. My friend then asked me how well it worked and does it fit me. I said it runs very well, and he will be very happy with it. The frame is a bit too small for me but is is not uncomfortable.
    He replied "Not uncomfortable eh? Good, It's yours." I was flabergasted!

    As for bicycle parts, they used to find me all the time. Garage sales, trash finds, folks giving me wrecks because they knew I liked to work on 'em, ect.

    Nowadays I rarely come across bikes or parts.
     
  7. fall_down_stand_up

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    Ok I want to see some pictures of all your finds....It would be nice to see what some of these bikes actually look like....When I hear 54 bobber swinger bike or whatever(just made that up)I have no idea what one looks like....I say pics,pics,and more pics!!!!.shft..shft..shft..shft..shft..
     
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    Nice bike looks like 700c wheels. Why are you paying sales tax buying online? At that price who cares but I think their taking tax money and pocketing it.
     
  13. joek

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    it was a local sale from a bike shop here in michigan, hence the sales tax. Joe
     
  14. NEAT TIMES

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    Here Is My Best Bang For The Buck. Will Motorize It Just For Fun. I Need To Sell These Things, But They Turn Into Family!! Am I Alone On This??? Lol. I Bought This At The Mission Last Year For $15., They Threw In Some Other Wheels Etc. Had Never Seen One Before, It Is In Good Cond. Bought New Tires For It, But It Sits Neglected. I Checked On Line "joy Rider" Over $1500. Plus Tax. Ron
     
  15. rkorson4209

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    It's got to go like you are selling it? If so get at me.
     
  16. BarelyAWake

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    I think he means just the basket... but hey, it's worth a shot lol
     
  17. rkorson4209

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    lol right, I want something like that though.
     
  18. fall_down_stand_up

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    Ya,I was talking about the basket....Im thinking about putting one of my new engines on it but need some ideas on how to remover the rust from the chrome....
    John-John
     
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    Hi All, Thought A Pic Of My Best Bargain Was Posted, Getting For Get Full In My "golden Years"! Will Now Post A Pic Of My Best Buy, The 4 "wheel Joy Rider" Pd $15. At The Mission. First I Ever Seen, Figured It Was Worth 15 Bucks. On Line Is Over $1500. I Think It Would Be Fun To Take "daisy On A Bicycle Built For Two" (motorized Of Course). It has free wheels, both riders have a brake lever, can been operated from either seat. May be a bit wide for hi way use, but cool in the sub divisions! Ron .cvlt1
     

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  20. Dan

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    Thats gonna be cool Ron! Engine in one of the baskets?
     

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