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#1 2010-10-01 12:54am

aballer
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From: Ontario, Cananda
Registered: 2010-09-29
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1980 Baja Spirit

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1980 Baja Spirit

Sweet fleamarket find! This bike restarted my BMX ADDICTION, now I have 15 bikes.

Bought this at a local flea market for 20 bucks! I don't know much about it other than what I have found on this site. It was a little rough when I got it but with a little work, she's a bute! Troxel Trakmaster mags, Dorcy seat and grips, SR stem and original pads. If anyone has any info on this bike let me know. It would be greatly appreciated.
Updated January 2015 - bike was upgraded with new brakes front and back, air-uni number plate with custom graphics, cro-mo seat post, pedals and survivor OGK mags restored by me. What a difference - the second last pick is a before and the last is as I found the bike years ago.


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#2 2015-02-21 4:06pm

OLDSCHOOL ATL
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Re: 1980 Baja Spirit

Looks good,   I picked 1up today for $20' _______


____HIGH til I DiE ____

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#3 2015-03-19 5:20am

TaylorRides
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From: Clearwater, FL.
Registered: 2014-09-18
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Re: 1980 Baja Spirit

Why can't I find all these amazing bikes for $20??  LOL  I fav'ed this one!


Taylor Allen John Anstrom  .....  Finally found my baby. 1987 Roadmaster Thriller Freestyle!!  Baby blue with white tires and gum sidewalls.  The members of this site made it possible to make my dream come true.

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#4 2015-07-01 7:22pm

RadicalNick
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Re: 1980 Baja Spirit

Sort of reminds me of an early Schwinn, maybe a Mag-Scrambler or Phantom. Cool looking ride! cool


44t BMX Club - NC Chapter

"Two hundred years of American technology has unwittingly created a massive cement playground of unlimited potential. But it was the the minds of 11 year olds that could see that potential."
Craig Stecyk - Skateboarder Magazine - 1975

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#5 2016-04-27 12:58pm

angipp01
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From: Hamilton, Ontario
Registered: 2016-04-27
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Re: 1980 Baja Spirit

OMG, This was my first bike!  I can't believe how great condition you have it.  I can tell the modification that was done.
The original bike was:
-Red (just like this one)
- you have the original stickers, frame and forks.
- tires were not 5 star.  They were standard spokes, with yellow tires
-there was no hand brakes.
-the seat was yellow (like yours)
-it had a goose neck to camp on the handle bars.
-it had a cushions on the frame (just like your) and on the handle bars. 

I believe it was purchased at Zellers or Towers approx 1984

I loved this bike.

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