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#1 2012-10-10 11:12am

brunson67
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$20.00 Yardsale find

Found this at a Yardsale in Sun City Ca. ,local to my house. Apparently it has been in a shed for over 20 years according to the family. I took it apart, waxed it, re-greased all the bearings, OA on the forks and sprocket, added the NEW Oury blue grips, and put some roller tires on it so I could ride it. Really cool Two Wheeler Magnum Stroker for $20.00! Can somebody tell me what year this is, and why the head tube sticker is different than the ones I have seen in the past or in the bike section for Two Wheelers? Thanks, Rob

http://i810.photobucket.com/albums/zz22/Brunson67/Two%20Wheeler%20Magnum%20Stroker/Rightside.jpg
http://i810.photobucket.com/albums/zz22/Brunson67/Two%20Wheeler%20Magnum%20Stroker/Front2.jpg
http://i810.photobucket.com/albums/zz22/Brunson67/Two%20Wheeler%20Magnum%20Stroker/Seatposttube.jpg


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#2 2012-10-10 11:21am

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Re: $20.00 Yardsale find

WOW!!!!!!! One of my grails.


79 Jag (OG Owner)
78 Completion Scrambler SX1000
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#3 2012-10-10 11:29am

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Re: $20.00 Yardsale find

Insane!!!! big_smile


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#4 2012-10-10 12:56pm

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Re: $20.00 Yardsale find

I'll bet the OA bath almost wasn't needed; Hemet/Temecula/Palm Springs = so dry.

Awesome find!

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#5 2012-10-10 1:06pm

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Re: $20.00 Yardsale find

Awesome Score


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#6 2012-10-10 1:10pm

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Re: $20.00 Yardsale find

WOW! yikes


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#7 2012-10-10 1:33pm

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Re: $20.00 Yardsale find

You're so lucky! cool


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#8 2012-10-10 1:35pm

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Re: $20.00 Yardsale find

such a blast from the past!

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#9 2012-10-10 1:50pm

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Re: $20.00 Yardsale find

Yeah, there was just a little surface rust on the forks and sprocket. I couldn't believe this bike when i saw it, it hadn't been stripped of all the normal stuff that WE all took off of our bikes, reflectors, chain guard etc. Somehow this bike was not molested at all! The only thing I can think of is, it didn't have any tires on it when I bought it, the back rim was sitting next to it. I'm thinking someone had intended to replace the tires and tubes many years ago and never got around to it, so the bike got put in the shed and because it didn't have tires, it never got pulled out and rode. That's the only thing I can come up with. I was in the market for a Mongoose Motomag, and I found this instead! Crazy how nice this bike is, very short top tube, makes my 1979 Schwinn Scrambler seem long! LOL

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#10 2012-10-10 1:55pm

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Re: $20.00 Yardsale find

Awsome great find.big_smilebig_smilebig_smilebig_smile

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#11 2012-12-07 9:29am

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Re: $20.00 Yardsale find

Great survivor.  What a beaut.

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#12 2012-12-07 9:32am

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Re: $20.00 Yardsale find

Holy hell. Stroker 77 will kill for this. lol


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#13 2012-12-07 10:32am

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Re: $20.00 Yardsale find

The Ashtabula cranks will have a little 2 digit year stamp on the nub that sticks through the  chainwheel.There's a 2 digit stamp on each side of it,one makes sense as the year,the other is probably 40.Also,no brake bridge would be '78 or older,if memory serves.


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#14 2012-12-07 10:47am

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Re: $20.00 Yardsale find

cool


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#15 2012-12-07 11:17am

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Re: $20.00 Yardsale find

Kick butt! cool

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#16 2012-12-07 1:47pm

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Re: $20.00 Yardsale find

WoW! That is nutz ! Well done on a very cool score.
Mine has no brake bridge (well it does but was added buy the owner) and the stamp on the bottom says 77. Whats weird is the headtube sticker is from the Two Wheeler Pro. That came out around 79.
Whatever, that's a damn fine ride. cool


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#17 2012-12-07 1:50pm

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Re: $20.00 Yardsale find

That is A Awesome find... cool cool

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#18 2012-12-07 2:03pm

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Re: $20.00 Yardsale find

Now that`s a score! yikes


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#19 2012-12-07 7:36pm

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Re: $20.00 Yardsale find

Nice! What a Awesome Survivor for sure!!big_smile


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#20 2012-12-07 7:42pm

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Re: $20.00 Yardsale find

incredible.  badass.


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#21 2012-12-07 10:20pm

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Re: $20.00 Yardsale find

awesome find...

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#22 2012-12-07 10:22pm

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Re: $20.00 Yardsale find

DAMN!!!!!! cool


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