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#1 2013-01-08 6:53am

Jerry A Hutcher
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So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

Most and least???cool
Haro's got tons..Hutch has lots too...Any one have actual figures?

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#2 2013-01-08 6:55am

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

I would imagine Shwinn or a cheaper bike. Sell 3-4 times as much as others probably.


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#3 2013-01-08 6:56am

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

Mongoose. They have produced 50,689,433 to date.

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#4 2013-01-08 7:18am

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

Well, the most department store bikes has to be Huffy.  The most "higher end" bikes has to be Mongoose (pre walmart) or GT, no???

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#5 2013-01-08 7:25am

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

Mongoose produced a ton of bikes check out my avatar


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#6 2013-01-08 7:33am

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

There are more GT's in the museum than anything else (4586). Followed by Haro (3079), Mongoose (2976), Redline (2300), and the combined SE (approx. 2200.)
I don't know if that means they sold more, more survived, or both.
It does say something about the quailty of all of the above brands that they're around being ridden by overweight middle aged guys though.

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#7 2013-01-08 7:38am

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

50 million is a HUGE #!!! And I agree with SARON81 about the fact that all of us old fat guys still ride our GT's... I own 4 myself... So, GT or GOOSE??? Tough call here!!!

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#8 2013-01-08 4:49pm

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

I'd say gt bikes put out more, then mongoose right behind them. 3rd I'd say haro.


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#9 2013-01-08 5:05pm

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

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#10 2013-01-08 5:06pm

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

PK Ripper is the most sold model in bicycling history of any style bike.

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#11 2013-01-08 5:07pm

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

I say GT/Mongoose for high end, Schwinn/Huffy for low end


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#12 2013-01-08 5:11pm

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

That was bmx related ^^^^ Bikes in general I'd guess Schwinn one of the oldest brand names in the game (even if it isn't the American icon it once was)

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#13 2013-01-08 5:36pm

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

ol'phart wrote:

PK Ripper is the most sold model in bicycling history of any style bike.

i didn't really think of the PK.  this is a valid point.  I just think, as far as the museum goes, GT's are more readily available.

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#14 2013-01-08 5:43pm

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

It's a fact that GT has sold more bikes than anyone ever. They kept it afloat through the dark days. Their marketing team in the 80's and 90's was hands down the best. That's why anytime anyone talks about bikes either they say schwinn or they say GT.


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#15 2013-01-08 6:42pm

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

Mongoose for bike shop bikes.For department store bikes huffy.

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#16 2013-01-09 1:29am

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

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#17 2013-01-09 4:28am

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

ol'phart wrote:

PK Ripper is the most sold model in bicycling history of any style bike.

I have a hard time believing they sold more PK Rippers than Performers.

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#18 2013-01-09 6:03am

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

Pacific cycles

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#19 2013-01-09 6:06am

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

Most- GT

Least- Wiseguy

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#20 2013-01-10 3:38am

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

PK model was introduced in 79 and is still a model offered in today's market some 30+ yrs later !

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#21 2013-01-10 4:23am

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

ol'phart wrote:

PK model was introduced in 79 and is still a model offered in today's market some 30+ yrs later !

The Performer came out in 1984 (and sold in much higher numbers) and is still available today.

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#22 2013-01-10 4:39am

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

Mongoose and Schwinn ..

said "bikes"   though.. so Schwinn #1


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#23 2013-01-10 4:40am

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

SARON81 wrote:

There are more GT's in the museum than anything else (4586). Followed by Haro (3079), Mongoose (2976), Redline (2300), and the combined SE (approx. 2200.)
I don't know if that means they sold more, more survived, or both.
It does say something about the quailty of all of the above brands that they're around being ridden by overweight middle aged guys though.

they also could of exchanged hands .. a lot..


When was fall?

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#24 2013-01-10 8:51am

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

jeffr818 wrote:

Mongoose. They have produced 50,689,433 to date.

+1000


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#25 2013-01-10 9:17am

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Re: So what company do you think produced the most bikes?

If you're talking just BMX, Mongoose is a good pick. If you're talking about the most bikes produced, It has to be Schwinn. The least bikes produced would be a tricky one. LRV comes to mind.

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