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#1 2013-01-28 12:21am

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1985 Zeronine Pro

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1985 Zeronine Pro

I got this from the original owner who had it hanging in his garage for a while.  The chrome is in great shape and the original stickers are still intact.  Inside the rear dropout it's stamped "C09".  Unfortunately, the bike didn't come with the original forks.

3/15/13 - Sold to another forum member.


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#2 2013-01-28 4:54am

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Re: 1985 Zeronine Pro

cool looking frame.


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#3 2013-01-28 7:47am

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Re: 1985 Zeronine Pro

Great find. Welcome to the 09 club.


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#4 2013-01-28 5:32pm

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Re: 1985 Zeronine Pro

Awesome find!


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#5 2013-01-29 6:43pm

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Re: 1985 Zeronine Pro

awesome frame.

I'd take a guess at it being a cycle craft built frame?  The 2 CC's I have at home have similar stamping in around the same spot. 

Could be C = cyclecraft 09 = zeronine?  I'd love to know as I find the history of them a little hard to truly track down.

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#6 2013-01-29 8:56pm

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Re: 1985 Zeronine Pro

aaronl wrote:

awesome frame.

I'd take a guess at it being a cycle craft built frame?  The 2 CC's I have at home have similar stamping in around the same spot. 

Could be C = cyclecraft 09 = zeronine?  I'd love to know as I find the history of them a little hard to truly track down.

Based on the information I read, you're correct with the C09.  I also read that around 500 frames were made by CC and the demand became too much and production for 09 went to Taiwan. 

Anybody with any information different, please share.


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#7 2013-01-29 9:28pm

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Re: 1985 Zeronine Pro

I found this helpful info:

Hi guys, for those interested, just got an email update from Owen (Owen Scheppman, ZeroNine founder), here's his take on who made what when:

Hi Clive. The history on ZeroNine frames as I can best remember. I could be wrong on some of this stuff, so if you disagree or wish to ask me more questions I would be most happy to discuss. I wish I had a memory card available, back in the early 80's we were lucky to own a computer.

Frame History:We started by having them made by Joe Martino at CycleCraft in Tennessee. He made about 150 sets for us. I believe CC made us white, black and chrome, they were called the "mid" and "pro". It later became apparent that he wouldn't be able to keep us supplied. So we started looking around for another supplier. The second wave of frames were made in Taiwan. We re-designed the decals with the cafetti shapes on all 20" Pro, 20" ProXL and 24" Pro Crusier. These 20" were sold in Chrome, White, Black, Blue and Red; the 24" were Chrome, Black and White. Complete Bike History:We designed the Freestyle Bike and had a complete 20" bike made in Taiwan in the colors, White, Red, Blue and Black not sure if we made a chrome one. Roger Worsham of CW built the freestyle bike for us in Taiwan at his contractors factory.

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#8 2013-04-13 7:02pm

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Re: 1985 Zeronine Pro

your frame is in great shape for being all original how much u sell it for I'm pissed i missed that sale thanks 4 the compliment just wondering how long is your top tube mines also stamped C09 does that mean it was one of the originals built by cycle craft & in the USA mine also came with out forks but got a nice set of Tange


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#9 2013-05-15 3:43pm

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Re: 1985 Zeronine Pro

Raoul wrote:

I found this helpful info:

Hi guys, for those interested, just got an email update from Owen (Owen Scheppman, ZeroNine founder), here's his take on who made what when:

Hi Clive. The history on ZeroNine frames as I can best remember. I could be wrong on some of this stuff, so if you disagree or wish to ask me more questions I would be most happy to discuss. I wish I had a memory card available, back in the early 80's we were lucky to own a computer.

Frame History:We started by having them made by Joe Martino at CycleCraft in Tennessee. He made about 150 sets for us. I believe CC made us white, black and chrome, they were called the "mid" and "pro". It later became apparent that he wouldn't be able to keep us supplied. So we started looking around for another supplier. The second wave of frames were made in Taiwan. We re-designed the decals with the cafetti shapes on all 20" Pro, 20" ProXL and 24" Pro Crusier. These 20" were sold in Chrome, White, Black, Blue and Red; the 24" were Chrome, Black and White. Complete Bike History:We designed the Freestyle Bike and had a complete 20" bike made in Taiwan in the colors, White, Red, Blue and Black not sure if we made a chrome one. Roger Worsham of CW built the freestyle bike for us in Taiwan at his contractors factory.

Hi,

I confirm.
Just that the first 150 made from Joe Martino had CO9 stamped on frame and forks plus the ulra rare flat brake bridge.
I picked one of them in France few years ago.
If you're interseted, I will post some pics of my baby ;-)
Never seen another one in museum.

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#10 2013-08-31 11:04pm

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Re: 1985 Zeronine Pro

Have you built this up yet? Its to cool to stay just a frame big_smile


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#11 2013-09-18 1:37pm

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Re: 1985 Zeronine Pro

cruesixx69 wrote:

Have you built this up yet? Its to cool to stay just a frame big_smile

Hi,

I started  to build  him :-)
Still need  one orange acs rim to finish him.

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