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#1 2008-05-13 5:43am

greatoutdoors
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1977 Roger DeCoster

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1977 Roger DeCoster

I bought this bike on craiglist.It had some rust issue. I buff the rust out and it left pits. Had to sand the frame. Some of the pits came out and some pits decrease in size. I was going to rechrome,but decided to leave it original.Serial number cd8 73449.Not sure if is a 1977. Ashtabula forks,cranks. Femco rims and cheng shin tires. Original decals,cranks,sprocket,reflectors. Not to sure if handle bar is original.Hanlde bar measure 12" across.Also not to sure if pedals and grips is original.I"m a novice in restoring bmx bikes. Still learning.


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#2 2008-05-13 7:36am

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Re: 1977 Roger DeCoster

Real nice Survivor love those decosters


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#3 2008-05-13 9:22am

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Re: 1977 Roger DeCoster

Scramblerdude64 wrote:

Nice survivor. According to the serial #, it was built in April 1978. Let me know if you ever want to sell those bars. smile

What kind of handle bar is this? Thanks

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#4 2008-05-13 3:08pm

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Re: 1977 Roger DeCoster

I'm lovin' it!


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#5 2008-05-13 5:57pm

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Re: 1977 Roger DeCoster

Excellent Survivor.. Nice job on the clean up..

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#6 2010-02-27 5:06pm

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Re: 1977 Roger DeCoster

Going by the serial no# CD8 this is in fact a 78 Goose as the C stands for Chatsworth D stands for the month of April and 8 stands for 1978 Also its a great looking Roger DeCoster. Regards Steve [OldJagBMXer]big_smile

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#7 2010-07-09 3:29pm

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Re: 1977 Roger DeCoster

This is exactly like the one I use to have as a kid. It was my first real bmx,I was so proud. The bike was stolen by some jack-a$$, I was seven years old and devastated. Thirty years later, I still hold a grudge and would pay money to know who ripped me off! Love your bike


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#8 2010-07-09 6:13pm

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Re: 1977 Roger DeCoster

cool bike

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