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#76 2012-06-20 5:51pm

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#77 2012-11-04 10:15am

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Re: banana seat thread

Never tried to post a photo on here but here it goes.

November of 1966 Schwinn Fastback 5 Speed...
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/rick_AFC/1966%20Stingray%20Fastback%205%20Speed/279022_10151365167802415_749886251_o_zps58d837d8.jpg


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#78 2012-11-04 10:25am

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Yay it worked big_smile

1968 Columbia Longboy
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/rick_AFC/1968%20Columbia%20Longboy%205%20Speed/204819_10150134740492415_553267414_6642492_1524453_o.jpg

1968 Columbia Playbike
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/rick_AFC/1968%20Columbia%20Playbike/579083_10150728297162415_553267414_9532214_405943845_n.jpg

Mid-late 60's AMF Roadmaster Renegade Rat Rod muscle bike I'm working on.
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/rick_AFC/AMF/523605_10151411637777415_1438015665_n1.jpg

2004 Huffy Porkchopper Custom.
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/rick_AFC/Huffy%20Porkchopper/546494_10151319764737415_1834482987_n_zps615e9aca.jpg

Early-mid 70's Vista Coqliette.
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/rick_AFC/Vista/529218_10150693432122415_553267414_9462595_1873214087_n.jpg

Custom Bratz bike from 2005 or so.
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/rick_AFC/Grandpas%20Bike/100_4260_zpsb686a9a9.jpg

This is old Firecat I sold off earlier this year.
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/rick_AFC/1970s%20Firecat/100_3490.jpg

Ross badged Starflight Polo-Bike I got ahold of shortly after I sold the Firecat...then I sold it soon after.
http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/rick_AFC/Starflight/Starflight.jpg


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#79 2012-11-04 10:29am

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Not sure the Polo-Bike didn't show up.

http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/rick_AFC/Starflight/Starflight1.jpg


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#80 2012-11-04 4:50pm

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Re: banana seat thread

espbassist88 wrote:

Not sure the Polo-Bike didn't show up.

http://i60.photobucket.com/albums/h9/ri … light1.jpg

awsome bikes please post them here they will shit bricks when the see them I think.

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#81 2012-11-05 12:12pm

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Re: banana seat thread

Love banana seat bikes...just recently started getting into the 80's bikes with my son.
Here's our last banana seat project :
70'S swingbike (5 speed)
http://i47.tinypic.com/33ytc7t.jpg

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#82 2012-11-19 7:01pm

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https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/15215_4979552005457_1564789242_n.jpg

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#83 2012-11-21 7:08pm

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https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/182531_4989255488038_563277734_n.jpg

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#84 2013-01-29 8:26am

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Re: banana seat thread

cool


"Don't try to frighten us with your sorcerer's ways, Lord Vader. Your sad devotion to that ancient religion has not helped you conjure up the stolen data tapes or given you clairvoyance enough to find the Rebels' hidden fortre..."*choke*
"I find your lack of faith disturbing."

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#85 2013-02-02 8:56pm

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http://hotdamn.smugmug.com/BICYCLES/BIKES/i-s3BFSnS/0/L/IMG_7170-L.jpg

http://hotdamn.smugmug.com/BICYCLES/BIKES/i-9P3Lfc9/0/L/IMG_7408-L.jpg

http://hotdamn.smugmug.com/BICYCLES/BIKES/i-nMhpjPP/0/L/IMG_7435-L.jpg


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#86 2013-02-10 9:14am

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I have a few Muscle Bikes myself! I also own the Muscle Bike Museum at www.MuscleBikeMuseum.com cool

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/fuel22.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/ss515-1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/streeter4.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/fuelerfork2.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/don%20prudhomme%20tribute%20bike/3snake-1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/don%20prudhomme%20tribute%20bike/snake5-4-1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/don%20prudhomme%20tribute%20bike/snake5-5.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/don%20prudhomme%20tribute%20bike/DSC05569.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Iverson%20Bike/iverson7-5.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Iverson%20Bike/bike1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Iverson%20Bike/iverson3-22.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Iverson%20Bike/stripper3.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Iverson%20Bike/iverson1-23.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/wheel%20bikes/wheel2-3.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/wheel%20bikes/bluehuffys1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/black%20eliminator/2mark2-1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/black%20eliminator/black1-5.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/black%20eliminator/2mark3.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Drag%20Duster/drag2-2.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/muscle%20bike%208/Rail1-3.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/muscle%20bike%208/bikes5-1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/muscle%20bike%208/stingray2-1-1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/muscle%20bike%208/70swinger1-1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/muscle%20bike%208/70rubber2-1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/muscle%20bike%208/dragoon.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/muscle%20bike%208/BuzzBuggy1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/muscle%20bike%208/krate1-1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/muscle%20bike%208/1969Screamer1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/muscle%20bike%208/69swinger1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/muscle%20bike%208/sears7.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/muscle%20bike%208/rail4.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/muscle%20bike%208/huffy1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Rollfast%20Bikes/topdrag1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Slingshot/slingshot01.jpg

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#87 2013-02-10 11:23am

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http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Muscle%20Bike%209/badmedicine1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Muscle%20Bike%209/fuel1-3.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Muscle%20Bike%209/rat1-3.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Muscle%20Bike%209/70scollection.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Muscle%20Bike%209/mark2.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Muscle%20Bike%209/rat1-2.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Muscle%20Bike%209/Iverson1-4.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Muscle%20Bike%209/buggy1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Muscle%20Bike%209/swing2-2.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Muscle%20Bike%209/coasttocoast1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Muscle%20Bike%209/ramrod1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Muscle%20Bike%209/screamer2.jpg

More! cool

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Muscle%20Bike%209/rams1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Muscle%20Bike%209/swing1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Muscle%20Bike%209/superstock5.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Muscle%20Bike%209/vista3.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Muscle%20Bike%209/bronze3.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Muscle%20Bike%209/greenrail5.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Muscle%20Bike%209/superstocks3.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Muscle%20Bike%209/lemonlime2.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/MX%20Bikes%201/HuffyMonoshock4-1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/MX%20Bikes%201/mx1.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/MX%20Bikes%201/raleighMx-1.jpg

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#88 2013-02-10 2:43pm

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Re: banana seat thread

Holy shizz! That's one heck of a collection!


"Don't try to frighten us with your sorcerer's ways, Lord Vader. Your sad devotion to that ancient religion has not helped you conjure up the stolen data tapes or given you clairvoyance enough to find the Rebels' hidden fortre..."*choke*
"I find your lack of faith disturbing."

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#89 2013-02-23 9:23pm

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Re: banana seat thread

I'll add my new find.

As found.

http://i901.photobucket.com/albums/ac211/fixed1313/1969%20Gambles%20Hiawatha%20Cycovator/DSCN4385.jpg


Finished product.

http://i901.photobucket.com/albums/ac211/fixed1313/1969%20Gambles%20Hiawatha%20Cycovator/DSCN4413.jpg


Always looking for Schwinn Freeform and Dyno stuff, and I would love to put together a Dinky for my youngest before he is to old.

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#90 2013-02-25 3:11pm

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Here is my 1968 Murray...

AKA: Rat Trap
http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/esxnsinsincere/1968%20Murray%20Cruiser/OGOAR030_zpsf28ca022.jpg

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/esxnsinsincere/1968%20Murray%20Cruiser/Picture144_zpsc082e963.jpg

Then I turned it into a tribute bike for autism, its now a award winning bike!

AKA: A Piece Of The Puzzle
http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/esxnsinsincere/1968%20Murray%20Cruiser/IMG_5679_zps26823d15.jpg

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/esxnsinsincere/1968%20Murray%20Cruiser/IMG_5662_zpsd77f55e8.jpg

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/esxnsinsincere/1968%20Murray%20Cruiser/IMG_7033_1_zpsea8c1fb1.jpg

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/esxnsinsincere/12th%20BMX%20Show/IMG_7084_zpsb58dfe38.jpg

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s217/esxnsinsincere/12th%20BMX%20Show/IMG_7509_zps2cda477c.jpg

Lots of love went into this build thanks to our sponsors/suporters.

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#91 2013-03-12 10:52am

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Re: banana seat thread

Nice job Teabeats!

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#92 2013-03-12 11:18am

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Re: banana seat thread

Awesome bikes!


WTB - Blk/wht Checker Seat Cover

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#93 2013-03-23 10:58am

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Re: banana seat thread

woogyboogy wrote:

Holy shizz! That's one heck of a collection!

Thanks man! smile

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#94 2013-03-24 5:16pm

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thanks for the shout out!

I have a lil somethin somethin up my sleeve on a 20" build. I just need to commit to a color scheme.(pics when I dig it out)


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#95 2013-05-27 7:41am

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I saw a guy with a 12" or 16" banana seat bike with a seatpost and bars tall enough for an adult.

Anyone knof a good bike to use as a base for this?  Repro even?

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#96 2013-05-30 10:44am

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A few more from the Muscle Bike Museum Collection...

1968 Murray F1 Eliminator smile

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Murray%20F%20Series/img_8683_zpsa02ce749.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Murray%20F%20Series/img_8672_zps725e82d3.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Murray%20F%20Series/img_8674_zps02238a95.jpg

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#97 2013-05-30 10:50am

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Here is my 1958 Pig Bike. A Pig Bike is a 50's sidewalk bike that has been converted to Banana Seat and High Rise bars. Kind of like making a Stingray into a BMX bike. smile

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Murray%20F%20Series/img_8487_zps92308423.jpg


http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Murray%20F%20Series/img_8491_zps5e504f71.jpg


http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Murray%20F%20Series/img_8492_zpsadcc329d.jpg

http://i192.photobucket.com/albums/z16/raleighrons/Murray%20F%20Series/img_8485_zpsfc68440b.jpg

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#98 2013-05-30 10:52am

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Saw this at a local thrift the other day. Stamped Troxel 1978
http://i1212.photobucket.com/albums/cc442/kurt_rad/F32198FA-E48D-4299-A685-D2F7E8A1D0DB-33753-000003F14E71D45D_zps4df81ab8.jpg

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#99 2013-08-01 7:33pm

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Some nice bikes on here! Here's a few of my banana seat bikes

1979 Ross Apollo

http://i418.photobucket.com/albums/pp266/outskirtscustoms/ramhorn001_zpsc6bba9b5.jpg

1993 Schwinn Z Force
http://i955.photobucket.com/albums/ae40/windfallpharmboy/DirtDevil012.jpg


http://i955.photobucket.com/albums/ae40/windfallpharmboy/DirtDevil015.jpg


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#100 2013-09-28 9:45pm

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74 Stingray build General Lee tribute

http://i190.photobucket.com/albums/z94/rcksaltnnails/GeneralStingray.jpg

65 Huffy T Bird

http://i190.photobucket.com/albums/z94/rcksaltnnails/HuffyTBird1.jpg

Bratz bike redone for my brother

http://i190.photobucket.com/albums/z94/rcksaltnnails/IMG00085-20110103-2109.jpg

Coppertone Stingray 5 speed

http://i190.photobucket.com/albums/z94/rcksaltnnails/coppertone001.jpg

70's Ted Williams

http://i190.photobucket.com/albums/z94/rcksaltnnails/IMG_0021.jpg

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