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#51 2009-03-31 9:56pm

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I'd love to have this 1980 blue Race Inc. 24" with ano gold all around.     I'd put on gold Odyssey Adam Banton grips and a blue KMC chain.

http://bmxmuseum.com/image/80_race_inc_blue_011_lg.jpg
http://thebikestore.com/webstore/pics/banton-stock.jpg
https://www.jrbicycles.com/storefront/images/uploads/Chains/chan00013%20KMC%20cheapo%20(1).JPG

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#52 2009-03-31 9:57pm

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legolas wrote:

Nishiki.

So rare there isn't even a category for them in this museum! I know they existed though 'cos a guy who lived not far from me had one in about 1983 or '84. I'm sure I've got some old ads for them from UK BMX magazines somewhere (could be wrong about that). I'll have a dig when I get a mo.

I had a Nishiki BITD. Looked similar to a redline, with the small gusset. Loved that ride.

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#53 2009-03-31 9:58pm

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1983 jmc cruiser. 1 of 7 done in blue. 2 known to be left.the guy that has the other one is on vintage bmx.when i found the jmc, i got it home and e-mailed jim milton to see there was any history on this frame. i emailed jim a pic of the serial number and he emailed me back and said that back in december of 1983 jmc painted 7 cruiser frames and forks in blue. out of the 7 mine was the last frame and fork (7th one)that was painted blue in december of 1983.then i posted it on vintage. look what i scored. and a thats when i found out about the last 2 that are known to be left.
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b394/bmx35/imported_photos_01545_lg.jpg

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#54 2009-03-31 10:02pm

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this is how i bought it from the shop.the crazy thing is that the shop owner argued with me saying that its a 20''. no lie.lol
http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b394/bmx35/imported_photos_00791_lg.jpg
i changed the wheels. i put on blue 24'' ukai speed lines

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#55 2009-03-31 10:26pm

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r-reekie wrote:

sanddad wrote:

How about my holy grail...VDC freestyler. or a VDC lowboy

how about woody,s custom one of VDC half looptail with campy dropouts.

GOOD ONE THERE


*****  VDC   Freestyler    wanted   *******and any other VDC stuff

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#56 2009-03-31 10:29pm

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sanddad wrote:

How about my holy grail...VDC freestyler. or a VDC lowboy

X2, VDC Freestyler big_smile

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#57 2009-03-31 10:42pm

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Faust Wurstkotzenhauser wrote:

scraplord wrote:

How about a 1982 Traker 24"?

They aren't really that rare... some dude here in Portland has one.

Oh I hate that guy! His broke ass is always getting in the way of me buying expensive parts. roll


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#58 2009-03-31 10:45pm

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go on,give a list,and JDB will reproduce one for you:rolleyes:

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#59 2009-03-31 10:45pm

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Scraplord rules!   I know what he's thinking and why he's thinking it!  lol


Sure I'll look like a bear at the circus, but I'll get a little fun out of it.

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#60 2009-03-31 11:53pm

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this one 24 DB  8?                                    /
http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j3/EKI03/P2050020.jpg
http://i76.photobucket.com/albums/j3/EKI03/24db.jpg

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#61 2009-03-31 11:59pm

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RRS
Star Products BMX (pre GHP)
HBS 
Nomura
DD Pro Racing Products
BXC 24"
GJS freestyler
GJS (pre serial)
Rebel Racing
Hustler
Blazer Pro


(....maybe i just mentioned the ones i own. tongue )

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#62 2009-04-01 8:44am

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Maximum?

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#63 2009-04-01 8:50am

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Ju-6


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#64 2009-04-01 9:01am

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Pete Loncarevich allegedly had a company @ '83 with his engineer dad called Loncarevich Racing Products. LRP is said to have made pedal cages and frames. He even tried to ride them through the '83 season, but was unable to do so, possibly die to financial limitations.

Has anyone ever seen an LRP frame?

*and also I want to second Gary's mention of brass CWs, whether 20", 24", or 26". There are probably less brass Zs than there are crap a$$ 24" Phaze 1s.

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#65 2009-04-01 9:13am

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2 of my old bikes....

1/2 Loop VDC
SE racing BDIII now owned by Juan.


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#66 2009-04-01 10:43am

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Gary,since you asked. 83 Hyper,with factory rider Greg Grubbs
http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q213/8587gn/DSCN1166.jpg

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#67 2009-04-01 11:57am

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A lot of these posts are just referencing cruiser versions of the bikes instead of the actual bike names/companies as being rare.  To me, rare is something unheard of, limited numbers, no longer around or ones that do not have many examples left.  I guess some cruiser versions of bikes qualify for that so some of these are ok.

Someone mentioned RRS.  RRS is definitely rare AND they were WAY ahead of their time in technology.  I have to jar the ol' brain for some names (and they will come to me) but the one contribution I can think of right now to add here is The WEDGE.

limited numbers built, small team (Mr. Stix) from the early 80's and few if any left.  Here is a pic of one borrowed from the museum.  Tom Daniels of Thruster built these in NJ for Stix.  Stix was an engineer/designer friend of Daniels (RIP).

http://bmxmuseum.com/image/wedge_lg.jpg

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#68 2009-04-01 12:27pm

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There was a Wedge in rockford 2 years ago. Beautiful bike very rare. I forgot about that one

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#69 2009-04-01 12:44pm

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marsmann wrote:

A lot of these posts are just referencing cruiser versions of the bikes instead of the actual bike names/companies as being rare.  To me, rare is something unheard of, limited numbers, no longer around or ones that do not have many examples left.  I guess some cruiser versions of bikes qualify for that so some of these are ok.

Someone mentioned RRS.  RRS is definitely rare AND they were WAY ahead of their time in technology.  I have to jar the ol' brain for some names (and they will come to me) but the one contribution I can think of right now to add here is The WEDGE.

limited numbers built, small team (Mr. Stix) from the early 80's and few if any left.  Here is a pic of one borrowed from the museum.  Tom Daniels of Thruster built these in NJ for Stix.  Stix was an engineer/designer friend of Daniels (RIP).

http://bmxmuseum.com/image/wedge_lg.jpg

That's the one I was referring of earlier, the original owner of that f&f lives here in St. Louis, actually Kirkwood Mo.

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#70 2009-04-01 1:58pm

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KenC,

my bad.  I didn't see that post.  Serves me right for just skimming the posts in this thread.  So let me just add that I agree with KenC then on what he said.  smile

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#71 2009-04-01 2:29pm

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Numora 24/26 what 5 where made
Numora 26 45 made 13 are know to be around
Se racing JU6 what 5 of them where made
SE racing Looptail quad mild steel 200 made how many know to still be around
Cooks bros 24/26 1 or 3 where made I think
full suspention Cooks
Torker 26 where 1 year only how many did they make
GJS big tube
BXC only produced about 600 frames
1974 Redline squareback

just to name a few


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#72 2009-04-01 2:32pm

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One of the rarest of the rare:

http://i41.tinypic.com/17df7m.jpg

 

#73 2009-04-01 2:34pm

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THE MCS STYLER the most beautful freestyler ever made cool
http://i119.photobucket.com/albums/o152/gtbmx44/S6300153.jpg


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#74 2009-04-01 2:46pm

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my yamaha byz 501 pretty rare.


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#75 2009-04-01 2:51pm

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Prodyne.
Made 3  24"s
And a low # of 26"s

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