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If you could go Back in Time What bikes would you have bought New ?

#26 2015-01-11 9:40am

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My realistic ten year-old self would have settled for an '83 Predator Chro-Mo Free, but my ten year-old pipe dream self would have wanted a Patterson PR-200 built exactly like Brian Patterson's.  I also would have fancied a P.K. Ripper or a Skyway T/A.  Oh yeah -- I got the T/A brand new, and defiled it!


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#27 2015-01-11 9:45am

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I would buy 2 dozen Rebel looptail frames, a guy in Helotes, TX sold them $50 raw or $60 chrome

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#28 2015-01-11 9:48am

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Pro Star
PK Rippers
The leftover Skyways when they were sold in the early 90's. If I would have only known, I would have bought a shitload.

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#29 2015-01-11 9:59am

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To be honest,it would not be a bike,it would be a Buick GNX!


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#30 2015-01-11 10:02am

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I think I would have to go with rare and buy a 1st gen Morales. Even though I suck at flatland, I like the frame.    cool

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#31 2015-01-11 10:59am

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I would travel back and collect some FREESTYLE GOODNESS; VDC, SST, HUTCH , TITRON,  FREESTYLE AGENT, GJS,  and some misc. Tires and grips. ..... oh several sets of cranks....... put in long term storage and wait.... LOL


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#32 2015-01-11 12:26pm

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1979 Schwinn Sting.I was 10 and settled for a SX2000.delivered papers and bought my other dream bike a '81 red quad.Deliverd a lot more papers and bought a '82 hutch xl24.Thanks Seattle Times...

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#33 2015-01-11 1:36pm

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1980 Mongoose SuperGoose, 1984-85 Mongoose Californian, 1982 diamond back silver streak and a GT Performer.

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#34 2015-01-11 8:26pm

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1985 Nomura Cro Moly

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#35 2015-01-11 8:40pm

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one of each tongue


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#36 2015-01-11 9:53pm

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Funny you should post a thread on time travel. I have a very good friend named Emitt. Hes what I call a scientific genius. Others would say he's a "real nut case". So happens that he just invented...a time machine; out of a DeLoren. Lol. We agree with eric12. We're planning on going back a few years. The plan is to actually apply ...as a worker at SKYWAY! That way we can get in on the ground floor and be there to develope the STREETBEATS/STYLERS from day one and influence color ways, designs etc. Can you imagine being in possession of the prototypes plus all those lost warehouse find frames/forks? And the parts? That's a little piece of heaven.cool


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#37 2015-01-12 5:56am

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spyker wrote:

To be honest,it would not be a bike,it would be a Buick GNX!

I was thinking the exact same thing!!


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#38 2015-01-12 6:13am

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HLT, Skyway TA and a Quad.
Probably should have kept a few I did have aswell...... hmm

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#39 2015-01-12 7:48am

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GAry wrote:

Would have liked to buy the Looptail quad I saw way back in 1980..
then the RRS 24 would be nice..probably a JMC 24 also..
Yes Some GHP trix would be on the list..

all these bikes are STILL on my want to buy list actually..

Beat me to the RRS...I'll admit I had no idea it existed back then but if I could go back today...I'd grab me a bmx mag, flip to the back, dial up my rotary phone and wait 6-8 weeks to get it!!  (because apparently in my fantasy I don't just walk into a store to buy it?)

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#40 2015-01-12 8:00am

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'84 Harry Leary Turbo, 10 of them wink


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#41 2015-01-12 8:04am

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Another s&m laf with 19" top tube!


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#42 2015-01-12 8:10am

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1984 Skyway T/A

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#43 2015-01-12 8:39am

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24" Nomura

That's all I want!


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#44 2015-01-12 8:45am

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92-93 Hoffman Condor
90 GT Pro Freestyle Tour
93 Dyno Slammer
93 ELF Doublecross XL
97? Mongoose Carbon SL

And pretty much any and splatter paint job bikes I drooled over as a kid

I grew up with the early mid school stuff


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#45 2015-01-12 8:57am

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This...no one in town had one and I wanted to be the first.
But....I settled for a Columbia 10 speed from Montgomery Wards instead.
lol
Money was tight...  The 10 speed was like 59 or 69 bucks I think? 

http://i1035.photobucket.com/albums/a440/aintgotno/DSC00308.jpg

But...I own this now. 
This very well could be the last bike I sell....if I got out.  Still not certain if I could part ways either...

That is RL's signature on the side of the down tube too.

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#46 2015-01-12 9:08am

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a pro star.

but only to sell in 2005 for 10k

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#47 2015-01-12 9:25am

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Morsecode.

Then I would ride the shit out of it

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#48 2015-01-12 9:40am

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I just wish I could go bitd  and not let my pro star get stolen

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#49 2015-01-12 9:48am

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An exact build of RL's hazard yellow Redline.

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#50 2015-01-12 9:58am

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Re: If you could go Back in Time What bikes would you have bought New ?

RobS wrote:

spyker wrote:

To be honest,it would not be a bike,it would be a Buick GNX!

I was thinking the exact same thing!!

Oooooh yeaaaaah!


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