Today's Thrift Store Purchase.

Discussion in 'General Questions' started by boyntonstu, Jan 14, 2015.

  1. boyntonstu

    boyntonstu Member

    At first, I was uncertain because of the front shocks plus the frame shocks.

    Cost? $10.00 wow!

    I rode it a little and was quite pleased.

    It goes over bumps like a limo.

    It weighs 34 pounds,

    Pedaling would be inefficient but with my Staton Honda GX-31 kit, it should be smooooth.

    $10 Bike 1_14_15.jpg
     

  2. dirtwarrior

    dirtwarrior Member

  3. darwin

    darwin Well-Known Member

    Nice score! Now for my opinion of the bike, it's pink and a girly bike, nuff said!
     
  4. ElGordo67

    ElGordo67 New Member

    Where are you going to fit the motor?
     
  5. boyntonstu

    boyntonstu Member

    This motor:


    Stu Trike cropped.jpg
     
  6. highstrung74

    highstrung74 New Member

    building it for your wife,daughter or sister?....its a girls bike bro....i hope i dont come off as rude but i couldnt bring myself to ride a females bike,not even in a pinch.
     
  7. boyntonstu

    boyntonstu Member

    If it was painted camo would it be a girl's bike?

    Do you require a horizontal ball breaker tube for it to be acceptable?

    This of course, would eliminate all motor scooters.
     
  8. wheelbender6

    wheelbender6 Well-Known Member

    When you only pay $10 for a bike (looks new, by the way), you can spend your savings on the
    on some paint. A lot of guys buy girls bike for parts, too.
     
  9. boyntonstu

    boyntonstu Member

    A pinch. Is that when you need to go to the pharmacy and the only means of transportation is a female bike?

    You indicated that you would not ride it. Would you walk bro?

    (I have always enjoyed riding females)
     
  10. darwin

    darwin Well-Known Member

    OP it would be a boring world if everyone had the same idea of what a bike should look like. A lot of older folks use women's style bikes because of limited body movement capability. I respect that and some day it might be my turn.........pink still needs to go though.
     
  11. boyntonstu

    boyntonstu Member

    I am 76 and quite able to lift my leg over.

    Would you ride a feminine style (no leg over) motor scooter?

    Non-threatening pink might get you a pass if stopped for riding a motorized bicycle; especially one this size.

    Again, the ride is unbelievably smooth.

    What manly color do you suggest?
     
  12. darwin

    darwin Well-Known Member

    Blue. red, black, bronco orange, even yellow. Put some flames on it and your good.
     
  13. troyg

    troyg Member

    Nothing screams "confidence" more than a man who doesn't care what it "looks" like.By the time I'm done there's usually so much gorilla tape on it it's half black either way.I say look for another, you have the skills, make the coolest all-terrain rhodes-car there is!
     
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