Murray Venture on CL

Discussion in 'BIKE I.D. & VALUATION QUESTIONS' started by Imaginos, Jun 25, 2019.

  1. Imaginos

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    Anyone have an opinion on this CL bike? It's listed for $50. description is "Vintage Murray early 60s" Chainguard says "Venture."

    I have no doubt its a Murray from the shape of the dropouts.
     
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  2. wheelbender6

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    I think its a Murray too, but the frame is the same as a Flightliner. It even has the tab on the head tube for mounting the tank.
    Check your SN on the left rear dropout. Could be a Sears or Higgins.

    -Worth $50 IMHO.
     
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  3. Captain Awesome

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    I'd spend $50 on it
     
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  4. RustyGold

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    That would be a good buy.
     
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  5. ifitsfreeitsforme

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    worth it all day long. all week even.
     
  6. Wildcat

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    Murray made for sure, what name brand is another thing. There may be a name or head badge under the repaint. Fork is bent, but that's not a deal breaker, just a bargaining chip. It probably is 60's with that twin top bar frame. I'd say it's well worth 50 bucks.
     
  7. Imaginos

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    Passed on it. Forks weren't the only things bent. Frame also .Pedals barely turned and had a nasty grinding feel. More work than I can justify with my existing backlog of projects.
     
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  8. Dr. Tankenstein

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    You can do cool things with those frames
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