No Idea What This Is

Discussion in 'BIKE I.D. & VALUATION QUESTIONS' started by Araya51, Mar 8, 2015.

  1. Araya51

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    I got this frame from a friend of mine just to get the forks off it (Schwinn Sidewinder)..
    Only thing about this frame is that it comes apart from the downtube.. It unbolts to split it apart..
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  2. heartlandcruisers

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    looks like it may be a Raleigh folder or dahon folder I think their called check with kingfish254 he built one of these and this frame resembles what he started with but again I could and probably am wrong it looks like potential to be a good build though
    similar to this but an older version of it
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  3. Wildcat

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    With the weld on the headtube, it's not a Raleigh or Dahon, it's one of the many lower quality folders.
     
  4. heartlandcruisers

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    yup I see it now that I compared the pics wildcat.
    like I said I was probably wrong but I knew it was a folder just unsure what brand.
     
  5. SSG

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    Probably Austrian/West German judging by the crankset. That narrows it down to several thousand I realize lol.
     
  6. BackWoodCycle

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    I have a Royse Union Folding bike with the same crankset. Looks like a different frame though.

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  7. Wildcat

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    Still a good bike. Maybe there's a name under the repaint on the bar or headtube.
     
  8. Wildcat

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    Found it!
    It looks like this Royal Sport, a German made bike.


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  9. Bicycle808

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    Lovin' the looptail. I trashpicked a Peugeot with a brakeaway frame like that. It had a 36h F&S Torpedo Duomatic kickback hub on it....:grin:
     
  10. Bicycle808

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    Wait, you're using those forks on a Sidewinder?!?!!?!
     
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  11. Araya51

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    Thanks guys for all the help on IDing this frame and I was thinking doing a build on it but planning on doing something other than origenal.. I guess thats why we joined the site to build RRB.. Haha
     
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  12. Araya51

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    Thanks "Wildcat"..
    Rite on the money.!!! I don't have the origenal front forks or seatpost and that long stem but I guess I can manage to make something work in there place..
    Awesome.!! Thanks again..
     
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    Hahaha.. No..I got the frame cuz it had some Schwinn Sidewinder forks on it.. I took the forks off to put them on a Sidewinder frame that I have and plan to do a future build on it..
    Looked like you almost had a heart attack.!!!:13:
     
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  14. Bicycle808

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    Not really a heart attack, but more like a nervous breakdown followed by a bout of severe depression. To be honest, i'm feeling relieved that you're not running a "Royal Sport" fork on a Sidewinder, but i'm a bit weirded out that someone was running a Sidewinder fork on a Royal Sport folder.....

    I guess i'm just sensitive about this stuff.. :crazy:
     
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    Hahaha.. I know what you mean.. I've seen some stuff that make me squirm and think to myself "WHYYYYY".!!! But then again sometimes I'm not suprised that people do for whatever reason..
     
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    I think you are on the mney wildcat that's a dead ringer
     
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    Is that a standard 20" fork on your bike.?
     
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    Kool..
    Thanks
     

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