Emory bike

Discussion in 'BIKE I.D. & VALUATION QUESTIONS' started by marius.suiram, Jul 15, 2019.

  1. marius.suiram

    marius.suiram

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    Interested what model/ year/ value of the bike.
    Ugly repaint, but still a nice frame.
    What is missing?
    What should i do with it?

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  2. Wildcat

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    That's one of the early Emory bikes, made from what was left of the Rollfast manufacturing process. The seat stay is the Rollfast style and it has Ashtabula forks. Emory started making bikes in 76, that's why all their head badges say 76 regardless of year it was made. Handmade are the ones I think are best. Later, they were "Robot built". I found one of the early ones in great original condition at a yard sale in Jacksonville Beach and it cleaned up nicely. Looks like what your bike would have been new.

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  3. RustyGold

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    Klunk it :thumbsup:
     
  4. Wildcat

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    They were industrial bikes too. Usually yellow, like your bike. Notice the heavy spokes on yours. I agree, klunk it!
     
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    Pack the bearings and go for a ride.
     
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  6. Robertk

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    That frame was the basis for what many believe was the very first 26" BMX cruiser. Scott Breithaupt (The Old Man of SE fame) was the pioneer that used your style of EMORY frame for his 26" BMX. So Klunk it, BMX it, or restore it to Wildcat's level - just enjoy it! As far as value - I've seem them for less than $100 to over $300. Just depends on a lot of things. :)
     
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  7. Wildcat

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  8. marius.suiram

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    What about this one?
    Model/year/value?

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  9. Wildcat

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    I lived in Jax from 73 to 81, and again from 93 to 2013, never saw that model. But I think it's from the late 70's when Emory got their start, because of the Ashtabula fork and Rollfast style seatstay. It looks to have been kept indoors and all original in great condition.

    I thought I had figured out the serial numbers after comparing the 7 or 8 Emorys I had. But Clayton, the head guy at Emory, says there's no sequence.
     
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  10. marius.suiram

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    Thanks for your reply.
     
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