Frankenbike part ID help

Discussion in 'BIKE I.D. & VALUATION QUESTIONS' started by DeLano80, Apr 17, 2018.

  1. DeLano80

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    Hello. I would like to build this bike but all I have are these ultra low res screen caps from the 90's. I am hoping someone can ID the frame based of these. The picture is not fish eyed, the forks are smaller. Any help would be appreciated. Oh, the bike is 1993 or older.
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    10 points if you know what this bike is from!
     
  2. Falstaff

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    Looks like the paperboy bike from the movie better off dead.
     
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    Best bet is to post your photos at the BMX museum in the what is it forum.
     
  4. RustyGold

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    There is a 'Rocket Babydolls' movie in '93, but...I don't think that is the source. I'm starting lean towards some music video?

    I've never seen 'Better off Dead', so I looked up some clips...and that bike is strange in that it has a Schwinn downtube sticker and quite possibly a badge as well, but, it isn't a Schwinn. Looks like a department story Redline copy of somekind...possibly an Akisa.

    Jason
     
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  5. DeLano80

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    Yeah... I tried those guys actuallly. Did not particularly care for that forum.
     
  6. DeLano80

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    You are getting close on the source. I think the frame is a 24" robinson cruiser???? But I am no expert! That's why I came here!
     
  7. RustyGold

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    The pics (when viewed on a phone, at least) are inadequate to really figure out what it is. It looks chrome with twin toptubes to me. I don't see a foot platform behind the seat. So, my mind goes to redline or torker...but, it could easily be one of many different department store bikes just as easily.

    Need better pics :grin:,
    Jason
     
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    "TWO DOLLARS!!!!":21: two dollars.jpg
     
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  9. DeLano80

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  10. DeLano80

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    The above video is what the bike is from. It appears towards the end. I want to build it.
     
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