70’s Ross Compact

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  1. modelcarjedi

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    My mother bought this for me and I’ll pick it up over the weekend. Nothing like waking up from working nightshift and getting a text asking if you want this bike. I’ll find out more once I bring it home :)
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  2. RustyGold

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    You already got the snowflake, you are just a pair of tuffs and a few misc pieces from something like this...

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    :grin: Jason :grin:
     
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    I like that !!!!!!!


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    Do you have anymore pictures of that bike?


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  5. RustyGold

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    There are a few such beasts on bmxmuseum.com...I just picked the one that had the snowflake :bigsmile:.

    https://bmxmuseum.com/bikes/schwinn/82000

    I have four 'camelback' frames (two schwinn 24" & 26" and two aluminum) that will must likely get similar treatment...which is why I immediately thought of the same when you posted up the Ross :grin:.

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  6. modelcarjedi

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    Sweet! I have a 24” and 26” schwinn camelback frame. Not sure what I’m doing with this ross yet.


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  7. RustyGold

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    Its got good lines...it already has a bit of a custom look to it. Kind of similar to what I call, my lil' bobber...

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    More pics
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    Here's my little red 3-speed. I needed to add a long seat post and switch out the drop bars for riser bars to get the geometry to work. Note the double rear reflectors. Nice, lively ride.

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    I like those dual round reflectors. Nice bike !


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  11. RustyGold

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    Those are some cool little frames...I'll be keeping an eye out for them!

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    i picked up a 10-speed Compact last fall...

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    i've been putzing with it little by little over the winter, and finally got it looking like this a couple weeks ago:

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    You just gotta love the bend in those top tubes.
     
  15. modelcarjedi

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    That looks great!!! Mine will probably go in that direction eventually


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