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Hey everyone, just a new member with some questions about a bike I came across. I spotted this in my cousins yard, leaning up against a tree and it immediately caught my attention. I was 5 years old when I first saw Evel trying to jump the Snake River and like so many others, I tried to imitate him all throughout my childhood. Had a few scrapes and bruises but no broken bones as a result of my admiration for Mr. Knievel. Anyway, I remember when this bike came out (1976 IIRC) but I was never fortunate enough to own one. Assuming I am correct that this is the AMF Evel Knievel bike, what would be the best thing to do with it? Should I try to restore it or leave it as is? My intention is to sell it for someone to enjoy as I am too darn old to be riding it around. Thanks for allowing me to join and I welcome any words of advice as to what to do with the bike.
 

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Since it's missing the tank, front and side plates, it would cost a fortune to restore it to original. But you can buy a decal set for it and get it looking fairly good without the tank and plates. Then hang it on a wall as artwork since you always wanted one.

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I would sooooo ride that! Keep the original parts for the day you either sell it or show it, but, put on and/or adjust parts that will make it reasonably comfortable for you to ride.
 
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Hey everyone, just a new member with some questions about a bike I came across. I spotted this in my cousins yard, leaning up against a tree and it immediately caught my attention. I was 5 years old when I first saw Evel trying to jump the Snake River and like so many others, I tried to imitate him all throughout my childhood. Had a few scrapes and bruises but no broken bones as a result of my admiration for Mr. Knievel. Anyway, I remember when this bike came out (1976 IIRC) but I was never fortunate enough to own one. Assuming I am correct that this is the AMF Evel Knievel bike, what would be the best thing to do with it? Should I try to restore it or leave it as is? My intention is to sell it for someone to enjoy as I am too darn old to be riding it around. Thanks for allowing me to join and I welcome any words of advice as to what to do with the bike.
Awesome find for a cousin's yard. My cousin only has weeds.
 

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