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How can I tell what year my bike was made?

This is a canonical question that will hopefully encompass all of the questions we get asking us to determine what year a bicycle was manufactured (how old is my bike, how old is my frame, etc.). Each ...
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4answers
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What is the purpose of a serial number?

It seems like pretty much everywhere I look, serial numbers can't do the things that it seems they should be able to do. They can't help people figure out what bike they have. They can't help at all ...
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4answers
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Will Deore M6000 SGS derailleur work with 42t cassette in 1x10 configuration?

I'm building a 26er 1x10 commuter. I have a 40t chainring and 11-42 cassette. Will an out-of-the-box (no goat link or extra-long B screw) 2017 Deore M6000 SGS Rear Derailleur work with this? Will ...
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4answers
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Help identifying make of steel elevated chain stay mountain bike frame

Could anyone tell me what is the make or model of this bike there are no visible numbers or name except for this sticker of the maker of the seat tube. I appreciate all the help. you guys know your ...
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2answers
20k views

How do you tell what brand/make/model of bike I have? [closed]

I have a bike I'm trying to sell because it's just been sitting in my basement. It looks as if someone primered it and the only thing I found was a serial number. Is there like a website I can look up ...
3
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1answer
147 views

help me identify this kids bike?

I would much appreciate it if someone could help me identify this bike? i went ahead and did the measurements asked as well as took a photo for scale. the folding bike infront of a 29" mountain bike ...
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1answer
149 views

Bike Identification needed, townie bike [duplicate]

I have a bike I purchased from a rental company about 8 years ago. It would have been three years old then, so that makes it a 2008 year bike. I could have sworn it was made by a medium end bike ...
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0answers
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Can anyone give me some information on this Peugeot frame I bought this weekend?

I've been looking through old Peugeot brochures and searched the numbers on the frame but I cant find any pictures of any Peugeot bikes that look like this one. The chrome section with the flags of ...
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3answers
9k views

How to verify bicycle by frame serial number

I have a problem to verify the model of the bicycle. I have frame number - A4D58277 but can't check anywhere in Google, by which company was made.
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2answers
183 views

Looking for year for this bike

I just bought this bike a Raleigh Professional 10 speed, I am trying to ID year. Serial number is hard to read, maybe 00Y00672. I am excited about this bike 10 Speed. Any help would be appreciated.
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2answers
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Any chance of identifying this tandem. (S/N T9012 737) Could be other numbers under cable guide. Manufactured around 1990 I think

Need to identify this tandem likely manufactured around 1990. S/N T9012 737. Could be additional numbers under the cable guide. [
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1answer
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Does anyone know what model/approximate year this Giant bike is?

Does anyone know the model and approximate year of this Giant bike? Thanks!!
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1answer
342 views

What make and model?

I have scoured the internet until I can't take it anymore. I just can't find out what make and model bike I have. I got the bike second hand and it had been repainted and had no decals or badges on it....
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1answer
1k views

What are the physical advantages of riding a single speed with higher chainrings?

Ever since my aero road bike was stolen, I have been riding a cheap single speed bike on average 6 miles a day. The crankset was cheap and I recently switched to Sram Ominium 48t vs what the bike had ...
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1answer
6k views

What is year and model of my Diamondback? [duplicate]

I have a Diamondback frame I'm guessing around 1984 or 85 serial # F4042789
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1answer
137 views

I need some help identifying a bike I just acquired

I need help identifying this bike.
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1answer
543 views

Help identifying a vintage Diamondback full suspension MTB

Can anyone help me with identifying a vintage Diamondback full suspension MTB? I know there are a ton of similar requests, but I need parts and I am stuck without the correct model/year of this ...
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0answers
159 views

Can anyone identify this green frame?

Like many others, I found this aluminum frame bike that is pretty light and in great shape. The bike has been converted to disc brakes and I believe that everything is aftermarket. Serial number ...
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0answers
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Identifying a brazed steel frame

I'm trying to identify this brazed steel frame I came across. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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1answer
585 views

I need to identify what kind of bike I have

I need to find out what kind of bike I have I just got it it seems nice I just need to know what it id
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3answers
178 views

Does anyone know what make and model this bike is? Production year?

I found this bike while cleaning up a foreclosed home. I liked it and saved it from others taking it to the recycling center. Does anyone know what make, model and possibly year that it is?
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2answers
3k views

Please identify my Orbea

Bicycle helps in my exercise to lower cholesterol. Like the way it coast and how light it is.
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1answer
571 views

I'd like to know what kind of bmx bike I have

I got this frame in an old pile of junk ,can you please let me know what kind it it t/y
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1answer
1k views

Can you help me identify the year of my specialized frame by serial number? [closed]

I have a Specialized Stumpjumper Sport. trying to figure out what year. Does anyone know how to identify by the serial number? I believe it is an 86 or 87.
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1answer
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I want the year and model of my powerlite BMX bike [duplicate]

This is my powerlite BMX bike. The serial number is ACC93J0783 I would like to know what year and model it is.
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2answers
322 views

I buy and sell used bikes some have been repainted how can I find manufacturer if there are no identifying marks [duplicate]

Need help identifying frames to make sure make model and possibly year
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1answer
520 views

What is the brand/model of my bike frame?

Does anyone know what brand/model is bike from photos or serial number?
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1answer
152 views

Help Identifying BMX

My old bike which I inherited from my sister back in the 80s. Would love to do this up for my children, maybe get it sandblasted and resprayed. But would love to find the replacement stickers and ...
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1answer
258 views

Help identifying a bike model

Can anyone help identify this bike ? It is a Vivente bike but I cant figure out the model.
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2answers
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Can anyone identify which Specialized Diverge model this is? It was built in 2017

I I am thinking about buying this bike, but the owner has no information about it. No specification sheet. Can anybody identify which bike model this is?

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