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Questions tagged [identify-this-bike]

Questions looking for help with brand or model identification of a cycle. You MUST include a photograph of the complete bike. The serial number on its own is not enough to identify a bike.

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Would like to identify a late 80s/early 90s lo-pro bicycle's manufacturer and tube type

I just purchased this bike locally in Southern California and thought it would be straightforward to identify but I've asked around and no one seems to know. The specs are: Lugged steel (fork crown ...
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What brand / model of brake is this modified U-brake?

I have been searching for a while, and I cannot find any information on my rear u-brake. It has served me well for many years (10+), and has a surprising amount of force. It's stronger than any ...
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Please help me identify this bike frame?

Please help me identify this bike frame for I am a newbie/novice. I will greatly apppreciate it. It appears similar to some 1950s Huffmans, but I am far from certain. Thanks to all in advance who ...
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Help identifying MTB frame

Apologies making ANOTHER one of these threads...Anyhows: Bought a bike third hand, frame has been stripped and painted. Trying to find make & model so I can get some offset bushings for the shock. ...
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Help my identify this bike. (3Rensho? Specialized Allez?)

Help my identify this bike. Looks like a 3Rensho or early Specialized Allez but can't find any bikes with same features. Any info on brand/years, possibly frame size would be welcome.
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I can't tell what kind of frame I have

can you please let me know what kind of frame I have
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Identify old bicycle w/locking steering column?

Pulled this bike out of an old shed on a property we just purchased. Believe it to be an aluminum frame but was more intrigued with the locking steering column. The badge is not on it; can anyone tell ...
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I need the help identifying what type of bike I have a notes specialized but that's about it

Serial number M1Ei13897 Components: Marzocchi bomber 03 exr comp fork shox Guizzo carbon fiber oversized 31.8 handlebar SRAM x-5 gears specialized 1:1 ratio Azonic Outlaw wheels with tubeless ...
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I need help identifing my bike [duplicate]

I have a blue and silver mountain bike the decals say Mongoose rockadile the only serial number I can find is under the bike between the pedals the first one reads HAWMC33595 the one opposite that ...
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What model of wethepeople bmx bike is this? HBOAG75989

Can someone please tell me which type of wethepeople bmx bike this is? Serial Number HBOAG75989
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Redline BMX or is it Redline decals on something else?

I got this bicycle at a yard sale and thought it was a Redline BMX as that is what the decals on it are and same with head badge. Someone said it was not a Redline because the rear dropouts are not a ...
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Any knowledge on LaFree Electric Bicycle?

I have this LaFree Electric Bike, all I really know about it is that it was made by Giant. I am an Electrical Engineering student and I am looking at bringing new life into it, would it be worth ...
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Help me to identify this bike

Can someone help me to identify this bike model and where can I find it?
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How do I read a BMX serial number? [duplicate]

Can anyone give me any on reading the serial number on a Gt BMX AS7051872? I have numerous sites with no luck. I am looking for any information such as year.
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What kind of bike do I have? [duplicate]

On the left rear of the frame is stamped... 7138942 On the right rear of the frame it is stamped... G0587 Please help me figure this out... Thank you
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Help Identifying Italian track frame

Hi I would like to know the maker of this bike I brought back from my stay in Italy. It has been repainted, It isn't the original fork, and the serial located on the top of th bb is :1148591 Any clue ?...
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What make is my bike?

I would like to cycle to my school but there are some questions that I can't answer like "Make of bicycle" , "Type of bike" and "Frame of bike" I would like it if someone could tell me.
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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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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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Identifying small, moped-like bike

I found a very cool and bizarre-looking bike in Berlin (in Germany) and was very confused about what it in fact "is"; Has anyone got an idea? — To me, it almost looks like some sort of ...
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Please Help me identify my Bike Logo

Hello can someone help me identify my bike Frame?. It has this weird Logo and a Serial number of : "2948" . It has Suntour Dropouts likely NJS. Thanks!
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Can someone help identify my vintage bike frame?

I don't know a lot about bikes and bought this frame about 5 years ago in Montreal. It was repainted and looks like an old touring frame. It is very light steel, very low (close to the ground), doesn'...
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ID my bmx please

I want to sell my bmx, however when I was younger I must have thought that it was clever taking all the stickers off. Now I don't know what brand the bmx itself actually is. If someone could help ...
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Identify: 26in dirt jumper/bmx bike “fetish” brand?

I bought a 26in dirt jumper/bmx bike. No markings but the guy said it was a fetish. The set up is bmx but the frame looks like a jumper. Bmx cranks and dropouts. The serial number is SNFSD13BF1725.
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Serial numbers on bottom bracket housing from a 50s era Schwinn?

Can someone please explain what these three numbers mean on the pedal crank housing? I believe this to be the pedal crank housing from a 1956 Spitfire Ladies Bike. The Schwinn Serial reads M0D502 (...
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Identify Miyata bike from ca 1990

I'm just saving and restoring a Miyata bike from ca 1990. I think the model was called Sport Cross but I cannot find it in any old catalogues. I find the model but the info doesn't quite match up. For ...
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Approx age of my Vindec

I have just bought an old Vindec Ventura, With 27x1 1/4 wheels 32x630 rims. It looks like a hybrid but wondering if it was a sports updated. Any one any gen at all on this modelCheers all.
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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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Can anyone identify this “Hummer” bike?

I bought this bike from the thrift store the other day and have had no luck identifying it myself through web searches. The only things I know about it is that it's a womens bike, it's had a paint job ...
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Name that frame! (Likely Japanese, likely made in 1986, with known serial number, likely a Bianchi)

(This post was substanically edited/updated on 5/8/14.) I have a bike frame of unknown lineage. What is known: The serial number under the bottom bracket is IS513786. This fits with the serial ...
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Were the 1970s bikes from Motoconfort the same as those from Motobecane?

I've got something called a Le Champion from Motoconfort dated to the 1970s which, aside from the different decals, is indistinguishable to me from Le Champion models from that era from Motobecane (...
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I need help Identifying this Dirt Jumper Frame

I just picked up this bicycle but the previous owner didnt know what brand it was. It is custom painted and all the components seem to be high-end with no stock components. Note the unique cutout ...
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I have a Mach One BMX, help me decipher its serial number [closed]

I have an all original (as purchased) GT Mach One, but I can not find typical info a serial number and other stampings usually provide. Can any of you steer me in the right direction to help decipher ...
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What model of BMX frame do I have?

I need help identifying a BMX bike frame. Some background information: I bought the bike for my son about 20 years ago at an auction. At one time I was told that it was "valuable". The only markings ...
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Help with identifying the brand of a vintage bike

I've been trying to find out about the provenance of a vintage bike. It is fitted with: a USA Sturmey Archer 4 speed FW.63 Wagner Werdermann front hub The brakes are Weinmann. Cranks are Williams. ...
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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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Identify possible Kona

I recently found this bike at a thrift store and although it looks pretty haggard I'm thinking it is a Kona. Some help identifying the model and such would be appreciated. Serial number is F712K1083 ...
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Please help me identify this bicycle (Peugot)

I recently finished a renovation project on a classic Peugeot road/touring bike and was wondering what the model and production year of this bicycle is. I tried but could not find anything myself. ...
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What model of bike does Alicia Vikander use in Tomb Raider (2018)?

Does anyone recognise this model of bike? It has some stickers/decals with fictional logos, but I couldn't find any brands/marks on the bike itself. More images. Note: The fox tail and paint can are ...
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Can anyone identify the model/year of this Montgomery Ward bicycle?

Can anyone identify this Montgomery Ward bicycle? The only markings I've found are pictured. .
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Please help me identify the specifics on my older Giant Sedona?

I was generously given this working, older Giant Sedona. I have searched and searched, high and low to find out specifics on the bike, to no avail. I've been to Giant Bicycles website, there's no info ...
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What frame is 20" bike

It's the frame from a box bike stamped where the rear wheel goes on I don't know the logo.
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BMX frame logo identification

I have a BMX frame with a stylised "h" on the rear forks. Can anyone ID it for me?
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Help identifying an 80's Raleigh bike

Imgur album link with captions for each image. Shimano 600 groupset, 42 and 52 tooth up front, 2x6. Cinelli handlebars, Capagnolo downtube shifters, Mavic MA40 wheels, Shimano 600 brakes. I was ...
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Help decoding a J.C. Higgins frame number on a vintage cruiser

The serial is 502 46560 887408. The bike is complete, I may fix it up as a cruiser, or completely restore it depending on parts availability, but for now I'm trying to find out the basics. I can see a ...
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Help me find my BMX brand please! [duplicate]

Hey!! So a few years ago, an old man gave me this bmx but it was very old so me and my dad decided to fix it. The seat is new and so are the tires. The rest is all original, could someone help me? I ...
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What type of Bianchi do I own?

I bought this 2 years ago from a man with a lot of bicycles. It has straight handlebars and the number HOL3 1703 at the bottom of the bike. Thanks for the help.