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Old February 16th, 2011, 4:10 PM   #1
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So, I've just picked up a new Buck frame for a refurb project. I'm a bit confused about it's age.

It's defiantly a NY built bike (welded bullet ends). It's got a 1 1/8 headtube. All things suggest it's likely a 97. But the serial is BSM2009. does this suggest it might be a random 1999 frame? I didn't think the Buck was available this late.

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Old March 3rd, 2011, 1:07 PM   #2
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Pretty sure it's a 1997 medium buck since that seems to be the last year for them.
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Old March 7th, 2011, 9:45 AM   #3
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Northern Dave,

i have an extra small Buck with an odd serial number as well. very late New York build with an 1 1/8th headtube too. since the serial did not help with the year - we assumed it to be a 1997 model.

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Old April 11th, 2011, 1:26 PM   #4
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I have a 97 with 1-1/8", bullets etc, will check the serial
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Old April 11th, 2011, 3:21 PM   #5
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I think it is pretty certain that serial numbers of NY frames do not indicate the year.
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