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Old September 23rd, 2011, 6:32 AM   #1
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Default Possible restoration project

I own a FC bike which hasn't been ridden for 20 years. Sat outside all that time.

Excuse my ignorance but can anyone tell me what it is and if it's worth restoring based on the enclosed picture?

Thanks very much.
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Old September 23rd, 2011, 6:43 AM   #2
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Look like a late 80's Wicked. If you get the serial number off the bottom bracket, you can tell the year, size, and model. As far as restoration, depends on rust if it's sat outside all this time. Check the seat tube down by the BB carefully.
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Old September 23rd, 2011, 8:22 AM   #3
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Two-tone harlequin... Box crown... Outside for 20 years...

Better late than never. If you're not into it, I'll take it on!
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Old September 23rd, 2011, 9:33 AM   #4
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Me too...I will take if you don't want it, or mainlyfats doesn't

what do you want for it?

it might be a mess inside, on the other hand, it may be a gem...

either way involves time and money.

good luck...

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Old September 23rd, 2011, 11:20 AM   #5
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Kinda like walking into an old barn and finding a '63 split-window coupe Corvette with a hundred miles on it!!

By all means, fix her up!!

Good Luck
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Old September 23rd, 2011, 1:03 PM   #6
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Clean it. And ride the piss out of it like it was ment to !!!!!
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Old September 23rd, 2011, 4:11 PM   #7
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Damn.
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Old September 23rd, 2011, 10:37 PM   #8
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What is rad Is the bullseye cranks painted to match !!!!this is one of the coolest bikes I Have see in a while.love them box crown forks. !!!!!!
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