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    A Charlie Cunningham Bicycle Archive

    Charlie Cunningham has made about 175 bicycles (so far), and in an attempt to catalog as many of the bikes known to exist today, I put together this archive. If you know of a bike not listed, please contact me so that we can add to the archive, or if you own one of the photos and would like it removed, please contact me. In some cases, bikes that are known to exist are listed without a photo that might not have been made public.

    Archive at: Cunningham Photos - Vintage MTB Workshop

    A few examples,

    #002:

    <a href="http://photobucket.com/" target="_blank"><img src="http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y89/bikebldr/Bikes/Ham002/IMG_2783a.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo IMG_2783a.jpg"/></a>

    #CBC:

    <a href="http://photobucket.com/" target="_blank"><img src="http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y89/bikebldr/Bikes/HamCBC/IMG_3263-1.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo IMG_3263-1.jpg"/></a>

    #8C:

    <a href="http://photobucket.com/" target="_blank"><img src="http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y89/bikebldr/Bikes/Ham8C/IMG_5276.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo IMG_5276.jpg"/></a>

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    Choice!
    A bike by any other name is still a bike.

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    8C is still the coolest bicycle i have ever seen and i pay attention..

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    Quote Originally Posted by colker1 View Post
    8C is still the coolest bicycle i have ever seen and i pay attention..
    I rode 8C a little bit....and its the coolest bicycle I've ever ridden....so you're not wrong here. I even preferred it over CBC (and that bike is insane).
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    Quote Originally Posted by DoubleCentury View Post
    Charlie Cunningham has made about 175 bicycles (so far), and in an attempt to catalog as many of the bikes known to exist today, I put together this archive. If you know of a bike not listed, please contact me so that we can add to the archive, or if you own one of the photos and would like it removed, please contact me. In some cases, bikes that are known to exist are listed without a photo that might not have been made public.
    Bushpig is gonna be piiiiiissed.

    (You want a better photo of 'G'?)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    Bushpig is gonna be piiiiiissed.
    That's how I feel about his Ham site being down for almost two years. What a disservice. :P

    It would be great to have a better photo of G and any of the bikes already shown.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    Bushpig is gonna be piiiiiissed.

    (You want a better photo of 'G'?)
    Wellllll, okayyyyyyy.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike View Post
    I could use this cockpit:
    Me too!
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    I found this one just the other day. (How often can a person say that?)

    It doesn't appear to be "hiding," but I didn't see it in your photos upon quick perusal.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails A Charlie Cunningham Bicycle Archive-cuninghamracer.jpg  

    We still hang bike thieves in Wyoming [Pedal House]

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    Racer with a Type I, interesting.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    I rode 8C a little bit....and its the coolest bicycle I've ever ridden....so you're not wrong here. I even preferred it over CBC (and that bike is insane).
    Nylon straps, tucked in (!!), plastic clips, seat qr closed very un-Charlie like, modern water bottle, short head tube, and #010 gets no love?

    Very nice stash of pics, DC.

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    Braze ons on the back of the Type I fork crown, don't recall seeing that before.

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    Good eyes Shawnw.....this was one-off production....Stevie and Charlie specifically placed the braze on after the customer supplied the rack for a true custom fitting.

    vtw

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    You probably don't have this one.






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    Quote Originally Posted by Repack Rider View Post
    You probably don't have this one.
    I do actually. It's toward the bottom of the gallery, with photo credit given to you. I know who owns it, but not the serial number. I'm guessing it is somewhere around #40.

    I also don't know the serial number of the cross bike you posted that is owned by Gravy Wheels.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DoubleCentury View Post
    I know who owns it, but not the serial number.

    I think the serial number on that one is #BummerHam
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy View Post
    I think the serial number on that one is #BummerHam
    #Alfalpham?
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
    And this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD5h3y0a9AU

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    BuckwheatHam... not Alfalfa ;p

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    Quote Originally Posted by halaburt View Post
    BuckwheatHam... not Alfalfa ;p
    O-tay, I stand corrected
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
    And this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD5h3y0a9AU

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    One more, don't know any details.

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    Ouch!

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    Well used 'ham.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SMRTIN View Post
    One more, don't know any details.

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    Zip ties? Not on my bike!

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    I never knew Charlie made cargo bikes.
    Seek: Koski Trailmaster. Breezer Series 2 or 3. Cunningham Racer.

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    Site offline?
    Seek: Koski Trailmaster. Breezer Series 2 or 3. Cunningham Racer.

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    the great 'ham website war of 2014 are about to begin
    looking for 20-21" P team

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    And we should all benefit.
    Zip ties? Not on my bike!

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    Number 003,

    <a href="http://photobucket.com/" target="_blank"><img src="http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y89/bikebldr/Bikes/Ham003/IMG_4364.jpg~original" border="0" alt=" photo IMG_4364.jpg"/></a>

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    Since I have nothing better to do on Xmas day (long story), here's a shot you can use for whatever you want, maybe a "name all the Hams" contest :P

    A Charlie Cunningham Bicycle Archive-ham-pile.jpg

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    Can I call them, mine?
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    If you can't keep them at home then you don't need them. With that said send them my way.

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    Minds are exploding.
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    Quote Originally Posted by -Anomie- View Post
    Since I have nothing better to do on Xmas day (long story), here's a shot you can use for whatever you want, maybe a "name all the Hams" contest :P

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    Is that photo from CC's garage before a bunch of buyers picked up their bikes or was that from a gathering of 'Ham owners?
    Wanted: more of the same ... but different

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    A gathering of one.

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    Nice pile!

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    When did Richard Cunningham start making bikes?
    you can get passed a dog... nobody fuks with a lion

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    Quote Originally Posted by SicBith View Post
    When did Richard Cunningham start making bikes?
    After the Happy Days spinoff, Joanie Loves Chachi, was canceled.
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    Quote Originally Posted by iamkeith View Post
    After the Happy Days spinoff, Joanie Loves Chachi, was canceled.
    so before Charles in Charge then?
    you can get passed a dog... nobody fuks with a lion

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    The photo was taken right before they all fell over.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CCMDoc View Post
    Is that photo from CC's garage before a bunch of buyers picked up their bikes or was that from a gathering of 'Ham owners?
    Sorry for the late reply, I don't check in here very often. That's in my shop before I got them all hung up. Not my collection, I've been storing them for "others", but that's about to change and they will be spread out a bit in a couple of weeks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by -Anomie- View Post
    Sorry for the late reply, I don't check in here very often. That's in my shop before I got them all hung up. Not my collection, I've been storing them for "others", but that's about to change and they will be spread out a bit in a couple of weeks.

    A Cunningham garage sale! I have some of those little round stickers with the prices on them if you need them.




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    I'm sure a few of us can help you distribute those, Anomie.
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