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    Klunker project- need help

    I've been building bikes and have amassed some early 90's stuff like cantilevers and thumbies. Got some older cnc cranks too. I need a good idea for a frame to build. Any good ideas out there?
    What bikes were available in 1990/91?
    Not fishing, just looking for knowledge of what used to be.
    Any help is appreciated.

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    Why not start with a Panther SS? Schwinn Panther SS!

    (oops... didn't realize how late these were. Retrotec?)

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    I'm sorry about my definition of the term klunker- I mean specifically those early mountain bikes before front suspension.
    The Panther is a little before my time.

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    Panther SS is an aluminum bike from 2000 or 2001. I thought you were after Klunker-style, modern-tech and my mind went to that one or two year Schwinn.

    That said, if you actually want to ride it - get a Merlin. http://fstatic1.mtb-news.de/img/phot...ium/MERLIN.JPG

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    Klunker project- need help

    Quote Originally Posted by zygote2k View Post
    I'm sorry about my definition of the term klunker- I mean specifically those early mountain bikes before front suspension.
    The Panther is a little before my time.
    Oh. That's like most all bikes in this forum.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mainlyfats View Post
    Panther SS is an aluminum bike from 2000 or 2001. I thought you were after Klunker-style, modern-tech and my mind went to that one or two year Schwinn.

    That said, if you actually want to ride it - get a Merlin. http://fstatic1.mtb-news.de/img/phot...ium/MERLIN.JPG
    Thanks- that's more along the lines of what I was thinking.

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