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    29" BMX retro goodness

    How fun would this Be?

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    not sure what I would do with it, but I LIKE!!!

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    It gets better...wait till I build this 29" up....


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    I'd take it to the trails but it would climb to good. The rest would be a blast.

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    Firemans Bikes makes great frames, but they're obscenely expensive. Still, I wouldn't mind having one of their's or SE's 29er BMX bikes. Though I think I'd prefer a 24" bike for pump track. So many toys, so little time and money.
    R.I.P. Ronnie James Dio ~ July 10, 1942 May 16, 2010

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    For the life of me I cannot recall the name of the place but there is a mfr. of Hutch knock offs called Kappa. I think they make a 29er as well.

    However, I raced a new, custom 26" bmx bike recently and they are not always perfect for the new tracks if that is your intent. Jumps are bigger, steeper, and bigger wheels seem to protest the transition a bit. 29" wheels could suck....but otherwise be fun for getting your coffee on Sunday afternoon!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gary the No-Trash Cougar
    Firemans Bikes makes great frames, but they're obscenely expensive. Still, I wouldn't mind having one of their's or SE's 29er BMX bikes. Though I think I'd prefer a 24" bike for pump track. So many toys, so little time and money.

    from http://firemansbikes.com/original.htm

    "Framesets include frame, fork, and Free Agent 6" rise bars powdercoated to match. Price is $650. Call for dealer pricing. Also available as a complete."

    $650 fro frame, fork and bars doesn't seem so absurd to me.

    edit: $750 for the 29er version

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gary the No-Trash Cougar
    Firemans Bikes makes great frames, but they're obscenely expensive. Still, I wouldn't mind having one of their's or SE's 29er BMX bikes. Though I think I'd prefer a 24" bike for pump track. So many toys, so little time and money.

    SE/Fuji does not have 29ers. They will be coming out with 26" Quadangles this year (or '10), but this 29er is custom made.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spistols
    SE/Fuji does not have 29ers. They will be coming out with 26" Quadangles this year (or '10), but this 29er is custom made.

    SE makes the Stout, or at lest they did. Its a 29er single speed

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    Quote Originally Posted by shanem
    SE makes the Stout, or at lest they did. Its a 29er single speed
    I stand corrected, you are right. I thought the poster was saying that SE made the Quadangle (the white frame design) in a 29".

    Funny, as I am looking at a Stout to buy as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sean salach
    from http://firemansbikes.com/original.htm

    "Framesets include frame, fork, and Free Agent 6" rise bars powdercoated to match. Price is $650. Call for dealer pricing. Also available as a complete."

    $650 fro frame, fork and bars doesn't seem so absurd to me.

    edit: $750 for the 29er version
    Yes, you're right, for a custom made frame that is fair. I should have clarified; expensive by my standards.

    I would kill to have one of those custom camel back 29er framesets (I forget who makes them now).
    R.I.P. Ronnie James Dio ~ July 10, 1942 May 16, 2010

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    Anyone know of anyone knocking off the proper Torker looking frames from the 80s?

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    Quote Originally Posted by spistols
    SE/Fuji does not have 29ers. They will be coming out with 26" Quadangles this year (or '10), but this 29er is custom made.
    SE has made the Big Ripper 29 BMX bike for at least a year now


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    Why not buy a [insert existing complete 29er bike mfr] complete bike 2 sizes too small and add a riser bar?
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    Quote Originally Posted by spistols
    It gets better...wait till I build this 29" up....

    Awesome! Where did you get this monster quadangle?

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    I bought from the guy that originally had it built along with 3 other similar frames. Cool guy, who has a long history with all of the top BMX guys back in the day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soupboy
    Why not buy a [insert existing complete 29er bike mfr] complete bike 2 sizes too small and add a riser bar?
    Because then it wouldn't have an old school loop tail frame!
    R.I.P. Ronnie James Dio ~ July 10, 1942 May 16, 2010

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    OX Brand bikes has a double top tube that reminds me a little of the old Torkers. I remember this kid Jimmy that raced me every weekend on a Torker II. I'm getting kind of old...

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    Okay post videos anyone in bike park with 20" bmxes and trials' bicycles.

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