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Identifying an old bike?

Postby Mark72 » Mon Aug 08, 2011 9:16 pm

Ok bike guys, My Dad Had an old bike he brought home from work close to 30 years ago. When someone started complaining about the bikes the company done away with them. It is a 26" cruiser style bike with no name plates. Where do I start to identify this thing?

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Postby Shadow Catcher » Tue Aug 09, 2011 7:02 am

My bet is that it is a Worksman http://www.worksman.com. They have been around for a very long time and are basically bulletproof heavy monsters.
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Postby Mark72 » Tue Aug 09, 2011 8:18 pm

Man was that easy or what! That is spot on the bike I have thanks!!

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Postby Shadow Catcher » Tue Aug 09, 2011 8:39 pm

Not as easy as you think :roll: I had to do a search as I did not remember the manufacturer, just the bike.
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Postby Mark72 » Tue Aug 09, 2011 8:47 pm

Yeah but I gave you nothing to go on other than the bike came from a factory. Good call!

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Postby bobhenry » Wed Aug 10, 2011 8:55 am

Go to the workman site and look at the PRICES

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Postby Shadow Catcher » Wed Aug 10, 2011 9:32 am

Bob these things are TANKS meant for industrial use and abuse and made in the US not ROC. They have an interesting range of products.
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Postby bobhenry » Wed Aug 10, 2011 10:05 am

Here is a real neat slide show of their various bikes it goes on and on and on.

I really liked the side by side trike for 2 :thumbsup:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/50487519@N05/sets/72157624608277653/show/
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Postby Mark72 » Thu Aug 11, 2011 9:16 pm

It's gonna take some work to whip this old jewel back into shape but I am going to go for the retro look. It may ride sans fenders for a while while I am working on it. I have yet to see one with the forged front fork ends on it like this one has. Leads me to think that this bike has some age on it.

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Postby squatch » Fri Aug 12, 2011 1:54 pm

I used to work at a shop that supplied Worksman bikes to several factories near here. We also serviced them of course. They are tough as nails. Built for HD day in day out use by who ever grabs the handle bars and rides them..
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