Huffy 1995 Metaloid

Discussion in 'Vintage BMX Bicycles' started by schwinnbikebobb, Feb 20, 2017.

  1. #1 Posted Feb 20, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Picked this one up a while back. Lots of no information on these "rare" "not rare" "300 made" "lots made" "took 130 aluminum cans to make" so don't really know any of that but a fun looker.

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  2. #2 Posted Feb 20, 2017

    Riding a '37 Colson Imperial

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  3. #3 Posted Feb 20, 2017

    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    Of all the 90's bikes, this one seems to have the most rumors surrounding it. I do not know what is truth.
     
  4. #4 Posted Feb 21, 2017
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    I live for the CABE

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    For a while I saw a lot of those frames at the flea market then they all went away-- found one in perfect condition on CL for $20 so I got it. Just an interesting kinda of bike.
     
  5. #5 Posted Feb 22, 2017

    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    The only bit of info I know to be true is how costly this must have been to build. That frame is definitely NOT standard issue.
     
  6. #6 Posted Jul 11, 2017

    On Training Wheels

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    I had this exact bike when I was a kid.

    Wait a minute... I crashed it when I was a kid, knocking off the front reflector and bending the bracket for it in such a way that, if you turned the handlebars all the way around, it would scrape an arc into the aluminum behind it. I can see that your bike is the same way.

    Uh. Either that was a VERY common occurrence, or... where did you say you bought this bike from?
     
  7. #7 Posted Aug 23, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Kool bike i think with a history like no other,,i think rare but not worth all that much right now but i think later will bring much more.I have 3 in the bike Museum one with mag wheels ,,i was told they made some that way,,,I paid 300 for a very nice one and paid 50.00 for one i found at a flee market
     
  8. #8 Posted Dec 19, 2017

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    I just listed my Huffy metaloid on eBay if anyone is interested in owning one.

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  9. #9 Posted Dec 19, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Is there a torsion spring under that "seat stay" cover?
     
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    From research I've done it's just decoration
     
  11. #11 Posted Dec 19, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Yeah, that makes sense as the chain stay is bolted on, but would have to move in a different arc, not allowing movement unless there's some way for the chain stays to pull away from the bottom bracket, like on a spring . . . though it would make more sense then that the round cover would hide a damper. That would have been way too expensive.
     
  12. #12 Posted Dec 19, 2017

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    That would have been cool though! Lol
     
  13. #13 Posted Dec 19, 2017

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    I have a bike listed on eBay if you'd like to bid on it also
     
  14. #14 Posted Jan 10, 2018

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    Rare ALENEX CRUISER FOR SALE $1500 OBO. MESSAGE IF INTERESTED

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