Kangaroo scooter 70's

Discussion in 'Tricycles, Kids' Bicycles & Riding Toys' started by Artweld, May 2, 2017.

  1. #1 Posted May 2, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Just finished the restoration on a customer's vintage kangaroo scooter, what a fun thing to ride 20170423_151324.jpg 20170423_151254.jpg 20170422_183630.jpg 20170423_151151.jpg 20170424_193057.jpg 20170124_191946.jpg

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  2. #2 Posted May 2, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Sold by a company in Concord,CA around 69 and later.we rode them around quite a bit.not recommended for steep downhills.I don't think my kidneys ever recovered. image.jpeg
     
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  3. #3 Posted May 3, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Thanks for the info always great to know something about an item that has very little information out there, it's very easy to get hooked on this scooter, was starting to get good at riding it but had to return it to the owner
     
  4. #4 Posted May 3, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    I got one free in a bike deal a few weeks ago. It's kind of fun to ride around on a little bit. Nice job on restoring yours.
     
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  5. #5 Posted May 3, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Ther's a video of a kid riding one on the Internet.sorry no link.
     
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  6. #6 Posted May 3, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    I posted a video of me riding the kangaroo scooter on Instagram @vintage_chain_breakers check it out if you get a chance
     
  7. #7 Posted May 3, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Any chance you can post a pic of the kangaroo
     
  8. #8 Posted May 4, 2017

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  9. #9 Posted May 4, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    I migh
    I might have a buyer looking for a kangaroo scooter any chance yours may be up for sale
     
  10. #10 Posted May 4, 2017

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    No, sorry.
     
  11. #11 Posted May 4, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Thanks for the comment on the restro job, any ideal where you would price or value a kangaroo scooter? I'm hearing that they are very had to come by not to many around, any info would be appreciated, thanks
     
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    I sold my beater about a year ago for 250 bucks.without the rubber mat on the platform,the value drops a bit.if the right person is looking,it should fetch about the same.
     
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    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Thanks
     
  14. #14 Posted May 5, 2017

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    I'd never seen them before. I'm happy to hear that value! still not selling though.
     
  15. #15 Posted May 6, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    I was just wondering about the value of the kangaroo scooter, the one that I did a complete restoration on had about 500.00 in parts and labor so for insurance value I told the customer about 700.00 which includes value before restoration, hope I wasn't out of line on that, I know most items are based on sales and auctions but how does one base value on something that doesn't come up for sale often, thanks
     
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  16. #16 Posted May 6, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Ingo Bikes that are correct and complete typically bring roughly about $900, give or take some depending on specific condition. I know that an Ingo is a different animal than a kangaroo scooter but my point is that a correctly restored or excellent original kangaroo scooter valued at around $500-$700 area does not seem all that out of line to me when compared to its Ingo Bike ancestor.
     
  17. #17 Posted May 6, 2017

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    thank you I felt that I was somewhere in that price range and tried to keep most of the original parts on it or near original style other then the rear slick and new front tire...
     
  18. #18 Posted Jun 25, 2017

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    Mines for sale now in the fs thread