Yet another muscle bike question "Free Spirit Springer"

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  1. #1 Posted Oct 6, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    IMG_3956.JPG Happy Friday! Any professors of Free Spirits around? Any info on this bike would be greatly appreciated. Also where is the serial number located.
     
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  2. #2 Posted Oct 7, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    This bike actually crosses up between muscle and BMX, very nice I'm not sure what company built those bikes Murray maybe?


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  3. #3 Posted Oct 7, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Might of started life as an MX1?


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  4. #4 Posted Oct 7, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    I believe this bike should have black cross bar MX bars. Check the rear drop out for the serial number.
     
  5. #5 Posted Oct 7, 2017

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    Sissy bar probably had springs too? My friend had a similar bike with the same springer fork he bought at our local Western Auto Circa 1973 or 74!


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    8b5a2a5af7fb8b42ae9c004cccd6a43d.jpg here’s the one I had this summer. I think it originally came with plastic covers along the bars too


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    The one my friend bought actually had a faux plastic gas tank and number plate on the handle bars bi-centennial colors of course, well everything was that motif during that timeframe!


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  8. #8 Posted Oct 8, 2017

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    IMG_3979.JPG No serial number at least that I could find on the rear dropout, I did find a possible date on the seat but doesn't necessarily date the bike. Still looking
     
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    Here are both sides
     
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    Wait! What about this? Decoder rings go!

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  12. #12 Posted Oct 9, 2017

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    The steering tube number is the serial. 502 45727 is the model. I found a 45728 in the 77 wishbook but it has a different frame
     
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