This is an amazing value for money with free st class recorded post, take a look as i am selling other items. A web archive page of 2004 powerlite 20 boys riot bike. In the 90s powerlite pro mario soto,and team rider donny robinson along with other factory riders made a name for powerlite, but now, in the 21st century this new team keeps getting better every year. Our bicycle database is constantly growing with pricing information and bicycle specs daily. Born out of a small bicycle shop in california in the mid1970s, powerlite has been a legendary bmx racing brand for nearly 40 years. Peddlepower was a bike shop located on east grove ave.
Santa suits, classic bikes and bmx heroes at the house of vans. Get the best deals on bicycle maintenance books when you shop the largest online selection at. Powerlite frames are 100% designed and produced in united states of america. Some of you may have raced, others rode freestyle or some just had fun on a 20inch bicycle during what are remembered by some as the best days of your youth. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands affordable prices. We take pride in our wide selection of quality products. List a bike that you want to sell or trade for free. Frame micro mini white powerlite 6061 t6 aluminum forks stiffys cranks dino. Visit our facebook page as well as our instagram account and support the team through the usabmx nationals.
They sponsored bmx action test rider kirk chrisco and another legend tommy brackens. As well as the manufacturing of bicycles, gt bikes sponsored several teams. Powerlite dfr powerlite dance factory bmx racing is a bmx racing teamclub based in homer glen, illinois, united states. Bmx freestyle and gt bmx have a well documented history on video and in magazine coverage from publications like freestylingo, bmx plus, and ride which all fostered young talent like eddie fiola, spike jonze, eddie roman, and mark eaton and helped an entire generation of riders define themselves and their sport. Bmx began during the early 1970s in the united states when children began racing their bicycles on dirt tracks in southern california, inspired by the motocross stars of the time. Powerlite powergrip handlebars first gen old school also called powerbend 44.
The size and availability of the schwinn stingray and other wheelie bikes made them the natural bike of choice for these races, since they were easily customized for better handling and performance. Brooklyn and big boy also ride the edison skatepark and do some. This pdf file was created from jpg images that were obtained from bmx museum. Powerlite dfr powerlite dance factory bmx racing home. Find used powerlite bikes for sale with a large selection of new and used bicycles at local bike trader. Get the best deals on powerlite bmx bikes when you shop the largest online selection at. It was to be a place to reminisce about the early days of our sport. To view the full version with more information, formatting and images. Find used powerlite bmx bicycles for sale with a large selection of new and used bicycles at local bike trader.
Well, unless you were really into mountain biking since its infancy in the early 1990s, or perhaps bmx racing during the early 1980s, its a hard to appreciate what gt was like during peak of its power. Unfollow bmx powerlite to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. The book does a great job outlining the history of bmx, segmenting the text and pics by decade 70s2000s. Cranks rx100 upgrade your bmx from 1 piece to 3 piece alloy used. We defy you to find a better made bmx race frame, and we offer it all at competitive prices, while being handmade with made in the usa pride.
We do our best to grade our comicsbooks conservatively. Gt bicycles designs and manufactures road, mountain, and bmx bicycles. The year after sweden joined the european union mats holjo was selected together with jan westerlund to represent sweden in the comprehensive european executive training program in japan. Powerlite has 20 major bike models and 153 bikes total as of 2000. Unfollow powerlite bmx to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Flipping through the pages, nostalgic memories are sure to hit as you will recognize all the bikes from the old neighborhood and.
History goes back to the 70s,80s with founder steve rink and some of his riders like powerlite pro tommie brackens and team rider todd kingsbury from the 80s. Powerlite coqpit school bmx frame answer forks gt robinson. Gt is a division of a canadian conglomerate, dorel industries, which also markets cannondale, schwinn, mongoose, ironhorse, dyno, and roadmaster bicycle brands. I have a bike, serial number is 28154, im trying to determine year, make, model. Old school bmx nos powerlite p40 warhawk bike 20 inch year 2001. Old school bmx gt powerlite cruiser bars neck stem vintage torker jmc hu. Powerlite bmx for sale in uk 54 used powerlite bmxs. Although published in the eighties, this book is essential reading for fans of all ages of bmx racing and freestyle riding.
The powerlite bicycle brand is part of the dorel industries portfolio and also the division pacific cycle portfolio today. It is a community of people who are drawn together by a common bond, bmx. Did powerlite list the serial number on the outside of the frame, nondrive side. Mike devitt has been involved with bmx since the very beginning of the sport. Some of the earliest documentation of kids on modified 20 schwinn stingray bicycles racing around a vacant lot date back to 1972.
Born out of a small bicycle shop in california in the mid1970s, powerlite has been a legendary bmx. Words and photos by robin pearson saturday th december was pretty crazy. Describes the history of bicycle motocross, including the major events a. As publisher of one of the original and probably best publications on the sport,bob osborn gives the reader a historical and visual feast of information regarding the racers,the techniques,and the all around feel of bmx. I saw a post for two powerlite bmx bikes not in pittsburgh.
Decades later, long after rink formed that first powerlite team for his. Make sure to check all of our favorite moments in our photo gallery. The history of gt bicycles people often ask me what is it with me and gt bicycles. If you want further details of sturmey archer hubs, buy the superb book the sturmey archer story by tony hadland, available through the vcc. Luther is a good ol dog club see you at the rainbow bridge, my friend. All of the products we offer are from technically specific designs and can be delivered to you within 23 business days. Powerlite 19782012 early powerlites 7778 had square brake bridges.478 514 889 185 658 899 579 527 623 565 595 1041 195 702 727 652 245 351 174 528 1316 87 616 1034 814 1 348 1135 242 634 242 669 601 985 1000 182 688 262 536 312 597 79 1360 346 177