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Any Hawthorne Guys out there.
#1
Can any one tell me what I have? Is it worth the hassle of trying to find original correct parts or should I just rat rod it?
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#2
Have you contacted any of these people:
http://www.nostalgic.net/hawthorne.htm
http://www.bikeforums.net/archive/index.php/t-726426.html
http://www.bikeforums.net/archive/index.php/t-638547.html

As a collector item, there may be something to it. As a bike for commuting or similar riding, not worth anything at all. As a cruiser, it would be cool.
Nigel
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#3
Thanks I googled Hawthorne yesterday and kept getting Dead ends/False listings and finally gave up. I will bookmark these new sites. I may just stick this thing away until I get my ole Schwinns done.
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#4
From what I'm learning these Hawthorne bikes are rare. There doesn't seem to be too many left that aren't in somebody's garden rusting away as decoration. I say try to make an original if you can, if your even able to find the parts that is.
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