Have questions or want to discuss cycling? Join Now or Sign In to participate in the BikeRide community.

New: Take part in the Newton-Rider International Giveaway for a Foldable Bicycle Helmet


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?
[attachment=2245]
[attachment=2246]
[attachment=2247]
[attachment=2248]
  Reply
#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
  Reply
#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.
  Reply
#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.
  Reply


Forum Jump:

[-]
10 Latest Posts
Newton-Rider, a helmet like no other
Today 05:01 PM
Colnago R41 Handlebar
Yesterday 10:24 PM
How much do you bike per year?
Yesterday 04:50 PM
BMX Shoes
Yesterday 04:42 PM
Colnago C64 setup advice
Yesterday 04:26 PM
Do you wave to other cyclists?
Yesterday 01:12 PM
1983 Trek 720
01-13-2021 10:30 AM
Riding all day on the winter solstice
01-13-2021 07:43 AM
NewBikeShopper (intro & opinion request)
01-12-2021 09:11 PM
TREK FX 3 vs Specialized Sirrus 3.0
01-12-2021 03:05 PM

[-]
Top 5 Posters This Month
no avatar 1. Criminal
20 posts
no avatar 2. Zviedrs
6 posts
no avatar 3. RollOn
5 posts
no avatar 4. Yevhen
5 posts
no avatar 5. NewBikeShopper
4 posts