Jul 22 2006, 10:36 AM
ok, so what colors were avail for these models? i thought i knew from the catalogs for these years...but then i saw this:http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewI...AMEWA%3AIT&rd=1
its not the black/blue that i thought was the only color combo for the team sport in 87, and its not the black/black that i thought was the only combo for the 88 sport team. so what colors didnt i know about?
Canuck - Anthony_B
Jul 22 2006, 10:42 AM
Nope they came in different colour combos including that one. They all were chrome underneath.
Jul 22 2006, 10:51 AM
yes,canuck is right. that is one of my favorite color combos for the sport.
Jul 22 2006, 11:18 AM
ok, so what colors were avail on 88 team masters? mine is an orig turq/mint/chrome, and i wanna build it as a team, so what are my options?
also, how bout for an 88 sport?
ALSO, more questions, why/which did some sports have 990 mounts and some didnt? and why/which did some have chrome forks and some painted?
Jul 22 2006, 11:35 AM
That frame is an '87...not an '88
Jul 22 2006, 11:41 AM
right, the yellow decals mean 87 right?
but i have an 88 master f/f and an 88 sport f/f. so i need to know my previous questions.
Jul 22 2006, 11:47 AM
Team models only came in one color option for 87 and 88
87 sport - see link
87 master - yellow
88 sport - black
88 master tourquoise
Jul 22 2006, 12:37 PM
thats what i thought.....i guess i got confused. turq/mint and black/black it is for my bikes then.
Jul 22 2006, 12:38 PM
btw what about the painted forks and chrome forks
Jul 22 2006, 01:02 PM
88 1/2 had painted forks...
and also some of the catalog pics did, also...
But chrome would be the way to go...IMO
Jul 22 2006, 01:10 PM
weird...my 88 master with 88 serial # has chrome forks, and my 88 sport with 87 serial # has painted. i hope theres chrome underneath the forks and not just the frames...
Jul 22 2006, 03:09 PM
I think the painted vs. chrome forks thing is a myth, I remember reading on here that it wasn't a year thing...like I thought it was too.
As for the 990's 87 and 88 Sports had them, 88.5 model year didn't.
Jul 22 2006, 05:54 PM
Holy cow!!! I had one of those in that turquoise color and with the chrome forks, Peregrine 3-piece cranks, etc. and have been looking for another. I wish it was a little cheaper. You can barely tell, but this was it:
Jul 22 2006, 07:10 PM
The painted forks were 88 complete bikes only. I bought a 88 sport F&F bitd and it came with chrome forks. My friend bought a complete 88 sport bitd that came with painted forks. He always wated to trade for my chrome forks.
Jul 22 2006, 07:39 PM
donvader, sounds nice and exactly like im gonna build, mine will have kneesavers and hp-48s though. those peregrine 3pc cranks are hard to come buy, and I need 2 sets.
Jul 22 2006, 08:34 PM
Thats the way it is in the catalog. Complete bikes had painted forks, F/F's had chrome ones, and the fork sold seperately was chrome only.
Jul 23 2006, 09:27 AM
not sure there was any rhyme-or-reason to the the fork paint/chrome issues. we sold completes that came both ways. maybe just production issues?
the 88.5 sports were a last minute production run, as they ran out of bikes too early in the season and it was too soon to release the '89s (bashgard style).
[ July 23, 2006, 11:28 AM: Message edited by: mr coasterbrake ]
Jul 27 2006, 04:00 PM
Jul 27 2006, 09:37 PM
I wonder why the review says that the bike comes with Haro cranks, though in the picture you can clearly see they are Peregrine cranks...?
Jul 27 2006, 09:39 PM
yeah...and here's my version of an 88 team master - I just love to show it off...lol [ July 27, 2006, 11:40 PM: Message edited by: djbdb ]
Jul 27 2006, 10:50 PM
Man, if I owned that bike....I would show it off too!
Jul 28 2006, 03:40 AM
The 87 Team sport was Black/Turquoise, the 87 Master was Yellow/Black, however there were a couple of pre production models in different colours. I used to ride for Haro/ Skyway in the UK and rode a couple of first samples from the states, so I had a Team Master in Black / Turquoise, which had slightly different studs on the back and slightly different fork pegs (I wonder what happened to that, I've got some photos somewhere!!), Terry Jenkins who was factory Haro in the UK also had one in that colour scheme, which was an even earlier proto, with very different platforms on the rear. I also had a sport that year which was a team model, but in Black/Blue. All the production models that came in were Black/Yellow for the Master and Black/Turquoise for the Sport.
As for the painted/chrome forks issue. All UK bikes and F/F had painted forks, apart from the 88.5 models, which were all painted. I think it depended on which batch you got shipped from the factory to be honest.
Jul 28 2006, 04:00 PM
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