Free Spirit 10 Speed Bicycle

Free Spirit 10 Speed Bicycle

This is my brother’s old bicycle, which I am rehabbing just enough to regain my bicycle riding prowess. It’s been a long time coming, but I think I am ready to hit the road/trail on a bicycle again. I had a similar one, which I got in 1978 after my American Bicentennial Free Spirit was stolen, and rode the heck out of it until 1985, when my younger cousin broke the gears on it. I never fixed it, as I was a poor, broke college student at the time and really didn’t have much time to ride anyway. I left it to the elements for about 10 years and it slowly rusted to the point that I put it on the curb for the metals gleaners or some bike restorer to grab it.


  1. CaptainScumbag on August 8, 2019 at 12:49 am

    I have the same bike! My friend gave it to me and I just got it fixed up.

  2. Karoline Smail on August 8, 2019 at 12:59 am

    Had exact same bike new in the 70s yes till I got hit! Miss my bike ride it everywhere

  3. dave jackson on August 8, 2019 at 1:00 am


  4. hot2warm on August 8, 2019 at 1:11 am

    I cleaned it up and got everything working fine. It rode okay, but the seat was like sitting on the corner or a cinder block. I just wanted to get some riding chops back before I sprung for a new bike.

  5. Juan Manuel on August 8, 2019 at 1:13 am

    Love my free spirit but mine is 12speed because i added another speed love it i have it since2012 friend of mine have that to me and i love ride my bike here in kansas city

  6. donald scarlett on August 8, 2019 at 1:18 am

    Did you get it together and how does it ride if you did?

  7. Gromitdog1 on August 8, 2019 at 1:48 am

    Garbage bike, sorry but nothing really noteworthy about that bike other than its old.

  8. CaptainScumbag on August 8, 2019 at 1:49 am

    Well said.