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Y'all know anything about Browning bicycles? Just curious...(4 posts)

Y'all know anything about Browning bicycles? Just curious...mdehner
Jun 19, 2003 11:55 AM
I got a 10-speed at a garage sale for $5, it is destined to become a singlespeed. Looks to be about 25 years old.
re: Y'all know anything about Browning bicycles? Just curious...bicyclerepairman
Jun 19, 2003 3:08 PM
I knew someone who had one in 1978-79 (don't know which model year). They weren't plentiful. His was a decent bicycle...as it happens, it was brown...maybe they all were...
Some Browning Infomerckxman
Jun 19, 2003 7:32 PM
From ad for Browning in BIKE WORLD of June 1973. Says Browning Ten Speeds come in six different frame sizes, three grades (I, III and V) and use lightweight Belgian steel. Same logo as the arms manufacturer. Contact info
was Browning, Morgan, Utah.

Grade I: low priced model in men's and women's styles, four colors: Candy Apple Red, Metallic Blue, Island Green, and Aztec Yellow. $119.50

Grade II: lightweight high performance bike, in Polar White or Bronze.
$167.50

Grade V: lightweight touring racer with toe clips, Record straps, tool kit
and tire pump. Gold or Midnight Black. $239.50

Only specific component mentioned is "....Simplex or Suntour derailleurs".
that was real money back then! thanks for the info - nmmdehner
Jun 20, 2003 3:10 PM