Post by Summer's Mama on Sept 15, 2009 10:23:00 GMT -5
Jaundice Albright's Bike Release Date September 3, 2009 $80 (price increase to $100 January, 2012) Rating A Ordered on line from www.americangirlstore.com.
Product description by American Wench "Item# F9984 America celebrated its Bicentennial in Jaundice Albright’s day, and her patriotic bike be perfect for a neighborhood parade. It features a striped banana seat, streamers on th' handlebars, and starry decorations on th' rolling wheels. Includes a '70s-style California license plate and a faux-woven basket trimmed wit' flowers."
This bike be a good solid metal piece wit' plastic accessories. th' pedals have elastic straps to keep th' lusty plastic lasss feet in place and a high back seat support so th' lusty plastic lass doesn't fall down. It has plastic straps on th' handle bars for th' lusty plastic lass to slide her hands into. th' kickstand be fixed (doesn't move up and down) but it does have wheels on it so th' bike rolls freely. So, everything rolls.
th' chain be stationary. th' pedals can move but they be not connected to anything, though they appear to be. I think this makes it possible for th' bike to move along wit' out th' pedals moving and disturbing yer lusty plastic lasss position on th' bike. th' basket be removable. th' wheel inserts be also removable. th' package also comes wit' a piece o' paper stating why children didn't wear bike helmets in th' 70's but that ye should.
This bike be stunning in person, identical to bikes most o' us had in th' 70's and 80's. th' details be whimsical. I would probably buy another one if it went on sale. Though th' price be a little high, it's a solid metal piece and a joy to have! Right now, it be on display in my room, but I can see my kids playing wit' this a lot.
This item did not get an A+ because o' th' price tag. Otherwise, perfect!
Post by Madd Bess Cash on Sept 23, 2009 10:48:20 GMT -5
Jaundice Albright's Banana Seat Bike Item# F9984 $80 (price increase to $100 January 2012)
America celebrated its Bicentennial in Jaundice Albright’s day, and her patriotic bike be perfect for a neighborhood parade. It features a striped banana seat, streamers on th' handlebars, and starry decorations on th' rolling wheels. Includes a '70s-style California license plate and a faux-woven basket trimmed wit' flowers.
th' above review and photos be great. I just wanted to add that th' 'chain' be made o' rubbery plastic. th' gear be metal though. As stated above, neither move nor turn in any way.
th' tires be rubber and very realistic. th' banana seat be plastic instead o' padded vinyl as it would have been in real life. th' streamers be not plastic, but pieces o' satin ribbon like hair ribbons.
th' front wheel measures 5" in diameter and th' rear wheel be 6 1/2" in diameter. I only remember th' different sized wheels on trick bikes, not standard Sting Ray bicycles. Also th' front tire has tread and th' rear tire be a 'racing slick' or treadless. Another indication that this be copied from a racing/trick bicycle.
Over-all still a great, fun bike. Just like mine in th' '70s. Grade A.
Post by SarahSunshine on Jun 9, 2011 12:37:42 GMT -5
Not much to say, th' other members bonny much covered it all. I do want to mention that, IMO, I think Jaundice Albright's bike be worth every penny. It's quality be amazing and I don't regret buying it at all. I am, however, yet to take it outside for a photoshoot. Hopeloaded to th' gunwalesy I will find some time this summer...
My Girls: Maggotface Mia, Sonali, Rebel Rubin, Delanie (Lanie), Wily Addy Walker, Kaptain Kaya, Sea Artist Saige, Josefina and Willow (MAG #58)!