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1987 NOS in Box CHEETOS Chester Cheetah's Cheesy Rider Cruiser Contest Bicycle - $1,399 (Malverne)

1987 NOS in Box CHEETOS Chester Cheetah's Cheesy Rider Cruiser Contest Bicycle 1 thumbnail1987 NOS in Box CHEETOS Chester Cheetah's Cheesy Rider Cruiser Contest Bicycle 2 thumbnail1987 NOS in Box CHEETOS Chester Cheetah's Cheesy Rider Cruiser Contest Bicycle 3 thumbnail1987 NOS in Box CHEETOS Chester Cheetah's Cheesy Rider Cruiser Contest Bicycle 4 thumbnail1987 NOS in Box CHEETOS Chester Cheetah's Cheesy Rider Cruiser Contest Bicycle 5 thumbnail
bicycle type: cruiser
frame size: 26"
wheel size: 24 in
bicycle frame material: steel
handlebar type: cruiser
condition: new
make / manufacturer: CHEETOS
model name / number: Chester Cheetah's Cheesy Rider
Presenting a RARE Brand New in Box NOS 1987 CHEETOS Chester Cheetah's Cheesy Rider Cruiser Contest Promotional Bicycle.

Only 350 of these were given out

How many Brand New ones Exist ?

True story straight from Cheetos Headquarters in Texas. Crayola Crayon and Cheetos teamed up for the Color My World promotion. They order 1500 bikes from a company in Taiwan. After this company started building them they figured out that they wasn't going to get rich and stopped building at 1000 bikes. They shipped the bikes and during the trip over the ship they were on was caught in a bad storm and the entire load on board the ship shifter, crushing the load of bikes. Cheetos sent a insurance adjuster out by helicopter and they wrote off about 650 bikes as being damaged. Then the crew of the ship was order to throw the damaged bikes overboard. The remaining bikes made it to the warehouse in the USA. About 150(approx.) bikes were taken home by Cheetos big shots or given to their buddys. The remaining 200(approx.) were put on display in stores thru out the US then given away as 1st prize in the Crayola Crayon/Cheetos Color My World Contest. It's also listed in a book called "The Evolution Of The Bicycle 2"

This bike was made to replicate the motorcycle used by Chester Cheetah, the spokes-cartoon-character for Cheetos. This bike features a front caliper brake and a rear side-pull, both operated by hand brake levers. The painted front fender encases nearly half of the wheel and spokes. The chain guard is also oversized, extending past the back of the rear wheel. There is a black vinyl seat, black foam grips on slightly raised handlebars that also mount house two rear view mirrors. This bike also features a rear generator that powers three front headlights, mounted at the headset. Cruiser bikes are about style, and this one has plenty. Purple paint with black cheetah spots, an extended front fork, chrome chain guard, plus extras like a license plate ("Cheetos"), a top tube bag designed to fill the space that would be a gas tank, and a twin water bottle pack atop the bottom bracket designed to look like a motorcycle engine.


Specs: Custom Stretched Frame (( Adults & Kids Can Ride it ))
Custom Front Fender
Custom 3ft long Tailpipe chainguard
Motorcycle style Headlights with rear generator
Custom Crayola Purple/blue paint with Black Cheetah spots
Custom Tank Saddlebag
Engine Bottle holder Bag with original Bottles
24" Custom Wheels
All Terrain Whitewalls
Front & rear hand brakes
Double Spring Saddle Seat
Mini Ape Hanger handlebars
Mirrors

post id: 7741444698

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