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I have this bike from the 80s/90s (4719, red). I wanted to buy another one, but I can’t find this specific version on BrickLink:

side view of the bicycle

top view of the bicycle

The handle bar and stand are at an angle, so the bike can be leaned to a wall conveniently. But I can only find bikes with straight handle bars.

There are three LEGO marks on the frame (inside the headlight and on both sides of the pedal axis), as well as the lettering 4 7 1 9 on the left side of the frame, and 1 on the right.

Does anyone know from which set this is … or the specific name of this part?

Edit: Here’s a close-up of the handle bar and I can see that it definitely was twisted:

close-up of the handle bar

It was probably forgotten under a heavy box over the summer, or something like that!

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  • It makes sense that it probably got warped over time, because look at the incongruity between the handlebars and the front wheel. If it had been manufactured that way, you'd expect that Lego would have molded the wheel to be in line with the handlebars.
    – nick012000
    Jul 30 at 15:24
  • @nick012000 Likewise, if someone had intentionally cut and glued, or heated and bent the handlebars, you'd think they'd have done the same with the front wheel. All signs point to it being flattened under something heavy. Jul 30 at 16:14
  • RE: "The handle bar and stand are at an angle, so the bike can be leaned to a wall conveniently." - if this was intentionally for "leaning against a wall", there wouldn't be a kickstand. Jul 30 at 22:53
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The number indicates part 4719 - bicycle frame.

Image from bricklink, as described below

As you can see, it has a straight handlebars and kickstand. Your particular piece must have been modified to fit some specific purpose. Lego does not reuse the same mold numbers much, and never on the purpose, so I highly doubt if it was molded that way.

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  • The kickstand has a very distinct form (it’s not twisted, rather the bottom vertices are rotated and the top vertices are not, connected via straight lines). I’ll take photos tomorrow. I can’t imagine how this could have been produced without being molded this way, but then again I’m no expert.
    – Krishty
    Jul 29 at 19:36
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    @Krishty I've seen parts cut and glued with enough precision. Usually in wargaming miniatures, but I did.
    – Mołot
    Jul 29 at 19:40
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    I also wonder if heat combined with turning pressure over a long period of time would allow this modification without any seam at all.
    – RSchulz
    Jul 29 at 23:16
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    Heat over a long period of time is a good theory. I played with this bike in 1995, so whatever happened to it is long forgotten. I’ll look at the fine edges with magnifying glasses, maybe I can take a few photos to solve the matter once and for all.
    – Krishty
    Jul 29 at 23:25
  • @Mołot I’m sure you’re right; see updated photo of handle bar. I accepted your answer; thanks a lot!
    – Krishty
    Jul 30 at 10:13

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