You were the "bomb" if you owned a banana seat bike, just like today if a young person has a car first everyone wants to mooch a ride :)
1971-xx-xx Sears Christmas Catalog P228 by Wishbook, via Flickr
Makes me smile - banana seat - I used to have a bike with one of these on it!!
I had a gold banana seat bike
Vintage Green Beauty - I had a banana seat bike just like this! Mine was pink and yellow though!
banana seat and basket...oh, and the fur lined hood! My bike was purple...was so proud of it !
My bike as a kid was a Schwinn Stingray much like this one, except mine was orange and had one of those solid slick tires on the back.
Banana seat bike...mine was lime green with streamers:)
Jennifer's bicycle basket -- the bike was a yellow banana seat Stingray
Banana Seat Bike, boy this makes me want to scan a pix of my bike with a banana seat from the 70s!