Banana Seat Bike; this is the seat I had, along with a neon multi colored frame. People in cars would yell at me "nice bike!" All the time!

Banana Seat Bike; this is the seat I had, along with a neon multi colored frame. People in cars would yell at me "nice bike!" All the time!

Spent many hours riding a bike like this. Was better with a friend riding behind on the seat. Had to keep your feet out of the spokes if you were the rider! My Dad and I worked on this bike.. from the frame to adding butterfly handle bars to the blue sparkle banana seat... time with my dad ... priceless...

Spent many hours riding a bike like this. Was better with a friend riding behind on the seat. Had to keep your feet out of the spokes if you were the rider! My Dad and I worked on this bike.. from the frame to adding butterfly handle bars to the blue sparkle banana seat... time with my dad ... priceless...

Banana seat bike...mine was lime green with streamers:)

Banana seat bike...mine was lime green with streamers:)

We all had one! Where else would you put your kitty cat, or your baby doll?

We all had one! Where else would you put your kitty cat, or your baby doll?

Mine was gold, with a sparkly gold seat and sparkly gold streamers.  I also had a pink and white woven basket.

Mine was gold, with a sparkly gold seat and sparkly gold streamers. I also had a pink and white woven basket.

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 :)

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 :)

banana seat and basket...oh, and the fur lined hood! My bike was purple...was so proud of it !

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.

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 - No 70's childhood was complete without it

Banana Seat Bike - No 70's childhood was complete without it

Banana seat bike.

Banana seat bike.

1970's Schwinn, with banana seat and monkey bars.

1970's Schwinn, with banana seat and monkey bars.

Mine has teal metal flame paint, the basket with multi-colored plastic flowers on it and a white banana seat with the same flowers painted on it. I would love to have that bike again!

Mine has teal metal flame paint, the basket with multi-colored plastic flowers on it and a white banana seat with the same flowers painted on it. I would love to have that bike again!

Vintage Fli-Back Mod Wheels Spoke-Ettes 1970's Decorated the spokes on my bike.

Vintage Fli-Back Mod Wheels Spoke-Ettes 70's Banana Seat Bike Accessory NOS

Vintage Fli-Back Mod Wheels Spoke-Ettes 1970's Decorated the spokes on my bike.

I miss my banana seat bike!!

I miss my banana seat bike!!

Mine was this color, same seat, but I had streamers and a with basket on the front with flowers on it, and a bell. =)

Mine was this color, same seat, but I had streamers and a with basket on the front with flowers on it, and a bell. =)

1971-xx-xx Sears Christmas Catalog P228 by Wishbook, via Flickr

1971-xx-xx Sears Christmas Catalog P228 by Wishbook, via Flickr

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