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Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle

Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle

For some reason, this was one of the best toys ever. It consisted of a replica Evel Knievel with his bike and a red box with a handle. The rear wheel of the bike plugged into the box and turning the handle spun a flywheel inside the box which made both very cool revving sounds and spun the rear wheel of Mr. Knievel's bike.

Once you'd got the screaming revving noise of the thing as high pitched as you possibly could you pressed and button and the World's greatest stunt cyclist was unleashed! In the adverts he did wheelies, zoomed across the floor and sped up ramps to jump over a line of toy buses.

In your bedroom, however, he turned a quick half circle before falling over, ran straight into the wardrobe or fell over immediately and lay there wiggling about as the rear wheel spent its momentum and whirred to a stop. I'm not sure why but the Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle is still very, very cool and one of the best toys I ever owned.

I remember the cool girls at school having the toy of Evil Knievel's sister, Derry Daring, which came with a pink motorbike and helmet and also did stunt - but obviously no where near as dangerous as Evel Knievel!


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Do You Remember Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle?

Do You Remember Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle?

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  • martin2011
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    owned one it was cool
  • Anonymous user
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    I remember my cuz having this and we used to slaw with this when I visited him. A cherished childhood memory x
  • Erik
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    Loved this toy,had it for many years-the original bike,the chopper AND the sparkling racer- and just recently gave them away to a "toys for needy children" drive...I hope old Evel gives some kid as much fun as he has given me!
  • professorEagleOwl
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    Fantastic toy, virually unbreakable. We'd set up ramps in the garden, set Evel in action pose, and start the winding process. I lost count of the number of times i scraped my knuckles on the slabs while winding the bike to 'turbo' speeds. Hours of fun, any weather, inside or out. Definately one of my top 5 toys/ games as a kid.
  • Anonymous user
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    Good memories related to this cool little toy,the best thing was that almost every kids parents could afford one.Does anyone remember his toy nemasis who rode the black chopper?,i had one of those also but cant recollect the exact name of it.
  • Anonymous user
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    Wow... I went through so many of these. I always managed to break the energiser through fevered winding of the handle in order to send Evel into orbit off a makeshift ramp. Shame it wasn't as easy to replace the skin off my knuckes ;) Still, Happy days!
  • Anonymous user
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    HEY, WHAT FUN TO READ THIS STUFF. DEBBIE LAWLER IS MY SISTER. SHE IS ALIVE AND WELL AND THEY ARE THINKING ABOUT BRINGING BACK A DEBBIE LAWLER STUNT JUMPING DOLL AGAIN. UP WITH GIRLS!!! SHERRI
  • Anonymous user
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    Evel Knievel was brilliant. I remeber launching mine into the fireplace & using Beano annuals as ramps...a real 70s iconic toy (i'm getting a new one from the wife for my birthday!).
  • Anonymous user
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    The Evel Knievel toys are the best! I have most of them and they are super fun. checkout this superb site i found. www.kingofthestuntmen.co.uk all about Evel Knievel and the toys etc.