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 :)
Makes me smile - banana seat - I used to have a bike with one of these on it!!
Banana Seat Bike, boy this makes me want to scan a pix of my bike with a banana seat from the 70s!
1971-xx-xx Sears Christmas Catalog P228 by Wishbook, via Flickr
Banana seat bikes
"Schwinn Drag team" Krate 60's & 70's Muscle Bike Banana seat bikes. #MINE
Mine was gold, with a sparkly gold seat and sparkly gold streamers. I also had a pink and white woven basket.
Many a mile along a dirt road...a few cards and straws for noise.. lead me to the Harley today....
banana seat and basket...oh, and the fur lined hood! My bike was purple...was so proud of it !
Banana seat bike...mine was lime green with streamers:)