Prewar Schwinn, plan 'B'

Discussion in 'FINISHED KLUNKERZ' started by Bendix, Nov 30, 2008.

  1. Bendix

    Bendix

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    Ok, so much for plan 'A', the cro-mo fork w/the canti bosses isn't done yet. Popped on a basic BMX cruiser fork and did a very minimalist bomber instead. I'm optimistic the lighter fork and alloy SR 'Swan' stem will help me hold the weight of the canti brake equiped version to the same sub-30 pounds I have now. Who knows? It may not even go on this particular bike- I think I'm going to look at another in the morning. Same frame, same color....Just glad I usually have some klunker style spares laying around the garage! Basic, but pretty quick at 29.5 lbs! :)


    Full shot of the complete bike
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    MRP three piece conversion & Shimano UN-54 BB
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    Suntour XC-II pedals and vintage Specialized crank- favorites of mine
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    The ubiquitous Bendix red band coaster brake on a narrow Araya 7x
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    Campagnolo QR front hub, a first for me on a klunker- should make transport simpler. Also on a narrow 7x
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    13/16x7/8 top, 6061 aluminum seatpost, Brooks B68 (no springs), and a Specialized QR- another small part favorite
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    Good night, klunkers......
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  2. BLASTER

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    Nicely!!!
     
  3. 41DX

    41DX

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    I like it. Very uncluttered. Clean
     
  4. Bendix

    Bendix

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    where's the black bike? been waiting all night for that one!
     

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