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Discussion in 'FRESH FINDS' started by Dizzle Problems, Nov 12, 2017.

  1. Dizzle Problems

    Dizzle Problems

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    Snagged this ladies 5 speed LW star cruiser. Few good bits.
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    And a red Cyclepro custom 5. Will look nice next to my blue one.
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  2. Dizzle Problems

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    Grabbed a made in USA Huffy Good Vibrations.

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  3. Dizzle Problems

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    Couldn’t pass up this Novara touring rig. Really rad set up. 3x10 drivetrain with all the braze ons. Looks like I could prob fit 700x42 tires on it.
    Reynolds steel tubing. Looks huge, but it’s for a more up right geo. Fit for 6’-6’3”. Which is perfect as I’m 6’1”

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  4. Dizzle Problems

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    Early 80s Diamondback Sand Streak. Great parts throughout.

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    Stoked on the arayas with almost no brake rub. Sugino stem, dia compe brakes, square taper to American bb, etc
     
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  5. Chuy

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    Nice! A perfect parts bike.


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  6. ParkRNDL

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    so, like, big bottom bracket shell that'll fit a one-piece crank, but with a BMX-style 3 piece bottom bracket set? sweeeeet..... I thought you had to hit vintage BMX parts stashes to find them...
     
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  7. Dizzle Problems

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    Exactly. There’s a few 80s cruisers that have them, but not many. I believe the spindle is about 127mm. Modern offerings are either 122 or 130. I recently ran into an issue running a 122, so stoked to have found it.
     
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  8. Robertk

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    And some nice Akisu forks with diamond cutout!
     
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  9. Dizzle Problems

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    For sure! If I didn’t have three pairs, and a complete men’s version, I’d be keeping em! :) However,
    This pair, and frame, are available. :113:
     
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    Scored some 80s snake belly tires-
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    They happen to be on this Huffy Good Vibrations
     
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    Forgot to take a pic before I started stripping the paint, but here’s a screen shot. 2003 Kona Unit single speed mountain bike frame and a Surly instigator fork I grabbed on eBay. Been wanting to build a rigid SS mtb for a bit and the deal on this was good enough. It’ll be a fun knock around bike for sure!

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  12. RustyGold

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  13. Dizzle Problems

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    Rad Monocog! I’d been eyeing those too.
    I’m leaning more mountain bike. But it will prob have some bmx influence. If the chainline works out, I have a mid school Haro 3 piece crank I’d like to run on it. I’ve got most the parts as it won’t be a build where I am overly concerned with era appropriateness as I usually am.
    Getting the spray bomb off proved to be a challenge, so I started stripping all the paint. Once it’s stripped and painted I suspect I’ll have some pics of it built within a week or so.
     
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    I'm always watching CL for Kona Humus, Units, Big Units, and the a'ha...they always show up at a higher price point than I'm willing to pay for :doh: (except for the a'ha...it just never shows up).

    Cool score...look forward to the 'finished' result :thumbsup:.
     
  15. Dizzle Problems

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    Picked up a made in Italy Romana road bike.

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    It’s a product of the ten speed ‘bike boom’ in the 70s. Nothing really special. But stoked on the brooks saddle. I’ll keep the seat, put on new rubber, and a tune up, and cut it free.
     
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    Very stoked on what awaited me when I got home today! ‘37/‘38 BF Goodrich badged Schwinn strait bar.

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    Don’t worry! I’m not gonn do what everyone thinks I’m gonna do and bmx it out!
    All I wanna know is, who’s got a prewar Schwinn truss fork for me??
     
  17. ParkRNDL

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    the graphics are AWESOME... wow.
     
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    They're the primary reason I purchased it. Really awesome to see OG paint this clean!
     
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    Klunker time! :rockout:
     
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    I’m usually not fond of repaints. But this has a lotta goodies. ‘79 Schwinn, Tange fork, Ukai rims with bendix 76 and chair hubs, sugino chainring. For less then what the forks fetch, I had to take it home with me.

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    Super cool seller too. He was the original owner and remembers pickin it out when he was 12. It was originally red, so I believe it’s a spitfire. Chain guard looks older. There’s not a scratch on the metallic blue. I think I’ll get some appropriate decals and swap the stuff not mentioned and have a rad rider.
     

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