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1978 Powerlite 3 bar 26

1978 Powerlite 3 bar 26

I took my time with this one, my first three bar build and first calendar build off entry.  

Thanks to museum friends from across the US and as far as Australia and Germany that helped me out with just the right parts for this badboy.

Thank you for looking!

Frame: 1978/79 Powerlite 3 Bar 26" 
Fork: Powerlite
Bars: Al's Rapid Transit
Stem: Pro Neck
Grips: Oury waffle
Headset: Tioga MX-2
Saddle: Mesinger quilted
Seatpost: Powerlite
Seat clamp: Tuf-Neck
Rims: Ukai 26 x 2.125
Tires: Cheng Shin Snakebelly 26 x 2.125
Front Hub: Sunshine 3rd gen w/ Phil Wood bearings
Rear Hub: Bendix Redline coaster US made
Sprocket: Bendix 18t
Chain: Izumi
Cranks: Takagi 175mm
BB: Tange sealed
Chainwheel: Tuf-Neck 45t
Pedals: KKT Lightning
Other: BS Dirt Skirt, Chatty Matty bar extenders, Helix dropout savers, Acorn dust caps.

Submitted by cobra_standard

  • Race
  • Company: Powerlite
  • Model: 3 Bar 26
  • Wheel Size: 26"
  • Toptube length: 22.5
  • Headtube size: 1"

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