2008 SE Racing Quadangle Freestlyer 24
C4 Labs Custom fabricated one of a kind Retro 24" Freestyle Quadangle.
Okay, I had my 24" Quadangle for a couple of years, I loved it but as most of us know we tend to go from one project to the next. I always loved the Freestyle Quads & over time thought it would be cool to get some kind of custom fabrication done to achieve a one off 24" Freestyle model.
In January (2010) I set about finding the best person possible to complete the tall order of completely rebuilding the rear triangle of the bike. It didn't take long to decide that Chip at C4 Labs was the man to do it. As I live in the UK, Chip kept me updated on Skype & also emailed pictures of the work in process. At first I wanted the Quad in Yellow but Chip convinced me that Turquoise would be a better choice for a Freestyler (I understand that White & Turquoise were the first two colours back in "84), so I was happy to go along with his recommendation. I must say the day I received my Frame & Forks I was overwhelmed by the quality of work, there was no sign of the Seat stay attaching to the top tube & the "84 style brake bridge was perfect as were the 2nd gen dropouts. Chip subsequently used the old Looptail rear Triangle & converted it to a bike stand.
I'm happy to say that the build was finally finished in the early hours of 1St September, Later that day it won 1st place in Best Retro at Rad BMX MK10.
Parts Listed below: I'm proud to say that the only old School parts used on this bike are the seat & pads set.
Frame & Forks - Custom FS Quadangle with 990 Brake Mounts & Gyro Tabs. Custom Standing Gear Forks.
Bars - Repro Powerwing Cruiser
Stem - Knight Bike Co. Retro Tuff Stem
Gyro - Odyssey G3 Cables, Snafu Gyro, Odyssey Upper plate.
Headset - FSA Pig DH Pro 1 1/8
Grips - AME Tri
Brake Levers - Eclat Swift
Front Brake - Dia Compe 883
Rear - Primo E Brake
Brake Pads - Skyway Tuff Pads
Brake Hanger - Knight Bike Co.
Wheels - Yellow 24" Skyway Tuffs with repop Alloy Hub caps
Tyres - Kenda 24 x175 Comp III Style
Pad Set - SE Freestyle Fred Blood signature (Big thanks to Shifty for these)
Cranks - Duel pinch Redline Flight 180mm
BB - DK US
Chainring - Knight Bike Co. Retro Sprocket 44T
Chain - YBN
Pedals - KHE Stimulatorz
Seat Clamp - Cycle Pro
Seatpost - Redline
Cog - Dicta 16T
Seat - Viscount MX
Thanks for looking hope you like, its been quite a journey building this bike!!
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