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#1 2009-11-23 7:21am

RipVanWinkle
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From: Minneapolis, MN
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1966 Schwinn Tornado

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1966 Schwinn Tornado

Trickray Tribute Build on a 1960 Schwinn Tornado

Frame / Fork: 1960 Schwinn Tornado
Wheelset: Schwinn S2 rims front and back with ACS front hub*, Shimano coaster, .80 gauge spokes up front with both wheels wrapped in wire for extra strength
Seat: Persons copy banana
Struts: Trickray *
Tank: Trickray *
Numbers: Trickray *
Plate: Hunt Wild *
Stem: WIN *
Handlebars: WALD big ass bars, small crossbar with non-pinch *
Tires: Old school 20 x 2.125 knobby style chinglangchongstar pro
Crank: Wald* switched for length, but I couldn't go any bigger on the ring <--- Tornado problem, but hey... no kickstand
Pedals: KKT rat-trap
Anyway, there she is. I thought about having it painted, but said screw it. I never gave a crap about the paint bitd. Hope you dig it, thanks for lookin'.
* = NOS


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#2 2010-09-21 8:40pm

Monster-Robot
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Re: 1966 Schwinn Tornado

Love the wire-wrap on the spokes!

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#3 2011-04-03 10:13pm

Stoner71
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From: Armpit of California
Registered: 2010-12-11
Posts: 4175

Re: 1966 Schwinn Tornado

Great bike! Love it!


Ummmmm..........Yeah.

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#4 2012-09-24 3:52pm

A.M. RACING
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From: SEATTLE, WA.
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Re: 1966 Schwinn Tornado

TOTALLY SLICK...
THANX FOR POSTING THE FOTOS!

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#5 2012-12-12 12:19pm

espbassist88
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From: South Carolina
Registered: 2009-12-14
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Re: 1966 Schwinn Tornado

Tough looking build.


Bass Solo, Take One...

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#6 2013-02-12 4:19pm

NORCAL BOYZ
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From: AZ
Registered: 2008-10-19
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Re: 1966 Schwinn Tornado

True bmx history Sweet!    coolcoolcool

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#7 2015-05-07 4:47pm

Mad Scrambler
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From: Illinois
Registered: 2014-09-10
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Re: 1966 Schwinn Tornado

That's how the Tornado's should have looked! cool


1.21 Jigowatts!!!

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