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#1 2010-09-07 10:14am

primal
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1992 Auburn CR-20RX

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1992 Auburn CR-20RX

'Bad to the Bone'

'Bad to the Bone' was Auburn's advertising phrase in 1992 magazine adverts.  The neon green 1992 CR20RX is the most sort after Auburn model.  Definately Auburn at its best.  This example has original paint and decals.

Established in 1987 by Todd Huffman and Bob Morales.  Todd, an ex-B Pro racer, and Bob, a former freestyle rider, came together and founded a company called Mor Distributing.  They them went into making their own BMX bike to distribute with the high demand, brand name scooter and freestyle lines.  In 1989 their annual production rate was 2000 units and the only model availble was the CR-20R 20" pro sized frame.  (Information taken from BMX Plus Sept 1989). 
Auburn Cycles produced USA made frames etc until the mid 90's.

This bike has the following parts:
frame: Auburn CR20RX Pro XL, 4130 Chromoly front/ Aluminum rear, 20.5" tt c to c
fork: Auburn, 1" threaded
bars: Auburn, 29 x 9
stem: GT Pro Series, 65mm
headset: Tange
grips: ODI Long-Neck
seat: GT Slim
seatpost: GT, 22.2
seat clamp: GT Double Bolt
cranks: GT Power Series, 180mm w/ Ti spindle
bottom bracket: GT bearings
chainwheel: GT Power Series, 44t
chain: KMC
chain tensioners: n/a
pedals: GT Platform
hubs: GT low flanged sealed, 32h
rims: Sun CR16, 1.5
freewheel: ACS Claws, 16t
tyres: GT Megabite, 1.75/1.75
brake lever: Odyssey Pitbull Series II
brakes: Odyessey Pitbull Series I
cable: Tektro
padset: Auburn

Serial number:09921525
Total weight: 10.2 kg / 22.48 lbs

Frame Specs:
Original Retail: US$550 (complete)
Material: 4130 Chromoly and Aluminum
Top Tube Length: 20.5" c to c
Wheelbase:
Head Tube Length:
Head Tube Angle:
Seat Tube Angle:
Head Tube: 1"
Bottom Bracket: American
Seat Post OD:
Frame Weight:
Colours: Green
Ridden By: Todd Corbitt


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#2 2010-09-07 11:00am

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Re: 1992 Auburn CR-20RX

One word:
sweet.
-Bill


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#3 2010-09-07 6:17pm

granroyal
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Re: 1992 Auburn CR-20RX

Just another run of the mill build by Matt lollol

These bikes of yours never cease to amaze me.  I knew it was only a matter of time until you had an awesome XL Auburn built up.

Another Fav

Gran

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#4 2010-09-07 6:25pm

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Re: 1992 Auburn CR-20RX

Great job Matt, sweet looking ride. cool

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#5 2010-09-08 12:17am

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Re: 1992 Auburn CR-20RX

Looks super nice Matt smile


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#6 2010-09-14 12:34am

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Re: 1992 Auburn CR-20RX

that is clean!! wink           what size is the top tube?


Freestyle and Racing seem to share some sort of code, code 4130

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#7 2010-09-14 1:12am

primal
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Re: 1992 Auburn CR-20RX

hey bmxican....are you tellin me i go to all that trouble of listing the features etc and no-one bothers to read it!!!!!lol

20.5"
cheers

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#8 2010-09-18 5:25pm

olskoolbmxican
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Re: 1992 Auburn CR-20RX

sorry bro!!!   that bike is so nice that it distracted me from reading   big_smile


Freestyle and Racing seem to share some sort of code, code 4130

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#9 2010-11-21 8:58am

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Re: 1992 Auburn CR-20RX

you got the sickest 90's bikes on the museum. instant fave

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#10 2011-01-22 8:03am

RiderAZ
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Re: 1992 Auburn CR-20RX

Damn, that thing is super clean!  Way nice!

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#11 2011-07-05 10:24am

cylervan
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Re: 1992 Auburn CR-20RX

WHAT A SEXY BIKE , IVE GOTTA GET ONE OF THEM HOT GREEN AUBURNS ONE DAY SOON, THOSE ARE RIDICULOUSLY NICE.

cYLER

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#12 2012-05-12 8:36pm

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Re: 1992 Auburn CR-20RX

now thats what im talkin bout ,,,,,,favorited instantly.....


RIDE OR DIE !!!

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#13 2012-05-12 8:43pm

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Re: 1992 Auburn CR-20RX

I thought GT made auburn?

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#14 2013-01-08 8:29pm

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Re: 1992 Auburn CR-20RX

gt helped in the manufacturing and distribution of them! but not in the designing of them! if I'm not mistaken!!

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#15 2013-01-08 8:34pm

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Re: 1992 Auburn CR-20RX

in the early 90s this was the holy grail of bmx!! its almost identical to one that was on the cover of bmx plus magazine sum time in 91 as the dream bike build!! only difference is that one had the one leg forks!! awesome bike!!

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#16 2013-05-26 1:55am

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Re: 1992 Auburn CR-20RX

Clean, clean, clean...
cool

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#17 2013-05-27 12:45am

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Re: 1992 Auburn CR-20RX

1 speed and machine wrote:

I thought GT made auburn?

They purchased Auburn and hired on Morales.


Racing in the 80's, idle in the 90's, now Cruzin' 24's. And yes I roll on Graphites. 
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#18 2014-07-14 8:38pm

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Re: 1992 Auburn CR-20RX

Wow, awesome ride!!!


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