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#1 2010-11-16 10:43am

Leary
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Registered: 2010-11-13
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1984 Diamond Back Viper

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1984 Diamond Back Viper

I have a 1984 Diamond Back Viper (3rd Generation). It was a 9th Birthday present from my parents. It still has every original part including the pad-sets. It looks great for a 26 year old bike!


Finishes: Chrome
Frame: Hi-Tension steel (Akisu)
Forks: Hi-Tension steel (Akisu)
Handlebars: Diamond Back chrome plated, Steel (Akisu)
Stem: Diamond Back, alloy Chromoly shaft (Sugino)
Grips: F-1 type black/grey (Fuan)
Headset: Chrome plated (Tange type)
Rims: Steel 7x type 20x1.75 (CMC)
Spokes: tbc
Hubs: Steel, Chrome plated (KT)
Tyres: Comp 3 type skinwall , 2.125 front, 1.75 rear (Cheng Shin)
Brakes: 890 front and rear, Black (Dia-Compe)
Levers: Tech III, Black (Dia-Compe)
Cable: Black (Dia-Compe)
Pedals: MX, Chromoly axle (HTI)
Crank: Forged steel one-piece, 175mm
Bottom Bracket: 24tpi (Tange type)
Chainring: 44T (Lunghi)
Spider: n/a
Freewheel: 16T, Black (Suntour)
Chain: 1/8, black/silver
Seat: Diamond Back Aero (Fuan)
Seat Post: Chrome plated, Steel
Seat Post Clamp: Alloy black (Suntour type)


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#2 2010-11-17 8:05am

markyp
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From: Weymouth, UK
Registered: 2008-07-24
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Re: 1984 Diamond Back Viper

awesome,i love the vipers,i know they are an entry level db but nearly 27 years on it still wrangles me that my parents wouldnt buy me one for christmas 83,i had to make do with a crap viceroy bmx instead

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#3 2010-11-17 12:24pm

ReddyZ06
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From: Chandler, AZ via Columbus, OH
Registered: 2009-05-14
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Re: 1984 Diamond Back Viper

What a great piece of history, cool story and beautiful bike.
Mike

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#4 2010-12-31 8:53am

Tiller
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From: SoCal
Registered: 2009-12-06
Posts: 191
Bikes: 4

Re: 1984 Diamond Back Viper

I had a viper like this for my first BMX bike. Great ride!

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#5 2011-03-12 6:14pm

Dhawk5
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From: Wichita kansas
Registered: 2011-01-25
Posts: 22
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Re: 1984 Diamond Back Viper

Sweet bike building a pacer 500 myself would love to get a pad set like that.

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#6 2011-04-18 8:18am

freestyle4me
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From: Deutschland
Registered: 2009-06-06
Posts: 1327
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Re: 1984 Diamond Back Viper

Nice! I would so crash running my breaks that way.  Ironic that I also ride motercycles.


Cool, a new bike.  Wait a minute.......where am I going to hide this one.  She's going to catch me...

Wanted: 90 Holmes f/f decals, Odyssey parts in vapor blue

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#7 2011-04-18 8:19am

freestyle4me
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From: Deutschland
Registered: 2009-06-06
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Re: 1984 Diamond Back Viper

mad....motorcycles!


Cool, a new bike.  Wait a minute.......where am I going to hide this one.  She's going to catch me...

Wanted: 90 Holmes f/f decals, Odyssey parts in vapor blue

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#8 2012-05-18 5:39am

NOPOSERS
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From: Long Beach, CA
Registered: 2009-05-12
Posts: 1869
Bikes: 19
For Sale

Re: 1984 Diamond Back Viper

my friend had that exact same bike when we were growing up . So many memories. It was the bike that got me into BMX and opened the doors to name brand bikes,


LOOKING FOR......
One 20x1.75 tan wall PRIMO V-MONSTER
1 chrome Rhyno Lite 48 rim.
Rear Suzue/Peregrine 48 sealed mech hub

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