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#1 2010-11-20 5:14pm

markyp
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1983 Robinson Expert

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1983 Robinson Expert

my ride in 85,and one of the last 'r' gusset (WORK IN PROGRESS)

.NOTE; INTERESTING SERIAL NUMBER 12830001,THE FIRST BIKE FROM DECEMBER 83 PRODUCTION,POSSIBLY THE LAST RUN OF THE 'R' GUSSET STYLE??? Back in  may 1985 with the money i got for my 12th birthday i bought an r gusset robinson from a family friend.fastforward 25 years to my 37th birthday and i score another!!having been bitten by the bmx bug again over two years ago it seemed a shame to not grab myself a robbo,after all this hobby is about trying to recreate our childhood  memories so adding a robinson to the collection was a must.this ones on its third incarnation,the blue is staying as its how mine was bitd smile
PARTS LIST;
1983 robinson expert frameset(rechromed)
robinson pro bars(rechromed)
nos robinson layback seat post
rechromed redline 175 flight cranks with single pinch full wrap and double dimple spindle
bullseye spider with sugino chainring
tange loose ball bb(nos)
polished bulldog stamped pro neck stem
tange headset
dcmx 890 caliper with double bend lever and dc cable
shiman odx pedals
tuf seat clamp
kashimax mx seat
ukai box rims 1.75 laced to  suzue  hubs
ame round bubble font grips
izumi chain
tioga comp 3's 1.75 2nd gen
repro vinyl snap pads and  repro decals


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#2 2010-11-20 5:25pm

MiguelESP
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Re: 1983 Robinson Expert

Looks great !
Job well done!

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#3 2010-11-22 8:50am

flythefriendlyskyway
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Re: 1983 Robinson Expert

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL Robinson, Mark!  "Spared no expense" and it ***SHOWS***!


I NEED: 1986-88 Chrome ELF Pro Frame/Fork
I NEED: 24" Blue UKAI Speedline hoop or wheel--single or pair
I NEED: White Vinyl REDLINE Top Tube Pad--old, snap style in very good condition

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#4 2010-12-23 3:36am

MickRich393
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Re: 1983 Robinson Expert

That's a sweet-looking Robbo Mark and a worthy winner of RADBMX's November BOTM!  Good luck with the BOTY!! big_smile


1983 VDC-built Trident, 1987 Haro Group 1 RS3 and 1983 Kuwi Laserlite! Check out http://bmxmuseum.com/forums/viewtopic.php?id=377792 for the current old school scene in Japan.

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#5 2010-12-23 3:45am

markyp
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Re: 1983 Robinson Expert

MickRich393 wrote:

That's a sweet-looking Robbo Mark and a worthy winner of RADBMX's November BOTM!  Good luck with the BOTY!! big_smile

cheers fella,thanks for the compliment;)

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#6 2012-03-03 8:27am

dansGT's
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Re: 1983 Robinson Expert

queston where did you get your crhome redone, i need a couple of frames recrhomed:D


wanted  british bmx's bits frames anything

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#7 2012-10-28 9:42pm

skdevore
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Re: 1983 Robinson Expert

Wow, what a sweet Robi you have there!  Great selection of top shelf parts, I dig that thing!


There's no help for this Museum Junkie!

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#8 2012-10-29 8:37am

markyp
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Re: 1983 Robinson Expert

skdevore wrote:

Wow, what a sweet Robi you have there!  Great selection of top shelf parts, I dig that thing!

thanks!!its had a major makeover lately,new pics coming very soon

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#9 2012-10-29 8:38pm

flythefriendlyskyway
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Re: 1983 Robinson Expert

markyp wrote:

skdevore wrote:

Wow, what a sweet Robi you have there!  Great selection of top shelf parts, I dig that thing!

thanks!!its had a major makeover lately,new pics coming very soon

Can't wait to see, Mark!


I NEED: 1986-88 Chrome ELF Pro Frame/Fork
I NEED: 24" Blue UKAI Speedline hoop or wheel--single or pair
I NEED: White Vinyl REDLINE Top Tube Pad--old, snap style in very good condition

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#10 2012-10-31 7:00pm

MickRich393
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Re: 1983 Robinson Expert

+1


1983 VDC-built Trident, 1987 Haro Group 1 RS3 and 1983 Kuwi Laserlite! Check out http://bmxmuseum.com/forums/viewtopic.php?id=377792 for the current old school scene in Japan.

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#11 2012-11-03 5:21am

markyp
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Re: 1983 Robinson Expert

new pictures added!hope you all like the revamp;)

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