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#1 2011-02-15 12:04am

romano916
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1978 Torker MX

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1978 Torker MX

I rode her daily and raced her hard back in the day!!

I got this frame and fork in 1978 from the shop I was sponsored by. It was by far my favorite of all the bikes I rode and raced. I won the '79 NBA Colorado U.S. National in my class on it. After I quit racing it sat around for years. I let a nephew of mine use it for awhile...When I asked for it back, all I got was the frame forks and Phil Wood hubs.I was way bummed. There were some awesome old components on that bike. So I've slowly built it back to how it was set up back in the day. I've tried to keep it as era correct as possible.
  Thanks to my Nephew( not the one that tore it up ) Matt ( Fulthotle73) and my buddy Rich (Richh66) for helping me along the way!!


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#2 2011-02-15 8:43am

Fulthrotle73
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Re: 1978 Torker MX

Love it! My favorite bike of all time.


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#3 2011-02-15 9:26am

Richh66
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Re: 1978 Torker MX

The coolest bike I have ever had in my garage! thanks for letting me help with the rebuild!


How much for one rib?

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#4 2011-02-15 3:59pm

bonze1973
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Re: 1978 Torker MX

Cool story and way nice bike....cool


Wife loves it when another package shows up in the mail..big_smile....NOT...big_smile

Question is, is the spoon really there?

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#5 2011-02-17 4:34am

77stroker2
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Re: 1978 Torker MX

Nice Ride ! uuuuugggghhhh  That Seat Use To Be Blue ?????????? lol


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#6 2011-05-05 11:34pm

olskoolbmxican
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Re: 1978 Torker MX

very cool torker, all O.G.    cool


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

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#7 2011-10-02 5:26pm

Dingo_Warrior
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Re: 1978 Torker MX

Love it, with the blue decals. rebuilding mine too, can't wait til it's done!

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#8 2012-06-14 11:11pm

dnss.636
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Re: 1978 Torker MX

great colors , one of my favorites.smile

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#9 2012-08-21 9:23pm

A.M. RACING
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Re: 1978 Torker MX

TOTALLY COOL THAT YOU GOT THE FRAME AND FORX BACK
          AND HAVE BUILT IT BACK TO LIFE...KILLER!

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#10 2012-08-22 9:53am

romano916
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Re: 1978 Torker MX

big_smile

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#11 2012-08-22 6:05pm

Fulthrotle73
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Re: 1978 Torker MX

HELLZ YEAH! cool


Ca-04 89-94

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