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#1 2011-12-25 11:53pm

Gylles Smyth
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1982 Patterson Pro

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1982 Patterson Pro

1982 Patterson Pro survivor - owned for more than 25 years and still ridden regularly.

Patterson Pro (TrackMaster-era 18.5" Top Tube) Frame and Fork - original chrome and decals,
Powerlite Pro Bars - original chrome and decal,
DK Pro Stem - original chrome,
Sugino CT 175mm Chromoly crankset with Sugino 44T sprocket - original chrome and decals,
Uni Turbo seat with Pro-14 post,
Hutch Seat Post Clamp - original chrome,
Araya 7C rims,
Suzue hubs,
KKT Lightning pedals,
Suntour 16T freewheel,
DiaCompe brakes - Tech 3 lever / MX-900 calipers,
A'me grips,
Comp III skinwall tires - 20 x 1.75 front and rear,
Original Patterson handlebar/stem/top tube pad set.
 
*  Acquired the frame and fork from their original owner back in 1985 when we were both on the Hackenbush (Puyallup, Washington) Bike Shop Team.
*  Raced and served as pre-driver's license transportation for the next three years.
*  No restoration efforts - just normal use and maintenance.
*  Everything still works like new with no rust, cracks, etc.
*  Still ridden on a regular basis and I'd like to get it back out on a track in the near future.
 
Cheers,
Gylles Smyth


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#2 2012-02-21 6:48am

Gylles Smyth
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Re: 1982 Patterson Pro

I have a general question to anyone that might be reading.  I see the '84 (I think) style reproduction stickers on a lot (probably the vast majority) of the Patterson frames on this site - the orange letters like those on mine, but over the white background with the blue/orange/yellow border.

Being that I'm just a longtime owner/rider and not a restorer/collector, I'm just wondering what the general thought on replacing the original decals is.  When I think about restoring cars, restoring everything to showroom/concours condition by any means available seems to be the common practice, while for something like vintage guitars, even if only 5% of the original finish is left on the guitar, any collector would leave it in its as-is survivor condition as opposed to refinishing.  Personally, even though the decals on mine are scuffed from 27 years of use, I kind of prefer them to reproductions (thus the fact that they're still there).

Anyone else have any thoughts on the matter?

Thanks,
CGS


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#3 2012-03-09 6:44pm

jipster43
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Re: 1982 Patterson Pro

Awesome bike!  I loved Hackenbush.  I drove around and found it again about 12 or more years ago and was stoked to find old DGs and such hanging from the wall. 

As far as the decals... I wouldn't touch 'em.  Your bike has historical context and much of that will be forever lost if you mess with the decals.

JP smile

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#4 2012-04-17 6:56pm

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Re: 1982 Patterson Pro

Nice bike.


Straight outta Orchards, another crazy ass Kracka

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#5 2012-04-17 7:17pm

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Re: 1982 Patterson Pro

leave it as it is cool

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#6 2012-11-28 11:41am

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Re: 1982 Patterson Pro

some things just have to be perfect for some. "but its only OG once" cool


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#7 2014-05-06 12:25am

olskoolbmxican
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Re: 1982 Patterson Pro

Very nice!!smile


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

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