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#1 2008-02-28 10:49pm

Scraplord
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1985 ELF 24

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1985 ELF 24

Very rare 1985 ELF Pro cruiser. I have only seen a few of these.

Voted best cruiser at the Bend Oregon BMX show 2008 and best 80`s cruiser at the Vancouver WA show 2012 and 2014!

New pics and parts list 8-11:

1985 ELF frame and fork
ELF padset
Tioga headset
Suntour headlock
Araya 7X rims
Shimano hubs
Tioga Comp 3 skinwalls
Redline 401 Flight cranks 180mm (full wrap)
Redline Flight 40 tooth sprocket
Mongoose bottom bracket
Suntour XC-II pedals with Razorback cages
Pro-Neck stem
Pro-Neck flex fighter
DC MX 1000 brakes
Skyway finned brake pads
Tuf-Neck seatclamp
ELF Zipback post
Kashimax Aero seat
CW cruiser bars
Oakley B1B grips


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Last edited by scraplord (2009-01-14 8:37pm)


Still searching for my missing bikes from BITD. 1979 Blue Max serial: CI9 221346 and 1977 Webco serial: 42667. Both were last seen at Spoke and Sport Bicycles in Spokane, WA around 1984. $600 reward if found!!

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#2 2008-02-29 7:52am

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Re: 1985 ELF 24

I like this the way it is but good luck on your hunt for Chrome Elf forks


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#3 2008-02-29 5:38pm

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Re: 1985 ELF 24

E-bay is selling a couple crome elf forks. Just type(elf bmx).Good luck


Need a 24" Elf Traction plate frame and fork.
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#4 2008-03-04 4:44pm

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Re: 1985 ELF 24

Hey, where are those forks I traded you for the old crummy GHP forks?
speaking of, does anyone have a ghp 24 to go with them?
?


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#5 2008-04-11 6:20pm

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Re: 1985 ELF 24

Did I mention this bike is a rider? Here are a few more pics before and after the restoration:
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o299/scraplord/firstride004.jpg
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o299/scraplord/firstride005.jpg
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o299/scraplord/firstride007.jpg
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o299/scraplord/firstride011.jpg
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o299/scraplord/ELF.jpg
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o299/scraplord/ELFGOOSE.jpg
http://i123.photobucket.com/albums/o299/scraplord/ELF1.jpg


Still searching for my missing bikes from BITD. 1979 Blue Max serial: CI9 221346 and 1977 Webco serial: 42667. Both were last seen at Spoke and Sport Bicycles in Spokane, WA around 1984. $600 reward if found!!

  "Have you ever noticed that other people`s stuff is shit and your shit is stuff?" - George Carlin

WANT TO BUY BLACK 26" CYCLE PRO SNAKEBELLY SKINWALL OR FIRST GEN SPECIALIZED STUMPJUMPER TIRES!!

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#6 2008-04-14 2:59pm

haro1990ride
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Re: 1985 ELF 24

Man scrap the elf cruiser has turned out sweeeet well done on the restro. thanks Pat!

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#7 2008-05-27 6:10pm

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Re: 1985 ELF 24

I saw an Elf Cruiser locked up outside my office in NYC today.  If I see it again I'll try and snap a few pics.

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#8 2008-09-04 2:21pm

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Re: 1985 ELF 24

I love these bikes and yours is really sweet.  Awesome Bike!!!

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#9 2008-12-31 1:32pm

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Re: 1985 ELF 24

I have a extra 1st generation Elf fork if your intersted and the correct sticker kit also.

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#10 2009-03-30 7:02pm

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Re: 1985 ELF 24

Very Cool Cruiser. cool


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#11 2009-10-10 2:30pm

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Re: 1985 ELF 24

motox2000 wrote:

I have a extra 1st generation Elf fork if your intersted and the correct sticker kit also.

Thanks again! Check out the updated pics. cool


Still searching for my missing bikes from BITD. 1979 Blue Max serial: CI9 221346 and 1977 Webco serial: 42667. Both were last seen at Spoke and Sport Bicycles in Spokane, WA around 1984. $600 reward if found!!

  "Have you ever noticed that other people`s stuff is shit and your shit is stuff?" - George Carlin

WANT TO BUY BLACK 26" CYCLE PRO SNAKEBELLY SKINWALL OR FIRST GEN SPECIALIZED STUMPJUMPER TIRES!!

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#12 2010-10-21 2:01am

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Re: 1985 ELF 24

I got a 1988 elf 24 with the extended forks and I wanted to know the frames top tub lenth for a frame with standard forks?

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#13 2010-10-21 11:25am

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Re: 1985 ELF 24

roberts1234567890 wrote:

I got a 1988 elf 24 with the extended forks and I wanted to know the frames top tub lenth for a frame with standard forks?

Well maybe you should use the tape measure rather than spamming up museum bikes! yikes


Still searching for my missing bikes from BITD. 1979 Blue Max serial: CI9 221346 and 1977 Webco serial: 42667. Both were last seen at Spoke and Sport Bicycles in Spokane, WA around 1984. $600 reward if found!!

  "Have you ever noticed that other people`s stuff is shit and your shit is stuff?" - George Carlin

WANT TO BUY BLACK 26" CYCLE PRO SNAKEBELLY SKINWALL OR FIRST GEN SPECIALIZED STUMPJUMPER TIRES!!

BMX Patriot

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#14 2011-03-14 10:13pm

rems408
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Re: 1985 ELF 24

wow!!!!!!!!!
love those elf pads how u get em so clean?


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#15 2011-03-14 10:14pm

rems408
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Re: 1985 ELF 24

a friend has crome hubs i talk to him see what it will take. if u still need


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#16 2011-04-06 9:31am

-J.
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Re: 1985 ELF 24

One of my favorite cruisers - love the chrome with blue parts/accents

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#17 2011-04-28 7:45pm

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Re: 1985 ELF 24

Sweet ride!  I am building a 24 doublecross very similar.

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#18 2011-10-04 1:43pm

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Re: 1985 ELF 24

Nice!!


Go,go,gone...

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#19 2012-03-12 5:47pm

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Re: 1985 ELF 24

DIG THIS BAD BOY!!


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#20 2013-02-20 1:46am

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Re: 1985 ELF 24

Somehow....I neglected to mention, this bike is rad.


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#21 2014-08-09 8:44am

Bordertown333
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Re: 1985 ELF 24

Just happened upon a 20" 1985 Pro frame & fork set with OG decals and amazing chrome.  Can't wait to build it.  Your cruiser is insane!  An inspiration! smile Good stuff!

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#22 2015-06-19 9:51am

RadicalNick
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Re: 1985 ELF 24

I love this. cool


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#23 2015-08-16 10:46am

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Re: 1985 ELF 24

nice! one of my favorite cruisers cool

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#24 2016-04-01 11:31am

mxfan69
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Re: 1985 ELF 24

perfect


mmmm........loop tails.......

...and that's all I have to say about that...

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#25 2016-05-15 2:26pm

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Re: 1985 ELF 24

What makes it rare, just out of curiosity? Rarer than a double butted Elf?

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