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#1 2012-11-03 6:09pm

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Early champ Score....need help Idendifying forks...... Skip Hess ?

bought a BITCHIN early Champion Survivor today from the original owner  and not sure what to call the forks ?  they look like mongoose but slightly different .....did Skip Hess build forks for Schwerma ?
http://i963.photobucket.com/albums/ae120/divad231/001-4.jpg

http://i963.photobucket.com/albums/ae120/divad231/002-5.jpg
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http://i963.photobucket.com/albums/ae120/divad231/011-5.jpg
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http://i963.photobucket.com/albums/ae120/divad231/012-5.jpg
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#2 2012-11-03 6:10pm

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Re: Early champ Score....need help Idendifying forks...... Skip Hess ?

pics??


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#3 2012-11-03 6:27pm

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Re: Early champ Score....need help Idendifying forks...... Skip Hess ?

Look like Early Mongoose forks to me.


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#4 2012-11-03 6:28pm

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Awesome score! Congrats!


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#5 2012-11-03 6:29pm

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gaijin wrote:

Look like Early Mongoose forks to me.

with long steertube ?

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#6 2012-11-03 6:31pm

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Champion Schwerma with a DeCoster Fork. Nice pick up!


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#7 2012-11-03 6:35pm

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so the decosters had a 5" head tube ?    damn,,,,just when I thought I knew everything ! ha:lol:

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#8 2012-11-03 6:39pm

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combover wrote:

so the decosters had a 5" head tube ?    damn,,,,just when I thought I knew everything ! ha:lol:

No. They just made a fork with a longer steertube along with Speedo & Redline at the time.


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#9 2012-11-03 6:47pm

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aha...1977 ?

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#10 2012-11-03 6:50pm

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Re: Early champ Score....need help Idendifying forks...... Skip Hess ?

Great find man.  Love to have one of these in my stable myself.  Looks to be in great shape.  Congrats!


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#11 2012-11-03 6:53pm

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so probably an easy fork to find NOS !   any champ serial info anywhere ?  Thanx !

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#12 2012-11-03 8:54pm

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I need a score like this..
Great find.


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#13 2012-11-03 9:43pm

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Love the Chiquita Bananas sticker on the stem cool


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#14 2012-11-03 9:49pm

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Re: Early champ Score....need help Idendifying forks...... Skip Hess ?

Any serial # info anywhere ?.....when did they first put a drilled brake bridge on .them....this one has no drilled brake bridge....trying to figure out what year it is

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#15 2012-11-03 9:53pm

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Re: Early champ Score....need help Idendifying forks...... Skip Hess ?

combover wrote:

Any serial # info anywhere ?.....when did they first put a drilled brake bridge on .them....this one has no drilled brake bridge....trying to figure out what year it is

http://bmxmuseum.com/forums/viewtopic.php?id=384911

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#16 2012-11-03 10:02pm

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Cool.


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#17 2012-11-03 10:12pm

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Any serial # info on these anywhere

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#18 2012-11-03 10:25pm

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Sorry about the other post. Didn't realize I copied the wrong thing.
http://bmxmuseum.com/forums/viewtopic.php?id=384911


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#19 2012-11-03 10:30pm

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wow.. that is an amazing find !!!


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#20 2012-11-03 10:41pm

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That's is a FINE looking machine. Great score.

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#21 2012-11-03 10:53pm

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The bikers wrote:

That's is a FINE looking machine. Great score.

Thanx !

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#22 2012-11-03 11:59pm

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Great find. That's a keeper.


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#23 2012-11-04 3:07am

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ScOrE


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#24 2012-11-04 6:33am

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Sweet find. cool


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#25 2012-11-05 10:49am

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:.......big_smile

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