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#1 2012-11-04 6:24am

route66
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1980 Champion 26

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1980 Champion 26

One of the best riding 26" cruisers I have. I bought this frame/fork from another member here and built it up as you see it. Hope you guys like it.

*** 2012 BMX Society Bike of the year 26" class ***

All parts are original finish.

Parts breakdown:
Frame: Chrome, 26" Champion cruiser
Fork: Chrome, 26" Champion cruiser
Bars: Chrome, Champion cruiser (stamped)
Stem: Blue, Cook Brothers slant
Headset: Blue, Hatta MX-100 (speed line) - NOS
Saddle: Black, Cinelli unicanitor leather - NOS
Seat Post: Chrome, Champion (stamped)
Seat clamp: Blue, Cook Brothers - NOS
Rims: Blue, Ukai box 26x2.125
Hubs: Blue/Silver, 1st gen Sunshine
Freewheel: Black, Suntour 17t - NOS
Chain ring: Blue, Suntour 43t - NOS
Chain ring bolts: Sugino - NOS
Spider: Chrome, Sugino - NOS
Cranks: Chrome, Redline full wrap 401 flight 185mm
Bottom bracket: Hatta 28tpiPedals: Blue, Demco
Tires: Black, 26" Panaracer 26x2.125 - NOS
Grips: Black, Oury waffle
Brakes: Blue, Dia Compe MX-1000 w/Shimano DX Lever - NOS
Brake pads: Blue, Kool Stop fins w/orange pads

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Last edited by route66 (2013-02-24 11:30pm)

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#2 2012-11-04 6:42am

JonnyTorker
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Re: 1980 Champion 26

I'm speechless bro...

Killer parts!...luv that you used a spider with the Flights

cool

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#3 2012-11-04 8:26am

doggpound13
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Re: 1980 Champion 26

Hats off broman.... Simply Amazing..... Congrats on a killer build. Enjoy it. Thank you for sharing. Dave

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#4 2012-11-04 12:02pm

ELF_24
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Re: 1980 Champion 26

Another wow, holy cripes dude.............!!!


Bmx was pure fun BITD, I think nowadays, some folks have forgotten what its really all about. And what it truly is.........

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#5 2012-11-05 4:06pm

BrianC
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From: Austin, TX
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Re: 1980 Champion 26

Unreal! You are not fkn around !

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#6 2012-11-10 10:00pm

king stinger
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Re: 1980 Champion 26

Wow,love it, Great build !!!

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#7 2012-11-10 10:03pm

robk131313
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Re: 1980 Champion 26

Whoa! That is a serious build right there! Retirement money! cool


NEEDS!!!!!!!!!

Nothing right now.

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#8 2012-11-12 7:30pm

locort
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Re: 1980 Champion 26

Bitchin!


If I need to leave you feedback, please let me know.  Thanks!

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#9 2012-11-20 1:14pm

Coco
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Re: 1980 Champion 26

Well done. It is beautiful.

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#10 2012-11-20 2:45pm

Astrodamus
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Re: 1980 Champion 26

This is quite poss. the finest Champion I've ever laid eyes on.
If you ever sell those pedals, I MUST HAVE THEM.

I'm going to "favorite" this one for sure.
Unbelievably well done.

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#11 2014-01-04 11:15pm

TCoop
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Re: 1980 Champion 26

Dream bike.  Very nice.

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