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#1 2013-12-15 8:45pm

route66
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1979 Lawwill Knight Company Pro Cruiser 26

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1979 Lawwill Knight Company Pro Cruiser 26

I was finally able to locate and acquire one these this year. I love Champions and had to get a Lawwill Knight Pro Cruiser because they are as close to a 26" 1st gen Schwerma Champion as is possible.

All parts are original finish with the exception of the frame, it came to me refinished and I had it nickel plated.
Parts breakdown:
Frame: Nickel , 26" Lawwill Knight Pro Cruiser
Fork: Chrome, 26" Cycle Pro
Bars: Chrome, Cook Brothers Racking Long Horn Cruiser Bars
Grips: Black, Oury Waffle
Stem: Blue, Cook Brothers Racing Slant Stem
Headset: Blue,  Hatta MX-100 (speedline)
Saddle: Black, Brooks Professional
Seat Post: Lawwill Knight (built in seat guts)
Seat clamp: Blue, Suntour (1 1/8") (Mafac brake hanger)
Tires: Black, IRC Racer X-1 26x1.175
Rims: Blue Ukai 26x2.125 Box Rims
Hubs: 1st gen Phil Wood Red (rear is 126mm BMX)
Freewheel: Black, Suntour 17t
Chain: Nickel, Sedis Sport
Chain ring: Biue, Takagi 43t
Spider: Chrome, Takagi MX
Cranks / Bottom bracket: Chrome, Takagi MX
Pedals: Black, MKS Rat Trap
Brakes: Mafac cantilever rear w/Cool Stop fined brake pads
Brake Lever: Black, Hare
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#2 2013-12-15 9:05pm

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Re: 1979 Lawwill Knight Company Pro Cruiser 26

Very nice.


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#3 2013-12-15 10:33pm

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Re: 1979 Lawwill Knight Company Pro Cruiser 26

SICK!


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#4 2013-12-16 3:20am

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Re: 1979 Lawwill Knight Company Pro Cruiser 26

okay, you win. uncle. in the words of Roberto Duran to Sugar Ray Leonard: no mas.


"Ride it like you're riding after the dude who stole it."

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#5 2013-12-16 5:00am

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Re: 1979 Lawwill Knight Company Pro Cruiser 26

Wow,totally awesome!


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#6 2013-12-16 10:40am

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Re: 1979 Lawwill Knight Company Pro Cruiser 26

SWEET RIDE!
dig the brake lever and the layed back headtube and seattube angles! big_smile


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#7 2013-12-16 12:34pm

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Re: 1979 Lawwill Knight Company Pro Cruiser 26

Ring-a ding!  tongue


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#8 2013-12-17 7:08pm

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Re: 1979 Lawwill Knight Company Pro Cruiser 26

Amazing build! Excellent chioce in parts. Welds are incredible.


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#9 2013-12-19 10:44am

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Re: 1979 Lawwill Knight Company Pro Cruiser 26

Super clean and really nice!!!

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#10 2013-12-23 8:47pm

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Re: 1979 Lawwill Knight Company Pro Cruiser 26

Really cool cruiser.you know how to build them Shawn !!

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#11 2014-01-16 8:47am

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Re: 1979 Lawwill Knight Company Pro Cruiser 26

Classic! Great pics

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#12 2014-01-19 4:13pm

locort
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Re: 1979 Lawwill Knight Company Pro Cruiser 26

that is a beauty...as always another great bike!

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#13 2014-01-20 7:50am

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Re: 1979 Lawwill Knight Company Pro Cruiser 26

Absolutely majestic. What is the head tube angle?


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#14 2015-06-19 8:23am

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Re: 1979 Lawwill Knight Company Pro Cruiser 26

Construction of frame is amazing. I had no idea they had canti brakes in 79. Very cool !

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#15 2016-01-19 5:41am

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Re: 1979 Lawwill Knight Company Pro Cruiser 26

beautiful bike.... wow

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#16 2017-03-03 7:09am

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Re: 1979 Lawwill Knight Company Pro Cruiser 26

That frame is sick. Those drop outs / welds/headtube...amazing.

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#17 2017-03-03 7:15am

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Re: 1979 Lawwill Knight Company Pro Cruiser 26

that's sweet ride


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#18 2017-03-03 7:50am

TuRBo Todd
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Re: 1979 Lawwill Knight Company Pro Cruiser 26

yikes Sooooo cool.


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#19 2017-06-27 9:48am

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Re: 1979 Lawwill Knight Company Pro Cruiser 26

Man! The guy that made that frame knew how to weld! Beautiful!

I love the rear dropouts too. Very classy. cool


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#20 2017-08-03 8:12pm

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Re: 1979 Lawwill Knight Company Pro Cruiser 26

Nice work Shawn just got my 26 champion back from paint looks sick....smile

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