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#201 2016-11-22 3:51am

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread

Bump and back to it.
Didn't go hazard yellow or turquoise. My son thought radberry would be sweet, so I gave it a whirl. These pics look a lil gray I'll have to get it in the sunlight. It does have a lighter/faded look and I dig it.http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/193744/20161120_192654583430fb46.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/193744/20161121_2138395834311691.jpg
Stay tuned for completion.


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#202 2016-11-22 5:57am

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread

cool


Thundercracker: your a stone cold fool, Jetfire!

Jetfire: coming from you, that's a compliment.

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#203 2016-11-22 6:22am

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread

Restored not repainted Radberry

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/49811/rl20a57028018e4583454800d.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/49811/image5738cc69395834548022.jpeg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/49811/image57cdba24c3583454800f.jpeg


Was Looking for an RL20ii...Was looking for a master or sport.  Now looking for a Trickstar.

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#204 2016-11-22 9:09pm

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread

Nice job cool

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#205 2016-11-25 6:10pm

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread

Awesome bikes! I had a Master in the early 80's but always loved he rl20's. Looking for one right now. Reading through this brings back great memories.

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#206 2017-02-07 6:43am

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread

I know that this is quoting an over 4 year old quote...  But I'm currently building an 86 RL20 and plan on doing Hazzard Yellow as that was the color I first tried to order in 1986, just to find out a week after ordering that the color was out of stock (ie, no longer available)...  But absolutely MUST have the correct sticker colors in the 1986 style...  Does anyone know where I could get a set of these made up?...

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#207 2017-02-07 7:31am

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread

bmxromance wrote:

Turquoise it is, just sold my 85 600c in that color and it looked great.
Been contemplating selling the Cali RL20a. Then I may have a hard time not doing the prostyler that color:rolleyes:

If you pop out those bearing cups you might get a glimpse of what the original color was.... if that matters.


I'm a notoriously slow shipper. Please have patience. You WILL get what you pay for. Thank you.

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#208 2017-02-07 1:26pm

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread

As far as I got a few years ago.  All sold now, but was fun.  Was only short of properly dated cables, original tires and exact chainring teeth/color when baby came along.  Maybe I will someday build another.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3386/5775459411_b4eb6be11f_b.jpg
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/633/31956829493_86721ca6ba_b.jpg


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#209 2017-02-07 5:01pm

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/193744/20161225_094428589a6e0958.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/193744/20161204_130440589a6d92b6.jpg

RL Paulie wrote:

bmxromance wrote:

Turquoise it is, just sold my 85 600c in that color and it looked great.
Been contemplating selling the Cali RL20a. Then I may have a hard time not doing the prostyler that color:rolleyes:

If you pop out those bearing cups you might get a glimpse of what the original color was.... if that matters.

I took it all the way down for a respray, turned out it was Cali red, same as my RL20A. So went a different direction.

Last edited by bmxromance (2017-02-07 5:02pm)


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#210 2017-02-07 8:23pm

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread

Here's my 86'...thanks maldito for the frameset and the bikers(Ernie) for the cranks!http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/1631/img_2386589a9d243c.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/1631/img_2385589a9d24a8.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/1631/img_2387589a9d282a.jpg

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#211 2017-02-08 1:38pm

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread

This one used to be mine sad  ...but it went to a good home! smile
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/104697/20161107_130200589b8f3ddf.jpg


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#212 2017-02-09 11:06am

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread

x

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#213 2017-05-22 2:36pm

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread

Put on a GT Mallet stem, it's complete.
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/97248/20170522_1430335923597ebc.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/97248/20170522_143053592359cf80.jpg


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#214 2017-05-23 12:10am

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread

My 84 Prostyler
http://i350.photobucket.com/albums/q417/Pknzer4130/Mobile%20Uploads/1413759555888_lg_zpscor6bk1e.jpg


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#215 2017-05-23 10:33am

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread


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#216 2017-05-23 11:09am

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread

i LOVE my 20.  and i agree. ride better than a 20II.  and i know EVERYBODY says they are the same geo as a 20II, but i seem to recall some VERY SLIGHT differences.  but that all being said, the both ROCK.

however, i would keep this OG 20 over my refinished 20II (if i were forced to make a choice). 

More or less how it currently sits (except it's put together and dialed, lol)

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/107408/img_428458500e1a95.jpg

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/107408/img_428558500e1806.jpg

How it has sat before. 

http://bmxmuseum.com/image/85ps1_blowup.jpg

http://ryancassidyphotography.zenfolio.com/img/s6/v135/p986275394-5.jpg

OG Radberry (Left RL20) C4 Radberry (Right 20II)  the light in my basement really screws with this color.
http://ryancassidyphotography.zenfolio.com/img/s7/v169/p1455518067-5.jpg
http://ryancassidyphotography.zenfolio.com/img/s7/v169/p1455518067-5.jpg

http://ryancassidyphotography.zenfolio.com/img/s11/v32/p1455520060-5.jpg


With some SINGLE WALL Peregrines

http://ryancassidyphotography.zenfolio.com/img/s12/v184/p320707697-5.jpg


Some Semi/Super pros, lol  the front hub was sealed tech at the time.  it's been switched out now.
http://ryancassidyphotography.zenfolio.com/img/s9/v2/p1640062896-5.jpg


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#217 2017-07-07 11:17am

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread

So it looks like the photobucket change has finally taken effect on my account. I will try to get my photos uploaded and reposted this weekend. I have more to share as well.


I get this question often so here it is to save everyone time. I do not have any Mongoose DMC decals left. I was lucky enough to find a small bunch of NOS decal sets in an old bike shop that no longer exists and I have since sold them all. Sorry. I wish you all the best of luck with your DMC builds.

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#218 2017-07-07 11:40am

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread

L. wrote:

VADER wrote:

I am liking these more and more. Was the rl20 frame the same as any other model? teal or radberry?

If I understand your question correctly (is the RL Pro-Styler model the same as RL20), the answer is no. There are four models that I am familiar with, which are listed below.

RL20a
RL20b
RL20II
RL20 Prostyler

One of the major difference is The 20A & 20B have a 4 inch head tube; whereas the others have 5 inch head tube.

cool i never noticed the head tube difference

Last edited by Draw (2017-07-07 11:41am)


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#219 2017-09-18 4:15pm

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/193744/img_20170826_14175059c0532f6a.jpg

bmxromance wrote:

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-image … 6e0958.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-image … 6d92b6.jpg

RL Paulie wrote:

bmxromance wrote:

Turquoise it is, just sold my 85 600c in that color and it looked great.
Been contemplating selling the Cali RL20a. Then I may have a hard time not doing the prostyler that color:rolleyes:

If you pop out those bearing cups you might get a glimpse of what the original color was.... if that matters.

I took it all the way down for a respray, turned out it was Cali red, same as my RL20A. So went a different direction.

Been riding this one often, has to be the best rider in my fleet ,thus far.


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#220 2017-10-22 12:00pm

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread

In case anybody is building and has been looking for some NOS Peregrine Masters: Auction ends today.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/232525065675

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#221 2017-10-23 7:44pm

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread

Draw wrote:

L. wrote:

VADER wrote:

I am liking these more and more. Was the rl20 frame the same as any other model? teal or radberry?

If I understand your question correctly (is the RL Pro-Styler model the same as RL20), the answer is no. There are four models that I am familiar with, which are listed below.

RL20a
RL20b
RL20II
RL20 Prostyler

One of the major difference is The 20A & 20B have a 4 inch head tube; whereas the others have 5 inch head tube.

cool i never noticed the head tube difference

The easiest way to know an RL20 FROM A 20A...( the frames are similar) there is a gap between the top and bottom tubes on the 5" headtube frames ( RL20 and 20II) You can check my bikes out to see what I am talking about ...


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One 20x1.75 tan wall PRIMO V-MONSTER
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#222 2017-10-24 7:47am

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Re: REDLINE RL20, RL20a Prostylers Thread

bmxromance wrote:

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-image … 532f6a.jpg

bmxromance wrote:

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-image … 6e0958.jpg
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-image … 6d92b6.jpg

RL Paulie wrote:


If you pop out those bearing cups you might get a glimpse of what the original color was.... if that matters.

I took it all the way down for a respray, turned out it was Cali red, same as my RL20A. So went a different direction.

Been riding this one often, has to be the best rider in my fleet ,thus far.

Love this bike! Simple, clean Rad as hell!


Old school Sherwood Park.

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