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1982 Challenger Racing 5 Bar Cruiser 24

1982 Challenger Racing 5 Bar Cruiser 24

Bought this off a local FB page and brung it back to life. All parts just cleaned, nothing restored.

1982 Challenger “5 Bar Cruiser”

Bought this off a local FB page. 
When I got it there was surface rust all over it so I completely dismantled it and soaked all affected parts in vinegar. 

See below for original condition. 

As mentioned above I only added grips and changed the tires. 

Parts list:

  • 1982 Challenger Racing Frame
  • Unstamped, Non drilled Landing Gear forks
  • ARAYA 7X rims to Suntour sealed hubs
  • Unknown headset with Suntour headlock and SST dirtskirt
  • Redline Brute Stem
  • GT Cruiser bars, un-knurled and uncut
  • A’ME round grips (Bubble Font)
  • Dia Compe tech 3 lever to Dia Compe 890 Caliper 
  • Dia Compe hinged seatpost clamp
  • Unknown fluted post
  • Cycle Pro Shotgun 2 seat
  • Takagi 180mm cranks
  • Range Beartrap bottom bracket
  • Sugino Spider
  • Sugino 41T chainring
  • Shimano DX Pedals
  • Tioga Comp 3 tireon rear
  • National Tire on front

Submitted by DIPSOMANIAC