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1983 Diamond Back Silver Streak

1983 Diamond Back Silver Streak

An amazing one-owner survivor!

So a local guy beat me to this one, but sold it to me right away...no, not a score.
Anyway, this one belonged to a guy who got it as a present in 1983, rode it until 1986 and put it away until 2019 when he decided to sell it. The bike is in amazing shape, with DB decals on the fork steering tube and stem post. The cool thing about it is that he had the bike shop swap parts before taking it home for the first time. He had the UNI seat, the pedals and Skyways installed before his first ride. The guy I got it from tells me he has the receipts but can't find them, it's a real bummer, but that's how it goes sometimes.
It's a Japan Made model with the baseball stamp on it.
Well, I hope you like it as much as I do, it's a beautiful survivor in original condition. The only thing added to the bike as it sits is the reproduction Comp III tires and KMC chain. 

Bike Check

Frame: 1983 Diamond Back Silver Streak
Forks:  1983 Diamond Back Silver Streak
Handlebars: 1983 Diamond Back stamped Bars
Pads: Diamond Back 
Grips: Fuan
Stem: Sugino DB
Headset: Steel, retainer ball
Brake lever: Dia Compe MX Tech 3
Rear Brake: Dia Compe MX-1000
Rear Brake cable: Dia Compe
Seat: UNI Hammerhead
Seat clamp: SR Alloy
Bottom bracket: Tange Seiki BB220-24, retainer ball
Cranks: Sugino one piece
Sprocket: Sugino alloy, 44t
Chain: new KMC (have original one but needs restoration) 
Pedals: Suntour XCII
Front Wheel: Skyway Tuff Wheel II, alloy flange
Rear Wheel: Skyway Tuff Wheel II, alloy flange
Freewheel: Suntour 16t
Tires: Tioga Comp III 20x1.75 rear and 20x2.125 front combo - reproduction set

Submitted by racer155

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  • Company: Diamond Back
  • Model: Silver Streak
  • Wheel Size: 20"
  • Headtube angle: 71
  • Seattube angle: 72
  • Toptube length: 18.25
  • Headtube size: 1"

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