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1978 Diamond Back MX

1978 Diamond Back MX

"Carries a Switchblade.."

One of the early DB's... California born Diamondback.. Started out with just a frame and fork and this is how it eneded up.. Now it's ready for a "Rumble in the Alley".. and nothing but trouble on the tracks..


Frame: Nickel plated Chromoly front triangle, hi-tensile steel rear section (Fabrications By Jere)
Forks: Nickel plated Chromoly fork arms, thick mild steel steerer (Fabrications By Jere)
Handlebars: DB Pro bars
Stem: Sugino made DB
Grips: NOS A'ME Unitrons
Headset: noname w/ NOS Suntour lock
Rims: Sumo "Diamond styled Pro-Class"
Spokes: Enough for each hole.. : )
Hubs: Suzue HF 36h
Tyres: Luckystone Whitewalls
Brakes: DC MX 1000
Levers: NOS DC pre-bent
Cable: "blood red"
Pedals: MKS BM7 DB
Crank: Sugino DB 170's
Bottom Bracket: Sealed Eastern
Chainring: NOS Sugino 43t
Spider: n/a
Freewheel: Dicta 16t
Chain: Chrome TBS
Seat: Kashimax DB
Seat Post: Chrome 7/8
Seat Post Clamp: Suntour Arrow

Submitted by FRESH

  • Race
  • Company: Diamond Back
  • Model: MX
  • Wheel Size: 20"
  • Toptube length: 18.5"
  • Headtube size: 1"