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1982 Redline Proline II

1982 Redline Proline II

Survivor, very rare proline II that came from the factory in Black as a frameset

My original race bike while Racing for Redline Factory Team and Gilmer Racing South Africa (1983/84) (SABMXA National Champion 1983) Built up late 82/early 1983. The same bike was used to compete against Stu Thompson in the South African Grand National.

Not aware of any other black framed prolines. I vaguely recall there may have been 2, one went to Linn Karstan and this one came to South Africa (Les Gilmer from Gilmer Racing, the official importers of Redline and GT BMX bikes in South Africa)

The second last photo is from one of the South African magazines when Micky Lundy came over, the last is a photo from the 1983 Grand National when Redlines Stu Thompson and Jon Anderson came over. 

All parts (except the tyres) are as I had the bike when I retired in early 1984 and immigrated to the UK, lovingly cared for by my mother in South Africa.

Bike was refreshed for the 1984 season, repainted but not used due to injuries and then retirement.

Recently brought the bike to the UK. 

Black Proline II frame (1982) NOS decals from my collection I had in 1984 except head stock decal. 
Forks - Factory team special heat treated (Stamped HT), These have a different shaped drop out than standard forks.

Redline seat 1981

Redline fluted seat post

Dia-compe mx 900 1981

Dia Compe cable 1983

Dia Compe lever 1983

Flight 180mm cranks Double dimple 

Hadley Bottom Bracket

Bullseye Hubs

Araya 7x chrome rims

Asahi chrome DB Spokes

Suntour 3/32 16T 1983

Redline 44T Gilmer Racing turned down for 3/32 chain

Izumi Chain 3/32 1982

Oakley F1 grips

Suntour XC II

Brute stem

GT pro bars Santa Ana

Suntour seat clamp

Suntour headlock

Haro Series one plate

Mathauser finned brake pads

  • Race
  • Company: Redline
  • Model: Proline II
  • Wheel Size: 20"
  • Headtube size: 1"
  • Details My original 1983/4 race bike while Racing for Redline Factory Team and Gilmer Racing South Africa (1983/84)

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