1980 Schwinn Sting
Sting BMX Race Bike in original black from May of 1980
This is one of two Schwinn Sting frame and fork sets I purchased on closeout sale from Schwinn in 1981 or 1982. The Schwinn Rep for the bike shop I worked at let me know about them as he new I was a racer. They were both made in May of 1980, 111 frames apart from each other. Both originally had the Schwinn Forks, I twisted the OG forks in a crash and then replaced with the Redline forks since I liked them better and Redline made a fork with a 5" headtube. I have a pic of this frame in OG race form and I was able to ID it by looking at the old pic with a magnifying glass and seeing the P3 sticker on the BB which is still on the frame today. I actually sold this bike in the late 80's and then purchased it back when it was traded into the bike shop. I am so glad I bought it back! It was built up and rode for many years and then sat for years in parts. I built it back up as a daily rider.
- Company: Schwinn
- Model: Sting
- Wheel Size: 20"
- Headtube size: 1"
- Details -OG Black Sting Frame May 1980 -OG Sting Seat Clamp -NOS Alloy Seat Post -OG DiaCompe MX1000 brake and lever -New Cable -New Tuff Pads -New PorkChop Seat -OG D.I.D. Chain -OG 16t freewheel -NOS Shimano Stamped 44t Front Sprocket -OG TuffNeck Stamped Power Disk -OG Tioga Task Force Cranks 175mm -OG Tange BB -New Wellgo Pedals -ACS Mags Saved from the dump -Head set is mix of OG Schwinn and DiaCompe -OG Redline Fork -OG SR Stem from a RL 500A -RePop Schwinn Pad Set -New A'me Grips -New Kenda Tires -New SE Racing Bars