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1954 Schwinn Straight Bar 26

1954 Schwinn Straight Bar 26

1954 Schwinn Chrome Plated Strait Bar BMX Build.

Built: 08/05 to 08/06 of 1954 or... Built: 08/04 to 08/08 of 1956.

Frame # L54666

Parts breakdown:

Frame: Chrome: Schwinn Strait-bar
Rear hub: Silver, Curtis Odom Coaster Brake/Sturmey Archer (SA) two-speed kickback coaster brake
Front hub: Silver, Curtis Odom high flange
Rims: Polished aluminum, Sun Rhyno Lites
Seat: Black, Brooks B72
Bottom bracket: Schwinn cups and bearings with Shimano (3-piece conversion) spindle
Cranks: Aluminum, 170mm Top Line (with one-of-a-kind spider)
Chainring: Silver, Suntour
Chain: Nickel, unknown
Handlebars: Nickel, Genuine "Cook Bros" reproductions
Pedals: Blue, MKS
Forks: Chrome, Landing Gear 1 1/8" threadless
Headset: Silver, Chris King (turned down for 1" head tube)
Stem: Blue Ano, Profile
Front brake: Silver, MX1000
Brake lever: Silver, Dia Compe
Seat post clamp: Silver, unknown
Seat post: Aluminum, layback fabricated by Santa Barbara Cruisers
Tires: Black/yellow, Kenda 26" x 2.125"

I hope you all enjoy this custom build.

  • All-Around
  • Company: Schwinn
  • Model: Straight Bar
  • Wheel Size: 26"
  • Headtube size: 1"
  • Details Mild Steel frame.