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1956 Schwinn Santa Barbara 26

1956 Schwinn Santa Barbara 26

26" cal custom bmx cruiser/strandie -- Business in the in the back!

My first full build...this is a 1956 Schwinn straight bar that I had Rex with Santa Barbara Cruisers modify. He cut off the back end and welded on one of his custom frame chromo back ends. Loop tail and horizontal drop outs included. The Schwinn-Graft...or the it what you will but Rex did an amazing job with the frame and the result is awesome!! 

Submitted by fred one litch

  • All-Around
  • Company: Schwinn
  • Model: 26
  • Wheel Size: 26"
  • Headtube size: 1"
  • Details 1956 Schwinn frame, Santa Barbara Cruisers back end welded on, blasted and powdered. Tange fork blasted and re-chromed. Genuine Bicycle Products Small Crook bars cut down to 30". Tuf Neck pro model stem (re-chrome). Oury grips. Tange MX-2 headset. Santa Barbara Cruisers solid aluminum lay back seat post. Tuf Neck seat clamp. Brooks B72 saddle. NOS Takagi 180mm cro-mo cranks. NOS Sugino sprocket. NOS KKT pedals. KMC chain. Tange sealed bottom bracket. Bendix 2 speed kick back hub (rebuilt). NOS Sakae Ringo high flange front hub. 14 gauge DT stainless spokes. Schwinn S2 rims. Cheng Shin 2.125 tires. A few vintage skate stickers from the 80's...Powell, Ratbones, Lucero, and Santa Cruz.

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