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1981 Torker MX
 

1981 Torker MX

Old School Survivor

This is an original Old School Survivor. I recently dug this out of my parent's basement. Brings back great memories. 

My first BMX bike was a Schwinn Scrambler with yellow Tuffs, back in 5/6th grade. 

Come 7th grade I knew that I had to upgrade to keep up with the older kids in the neighborhood who rode Redlines, Hutch and PK Rippers. 

So I saved up all of my Paper Route money and ordered a Torker FF set from my LBS. Stuck the yellow Tuffs on them and then added new parts as I could afford to as a 12/13yr old kid. 

 Always wanted a set of 3 piece cranks...but could never afford them as a kid

Update:...added some Shimano 600's...and replaced the Uni seat with a NOS Cinelli

 

The Ride

Frame: Torker

Fork: Torker

Stem: Redline Brute

Bars: No name cromo

Grips: Oakley .5 with Mud/Crud Plugs

Caliper: Dia Compe MX

Brake Lever: Shimano DX

Front Rim: Araya

Front Hub: Sunshine

Front Tire: Mitsuboshi Competition II Yellow Label 20 x 2.125

Rear Rim: Ukai

Rear Hub: Suzue

Rear Tire: Cycle Pro Snake Belly 20 x 1.75 skinwall

Chain Ring: Shimano Snowflake 44t

Cranks: No name one piece

Pedals: Shimano DX

Saddle: Uni Seat with integral fiberglass post

Seat Post Clamp: Xcaliber

Pad Set: Torker vinyl 

Number Plate: Haro Series One

Submitted by JonnyTorker

  • Race
  • Company: Torker
  • Model: MX
  • Wheel Size: 20"
  • Headtube size: 1"

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