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1985 VDC Freestyler

1985 VDC Freestyler

My ultimate "Holy Grail" build. 3rd generation VDC Freestyler.

This F/F was purchased as NOS - yes, I built it up...

Parts List:

1985 VDC Freestyler F/F*
VDC Monkey Bars (re-chromed by Bush Polishing)
A'ME Unitron Grips w/black Oakley donuts
DK anodized black stem
Tange 125LP headset*
SST Dirt Skirt*
Hadley sealed bottom bracket (cups re-anodized black)
Hadley power disc (anodizing removed & polished)
Sugino Carbon 44t chainring*
Sugino chainring bolts*
Thunder CR-MO 1pc cranks (re-chromed by Bush Polishing)
ACS Stoker pedals (repowdered by C4Labs)
ACS Z-Rims w/ACS Z-hubs*
Avocet Freestyle tires*
Dia Compe FS880 brakes*
Dia Compe Tech 4 levers*
Dia Compe 1984 date cables*
Scott Mathauser brake pads*
Dia Compe MX hinged seatpost clamp
Odyssey seatpost (w/VDC decal)*
CyclePro Shotgun II seat

Items with a (*) were NOS before mounting.

A big thank-you to oldsklharo & relic for your advice and help acquiring some key parts for this build.  Also a special thanks to caezar who graciously sold me the A'ME unitrons off of his own build so that I could finish this in time for the June 5th BMXSociety show.


Signed by Voris Dixon on 11/14/2010 at the 40 Years of BMX Cyclebration in Bellflower, CA.

  • Freestyle / Flatland
  • Company: VDC
  • Model: Freestyler
  • Wheel Size: 20"
  • Headtube size: 1"