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1985 Vortex

1985 Vortex

Rare Aussie Race Bike

This Vortex is one of the earliest built after Suparoo became Vortex and is the only one I’ve seen with the oval down tube. Gary Mills from Elizabeth Star Cycles who had these frames made suggested to me that he thinks it is sporting it’s original paint and decals.

These frames were welded by Graham Stevens who made other highly sought after Australian frames such as Super LA and Crisp

All parts on the bike are original finish

Submitted by cruznscoot

  • Race
  • Company: Vortex
  • Wheel Size: 20"
  • Toptube length: 19
  • Headtube size: 1"
  • Seatpost size: 22.2
  • Details Kuwahara Pro Handlebars Chrome Tuf-Neck pro model stem AME Tri Bubble Font grips Araya 7X chrome laced to Sunshine 2nd Gen sealed hubs Comp 3 blue/grey tyres Nos Dia-Compe MX-1000 1985 dated, DC 1985 dated cable, DC Tech 4 lever Nos black DC brake pads Haro Flo plate and Haro number Suntour XC-2 pedals Redline 401 full wrap cranks 175mm Redline 43T Bubble font chainwheel Kashimax seat and KSM guts Suntour seat clamp Tange LP-440 lock nut Shimano 16t freewheel California Lite Pads Stainless seat post Rad Kaps valve covers