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#1 2010-07-31 9:15am

Spartacus
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1983 Skyway T/A

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1983 Skyway T/A

Chrome Skyway Ta 1983 & yes ! USA made, low serial. Scored this frame & fork in a bargain store in Holland for less than a dime. Once back home I've established it into a top-notch bmx on black Tuffs.


Frame: Chrome Skyway Chromoly TA frame
Forks:  Chrome Skyway heat treated forks
Handlebars: Gt Pro Series handlebars
Headset: Tange Seiki 320 headset with Tange headlocknut in blue
Padset: Genuine Skyway designs padset
Grips: Ame Tri grips blue with donuts
Stem: Restored chrome Tuf neck
Seatpost: Gt round logo laidback seatpost
Seat: Blue Kashimax Aero seat
Seatclamp: Dia Compe Mx
Crank: Redline 180 mm Flight cranks , 43T Gear
Pedals: KKT FMX lightning in blue
Chain: Izumi red/chrome
Rearbrake: Dia Compe Mx 1000 blue with blue Skyway Tuff pro pads
Brakelever: Dia Compe MX Tech III blue
Rims:  Black Skyway tuff II metal flange, skyway caps
Tyres: Tioga comp III Rainbows  20 x 1.75 & 20 x 2.125


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#2 2010-07-31 9:59am

erdalicious
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Re: 1983 Skyway T/A

nice job done!


WTB: * NOS Oakley F1 grips black/yellow * KKT FMX/LMX Pedals * Skyway Tuff Graphite pedals/cages * NOS Oakley 2 red right side only * NOS Oakley 1 red left side only * NOS chrome KKT FMX left side pedal 9/16

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#3 2010-07-31 10:16am

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Re: 1983 Skyway T/A

Thanks mister E.

heres bigger pics for the faves

http://i784.photobucket.com/albums/yy128/spartacus-css/Skyway%20TA%201983/IMGP1959.jpg
http://i784.photobucket.com/albums/yy128/spartacus-css/Skyway%20TA%201983/IMGP1982.jpg
http://i784.photobucket.com/albums/yy128/spartacus-css/Skyway%20TA%201983/IMGP1960.jpg
http://i784.photobucket.com/albums/yy128/spartacus-css/Skyway%20TA%201983/IMGP1967.jpg
http://i784.photobucket.com/albums/yy128/spartacus-css/Skyway%20TA%201983/IMGP1971.jpg
http://i784.photobucket.com/albums/yy128/spartacus-css/Skyway%20TA%201983/IMGP1977.jpg
http://i784.photobucket.com/albums/yy128/spartacus-css/Skyway%20TA%201983/IMGP1985.jpg
http://i784.photobucket.com/albums/yy128/spartacus-css/Skyway%20TA%201983/IMGP1965.jpg
http://i784.photobucket.com/albums/yy128/spartacus-css/Skyway%20TA%201983/IMGP1990.jpg
http://i784.photobucket.com/albums/yy128/spartacus-css/Skyway%20TA%201983/IMGP1987.jpg


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#4 2010-07-31 10:35am

JoeKat
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Re: 1983 Skyway T/A

That's a beautiful bike full of great components.


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REDLINE CARRERA Frame Pad
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#5 2010-07-31 1:08pm

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Re: 1983 Skyway T/A

I love it, but that chain just doesn't look right.


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#6 2010-07-31 1:30pm

StillRidin'
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Re: 1983 Skyway T/A

itsdug wrote:

I love it, but that chain just doesn't look right.

+1 A chrome chain would be best IMO. cool


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#7 2010-07-31 7:02pm

shamus
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Re: 1983 Skyway T/A

SWEET SKYWAY,NICE!!

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#8 2010-07-31 10:26pm

FRANCKY
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Re: 1983 Skyway T/A

Hello MR F.........
je reste muet!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  very nice:)

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#9 2010-08-01 2:23am

travellerpete
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Re: 1983 Skyway T/A

Nice bike.

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#10 2010-08-01 5:16am

SKYWAYNE1026
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Re: 1983 Skyway T/A

Beautiful build, no horsing around here but I agree on the chain a 2-tone silver & blue / red would look better and more era correct.


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#11 2010-08-01 5:58am

Spartacus
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Re: 1983 Skyway T/A

All right guys...you're completely right about that chain on thiss Ta.... I've changed the chain this morning in a chrome/red Izumi

Here the pics:

http://i784.photobucket.com/albums/yy128/spartacus-css/Skyway%20TA%201983/IMGP2006-1.jpg
http://i784.photobucket.com/albums/yy128/spartacus-css/Skyway%20TA%201983/IMGP2000.jpg
http://i784.photobucket.com/albums/yy128/spartacus-css/Skyway%20TA%201983/IMGP2010.jpg
http://i784.photobucket.com/albums/yy128/spartacus-css/Skyway%20TA%201983/IMGP2002-1.jpg
http://i784.photobucket.com/albums/yy128/spartacus-css/Skyway%20TA%201983/IMGP2019.jpg

And another close-up pic from rearbrake to show the nos:

http://i784.photobucket.com/albums/yy128/spartacus-css/Skyway%20TA%201983/IMGP1999.jpg


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#12 2010-08-01 6:46am

erdalicious
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Re: 1983 Skyway T/A

cool, i need also those chain in red and chrome,

have any leftovers? :-))


WTB: * NOS Oakley F1 grips black/yellow * KKT FMX/LMX Pedals * Skyway Tuff Graphite pedals/cages * NOS Oakley 2 red right side only * NOS Oakley 1 red left side only * NOS chrome KKT FMX left side pedal 9/16

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#13 2010-08-03 3:10pm

dutchbmx
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Re: 1983 Skyway T/A

Skyway pedals in blue maybe ?


#348 #83 #10 #56 #141 #164

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#14 2013-01-23 10:15pm

arokoi888
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Re: 1983 Skyway T/A

Nice score....I'm jealous....lol

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