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#1 2011-11-07 12:21am

route66
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1981 Prodyne 26

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1981 Prodyne 26

I finally completed my Prodyne 26" Cruiser. This one has original paint, decals and an ultra rare Prodyne seat post clamp. These are quite rare, this is 1 of about a 18 currently accounted for.

All parts are original finish with the exception of the Prodyne cruiser bars.
Parts breakdown:
Frame: Black, 26" Prodyne cruiser
Fork: Chrome, 26" Cook Brothers Racing
Bars: Chrome, Prodyne cruiser
Stem: Red, Pro Neck inverted cruiser
Headset: Red, Hatta MX-100 - NOS
Saddle: Black, Kashimax Super pro
Seat clamp: Red, Prodyne (these were manufactured but not sold)
Rims: Red, Araya 7x in 26x1.75
Hubs: Silver, 1st gen Phil Wood
Freewheel: Chrome, Suntour 17t
Chain ring: Red, Suntour 43t
Chain ring bolts: Chrome, Suntour
Cranks / Bottom bracket: Chrome, 3rd gen Profile box cranks 180mm
Spider: Silver, Profile
Pedals: Red, Suntour MP-1000
Tires: Black, Panaracer 26x2.125
Grips: Black, Oakley .5
Brakes: Red, Dia Compe MX-900 w/Shimano DX lever
Brake pads: Silver, 1st gen Scott Mathauser
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#2 2011-11-07 4:54am

locort
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Re: 1981 Prodyne 26

Wow...that's an awesome build!

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#3 2011-11-07 11:31am

blikum
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Re: 1981 Prodyne 26

So sweet!!

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#4 2011-11-07 5:42pm

redcar
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Re: 1981 Prodyne 26

Very nice!  Got to love a sweet looking 26".


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#5 2011-11-07 5:45pm

Thornton
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Re: 1981 Prodyne 26

Badass!  Love the 26" Ambrosio rims


keep a eye out for my 26 prodyne being completed soon cool

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#6 2011-11-07 8:10pm

rotkisak
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Re: 1981 Prodyne 26

All I can say you are the 26" Cruiser Master...period.  All day, everyday, and twice on Sundays!  And your tandem 26" is truley the most unique I have ever seen! 

Oh, the Prodyne is 100% dope!  If i can say that at 44 years old.  LOL

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#7 2011-11-07 8:21pm

sowhat.
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Re: 1981 Prodyne 26

very nicely done!


WANTED; KOS cruiser bars.
MCS 6 bolt stem, first or second gen
Gary Littlejohn 26 fork


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#8 2011-11-08 3:39pm

LIVE TO RIDE
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Re: 1981 Prodyne 26

yikes   yikes    yikes      Holy crap thats killer!!!!!!


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#9 2011-11-08 3:40pm

williwoods
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Re: 1981 Prodyne 26

Insane!

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#10 2011-11-09 11:24am

feltner11
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Re: 1981 Prodyne 26

Love it cool

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#11 2011-11-16 1:38am

Addambom
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Re: 1981 Prodyne 26

What a sweet rider! Nice build..

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Build to Ride - Wanted: Cook Hubs - Chrome 24" Araya Hoops - JMC Bars - JMC Seatpost bent
- 1983 JMC Black Shadow - Entered in the 2012 Spring *threaded racing* Build off

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#12 2011-11-23 1:09pm

gunslinger
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Re: 1981 Prodyne 26

rims/clamp/frame and soooo bitshen!! nice rappin og 26s bro-good luck and happy hunting!! RIDE ON


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#13 2011-12-07 11:35am

RyanPartridge
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Re: 1981 Prodyne 26

One of my all time favorites.

Unbelievable how much this bike rules.

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#14 2011-12-07 6:50pm

rotkisak
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Re: 1981 Prodyne 26

yer welcome...big_smile

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#15 2012-05-23 8:22pm

Jim Goose
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Re: 1981 Prodyne 26

I'm diggin' the geometry on that Prodyne, it looks like it would ride beautifully. Real nice build too.

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#16 2013-08-01 12:32am

alainmagana
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Re: 1981 Prodyne 26

big_smile


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#17 2013-08-16 9:48pm

prodyne1
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Re: 1981 Prodyne 26

yes this bike rules . if you raced it, then you would know, judging by the trophies on your wall. if you didnt, i hope one day you can

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#18 2013-08-16 9:55pm

Rmcyclery
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Re: 1981 Prodyne 26

Perfect

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#19 2014-11-17 12:02pm

turducken
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Re: 1981 Prodyne 26

That is pretty much the coolest bike I've ever seen.

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