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1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

#1 2013-02-18 3:00pm

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1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

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1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

"Lady Blue"

When I got her from Jakehigh5, she was a hot mess.  After I got her seatstay repaired and got her powdercoated Grabber Blue to honor the Ford Mustang, I decided to build her with my own hands -- save for the re-installation of the bottom bracket.  Initially, I didn't see myself putting anything but Profile cranks on her, but once I put the Powerlite Driveshafts on, I knew they were where they belonged.  I will change out the wheelset and tires, so expect a parts rundown at that time.  She will be a show bike, but will get ridden plenty!
Frame - Profile X-File 24, custom powdercoated Grabber Blue
Fork - Profile, same paint job
Bars - S&M 5.75" Race cruiser
Stem - S&M XLT Race
Grips - ODI Rogue
Headset - FSA Orbit Extreme sealed cartridge
headset spacers - Blue Bat
Wheels - Bombshell Revolution 24" cassette, 17t cog
Cranks - Powerlite Driveshaft 180mm (made by Supercross)
Sprocket - Powerlite Propeller, 44t
Chain - KMC
Chain tensioners - Profile
Pedals - Shimano DX
Brakes/lever - Shimano DX v-brake
Cable - Shimano
Tires - Kenda All Terrain Bicycle, 24x1.75"
Valve caps - custom 44T BMX Club dice caps (thanks to Willinois via Ted aka Old BMX Dad!)
Seat - Velo Pronto Si, titanium rails
Seat post - XLC, 26mm
Seat post clamp - DK


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#2 2013-02-18 5:20pm

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Re: 1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

big_smile


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#3 2013-02-18 6:03pm

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Re: 1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

Work of art man.......perfect bike. big_smile


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#4 2013-02-18 6:15pm

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Re: 1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

Where are the before pics?


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#5 2013-02-18 6:18pm

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Re: 1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

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#6 2013-02-18 6:31pm

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Re: 1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

fanofbmx wrote:

Where are the before pics?

Ludlow, Jake had to PM me the pix of the frame before I got it, but I think I deleted them! mad  BTW, I will hold you to what you gave up for Lent.  Expect periodic check-in texts and phone calls! lol

Thanks for the love, fellas!  A lot of thought and effort went into this build, and it feels great to know it's appreciated!

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Beware of my alter ego, PLANTAIN -- "If there's one thing I won't guarantee, it's your safety!"
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Ford Mustang — what a dance we had!
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#7 2013-02-18 6:59pm

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Re: 1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

Rolling classic Perron!!!  Very nice looking.  How long is the effective top tube on that?  I like the stem- Profile?


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#8 2013-02-18 7:05pm

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Re: 1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

Advan wrote:

Rolling classic Perron!!!  Very nice looking.  How long is the effective top tube on that?  I like the stem- Profile?

Jim, the stem is an S&M XLT (was on my Powerlite 24"), and the top tube...is a roomy 21.5".  Thanks for the compliment, bro!


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#9 2013-07-08 9:03am

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Re: 1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

A pic of her in her former life with a different owner -- Jakehigh5...

http://i856.photobucket.com/albums/ab123/soulman73/4604f6561.jpg


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Beware of my alter ego, PLANTAIN -- "If there's one thing I won't guarantee, it's your safety!"
Luther Is A Good Ol' Dog Club -- See you at the Rainbow Bridge, my friend!
Ford Mustang — what a dance we had!
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#10 2013-07-16 10:19am

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Re: 1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

My first draft...

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Beware of my alter ego, PLANTAIN -- "If there's one thing I won't guarantee, it's your safety!"
Luther Is A Good Ol' Dog Club -- See you at the Rainbow Bridge, my friend!
Ford Mustang — what a dance we had!
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#11 2013-08-22 5:50pm

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Re: 1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

Now thats one very dope ride! big_smile FAV


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#12 2013-08-22 6:16pm

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Re: 1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

Thank you, sir!


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Ford Mustang — what a dance we had!
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#13 2013-11-26 12:40pm

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Re: 1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

WOWWW. if this frame is ever for sale or trade pleaseeee let me know. ...I need a x-file cruiser. ...nice bike

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#14 2014-01-01 7:36am

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Re: 1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

Thanks!  This one isn't going anywhere, but I sure can keep my eyes open for you.


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Beware of my alter ego, PLANTAIN -- "If there's one thing I won't guarantee, it's your safety!"
Luther Is A Good Ol' Dog Club -- See you at the Rainbow Bridge, my friend!
Ford Mustang — what a dance we had!
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#15 2014-01-11 11:02am

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Re: 1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

Thanks a lot

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#16 2015-04-05 2:34pm

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Re: 1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

nice ride...!  big_smile

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#17 2015-04-21 5:36pm

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Re: 1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

Seen her up close and live, almost felt like was attempting to covet a man's wife as I eyed this beauty. wink  cool

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#18 2015-04-21 6:14pm

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Re: 1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

getwheels wrote:

Seen her up close and live, almost felt like was attempting to covet a man's wife as I eyed this beauty. wink  cool

lol Gil, you da man!


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Beware of my alter ego, PLANTAIN -- "If there's one thing I won't guarantee, it's your safety!"
Luther Is A Good Ol' Dog Club -- See you at the Rainbow Bridge, my friend!
Ford Mustang — what a dance we had!
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#19 2016-03-16 2:03pm

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Re: 1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

just popped up on home page


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#20 2019-02-17 3:25am

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Re: 1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

Homepage this morning. I like the blue.. but maybe put the spike bar pad back on?lol
Profile must’ve made frames pretty sporadically eh

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#21 2019-02-17 7:07am

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Re: 1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

Never been much of a GWAR fan...lol  I reckon so, and I wish I knew their production numbers from this era.  I do know that production of some of their frames (not the X-Files, as far as I know) was outsourced to BREW.  I also read that Columbus tubing was used for the rear triangles of those frames.  Interestingly, I think it was also used for these frames because the shape of the rear tubes on this bike is identical to the shape of those on my PR Cruiser, which was BREW welded.  Thanks for the compliment.


44T BMX Club, Chicago -- USA-MADE SINCE 2010
Beware of my alter ego, PLANTAIN -- "If there's one thing I won't guarantee, it's your safety!"
Luther Is A Good Ol' Dog Club -- See you at the Rainbow Bridge, my friend!
Ford Mustang — what a dance we had!
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#22 2020-01-20 10:17pm

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Re: 1997 Profile Racing X-File 24

Same thing with this stunning “Lady Blue”.

My man, this of course is my fave favorite of your choice rides. cool


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