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#1 2015-01-18 7:06pm

perront
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1993 Supercross SX-500 24

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1993 Supercross SX-500 24

"Jessica Drew"

Remember the Spider-Woman cartoons of the late '70s?  If you do, you'll understand my inspiration for the name of this build.  Never bothered to discover the original color, but I got her powdercoated in pretty much the same red I got her in.  Authentic downtube decals, repro on the headtube that is so thin that the red of the frame shows through.  Welded by John Sevrin according to my research.  I am so happy with the way she turned out, but I may end up swapping out the bars for some different ones.  Shouldn't be using these crappy cell phone pix, but I didn't want to wait any longer to submit her.  I hope she's got what it takes to hang with those of bg707 and bamf227!
UPDATE 10/5/15 -- I changed the seat, added the pads and threw in some washers to give the seat stays some much needed clearance from the chain.  This baby is one SOLID ride, and (in my opinion) has gotten a little closer to attaining bg707 and bamf227 status!
UPDATE 10/14/15 -- Fittingly, I switched to some Odyssey Black Widow AA Pro pedals.
Supercross SX 500 frame
SE Landing Gear forks
Supercross cruiser bars
A'me grips
TNT XXL stem
Mori Epoch headset (thanks, Khaled!)
180mm GT Overdrive cranks (USA-made by Supercross)
Powerlite Propeller sprocket, 44t
Odyssey Black Widow AA Pro pedals
KMC chain
Shimano DX V brakes and lever w/ Shimano cable
stainless steel cable guides
GT seatpost clamp
Primo Rod seatpost
Vetta suede seat, black (supremely comfortable -- thanks, Jef!)
JP LF hubs w/ JP axle nuts
Shimano 16t freewheel
Alex DX2418 rims
DT Swiss spokes
Maxxis Holy Roller tires, 24x1.85" & 24x1.75"
custom red annodized valve caps (thanks, Gary!)
JP chain tensioners
Supercross stem pad (thanks, Nathan!)


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#2 2015-01-18 7:23pm

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Re: 1993 Supercross SX-500 24

Very nice bike!! I hope to have one someday! John.


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#3 2015-01-18 7:42pm

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Re: 1993 Supercross SX-500 24

Sweet. Next time, invest in a coat stand lol I do the same and you know it's got to be foolish when there's like 4 coats and there all dads lol


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#4 2015-01-18 7:45pm

perront
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Re: 1993 Supercross SX-500 24

johnny pants wrote:

Very nice bike!! I hope to have one someday! John.

Thanks!  PM GR8BNDINI.  He might be able to help you.  Tell him Perron sent you...wink


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#5 2015-01-18 7:46pm

perront
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Re: 1993 Supercross SX-500 24

alainmagana wrote:

Sweet. Next time, invest in a coat stand lol I do the same and you know it's got to be foolish when there's like 4 coats and there all dads lol

lol All ghettofied, right?!


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#6 2015-01-18 8:10pm

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Re: 1993 Supercross SX-500 24

perront wrote:

alainmagana wrote:

Sweet. Next time, invest in a coat stand lol I do the same and you know it's got to be foolish when there's like 4 coats and there all dads lol

lol All ghettofied, right?!

You know it lol


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#7 2015-01-19 12:48am

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Re: 1993 Supercross SX-500 24

cool

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#8 2015-02-11 7:43pm

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Re: 1993 Supercross SX-500 24

Nice.   Well done.  Now i want to see it on a ride.


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#9 2015-05-15 1:28am

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Re: 1993 Supercross SX-500 24

alainmagana wrote:

perront wrote:

alainmagana wrote:

Sweet. Next time, invest in a coat stand lol I do the same and you know it's got to be foolish when there's like 4 coats and there all dads lol

lol All ghettofied, right?!

You know it lol

Coat Rack? What about a proper cable cutter? Unless you keep the cables extra long for all 720/bar spins you float out .....lol


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#10 2015-05-15 7:08am

perront
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Re: 1993 Supercross SX-500 24

Man, you trippin'!  You know that long cable looks cool! lol


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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 2015-11-18 10:48am

perront
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Re: 1993 Supercross SX-500 24

After some thought, I just realized that this bike rides amazingly, and it's light.  Right up there with my PR Cruiser as far as feel goes, with even less weight.  I think a 21.5" top tube is ideal for me on a 24".

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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!
Free AgentBontragerTNTBossSupercrossSkywayKappa GTProfileProfileELFRobinsonRobinsonRobinson
PowerlitePowerlitePowerlite...and "non-BMX" SchwinnSchwinnSchwinnSchwinnSchwinnWorksman!
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