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1981 Univega Land Rover 26

#1 2015-09-20 10:31pm

cobra_standard
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1981 Univega Land Rover 26

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1981 Univega Land Rover 26

Street beater found rusting in the wild.  Kickstand bracket was removed, frame and fork stripped, sanded, OA bath, auto primed and spray bombed matt black.    I had a lot of fun with this budget build.  Finally I switched out the Shotgun Univega seat and DX pedals for Troxel/rubber block combo for more of a bobber vibe.  Rides smooth and comfy..  Everything is a work in progress, ride it tweak it, ride it tweak it etc... Thanks for looking!
Frame: 1981 UNIVEGA Land Rover
Fork: UNIVEGA
Stem: Win KP-Motocross
Bars: 1967 Bultaco 34"
Grips: Odi Cush
Headset: Tioga Beartrap II
Saddle: Troxel
Seatpost: generic alloy
Seat clamp: generic Tuf-Neck style
Rims: Weimann powdered black
Tires: Cheng Shin gumwalls 26 x 2.125
Valve caps: Wooden dice
Front Hub: Bullseye
Rear Hub: Histop coaster w/ Shimano strap
Nipples: 12mm
Sprocket: Shimano 18t
Chain:  KMC nickel
Cranks: Ashtabula 180mm stamped 1981
BB: Tioga BB-22E
Chainwheel: Sugino 44t
Pedals: Black German made rubber block style


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#2 2015-09-21 8:45am

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Re: 1981 Univega Land Rover 26

Style for miles bro! Such a laidback style you could fall asleep riding that thing.
I really like how it seems to be almost like architecture. Lines, smooth colour transitions.
SICK AS machine holmes.


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#3 2015-09-21 11:28am

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Re: 1981 Univega Land Rover 26

Too tough!

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#4 2015-09-23 10:41pm

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Re: 1981 Univega Land Rover 26

Way to much style! This thing is off the charts! Id kill for this:P

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#5 2015-09-26 7:33am

cobra_standard
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Re: 1981 Univega Land Rover 26

Thanks for the positive comments gents!  I had a blast building this and it's a treat to ride too..  cool

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