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1979 Emory Kalahari 26

#1 2020-07-10 10:33am

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1979 Emory Kalahari 26

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1979 Emory Kalahari 26

Rare old school from Jacksonville Florida


Only know of 3 of these out there and one is at the Emory factory. 
1979 Emory Kalahari. Chromoly frame.
Tange forks
VDC bars
Nos 1979 stamped Strumey Archer hubs on nos Ukai rims
Nos Asco disc with nos Shimano chainring
Nos Viscount cruiser seat
Nos ACS stem with DK headlock.
Nos American Pro grips
Dia Compe levers
Nos Suntour style clamp
Takagi cranks


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#2 2020-07-10 6:25pm

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Re: 1979 Emory Kalahari 26

Thats really cool!! How’s it Ride??


For all the Homies that never got a chance to hook up their ride ....

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#3 2020-07-10 6:57pm

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Re: 1979 Emory Kalahari 26

NOSTALGIA007 wrote:

Thats really cool!! How’s it Ride??

Rides good but need to change a few things.

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#4 2020-08-01 4:46pm

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Re: 1979 Emory Kalahari 26

Took the 1979 to the track today. 
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#5 2020-08-26 6:47am

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Re: 1979 Emory Kalahari 26

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#6 2020-08-26 7:02am

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Re: 1979 Emory Kalahari 26

Props to the bike, minus street cred for pink dress shirt.


Newbie...
No front brakes, except for freestyle.
Adjust your seat and bars, so it looks like you actually ride.
Use cruiser bars on cruisers.
No laybacks on cruisers either, jeez.

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#7 2020-09-18 9:36am

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Re: 1979 Emory Kalahari 26

Just got the new old stock wheelset put on. 1979 Emory with 1979 Strumey Archer hubs and brand new Ukai rims. Put early 80s Dia Compe levers on too. Bike os officially FINISHED!! Tried to get a pic of the hub stamp, 6 79!

1979 Emory Kalahari. Chromoly frame.
Tange forks
VDC bars
Nos 1979 stamped Strumey Archer hubs on nos Ukai rims
Nos Asco disc with nos Shimano chainring
Nos Viscount cruiser seat
Nos ACS stem with DK headlock.
Nos American Pro grips
Dia Compe levers
Nos Suntour style clamp
Takagi cranks

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#8 2020-09-19 7:04pm

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Re: 1979 Emory Kalahari 26

Stunning! big_smile

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