Thank you. I got these back in 97-98 because they were different than the normal ones as I like to be different then the normal.
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Posted 06 July 2014 - 02:57 PM
Posted 11 July 2014 - 12:33 PM
Does anybody happen to know if and when the 85 pk rippers were purple and anodized.
Edited by scottfisher, 11 July 2014 - 12:33 PM.
Posted 11 July 2014 - 02:51 PM
I've never heard of an 85 with that finish... but it does look pretty close to the finish on Sean's 97 alloy quad 24" proto
Posted 11 July 2014 - 07:14 PM
Anodize doesn't chip. Looks painted from this monitor. That would be cool if that was an OG color.
Posted 11 July 2014 - 08:11 PM
This is my 1996-ish Floval. I built this up when I wanted a bike to ride back in the late '90s. I didn't like mountain bikes and I didn't want a 20-inch. I almost got a boring black and chrome stock GT 24, but I ordered this frame and fork from SE direct and built it up with parts I found at various bike shops. This was before I got into collecting--I didn't know people did that!
The mix of years on the parts is because I was trying to build an '80s style bike with some color in it! All parts are NOS like the 7C hoops I got from a closing Schwinn store off the 55 freeway and the Suzue hubs I found at a bike shop right by my condo in Corona. DK stem, Tioga Comp III tires, GT cruiser bars (swapped for the tall GT Pro bars) DK seat came form Dan's Comp. I found the single pinch Redline flight cranks at a BS in Riverside near the old Sears.
Posted 13 July 2014 - 05:42 PM
Thank you Spur. I didn't think it was anodized either but the purple is throwing me off though. Upon me looking in the headtube and bottom bracket it is paint. I'm looking for 2 sets of 85-97 pk ripper decals if anybody has or knows where I can get them would be greatly appreciated.
Posted 09 January 2016 - 06:57 PM
99 the last year for USA made SE Racing Quadangles
just adding because it's relevant to the thread
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Posted 01 December 2017 - 05:15 PM
Early midschool ? 1990-ish.
Posted 04 December 2017 - 10:28 PM
that is bad ass, Brian... killer piece
Posted 11 December 2017 - 05:25 PM
Thanks!! Changed the seatpost and rear brake and cable after this so need new pics.
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