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1980 Schwinn King Sting 26

1980 Schwinn King Sting 26

My 1980 custom build. This was my first vintage BMX cruiser build. During 2015 I've been going through it replacing all the new stuff with NOS period correct parts.

Built: DECEMBER of 1980.

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Frame Number: MR826498

Parts breakdown:

Frame: Silver powder coated: 1980 18" Schwinn King Sting (BMX version)
Rear hub: Silver, Schwinn high flange
Front hub: Silver, Schwinn high flange
Rims: Black, Araya 26" x 1.75" 7X
Seat: Black, Brooks B72
Bottom bracket: Schwinn King Sting
Cranks: Aluminum, 170mm Team Schwinn
Chainring: Black, Sugino 40T
Chain: Nickel, KMC 3/32"
Handlebars: Chrome, King Sting
Pedals: Black, MKS
Forks: Chrome, Schwinn King Sting
Headset: Silver, Schwinn
Stem: Silver, Schwinn
Brake levers: Black/Silver, NOS Dia Compe Tech4
Brakes: Black, NOS MX1000
Seat post clamp: Polished aluminum, Schwinn 28.6 King Sting
Seat post: Aluminum, layback fabricated by Santa Barbara Cruisers
Tires: Black, 26" Cheng Shin Snakebellies 26x2.125

I hope you all enjoy this custom build.

Submitted by jonmarinello