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1983 ELF 24

#1 2011-12-29 12:32am

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1983 ELF 24

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1983 ELF 24

Original finish EARLY Factory ELF 24" Frameset This bike was purchased directly from Brian Lewis. He raced for ELF in the cruiser class. only 2 were made and this is the loan survivor

Bought most of this bike from Thornton and basically added in the missing things I didn't get from him.
(From Thorntons listing)
Full bike weight fully built as shown 23 pounds 13 ounces
Parts break down:
1983 ELF 24" cruiser frame and fork.  (Original decals, Original Paint)
NOS Oakley F-1 grips blue/white
Early rare no knurling ELF cruiser bars  (rechromed and new decal)
1st Generation DK squared inverted stem (polished)
Rare DK stem riser/stiffner/headset lock (polished)
NOS HATTA headset
Early ELF zip back seat post (new decal)
Blue shotgun II seat
MINT Silver/Polished Dia Compe MX seat post clamp
NOS blue anno Dia Compe MX900 brakes with NOS Terry Cable
Original chrome Redline 401 175mm flight cranks
Redline tecmatic sealed bottom bracket
Suntour Powdered pedals
NOS Sun Metal corp blue anno 24 x 1.75 hoops
NOS Sunshine sealed blue/polished sealed hubs
NOS shimano 17T freewheel
MINT 24 x 1.75 IRC X-1 tires
NOS Skyway Brake Pads
Reproduction padset


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#2 2011-12-30 3:33am

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Re: 1983 ELF 24

You`ve done  a great job on this. I`d be proud to have it in my stable.      cool

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#3 2011-12-30 11:04am

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Re: 1983 ELF 24

Thanks Riptide! I'm feel lucky to have had the opportunity to grab it!big_smile

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#4 2011-12-30 5:28pm

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Re: 1983 ELF 24

Dibs on the hubs when you part it out.lol


Sorry folks, the park's closed....the moose out front should of told ya.

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#5 2011-12-30 8:07pm

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Re: 1983 ELF 24

Where do you find all this bomb ass shit?


Let's go Philadelpha Eagles!

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#6 2011-12-30 9:09pm

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Re: 1983 ELF 24

ncmalko1 wrote:

Where do you find all this bomb ass shit?

My neighbors barn. Shhh, he doesn't know I've been taking it all!

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#7 2012-01-03 2:59pm

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Re: 1983 ELF 24

Vbiker wrote:

ncmalko1 wrote:

Where do you find all this bomb ass shit?

My neighbors barn. Shhh, he doesn't know I've been taking it all!

lol

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#8 2012-09-10 7:58pm

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Re: 1983 ELF 24

Wow.  Just wow.  Awesome build!


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#9 2012-11-04 9:26pm

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Re: 1983 ELF 24

Awesome looking bike!!

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#10 2012-11-04 9:27pm

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Re: 1983 ELF 24

Burcham wrote:

Dibs on the hubs when you part it out.lol

lol


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#11 2015-12-01 7:48am

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Re: 1983 ELF 24

did they make pads like that or were those just made up for this bike?


ISO: Odyssey Pitbull Brakes & levers ANY condition, even bits & pieces

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#12 2015-12-29 1:34pm

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Re: 1983 ELF 24

pads are original cool
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#13 2016-04-21 9:02pm

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Re: 1983 ELF 24

Heres the other bike, the one Lewis actually rode, it is s/n 005,  I believe Vbikers is # 001?  anybody know if theres a 2,3,& 4???

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#14 2016-08-01 2:05pm

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Re: 1983 ELF 24

How rare are those unknurled bars?
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#15 2016-08-01 2:07pm

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Re: 1983 ELF 24

That thing is so tough.  Damn that's nice!


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