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1980 Schwinn King Sting 26

#1 2015-08-24 9:49am

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1980 Schwinn King Sting 26

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1980 Schwinn King Sting 26

Schwinn "Rat Rod" King Sting

Started with a 1980 NOS frame I bought from Matt McGuire in Miami.

Frame number MR826184

Built: DECEMBER of 1980.

http://www.schwinncruisers.com/schwinn.php?se

Parts breakdown:
Frame: Original red primer: 1980 King Sting (BMX version)
Fork: Chrome, King Sting
Handlebars: Chrome, Vector "Pro" (30" wide)
Stem: N/A
Headset: Chrome, Schwinn
Saddle: Black, Brooks B72 leather
Seat Post: Chrome, Schwinn 28.6mm
Seat post clamp: Silver/Aluminum, Schwinn 28.6 King Sting
Rims: Gold, UKAI 26" x 2.125" HE
Rear hub: Gold, SR high flange
Front hub: Gold, SR high flange
Freewheel: Dark Bronze, Suntour BMX 17T
Chain: Nickel, KMC 3/32"
Chain ring: Gold, Suntour 40t
Chain ring bolts: Silver, Sugino stamped
Cranks: Silver/Aluminum, 170mm Suntour Vx
Bottom bracket: Schwinn King Sting 28tpi
Pedals: Gold, OG MKS BM-10 Foot Jaw
Tires: Black/Skinwall, 26" Cheng Shin Snakebellies 26x2.125
Grips: Black, Oury
Brakes: Silver MX1000 (OG)
Brake levers: Silver, NOS Dia Compe 128


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#2 2015-08-25 3:12pm

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Re: 1980 Schwinn King Sting 26

Very nice!  I like the single speed King Stings. Thanks for sharing.

Steve

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#3 2015-12-21 6:29am

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Re: 1980 Schwinn King Sting 26

cool Like it

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#4 2015-12-21 6:45am

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Re: 1980 Schwinn King Sting 26

Sweet build Jon.. Your builds are always on point, congrats.


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#5 2016-02-22 2:09pm

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Re: 1980 Schwinn King Sting 26

Those bars set this apart from all the others. Great job.


I love building bikes just so I can go scratch them..

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#6 2016-03-10 9:36am

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Re: 1980 Schwinn King Sting 26

Very nice cool


20", 22", 24", 26", and 700c !

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#7 2016-03-10 10:17am

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Re: 1980 Schwinn King Sting 26

Awesome bike.


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#8 2018-11-28 7:00am

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Re: 1980 Schwinn King Sting 26

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#9 2020-06-04 6:38pm

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Re: 1980 Schwinn King Sting 26

Very awesome!!big_smile This is inspiring me to build something like this great bike thanks for posting..

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#10 2020-08-16 9:34am

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Re: 1980 Schwinn King Sting 26

Love it

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