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1981 Scorpion TX

#1 2015-11-20 1:49pm

oscar422
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1981 Scorpion TX

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1981 Scorpion TX

A real beauty

It's taken long to get all the parts; I've had them brought to Barcelona from the UK, the US and Australia! But now it's finished... and I love it!

Frame: '81 Scorpion (no welds)
Fork: Tange
Stem: Dorcy
Bars: Unknown V shaped, quite close to the original (NOS)
Grips: A'me Mini (new, repop)
Brake lever: Dia-Compe Pre bent (NOS)
Seat: Iscaselle (NOS)
Clamp: BMX
Cranks: Takagi one piece
Pedals: Original? japanese rat traps
Chain: KMC Chrome (new, repop)
Brake: Dia-Compe DC 730
Brake pads: Fake Skyway Tuff pads
Wheels: Skyway Tuff wheel 2 (new, repop, with kool caps)
Tires: Comp III typeDecals: DELcalsPads: Custom made and screen printed by me

The last photo shows the bike as I got it. I sanded and powder coated frame & fork. Pictures taken in Bikepark La Poma (PremiĆ  de Dalt, Barcelona)

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#2 2015-11-20 3:48pm

Ripperdawg13m
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Re: 1981 Scorpion TX

Nice job !!!

Looks like stepping right back into the 80's :D

I really like the custom screen printed pads.


Too many cool bikes out there,  not enough money in my wallet ...

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#3 2015-11-20 11:23pm

oscar422
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Re: 1981 Scorpion TX

Thank you, Ripperdawg13m! It's was really challenging to get to do it. They look quite close to the original, now... :-)

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#4 2015-11-21 1:52am

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Re: 1981 Scorpion TX

Lovely job, great build, so nice to see another Scorpion lover on site.


Sean

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#5 2015-11-21 10:01am

oscar422
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Re: 1981 Scorpion TX

Thank you for your words, Sean :-)

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#6 2016-03-15 10:07pm

jimmy65
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Re: 1981 Scorpion TX

very cool bike very cool park

Last edited by jimmy65 (2016-03-15 10:07pm)

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#7 2019-08-28 12:09pm

L.Fiya
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Re: 1981 Scorpion TX

Looks sweet man

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