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1997 Schwinn TorqueFlite

#1 2022-08-04 9:05am

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1997 Schwinn TorqueFlite

1997 Schwinn TorqueFlite

As Close to a unicorn as possible, 1 of the  framesets 200 made.

The bike started as a frame and fork set and was built up with mostly era correct parts being purchased off of museum members.
It took almost 2 years to complete and find the parts.Schwinn Torqueflite Frame and Forks with Schwinn cap- 44T Canadian Beast Freestyle sprocket - Red Schwinn XS pedals 9/16- Whipperman Chain- Crankset 180mm + American bottom bracket - X2 Chrome Tapered Primo Stoogie 3/8 Pegs - X2 Chrome Tapered Primo Stoogie 3/8 pegs- 1 1/8 FSA the pig 1999 Taiwan Headset NOS - 1 1/8 Odyssey G2 XL Gyro and Detangler NOS- Odyssey G2 Brake Cables- Tech 77 1994 Japan stamped brake levers with Tioga brake lever grips- FX 15 Tektro Brakes- Flangeless Brian Foster XS grips - Schwinn XS Threadless 1 1/8 Stem - 3/8 Axle Nuts - Schwinn XS Vert handlebars re-powder coated black -  Primo Son of a Bomb Hubs 48h "Silver" - 20" Primo Hula Hoops "Chrome" - 16t Japan stamped Suntour freewheel- 20" Primo E-Comet tires 85-110 PSI 20 X 2.10 - 20" SUNLITE Thorn Resistant tubes 20 x 2.00-2.25 - Schwinn XS 25.4 seat post clamp- XS 25.4 seat post - XS hard plastic Seat

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