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    1980 Diamond Back Silver Streak

    Just got one and wondering if it's something I should hang onto, I mean I really like the crazy old school look of it so I'm going to hang onto it anyways but....you guys know what I mean! The paint and decals are kinda rough but its completely 100% orig and it will look really great once I get her cleaned and lubed. I'll post pics tomorrow if anyone's interested in checking it out.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    OK, here are the pics for those of you who are interested.



















    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Well, I didn"t get any replies but I'll post a few pics anyways. Here are the parts that have been cleaned and lubed, the crank has more work to be done, (in the way of cleaning) I also cleaned and lubes the hubs (SR hubs with Shimano freewheel, chainring is also SR) and added a set of street tires I had sitting around along with a new (used) chain.















    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    I don't know if the BMX crowd gets excited about the little details like us C&V guys do, but I like the way they routed the brake cable through the down tube gusset and still felt the need for a cable guide. Have you looked for more info at BMX museum?

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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    Haven't visited yet but it's cool cause I'm past the point of caring if it's worth keeping or not, just going to go ahead and keep doing what I'm doing and when I'm done I'll take her out for a spin......or two!
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    I kinda like the look of the high BB and XL crank very interesting bike.

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    Damn man, that thing looks sweet.
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    The brake lever is on the handlebars, so no one can complain about that.
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    If that was my house and you put your stupid bike in my flower garden to take a picture, I would come outside in my underwear and light you on fire.

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    cool bike but it isnt a 1980, brobably late 80's early 90's diamond back.

    up until the mid 80's they still had the diamond gusset as well as the looptail rear.
    heres a picture of a 1980 silver streak for refrence:
    RALEIGH roadster-commuter
    SALSA casseroll -SS road
    IBIS SPANKY- road bike
    ROCK LOBSTER-ss 29r
    JAMIS eclipse-road beater
    FIREMANS texas cruzer- 26" BMX
    SPECIALIZED rockhopper- 26" vintage mountain
    SOMAdouble cross- cx/commuter bike

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    K2ProFlex baby! ilikebikes's Avatar
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    Ill keep posting as it goes.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    zukahn1, street rider, Phan7om Ryder, thanks! I can't wait to have it all done! I built this one for my youngest daughter around 10 years ago, she was 14 then and now has it hanging in her livingroom! =0) Only differance is now it has a vintage laid back seat post and spoked wheels.

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    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Yeah, that's more like a 1990 Diamond Back. No, it's not something you should hang on to. It's something you should send to me for me to hang on to.

    Really nice bike, I'm jealous.

    EDIT: Yes, moar pics.

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    Thanks! =0) I just re-cleaned/re-greased the BB, didn't sound right, does now though! Like butter! Going to re-do the heaset in the A.M.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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    Quote Originally Posted by ilikebikes View Post
    I love that hub shot. Super clean.

    It does look like your chain is about 1 link too long, though.

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    Thanks. I know the chain is to long but its got hollow pins and I don't know how to remove them? I want to use a regular chain breaker but don't know if it will work without damaging the hollow pin.
    You see, their morals, their code...it's a bad joke, dropped at the first sign of trouble. They're only as good as the world allows them to be. I'll show you. When the chips are down, these...These "civilized" people...they'll eat each other. See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve

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