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    Vintage 24" bmx cruiser, 6 speed

    Posted this over in the drivetrain forum but I wanted to share it here too. I think maybe folks in the VRC forum have a greater appreciation for 'just make it work' modifications. The frame is a mid/late 90's model (96 ?) and all of the parts are that age or from an earlier era.

    Bars - 10" rise, 26+ inches wide, 12 degree sweep

    Seatpost - 500+ millimeters, custom modified (note the triangle shaped wedge underneath the seat. This odd ball chromoly post had no method of altering the seat angle so I cannibalized an old crank arm for a solution. The angle is set, but it works and the connection is solid enough.

    Freewheel - Suntour 2 speed 16/20

    Cranks - Suntour XC Pro (56/94mm) 19/28/42

    I went over the gearing in more detail with the other post.

    Here's a 6 speed 24" wheel bmx cruiser with custom cranks

    Thought I'd share the pics here too.
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    The last pic here is the same crankset. I used it on another bike with an 18t cog, instead of the 19t currently on there. The plastic ramp and duct tape to hold it in place were not needed (shifted fine) so I removed them.

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