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Prodyne 26

By Bradenblake,


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This is amazing. i had no idea of the Prodyne / BXC connection.

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Classification Details

Brand Prodyne
Model 26
Genre Race
Class Cruiser 26
Country of MFG USA
Year of MFG 1981
Finish Original
Condition Used Good

Core Structure

Frame Original finish Prodyne frame
Fork Cook Bros
Handlebars Als to get going. Proper bars aquired soon
Stem Tuf Neck Bulldog stamp
Headset Tange 125
Gyro N/A

Wheel Details

Front Hub Bullseye
Rear Hub Bullseye
Mag Wheel N/A
Rim Araya 26 x 1.75 7x Gold Ano
Front Tire Duro
Rear Tire Duro
Spokes N/A

Divetrain Details

Cranks Takagi 1-pc.
Pedals Shimano DX
Pedal Cage N/A
Chain KMC (original)
Sprocket Tuf Neck
Spider SUGINO
Bottom Bracket N/A

Seat Details

Seat Post Clamp Tuf Neck
Seat Post Basic Nickel
Seat Cycle Pro to be changed
Seat Cover N/A

Brake Details

Brake Front N/A
Brake Rear ANO blue DC Mx1000 dated 82
Brake Lever DC ano blue Tech 3 dated 82
Brake Cable Silver metallic period correct
Brake Shoes Scott Mathauser

Miscellaneous Details

Grips Oakley 3
Pad Set Period Vinyl black frame with DX stem and SER bar
Number Plate N/A
Decals Repop BXC
Other N/A

Additional Notes

1981 BXC / Prodyne 26”. This frame was originally purchased by Wisconsin BXC brother, Ralph Scanga, in Florida at a bike show Prodyne was set up at in 1981. This was the first introduction to Prodyne which led to Prodyne manufacturing some frames for BXC to label. The frame was raced by Ralph (Madison BXC,) against his brother Mike (Wichita BXC,) on a OM Flyer. One of Ralph’s employees loved the bike so Ralph sold to him and asked if he ever sold to give him first right. Fast forward approx 25 years and the employee reached out he still had the frame and it came back to BXC. This was about 15 years ago. I am undecided on what seat to use and working on a set of early GT bars to replace the temporary bars. I have included some pics of it in action from back in the day.
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