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1990 Rumblefish Barracuda 20 Prototype Barracuda

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Classification Details

Brand 1990 Rumblefish Barracuda 20 Prototype
Model Barracuda
Genre Race
Class Pro
Country of MFG USA
Year of MFG 1990
Finish Refinished
Condition Used Excellent

Core Structure

Frame Rumblefish
Fork Rumblefish
Handlebars GT Pro Series
Stem Dk
Headset Shimano
Gyro N/A

Wheel Details

Front Hub Nuke Proof
Rear Hub Nuke proof cass.
Mag Wheel N/A
Rim Sun Envy
Front Tire 1.75 Mitsuboshi Comp III
Rear Tire 1.75 Mitsuboshi Comp III
Spokes N/A

Divetrain Details

Cranks 175mm Redline Full Wrap
Pedals Syncros Factory stainless
Pedal Cage N/A
Chain N/A
Sprocket Renthal
Spider N/A
Bottom Bracket Redline Dimple

Seat Details

Seat Post Clamp N/A
Seat Post Rumblefish
Seat T.h.e.
Seat Cover N/A

Brake Details

Brake Front N/A
Brake Rear Magura HS 11 Hydraulic
Brake Lever N/A
Brake Cable N/A
Brake Shoes N/A

Miscellaneous Details

Grips Ame
Pad Set N/A
Number Plate N/A
Decals N/A
Other N/A

Additional Notes

1st Rumblefish frame built. Had to over come chain line issues and resign the rear end for production. Frame was built with True Temper chrome and Columbus Nivacrom (40% stronger then 4130). All tubing was manufactured in the shape that’s on the frame, it’s not round tubing smashed into an oval. In the mid 80’s I could buy a GT Pro Series frame and fork from GT for $35.00. The main tube on the Rumblefish cost me $35.00 from True Temper. Just a single tube was $35.00. Not all chromoly is created equal. Standard 4130 is relatively cheap. Tubing from company’s like True Temper (sadly out of business) and Columbus are much lighter and stronger but cost much more. Geometry was taken from a Rebel General Lee. I really like the way this bike rode. It came out of the gate quick and fast. It turned very good and was stable in the air. A well rounded bike. Short rear end and long front. I design all my bike to be race oriented first, I grow up riding and racing Bmx and motocross. I always loved the factory built motocross works bike of the day. This was the idea of Rumblefish, a works Bmx race bike for pro riders. Thanks for looking. Thanks for looking.