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The RRS 20 x 16 - RRS 20/16

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Starting a new thread here because this was buried in another thread with an ambiguous title years ago.. it needs to be easy to access.  Thanks to Jeff Haney for reminding me this was buried on the site.

 

RRS always had a cutting edge orientation... concentric bottom bracket, canti brakes, 24 inch cruisers etc etc

 

This was there dalliance with wheel size configurations

 

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and here's this for good measure

Eddie_fiola_rrs_20_16_dean_Bradley_pic.jpg

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That is cool. RRS did some really outside the box at the time stuff. I think I remember seeing this bike a few times during practice at Corona Norco YMCA and San Bernardino YMCA among other tracks.

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Here’s an RRS ad from July 1982 BMX Plus on oldschoolmags.com    showing some of the cool stuff they came up with.

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faster acceleration, loss of top speed and stability, same geometry as a regular 20”...

man, I would love to be able to ride that thing.

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On 11/30/2019 at 4:10 PM, S.Brothers said:

and here's this for good measure

Eddie_fiola_rrs_20_16_dean_Bradley_pic.jpg

So many levels to this shot! Is that a 52t chain ring? Very col read always hoped to find a RRS 24in

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The chainring is almost as big as the back wheel! 
 

I love RRS, they were so far ahead of their time. However, I can see how the 20/16 never caught on. 

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