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    1980 Schwinn King Sting

This is one of the transition bikes between BMX bikes and mountain bikes.  The King Sting was offered in a single speed version, like this one, or a geared version.  Some of the parts on this bike such as the hubs and pedals are slightly newer mountain bike parts but would have been common upgrades back in the early 1980's as mountain bike parts became more readily available. 

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Frame Steel Electro-Forged Cro-Moly construction
Fork Schwinn Cro-Moly
Rear Shock NA
Rims Araya 26 x 1.75"
Hubs Shimano Deore XT, high flange, black
Spokes Zinc 3 cross
Tires Competition III
Pedals Suntour XC
Crank Sugino one piece with separate spider and chain ring
Chain generic
Rear Cogs single speed freewheel
Bottom Bracket Schwinn one piece bottom bracket
Front Derailleur NA
Rear Derailleur NA
Shifters NA
Handlebars Rise steel
Stem Schwinn steel
Headset Schwinn steel
Brake set Rear Dia Compe caliper
Brake levers Dia Compe 183
Saddle Viscount Aero
Seat Post Schwinn steel
Colors Blue
Size 18"
Serial #   KR800514

 

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