Viper

1983

Overview

Complete bike

Finishes: Chrome with Black components, Black and Blue

Lifecycle: 1983

Serial number location (frame): underside of bottom bracket starting F3

Decals: Black and White razor style on prismatic

Top tube length: approx 18.2"

Build Components

The spec below is based on what was standard but may also include changes throughout its lifecycle

  • Frame: Hi-Tension steel (Fairly)
  • Forks: Hi-Tension steel (Akisu)
  • Handlebars: Diamond Back chrome plated Steel, Medium (Akisu)
  • tem: MS-422 (SR)
  • Grips: F-1 type black/grey (FUAN)
  • Headset: Chrome plated Rims: Steel 7x type 20x1.75 Chrome plated (CMC)
  • Spokes: 105gm steel
  • Hubs: Steel Chrome plated King Kong)
  • Tyres: Comp 3 type skinwall , 2.125 front, 1.75 rear (Cheng Shin)
  • Brakes coaster (Suntour) / MX 890 rear (Dia-Compe) or 890 front and rear (Dia-Compe)
  • Levers: Black (LeeChi)...some have been know to have Dia-Compe Tech III
  • Cable: Black (Dia-Compe)
  • Pedals: MX, Chromoly axle (HTI)
  • Crank: Forged steel one-piece, 175mm
  • Bottom Bracket: Looseball (Tange type)
  • Chainring: 44T (LUN-CHI)
  • Spider: n/a
  • Freewheel: 16T (Suntour type)
  • Chain: 1/8, black/silver
  • Seat: Diamond Back Aero (FUAN) or (FOON)
  • Seat Post: Steel, Chrome plated
  • Seat Post Clamp: Alloy black (Suntour type)

Viper (mini)

1983

Overview

Complete bike

Finishes: Chrome with Black components, Black and Blue

Lifecycle: 1983

Serial number location (frame): underside of bottom bracket starting F3

Decals: Black and White razor style on prismatic

Top tube length: tbc

Build Components

The spec below is based on what was standard but may also include changes throughout its lifecycle

  • Frame: Hi-Carbon Steel (Fairly)
  • Forks: Increased Diameter Hi-Tension Tubing (Akisu)
  • Handlebars: New Diamond Back Chrome Plated (Akisu)
  • Stem: Diamond Back Alloy, Chromoly Shaft
  • Grips: Black and White (Aime type)
  • Headset: MX Chrome plated (Tange type)
  • Rims: Steel 16x1.75 Chrome plated (CMC)
  • Spokes: 80g Steel
  • Hubs: Steel Chrome plated (King Kong)
  • Tyres: Comp3 type
  • Calipers: Rear Coaster (Suntour)
  • Levers: N/A
  • Cable: N/A
  • Pedals: Rubber
  • Crank: Steel One Peice
  • Bottom Bracket: Looseball (Tange type)
  • Chainring: 36T
  • Spider: N/A
  • Freewheel: Universal
  • Chain: Diamond Back Black and Chrome
  • Seat: Diamond Back Mini Aero (Fuan)
  • Seat Post: Steel Chrome Plated
  • Seat Post Clamp: Steel Chrome Plated

Viper

1984

Overview

Complete bike

Finishes: Chrome with Black components, Black and Blue

Lifecycle: 1984

Serial number location (frame): underside of bottom bracket starting F4

Decals: Blue and White

Top tube length: approx 18.2"

Build Components

The spec below is based on what was standard but may also include changes throughout its lifecycle

  • Frame: Hi-Tension steel (Fairly)
  • Forks: Hi-Tension steel (Akisu)
  • Handlebars: Diamond Back chrome plated, Steel (Akisu)
  • Stem: Diamond Back alloy, Chromoly shaft (Sugino)
  • Grips: F-1 type black/grey (Fuan)
  • Headset: MX Chrome plated (Tange type)
  • Rims: Steel 7x type 20x1.75 Chrome plated (CMC)
  • Spokes: 105gm steel
  • Hubs: Steel Chrome plated (KT) or Suntour coaster brake
  • Tyres: Comp 3 type skinwall , 2.125 front, 1.75 rear (Cheng Shin)
  • Brakes: coaster/MX 890 rear (Suntour) or 890 front and rear, Black (Dia-Compe)
  • Levers: Tech III (Dia-Compe)
  • Cable: Black (Dia-Compe)
  • Pedals: Rat Trap MX, Chromoly axle (HTI)
  • Crank: Forged steel one-piece, 175mm
  • Bottom Bracket: 24tpi (Tange Type)
  • Chainring: 44T (Lunghi)
  • Spider: n/a
  • Freewheel: 16T, Black (Suntour)
  • Chain: 1/8, black/silver
  • Seat: Diamond Back Aero (Fuan)
  • Seat Post: Chrome plated
  • Seat Post Clamp: Alloy black (Suntour type)

Viper (mini)

1984

Overview

Complete bike

Finishes: Chrome with Black components, Black and Blue

Lifecycle:

Serial number location (frame): underside of bottom bracket starting F3

Decals:

Top tube length: tbc

Build Components

The spec below is based on what was standard but may also include changes throughout its lifecycle

  • Frame: Hi-Carbon Steel (Fairly)
  • Forks: Increased Diameter Hi-Tension Tubing (Akisu)
  • Handlebars: New Diamond Back Chrome Plated (Akisu)
  • Stem: Diamond Back Alloy, Chromoly Shaft
  • Grips: Black (Am'e Type)
  • Headset: Diamond Back Chrome Plated
  • Rims: Steel 7x type 16 x 1.75 Chrome plated (CMC)
  • Spokes: 80g Steel
  • Hubs: Steel Chrome plated (King Kong)
  • Tyres: Comp3 type
  • Brakes: Rear Coaster (Suntour)
  • Levers: N/A
  • Cable: N/A
  • Pedals: Rubber
  • Crank: Steel One Peice
  • Bottom Bracket: 24tpi looseball
  • Chainring: 36T
  • Spider: N/A
  • Freewheel: (Unbranded)
  • Chain: Diamond Back Black and Chrome
  • Seat: Diamond Back Mini Aero (Fuan)
  • Seat Post: Steel, Chrome Plated
  • Seat Post Clamp: Steel, Chrome Plated

Viper - more 

1984

Overview

More info to be added here

Build Components

The spec below is based on what was standard but may also include changes throughout its lifecycle 

  • More info to be added here