Kuwahara Flite V-Bar Old School BMX 3 Piece Pad Set
Flite have reproduced officially licensed Kuwahara pads for V-bars, one of the iconic brands of the 80's. If you've been looking for a padset to complete your build, this is it. Officially licensed, top quality Kuwahara pad sets made in the USA by Flite, just like back in the day.
Kuwahara's classic lightning pad set made with nylon! Perfect for your BMX restoration or your new KZ-01!
Features V-bar pad, frame pad to fit chromoly frame and shorter stem pad to fit old school size compact necks.
Stright bar version also available (see separate listing).
Made by Flite in the USA under license from Kuwahara.
ORIGINAL PADSET FIT. PERFECT FOR YOUR KUWAHARA RESTORATION
• The bar pads fit all Kuwahara chromoly frames.
• Short stem pad fits old school BMX necks like Pro Neck or Tuff Neck.
• Four colour combinations to choose from.
• The classic nylon 3 piece BMX padset with velcro closure.
3 Pc Sets come with handlebar pad, frame pad and stem pad.
Chromoly frame fit set
• 9" handlebar pad
• 12" frame pad to fit 1" diameter top tube (fits most old school bikes)
• 15" stem pad
Flite™ began in the garage of founder DJ Scott with a sewing machine and some ink making bar pads for BMX bikes.
Situated in southern California, as BMX grew in popularity in the 1980's so did Flite, which went on to become the world's largest producer of BMX and Motocross bar pads. Flite invented grip donuts and became a top name for other accessories too like seat covers and number plates.
Flite and DJ Scott Manufacturing were also the makers of accessories for many of the bike companies you grew up with: GT, Redline, Haro, SE Racing, Mongoose, Fox, Auburn, Robinson, Diamond Back and many more.
Bar pads may have fallen out of fashion with the young folk (and ABA racing requirements) but Flite survived and continues the tradition today making the same bar pads, grip donuts, number plates and seat covers you grew up with.
Flite makes the genuine article. Our attic is full of the original art files used to print the pads, we've saved all the original tooling. We're in the same location and, most importantly, we are still making pads by hand in the USA.
Enjoy our re-releases of the original products carefully made to give you the same authentic pads you grew up with.
Whether you're carefully restoring the bike of your youth or putting together a new bike, HAVE FUN and GO RIDE YOUR BIKE!