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Scot Breithaupt designed the alloy FMF Jr. Pro for Greg Hill in 1977.  Scot started SE racing and the new name was the GH Flyer which was in a SE ad but no picture.  Greg left to join Team Schwinn so the name became BDIII, Breithaupt Development III. This and the JU-6 were advertised together featuring non-oval top tubes.  SE did not have forks yet so they were spec'd with Cook Bros. forks in the ad.  Scot soon had Cycle Pro forks spec'd with SE's until the Landing Gear fork was finalized in 1979.  With further testing the frames were adjusted to have oval top tubes to prevent breaking. This was a hit with the smaller racers and talk about SE's gnarly color combo with shades of blue and brown which have been so unique and never duplicated. 1979 Derek Brown from Colorado joined SE and was the new little factory hot shoe.  The frame was renamed to the DBIV. Once Derek left SE the final name became the Mini Ripper. Scot was reunited with the BDIII at the 2011 Bellflower event and here's a video from that day. Scot Breithaupt and the BDIII Scot had some great products and "The Ripper's" are still around today!  Innovation, quality, and so stylish...thanks Scot!!! VEHICLE Frame – SE BDIII Fork – Cycle Pro Stem – Webco SuperStem Bars – SE standard   Grips – NOS original Oakley I's with Motorcycle stamping Brake lever – NOS Team Products Brake cable – NOS Shimano SE brown Caliper – NOS Shimano Tourney Brake pads – Mathauser finned Headset – Stronglight alloy Hubs – NOS Campagnolo Freewheel – NOS Suntour Spokes – Double butted Nipples – Brass Rims – NOS Araya 7b Front Tire – Mitsuboshi Competition II Yellow label black wall 20 x 1.75 Rear Tire – Cycle Pro Snakebelly blackwall 20 x 1.75 Chain ring – NOS Shimano Chain – NOS Regina Spider bolts - Shimano Cranks – Shimano Bottom Bracket – NOS Cook Bros. Pedals – Bob Reedy Seat – 1st generation UNI Seat post clamp – Laguna PLME Valve caps – Alloy Pad set - Original SER 1st generation pad set Plate - BDIII DIALED IN Jeff "JT" Tollefson