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    Gt karakoram frame (fake??)

    Hello
    Im new in the forum and this is my first post. I suppose this is the right section to my question, sorry if not and please help me. I just bought a new GT Karakoram Comp in a LBS and when I got home that day I started looking for photos, info, parts etc etc of the bike and I encountered a difference in my frame vs all the images I see in the internet. Here are some pictures of mine

    Gt karakoram frame (fake??)-photo-5.jpgGt karakoram frame (fake??)-photo-1.jpgGt karakoram frame (fake??)-photo-2.jpg


    And here the ones from internet including GT official page

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Size:  12.0 KBGt karakoram frame (fake??)-photo-4.jpg

    Note the difference between the two in the area where the seat tube meet with the frame. Can someone tell whats going on here?

    PS. All the components (shocks,derailleurs, brakes) are the ones that says in the specifications. And searched pictures too and they are the right ones

    Thank you.

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    Size small frame? If so, nothing to worry about.

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    Yes, small. Why is this?

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    i'm guessing with a small frame, it would bring the seat tube down too much for their triple triangle frame design. If they lowered it anymore, it would probably compromise the angle of the seat stay or shortened it.

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    Yea thats just a little bike, no biggie. (Is that at pun?)
    Legit GT IMO.

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    ok so nothing to worry about. Thank you.

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    Here's my '14 Kara Elite in Small. If you have a fake, so do I .

    Notice the 2.0 tires instead of 2.2, too.Gt karakoram frame (fake??)-photo.jpg

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    Hehehe. I emailed the guys at GT and they told me it was ok.

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