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    So, in my quest to find my first real mtn bike, it has been almost 18 years since I've rode or seen my first bike. After regretting selling it to a friend of mine many years ago, my quest has finally ended on a positive note. I searched just about every week for the past 5 years to find it, and 3 days ago I searched it again and ran across it on Ebay. And I was pleased to find out the starting bid was 95. But had me worried a day later 2 people were bidding on it already, but it was only to 100 bucks. I watched it religiously to find out how much someone else wanted my bike. With 5 minutes left I saw it was still at 100 but I wasn't going to get beat out at the last minute so I swooped in with 28 seconds left I bid 190 to seal the deal. I was in complete bliss when it ended and I had won it for 102!! So now the finaly part of my quest has begun. Looking for parts that were on the bike when I had it. Since I don't have the bike in hand(I won it last night) I have a couple questions for some Giant heads?

    1. Not sure yet if Im going single speed or gears.....does anyone know the size bottom bracket I would need for it???

    2. I know the bike came with shimano xt components

    3. is there any way I could put disc brakes on it? and if I could how so?

    4. any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Last edited by redwing24; 02-27-2012 at 06:50 AM. Reason: Move thread to vintage bikes

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