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    a2z disc adapter with old gt avalanche.

    Long time lurker first time poster here, just wondering if anyone has tried the A2Z disc adapter with any older gt avalanche frames. i did some searches and nothing realy came up. there are none at my LBS so i cant try it first. i dont realy know that much about gt bikes and im realy even sure what year the frame is. any advice would be great.

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    I personally would suggest you try and find one of these instead:
    http://tandem-fahren.de/Mitglieder/C...iskAdapter.gif

    It would spread the added stress over more areas than the a2z version. Your frame was not designed with diskbrake in mind, so it might not handle it in the long run, and brake. Therefor the Point Racing (unfortunatly i couldnt find a retailer for you) one i linked earlier is a better, although perhaps a less estetic choice.

    Retrofitting is usually abit hazardous, but i wish you good luck regardless.

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    thanks

    ill look around for one. thanks for the help.

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    hope you find what you are looking for then, good luck!

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    When you say older Avalanche you're talking aluminum right?
    a2zsuper@yahoo.com.tw
    Send them a message and ask. There's some listed on eBay and I think Cambria bike and others handle them. As long as you've got a flat plate dropout they should have one that will work.
    Needed: 26.8mm XTR seatpost, blue GT/Grundig Jersey.

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    How about an LTS frame?

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    Yes defintely an LTS....search past threads for "LTS" or "A2Z there was one about it 6 months or so back with pics from what I remember.
    Needed: 26.8mm XTR seatpost, blue GT/Grundig Jersey.

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    ummm a use an a2z disc adaptor on my 99XCR idrive an even thought i had to cut a notch in the adaptor it work perfectly fine

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    http://www.woodmancomponents.com/cat...at=dis&lang=en

    I would strongly recommend the adaptor above, instead of a2z's, as it distributes force load much better on a seatstay that was not designed for discbrakes in the first place. It may cost more, but definetly the better and safer choice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. GT
    ummm a use an a2z disc adaptor on my 99XCR idrive an even thought i had to cut a notch in the adaptor it work perfectly fine
    Which model adapter did you use? Im interested in the doing the samething to my 99XCR.

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