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    Defiantly some sweet Gts in this thread. I thought I'd post up some recent pics of my beloved Force.
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    2008 GT Force
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    Awesome looking trail! Oh... The bike is nice too! ....

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    Quote Originally Posted by LevLev View Post
    My ZR 1.0, love this bike
    Very nice bike! Love the color scheme. Definitely OG!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sybarite View Post
    Titanium!





    WANTED: GT Reynolds 853 frame 52cm or 54cm ! ! !

    Tom
    Sick bike bro! Good eye!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pennywise330 View Post
    Just finished the build... the Truvativ Hammerschmidt works perfect, very happy with the results!



    2012 FOX 32 TALAS 150 FIT RLC fork
    KS i-950 dropper seat post
    Fizik Antares Kurve Chameleon saddle
    Reynolds MTN C carbon clincher rims
    KENDA Small Block 8 2.35 tires
    HOPE Pro2 hubs
    HOPE Tech Evo M4 front and rear calipers
    HOPE SAW 203 front 160 rear floating brake rotors
    Crank Brothers Cobalt 11 carbon stem
    Crank brothers Cobalt 11 riser bar
    Cane Creek "40" Headset
    Crank brothers Mallet 3 clipless pedals
    SRAM PC 1091R Hollow Pin P-Lock 10speed chain
    2013 SRAM X.0 TYPE 2 10-SPEED SHORT CAGE DERAILLEUR
    SRAM XG-1080 11-36 cassette
    2012 SRAM X0 10 Speed MTB Trigger Shifter
    SRAM X0 2sp HammerSchmidt Trigger Shifter
    Truvativ Hammerschmidt All Mountain 170mm Crank
    Truvativ Hammerschmidt AM bottom bracket

    Looks like a serious piece of machinery bro!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boramaniac View Post
    This is a gangster bike bro... Nice taste!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Irvinizer View Post
    Here is my 1998 GT Talera, that is being used as a single speed commuter
    You got style bro!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kikaha View Post
    "You, my friend, are an artist!" Very nice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by LilJr View Post
    Here is my brother's 2005 i-Drive 2.0 I just finished building for him from the frame up! took it for the first test ride right before the picture was taken.




    And some detail shots:





    I bet I know what your favorite color is! ... Nice bike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gadro View Post
    Here's my '97 Bravado, not yet finished



    Nice flavor!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sybarite View Post



    Here's my interpretation of an all urban GT single speed bike. - Maybe it's not your cup of tea, but that's okay.








    It's based on an old and scratched Karakoram from the early 90's.





    I decided that this vintage beauty doesn't have to to bite the dust necessarily. - By the way, there are still coevals who just throw these ancient pieces to junkyard.


    Without any doubt, this is the better approach, isn't it?























    Although you can't call my GT a mountainbike now, but that's okay! Let's say it's made for having fun and getting my croissants in the morning.

















    You see, this recycled piece is currently my favourite bike to pass the daily urban jungle with flying colors.





    You betcha! It's also possible to enter a oad race contest.





    Tom

    "Just Awesome!"

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    Wow, amazing... how did you get this finish? was it stripped or sandblasted? coating? please tell... thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Speedy.R View Post
    After 1,5 years of hard work,and many many troubles...


    Frame: GT Lobo STS '98er ,new ti axles,new bearings
    Damper Rock Shox Pullshock (trunnion polished)
    Fork: Manitou Dorado ,IFP+EvilGenius Seals upgrade,custom Decals
    Stem: Manitou Dorado (polished)
    Handlebar: Easton EA70
    Headset: Hope
    Wheels: Hope Pro II /Mavic EN321
    Tires: Michelin C16 2,5
    Brakes: Shimano XT 4 pot (polished),Goodridge Stahlflex
    Rear Floater: selfmade (polished,Ti axle)
    Cranks: XTR FCM 952 (polished)
    Rear derailleur: XT short (polished)
    Shifter: XT (polished)
    Pedals: Shimano (polished)
    Chainguide: Carbon selfmade
    Basguard: Carbon selfmade
    Rear Cassette: SRAM 6 Speed,Carbon Bash (selfmade)
    Seatpost: GT 6061
    Sattel: Flite titanium

















    Cheers Rafael
    Very nice! Do you have pictures of it with mud on it?

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    This is one of the coolest projects I have seen on MTBR. Do you ride this bike? And how does it ride?
    Live fast, Die young, Leave a good looking corpse!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bridgestone14 View Post
    This is one of the coolest projects I have seen on MTBR.
    Oh my, I totally agree. That is a thing of absolute beauty. It looks brand new (I'm guessing that most of it (minus maybe the frame and fork) is). Nice job!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Virtus View Post
    Very nice! Do you have pictures of it with mud on it?
    That STS was originally posted in 2008.
    2008 GT Force
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    I am joining~~
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    Quote Originally Posted by drummercat View Post
    I am joining~~
    Nice and reliable looking build you're building there. My compliments to you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by drummercat View Post
    I am joining~~
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    Looks tough, be sure to post pics when you get it put together!
    Love the wings on the inside of the triangle...
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    Quote Originally Posted by natzx7 View Post
    That STS was originally posted in 2008.
    Yeah... I was going through the pages and picking out the bikes that I thought stood out nicely.

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    2001 zaskar team

    hi guys,

    I have a beautiful 2001 Zaskar Team frame that I'm in the process of rebuilding into a singlespeed. I would like to install a new XTR crank that comes with an external bottom bracket. But I don't know if the '01 Zaskar Team BB shell is designed, or if the frame is spaced, for an external bottom bracket. Can somebody please clarify this for me? Thank you.

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    Yes no problem with regular external BB. I use XTR and XT on my 93 and 95 Zaskar.

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    Transeo Commuter build. Bought frame from Nashbar and scored a Trek 7.5 FX Disk and swapped parts.
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    Added Nashbar Carbon Cyclocross fork




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    So many sweet bikes. I'll post pics of mine once i get in all my parts in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Virtus View Post
    This is a gangster bike bro... Nice taste!
    Very nice ! Love the rims !


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    Quote Originally Posted by Speedy.R View Post
    Oh my what a sexy beast. I would think GT would want to own this bike to put on display at their headquarters!

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    System timeout. Delete this post.
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    System timeout. Delete this post.
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    System timeout. Delete this post.
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    My moldy oldy....














    I have got a long way to go with some of the boss stuff, some of you have..

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    Put my new bash guard on my '12 Force 3.0!

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    Quote Originally Posted by stimpy13 View Post
    Put my new bash guard on my '12 Force 3.0!
    For a second there I thought I was looking at my bike.

    Got a BBG bash on mine too, but it's a different design.

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    I'll play..2012 Sensor 9er Elite
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    Here are some pics of mine from last weekend with new (since last pic) 60mm stem and Lizard Skins peaty grips:










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    It`s done. Very happy with the performance. it`s not heavy at all, now it`s 38.8lb, I can still drop a few more weight from a better handle bar, better seat, a X9 rear mech, and a ti spring. those will bring it down to 37.5lb I think. it`s solid, low and plush.


    I will update some better photos tomorrow.

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    ^ Congrats on that nice Fury! The pic makes the rear wheel look bigger than the front wheel though. Looking forward to see more pics.

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    Hard to believe I've had this bike for 21 years. I rebuilt it mostly with parts from upgrading other bikes, and bought a some new stuff as needed. I took it out for a 43 mile ride on the paved bike path today, and it rides better than ever. I was going to do a repaint but thought that the scratches and stickers from the illustrious '90s gave it more character. I somehow managed to keep the original GT bottle that it came with!
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    My Marathon

    I have a 2009 Marathon Expert Carbon.

    I've added carbon bars, a 50mm stem, DT Swiss wheels and hubs, a Maverick dropper post, a 185mm front rotor and an XTR crankset. It's been a really good bike thus far. Unfortunately, I broke the dogbone the other day and had to order one through the LBS where I purchased the frame.
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    Stock up. I've gone through 6 or 7 dog bones on my 2008 GT Marathon Team. Loved the bike, but those things break too often. I'm only 150# too.

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    Dogboner

    I'm considering going to a local metalworking shop and seeing if they can make a titanium part for me. It should be a relatively simple part to produce.

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    2000 Medium LE
    XTR - shifting
    Avid ultimate brakes
    Crossmax wheels
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    Misc carbon

    Nice bike - The frame/cranks have less than few ride in the dirt since 2000. I had two of these bikes. This frame/crank setup has had street duty.....
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    nice.
    That didn't come with disk tabs originally did it?
    All the gear and no idea.

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    Yes it did. Bike came with Rim brakes but the disc tabs were on it.

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    cool, that be the best one to track down for a modern build then...me likey
    All the gear and no idea.

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    Quote Originally Posted by natzx7 View Post
    Hard to believe I've had this bike for 21 years. I rebuilt it mostly with parts from upgrading other bikes, and bought a some new stuff as needed. I took it out for a 43 mile ride on the paved bike path today, and it rides better than ever. I was going to do a repaint but thought that the scratches and stickers from the illustrious '90s gave it more character. I somehow managed to keep the original GT bottle that it came with!
    NICE! I've got almost the same bike set up as my commuter ('93 Outpost, looks like maybe a different fork). The only pictures I have of it aren't the most flattering and right now its got a temporary saddle on it and its SQR and saddlebag removed, so I'll hold off on posting pics of it here until I get my broken saddle back from the manufacturer and get her looking pretty again.

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    2011 Karakoram 2.0

    Going with rigid forks for a bit... Will switch back to suspension forks down the line.
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    Wink

    Here is my winter project. 90's something GT Outpost Trail. Bought for my wife brand new. Has sat in the garage with maybe 15-20 miles on it since it was bought. I turned it into a SS this past summer. This winter I'm going to do some more updating to it.






    Here is the list of things I have planned to change over the winter.
    1. Crank
    2.headset,& handlebars
    3. update to V-brakes, and levers.
    4.tires, and maybe rims.
    5. Might strip the paint and have it powder coated.
    All of this is dependent on the Budget(wife) allowing it.
    Would like to make this in to my SS rocket as 2nd bike to my GF HooKoo 1X9.
    Just remember,Where ever you go there you are...

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    Hello everybody! I've been reading this forum for some time now and I just decided to join.
    I'm glad to see some GT lovers around here

    My 90ish GT unknown model and my 2001 GT Avalanche 2.0
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    Re-posting because of a rebuild:

    ~ 1990 Krakoram

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    wouldn't that be more like a 93 or 94 ish karakoram? Surely not a '90 (or was the ~ = approx). Still Nice single speeder
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    All the gear and no idea.

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    My 2012 GT Force 3.0 w/new Shimano Zee derailieur. Has the clutch.


    And got a new GOLD KMC chain!

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    Daktari duo from yesteryears. 22 years ago, These babies are old enough to vote and they like things best the way things were
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    Last edited by gm1230126; 01-23-2013 at 08:52 PM.
    Needed: 26.8mm XTR seatpost, blue GT/Grundig Jersey.

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    very nice GTs here. I have to gather 10 posts to be able to post pictures. so 8 more to go..

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    my sensor in its current state, and new GTR series 1

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    Applied Force

    Action shot with my GT Force 3.0

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    Avalance 2.0. 2005 Frame bought this as NOS frame on 2011. Has quality parts and nice bike to ride.
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    My first GT and first 29er.

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    95 Team RTS
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    Needed: 26.8mm XTR seatpost, blue GT/Grundig Jersey.

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    Cool-blue Rhythm Recent photos of my 2011 GT Force 3.0 Large

    I obviously have made a number of changes to its stock form:

    Origin 8 760mm 45mm Rise White Handlebar
    Truvativ 35mm 7 degree rise stem
    Component Works 1.5 degree headset
    Shimano XT Tubeless Wheelset
    Geax Gato 2.3 Tubeless
    203mm Shimano Front Rotor
    Cables Re-routed
    Proshox 3mm offset reducer
    X-Fusion Hilo with Remote
    XLC Quick Release
    Shimano SLX 175mm Cranks
    32T Single Speed Vuelta Chainring
    Bashwich Sandwich
    Modified N-Gear Jump Stop
    VP Pedals
    Inner Tube Chainstay Protector
    180mm Shimano Rear Rotor







    I ride the Force in the Bay Area, ranging from cross country rides in Saratoga Gap to full on downhill sessions at Carlmont. Does everything wonderfully.
    Just keep pedaling, don't stop pedaling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bryan_d View Post
    I obviously have made a number of changes to its stock form:

    Origin 8 760mm 45mm Rise White Handlebar
    Truvativ 35mm 7 degree rise stem
    Component Works 1.5 degree headset
    Shimano XT Tubeless Wheelset
    Geax Gato 2.3 Tubeless
    203mm Shimano Front Rotor
    Cables Re-routed
    Proshox 3mm offset reducer
    X-Fusion Hilo with Remote
    XLC Quick Release
    Shimano SLX 175mm Cranks
    32T Single Speed Vuelta Chainring
    Bashwich Sandwich
    Modified N-Gear Jump Stop
    VP Pedals
    Inner Tube Chainstay Protector
    180mm Shimano Rear Rotor







    I ride the Force in the Bay Area, ranging from cross country rides in Saratoga Gap to full on downhill sessions at Carlmont. Does everything wonderfully.
    Great looking build. But don't you feel like you need/want more powerful brakes? I've taken my bike down DH tracks on Non-series Shimano brakes and I really felt they were lacking. Upgraded to SLX.

    And what's your HTA now with the works components and the offset bushings?

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    Quote Originally Posted by prancisfena View Post
    Great looking build. But don't you feel like you need/want more powerful brakes? I've taken my bike down DH tracks on Non-series Shimano brakes and I really felt they were lacking. Upgraded to SLX.

    And what's your HTA now with the works components and the offset bushings?
    Thanks!

    Brakes are not an issue for me, and the increased rotor size already added tons of leverage already.

    To be honest I do not know the true HTA because of too many variables. For example, the "stock" HTA was 69 degrees with a 2.1" rear and 2.3" front tire. But since I am using tires of the same size, but have reduced the HTA by 1.5 degrees with cups, and another unknown value with the offset reducers, I really cannot say what the angle is. My iPhone has an angle finding app but those have been known to be +/- 1.5 degrees so I don't even bother with it.

    Bottom line is, the bike feels waaaaaay better.
    Just keep pedaling, don't stop pedaling.

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    my Gt avalanche 1.0

    here is my Gt ,saludos desde Chile
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    Hello to all fans of GT! I want to show you my bike. GT Avalanche 1.0 2009. I bought this bike August 23, 2010.
    2.5 years, I traveled on this bike 20000 km. Use it as a vehicle to get around the city all year round in all weather, sometimes make a little trip into the countryside.
    Replaced in the bike the parts that I did not like. And that's what I did.
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    Not mine, but a friends. Can anyone ID it? She says she thinks it's a 2009 Zaskar Expert, but doesn't match up with any pics I've seen. I'm not able to inspect in person.


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    My i-drive 1.0.

    Still taking mad abuse after all these years....a little loose in the rear, a little creaky....kinda like me at 41.


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    what $160 got me.. gt peace 9er multiPost your GT here!!!-149413_10151242379626431_2039173023_n.jpgPost your GT here!!!-487945_10151242381526431_824133053_n.jpg
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    good buy man... I picked up a peace 9r SS and it was a real kewl bike... sadly the geometry just didn't fit me very well :-/ so I traded the frame outright for a surly 1x1 frame

    wish the GT would have fit... i've dug the triple triangle back in the 90's... even had an '88 avalanche... and the blue fade paint job was just awesome... but if it doesn't fit it's not worth riding :-/

    enjoy the new rig man thats A LOT of bike for the $$$
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    Quote Originally Posted by donalson View Post
    good buy man... I picked up a peace 9r SS and it was a real kewl bike... sadly the geometry just didn't fit me very well :-/ so I traded the frame outright for a surly 1x1 frame

    wish the GT would have fit... i've dug the triple triangle back in the 90's... even had an '88 avalanche... and the blue fade paint job was just awesome... but if it doesn't fit it's not worth riding :-/

    enjoy the new rig man thats A LOT of bike for the $$$
    thank you bro! since the first time riding it i fell in love with it.. i couldn't believe the previous owner let it go for so cheap. since i got it i've changed the grips for specialized ergo's and redline bmx pedals. i hate the wtb laser saddle!

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    I'm with you on the saddle... the size is right but the shape seems wrong for me and those seams don't help at all :-/
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    Quote Originally Posted by donalson View Post
    I'm with you on the saddle... the size is right but the shape seems wrong for me and those seams don't help at all :-/
    i find it interesting a lot of riders have them on their bikes but can't figure out why. i've been working on different positions and it still sucks. i ride a lot on my road bike with a fizik arione and think it's the most comfortable saddle in the market.

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    My 09 Force Carbon Expert up elsewhere, but this looks like where it should've been 1st lol

    Post your GT here!!!-gt-force-001.jpg

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    awesome

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    GT avalanche 3.0 (2009-2010)

    to my mind gt bikes are simple awesome.like its style
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    My new GT Xizang
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    Nice Xizang!!!
    Yesterday I swapped my Avalanche frame for a Force frame... here it is:


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    Alot of beautiful bikes here!

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    Re: Post your GT here!!!

    Thats a beauty!!

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    Re: Post your GT here!!!

    Just finished building mine! Not the nicest bike as it was on a budget, but I think it looks cool and it rides really nice!!

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    Peace

    Post your GT here!!!-img_20130307_215922.jpg
    My GT Peace I use to ride to work and around town. I love it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cohiba View Post
    Thanks MTBR for setting up the GT thread!

    What would a GT forum be without photos? Post your GT pictures here!

    I'll start with mine:

    1999 GT STS-1000-DS
    98' Jr. T.
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    XT/XTR mix
    That is one beautiful STS!

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    Here is my 1996 GT LTS-1 that I've modernized.

    I've had several different full suspension bikes over the years, the best prior to this being a 2003 Jamis Dakar XC Comp (w/ Horst Link), but nothing compares to this LTS when it comes to an all around bike. While I ride mostly XC trails, I'll occationally hit some downhill sections and this bike performs flawlessly.





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    Updates to the rig.



    Frame: 2006 Large GT Ruckus Idrive 7.
    Fork: 2007 Marzocchi 66 RC2 ETA 180mm
    Shock: 2012 Rockshox vivid r2c (one offset bushing)
    Brakes: 2013 Shimano SLX m675 203mm Icetech Rotors
    Wheelset: Rear Azonic outlaw 150mm, Front Mavic 729 20mm
    Tires: WTB Dissent 2.5 Ghetto Tubeless
    Crankset: Raceface Ride AM 22/32
    Pedals: VP-001 gold
    Shifting: Sram x7
    Stem: Azonic
    Bars: Black Market
    Grips: Oury Lock On
    Seatpost: Tomac?
    Saddle: WTB rocket V

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    Quote Originally Posted by mik_git View Post
    wouldn't that be more like a 93 or 94 ish karakoram? Surely not a '90 (or was the ~ = approx). Still Nice single speeder
    Just found out its a 95. You have a sharp eye. Here it is after a few more new parts (BB7/New Front Wheel/New Seat Post,etc....)

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    Picked up this early 90's Timberline for $20. Bike is original and after a good cleaning,it came out nice. Added Kenda slicks and removed frot dérailleur. Bike is 1-7 now.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Muxherdlr View Post
    Picked up this early 90's Timberline for $20. Bike is original and after a good cleaning,it came out nice. Added Kenda slicks and removed frot dérailleur. Bike is 1-7 now.

    Score! That looks really clean!

    That is early, looks like it is sporting a U-brake in the rear. I've got an '88 Timberline that I use as my tourer, looks like yours has fairly long chainstays too.

    Rumor has it that if those U-brakes are set up right that they are powerful enough. If you do end up replacing it, don't toss it, there are probably folks looking for one to complete their vintage build.

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    Can anyone help me decipher the frame stamp on my GT a mate rode it yesterday and swore the the 16 on the frame frame indicated it was a 16" not 18" that i thought it was.
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    thanx

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    Quote Originally Posted by vegemite View Post
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    Hi
    Can anyone help me decipher the frame stamp on my GT a mate rode it yesterday and swore the the 16 on the frame frame indicated it was a 16" not 18" that i thought it was.
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    thanx
    This frame was built 1997 in the month of August. Frame number is 2261.

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    thanx.
    but does the 16 indicate 16" frame?

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    YES it does.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buggyr333 View Post
    Frame: 2006 Large GT Ruckus Idrive 7.
    Fork: 2007 Marzocchi 66 RC2 ETA 180mm
    Shock: 2012 Rockshox vivid r2c (one offset bushing)
    Brakes: 2013 Shimano SLX m675 203mm Icetech Rotors
    Wheelset: Rear Azonic outlaw 150mm, Front Mavic 729 20mm
    Tires: WTB Dissent 2.5 Ghetto Tubeless
    Crankset: Raceface Ride AM 22/32
    Pedals: VP-001 gold
    Shifting: Sram x7
    Stem: Azonic
    Bars: Black Market
    Grips: Oury Lock On
    Seatpost: Tomac?
    Saddle: WTB rocket V
    fuggin AWESOME!

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    Post your GT here!!!-2013-04-04_13-16-10_424.jpg

    '08 force

    easton havocs
    dhx coil rear (borrowed), 140 float rlc front
    gravity dropper turbo
    elixir r 203/180
    x9 drivetrain
    descendant crankset
    e.13 srs guide
    hans dampf front / ground control rear

    i love my bike

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    Nice bikes there! On my side, I’m the happy owner of a GT Sensor 2011 for 18 months now.

    This Sensor was my first “modern” mountain bike since 1988:
    - I bought this GT Sensor after being hooked on a GT Force 3.0 rented in the French Alps in 2010 (“Mondial du VTT”);
    - Last year, I also became a fan of singlespeed 29ers and bought / built up a Kona Unit and an On One Inbred (the latter being a fixed gear commuter). Sorry I did not find a GT Peace SS 29er ;
    - But I still very much like to use my 26” FS Sensor like I did yesterday 20km south of Paris (cf. photos);
    - Alternatively this Sensor is used by friends/guests to ride together when they don't have a rig (and I use my singlespeed).

    I once tried a GT Force Carbon 26” and absolutely loved it… My 12 y.o. son has a GT Avalanche 1.0 XS… Yes, we love the GT brand!

    Concerning the specs, this is originally a Sensor 4.0 upgraded with the time (now 1x9 and lighter) – the details are there: Post your Sensor pics here!


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    My GT i-drive

    Heres my GT i-drive not standard i bought the frame then built it up...Post your GT here!!!-8972_10200963370630021_758810688_n.jpg

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    Hello everyone.
    Im a noob to biking and am looking for a hardtail bike around $600.
    I was wondering what yall think about the GTs around that price like the KARAKORAM 4.0 MECH, AVALANCHE 3.0 HYDR, and the Timberline???

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    Smile 97 Avalanche: parts bin special

    I just picked up my new to me '97 Avalanche yesterday. the guys at my local REI built it with stuff from my parts bin.

    It rides different than my 29er, but all is good. I had a blast taking it out on its maiden voyage yesterday. I think the ancient Bomber fork really sets off the ball-burnished aluminum frame.


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    I picked this one up from ebay.


    I also picked up some original decals, although they are not the exact ones needed (RTS in blue, while this was advertised as an RTS team, how to find out?). I have 3 forks for it. The mag21 pictured, an old Manitou 2 and a Pace RC35. I'm leaning more towards the Pace for the final build.

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    with paceRC35 it could be beatiful or with look parallelogram or noleen forks...

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    I never was a fan of parallelogram forks. So that's out

    About the Noleen shock, how difficult is it to do the rebuild yourself? I have looked in the manual and it seems fairly straightforward. Only filling the shock with nitrogen is a hurdle as I don't have the correct needle (and of course the N2 supply). Would the needle from the mag21's work? Anyone tried this?

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    Itg depends on the year, the early frames, the team was polished front and rear triangle with piggy back shock, but I think for 96 the rts-1 got the all that...

    Persaonnaly I think the mag21's are the go, or if you could find a mag21 SL even better

    And year parallelogram fork should never be put on anything ever, they just look stupid.
    All the gear and no idea.

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    built for my father, hence the unusual handlebar for an upright position

    and my karakoram waiting for some parts:


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