pre 98 are cool, after that not cool!
Whats wrong with 98 and 99 stuff? The mid and high end steel bikes were made from Reynolds tubing and were very nice!!!
ok, 99 was ok, i used to sell the brand from about 95 till the introduction of the i drives.
i have owned a 96 zaskar,a 97 karakoram, a 98 zaskar, a 98? psyclone (awsome machine and as quality as any custom bike out there) a 98 lts2000ds. Idrives, lobo's and sts bikes have been my own personal shop blagged demo machines for months on end!
after this point the brand faltered, the dealer network started to die as caratti sport started to die, then caratti chucked them in halfords as a last ditch attempt to sell the cheaper models, then GT went bust, then when they came back after a few years out because the designs and name were bought by huffy bikes, they just re issued the same frames in new colours with current groupsets at the time so the frames were old looking at the time. at this point it was only cheapish stuff and no zaskars or anything.
when they got back on their feet the brand then started to get better as did all the others but by this time they had truly lost "it", whatever "it" was.
hence my retro = cool, modern = bad comment
for what it's worth here's a scanned pic of my psyclone, sorry about the quality of the pic, it's over 10 years old!!
my 2p? make that a 5p
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