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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 1:12 pm 
BoTM Winner / Gold Trader
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Well, other than the glue 'n screw cromo rear triangle, and that it's only been ridden a couple of times, just another 91 Xizang.

Frame: 91 GT Xizang
Fork: GT 2x4
Headset: XT
Stem: GT flip flop
Handlebar: GT
Grips: AME GT
Brakes: XT U II (r) XT (f)
Brake Pads: XT
Brake Cables: Shimano
Cantilever cable hangers: Shimano
Brake Levers: XT
Shifters: XT
Front Derailleur: XT
Rear Derailleur: XT
Derailleur Cables: Shimano SIS
Cassette: XT
Chain: HG-70
Cranks: XT
Chainrings: Shimano SG
Bottom Bracket: XT
Pedals: XT 730
Hub Skewers: XT
Rims: Araya RM-17
Hubs: XT
Spokes: DT
Tires: Ritchey Megabite
Saddle: Viscount GT All Terra
Seatpost: XT
Seatpost Binder: GT
Weight: as always, don't care


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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 1:24 pm 
retrobike rider
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Great work fmj......that's just perfect!.....


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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 1:32 pm 
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nice. can anyone shed light on the rationale GT might have had for putting the cro mo rear end on these? it seems like a really incongruous thing to do..


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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 2:22 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
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like that a lot

i was gonna ask whats the thing on the spoke in pic 6 :oops:
then i realised ,numpty


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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 3:30 pm 
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its very nice and original looking :D

there cant be many of those about


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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 4:49 pm 
retrobike rider / Gold Trader
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Another top job FMJ 8)


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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 6:20 pm 
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WOW! That's a beauty!! Gotta love those old Xizangs, don't see the one with the steel rear around too much. Top job!


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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 9:13 pm 
National & North West AEC
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Great work FMJ. Iconic GT from the early 90's with a great build up. Lovely.

Photos are a bit washed out though. It'd be great to see some high quality ones.


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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 9:32 pm 
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WOW !!!! NICE !


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PostPosted: Sat May 21, 2011 10:02 pm 
West Midlands Deputy AEC
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8) very 8)


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