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PostPosted: Sun May 22, 2011 11:37 am 
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Awesome! I'd love to see a show us your Xizang thread.


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kaiser wrote:
Awesome! I'd love to see a show us your Xizang thread.


Who will be 1st to post on it?


:arrow: http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?p=1131932#1131932







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Very nice :D


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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..


I'll go with, "They needed to figure out a new, completely non functional, marketing-friendly design hook so they could sell more frames."

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Very nice and rare bike! 8)


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Finally found a GT Viscount seat. Oddly, it wrinkled a bit when I mounted it. Possibly tweaked rails, but it looks nice and straight on the post. Off to Google to sus out how to shrink/tighten the leather.

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PostPosted: Sat May 28, 2011 10:38 pm 
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Awsome titanuim GT main frame on chromo rear stays

I like the flite saddle 8) :D


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PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2011 9:01 am 
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utahdog2003 wrote:
merckx wrote:
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..


I'll go with, "They needed to figure out a new, completely non functional, marketing-friendly design hook so they could sell more frames."

:D :lol:


prob very close to the truth! as the triple triangle itself was also born as a marketing gimmick as much as anything functional..


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