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 Post subject: 1997 GT Xizang
PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 11:49 am 
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Thought I would share a few pictures of my holy grail my GT xizang, I have had since new, and only ridden its for a about few hundred miles, (didnt want to get it muddy) - changed a few bits over the last few months

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Full XTR m950
Mk1 crossmax
Rock Shox SID
Chris King headset
Cook Bros Cranks
Kore Elite seatpost and stem
Eggbeater pedals

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 12:01 pm 
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Very nice build chap, only query I'd have is the stem but hey, each to their own :D :D


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 12:15 pm 
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very nice! love the crankset!

flat bar, would be my only change..


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PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 12:30 pm 
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The only thing am thinking of changing are the bars and stem.


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 Post subject: Re: 1997 GT Xizang
PostPosted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 1:20 pm 
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TimHildreth wrote:
only ridden its for a about few hundred miles, (didnt want to get it muddy) -

Sacralidge!! It's a gt not a klein.
Looks great though.


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 7:03 pm 
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Lovely bike Tim,

I like the kore bits.

Its what GT would of put on it 8)


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 7:23 pm 
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bloody lovely, that... 8) 8)

everything fits together just 'right'


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 8:02 pm 
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nicely done, about 23.5lb?


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 8:54 pm 
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Just weight it 22.3lbs


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 30, 2012 9:09 pm 
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Beauty of a bike but stem is a bit chunky for the skinny tubes I think.

Still an absolute stunner though 8)


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