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 Post subject: New member, new project.
PostPosted: Sat Jun 02, 2012 10:22 pm 

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Hi I've been following this forum for a while. I ride mountainbike for 16 years now and I recently bought one of my dream bikes from back in the begining.
Its an GT STS dh from (I recon) ´97.
Only one tiny problem, its broken. since I know a thing or 2 about carbon fibre I decided to fix the frame. In the meanwhile i´m collecting parts for the buildup.
Sofar I´ve got a Judy XL painted red
some oldscool hope disc brakes.
A azonic shorty stem with a chubby bar.
Some old wheels with the gray ano Mavic 521´s
Any other sugestions are always welcome.

I´ll post some pictures later, also with some close ups of the broken area.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 03, 2012 6:58 am 
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Welcome to the forum.

The STS range doesn't seem to raise much interest these days, but it sounds like you have the basis for a good build.

I have a (more or less) original 97 STS-2, which I've owned from new. I don't use it as much as I should, and I considered selling it a while ago, but have now decided it rides too well to sell.

Have fun with your project, and pictures of the repair process would certainly raise some interest.

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