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 Post subject: GT Xizang 1997
PostPosted: Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:06 pm 
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Hey folks,

this is going to be my new ride - still not finished of course.
All the cables and a Marzocchi fix. Couple of days left, not more than a month to go!

Here's a snekl preview:

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Good night,
Peter


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 Post subject: Re: GT Xizang 1997
PostPosted: Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:21 pm 
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Sweeeeeeet!!!! Begging to be covered in trail dust! Well done mate, that's a beauty.


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 Post subject: Re: GT Xizang 1997
PostPosted: Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:52 pm 
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Looks great mate and are you leaving it without decals as i think it would look better with but it's what makes you happy that matters lol ;) ..


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 Post subject: Re: GT Xizang 1997
PostPosted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 5:05 pm 
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I am getting closer. Could do a nice ride with it already :)

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 Post subject: Re: GT Xizang 1997
PostPosted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 6:04 pm 
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Im liking it ! What year decals are you having ?


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 Post subject: Re: GT Xizang 1997
PostPosted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 7:41 pm 
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I do have some from 97 but that wouldn't match ...


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 Post subject: Re: GT Xizang 1997
PostPosted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 8:11 pm 
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I love the 92 style ones , something about having the name big and bold on the downtube


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 Post subject: Re: GT Xizang 1997
PostPosted: Tue Jun 18, 2013 10:10 pm 
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I think I will leave it without decals. Still need to change some components though (Avid Arch Supreme but I still need some SL-M952 in VGC for that ... shouldn't have sold mine couple of months ago :D ). And maybe a syncros Revolution .. but that one need a treatment as well yet.


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 Post subject: Re: GT Xizang 1997
PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2013 9:25 am 
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Lovely :)

Greetings from Vienna ;)


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 Post subject: Re: GT Xizang 1997
PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2013 2:54 pm 
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Very nice!

Personally, I would remove those green tires, though. :wink: Then, the blue 97 decals will fit, too. If you want something fancy, why not choose Tioga Butterscotch? I had them on my Xizang once (but it was too much).

You got your Xizang brushed, right? Without decals one could think you "only" have a Lightning. :lol:

Not too sure about the Avid Arch Supremes. Of course, they look cool and are the most exclusive V-Brakes out there - but they are quite heavy and their polished look does not fit the titanium colour too well.

Also no "need" to switch to Syncros Revos. I love M950 cranks (in nice condition), especially on Ti frames.


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