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 Post subject: Giant ATX 990
PostPosted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 11:17 am 
Classified Mod / Lincs, East and South Yorks AEC
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I think this is a 1996, can anyone confirm?
It was its first ride last night and I loved it apart from the zmax tyres which are a very slim 2.0, more like a 1.9 to be honest and felt skippy and just wrong.
Ive a pair of conti mountain kings on order in 2.2 which I hope will improve the ride.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 27, 2016 3:54 pm 
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That is a '96.

What plans do you have for it? I'm looking for one... :wink:


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I plan to ride it lots :D


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Classified Mod / Lincs, East and South Yorks AEC
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Frame: 1996 Giant ATX 990

Fork: RST Mozo Pro

Headset: FSA
Stem: Raceface
Handlebar: Club Roost Gofast
Grips: Clarks Lock Ons

Brakes: Stx Rc Cantis
Brake Pads: Ritchey
Brake Cables: Jagwire
Cantilever cable hangers: Shimano
Brake Levers: Diacompe Power Control

Shifters: Dx Thumbies
Front Derailleur: XT M739
Rear Derailleur: XT M739
Derailleur Cables: Jagwire
Cassette: Shimano
Chain: Sram
Cranks: LX M539 with XT Outer
Crank Bolts: Shimano
Chainrings: Shimano
Chainring bolts: Shimano
Bottom Bracket: UN55
Pedals: Shimano Spds

Hub Skewers: Shimano
Rims: Mavic
Hubs: LX
Nipples: Brass
Spokes: Stainless
Tyres: Continental X Kings
Tubes:

Saddle: WTB Speed V
Seatpost: Original Giant
Seatpost Binder: Original Giant


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 Post subject: Re: Giant ATX 990
PostPosted: Fri Oct 28, 2016 2:02 pm 
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I remember that bike. of all the eggheaded 90s designs, this was the one that made the most sense from a functionality point of view. many current bikes are just a variation of this design.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 28, 2016 2:49 pm 
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I remember when they first came out, the LBS was a Giant dealer and was selling them by the bucket load, I spent quite some time using my motorcycle suspension knowledge to try and get the F&R suss balanced.

Great bikes, although I never succumbed.


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Looks ace that does Chris, my only gripe with it is the forks, need some new lowers or painting so they match the frame lol!
Always wanted one of these, bought one myself but never found a fork to fit it so sold it to one of my best mates!


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 Post subject: Re: Giant ATX 990
PostPosted: Sat Jan 28, 2017 10:16 pm 
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Judy yellow might be closer ?


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I've changed them now to newer mozos


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 Post subject: Re: Giant ATX 990
PostPosted: Sat Jan 28, 2017 10:28 pm 
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yeah, but we have no picture :-D


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