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PostPosted: Sat Jan 02, 2010 12:59 pm 
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Location: colchester
recieved this from member daj just before xmas, and got round to fitting a few bits today.

**second skin update :) going to be a rider for sure so changed a few bits :) ** also a yay i can use flickr update :lol:

i have been after one of these since i did my one and only race on one at penshurst. a friend of mine was supposed to be racing but broke his wrist the night before the race. we were all down there for the race already, and fees had been paid, so he asked if i wanted to take his place! i am possibly the least competetive person in the world but though wtf lets give it a go! well i finished 3rd from last, only actually beeting one chap down, as the other two dnf. so here it is :)

have got some amberwalls to try but love the rust walls.
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Frame: 1997 gt lts dh

Fork: 1999 manitou x-verts

Headset: fsa orbit xl
Stem: funn seriel ripper
Handlebar: race face dh evolve
Grips: gt lock ons

Brakes: magura hs33 raceline rear/hayes hfx9 front
Brake Pads: red maggies
Shifters: stx 8 speed
Front Derailleur: ac chain device to be fitted (top half only)
Rear Derailleur: short cage suntour xc comp
Derailleur Cables: unknown
Cassette: 8 speed
Chain: sram or taya
Cranks: ac (:8))
Chainrings: ac

Bottom Bracket: gt sealed bearing
Pedals: gussett slim jim mags

Hub Skewers: allen bolts
Rims: atomlab trail pimps
Hubs: atomlab trail pimps
Nipples:bronze
Spokes: atomlab
Tyres: wtb mutano raptors 26x2.4's

Saddle: x-lite pss
Seatpost: syncros
Seatpost Binder: gt

Weight: lighter than you'd think! bout 27/28lbs


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 02, 2010 2:59 pm 
BoTM Winner / Gold Trader / Rider
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Thats looking smart 8) 8)


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 02, 2010 3:13 pm 
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 02, 2010 8:15 pm 
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Love the LTS DH. Should do some retro DH races and bring the old bikes back!


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 02, 2010 9:00 pm 
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Look's great 8) , really should get mine sorted and back in action :roll:


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 24, 2010 1:22 am 
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WOW that looks awesome! Gotta love the old LTS!


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 03, 2010 5:57 pm 
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getting there.....

waiting on a matching blue rear hs33


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 04, 2010 1:48 pm 
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sooooo close, just need/want new azonic bar and stem, and vinyl wrap the rear rim :D


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 04, 2010 8:29 pm 
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Very nice.

Always had a soft spot for the LTD DH, since I owned one BITD


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PostPosted: Thu Feb 04, 2010 9:58 pm 
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mmmmmmmmmm love it.


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