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1981 GT 26
 

1981 GT 26

This is a bike i had back in 1981 built as a beach cruiser with coaster brake.

I sold this bike to a friend in 1982 for 250.00 bucks all i had into it at the time,it was built as a beach cruiser with flanders motorcycle bars mounted to a tough neck,gold araya 7x with a coaster brake,and a old brooks saddle.This bike hung in his garage for over 20 years and was rode vary little,then about 5 years ago i visited my friend and noticed the GT 26 was missing and i asked him where it was and he said he gave it to a friend for free.I tracked down his friend and was able to buy the bike back,i took it apart and rebuilt it as a 26 bmx racer with the cooks bars and stem off my king sting,got a set of gold and blue bullseye hubs and laced them in the 7x rims,put 401 flights with suntour sealed bmx pedals and philwood spider,and a nos kashimax mx seat.

UPDATE-10-18-11

It now has GT 1st gen cruiser bars and a pro neck II stem as seen in the first pic.

Submitted by king stinger

  • Race
  • Company: GT Bicycles
  • Model: 26
  • Wheel Size: 26"
  • Headtube size: 1"
  • Details 1981 gt 26 inch frame 1980 powerlite fork gold 7x rims bullseye gt color hubs 401 redline flights philwood spider suntour sealed bmx pedals nos kashimax mx seat cook brothers cruiser bars cook brothers slant stem 1981 cheng shin snake belly tires suntour seat clamp gt seat pole diacomp brakes with suntour xc brake handle

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