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#1 2009-03-21 1:06pm

Johnny Wad
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From: Maryland
Registered: 2007-12-15
Posts: 242
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1981 GT 26

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1981 GT 26

1981 GT 26" Cruiser

Parts Breakdown: 81 GT 26 Cruiser Frame and Fork
Wheels: NOS Bullseye hubs, Araya 7X (1.75's), Shimano 18T freewheel, NOS Comp III green/blue label's
Brakes: Dia Compe MX-1000 with a NOS pre-bent Dia Compe lever. Kool Stop pads
Bars: 1st Generation GT no-knurl cruiser bars with new AME grips
Stem: Pro Neck
Headset: Tioga Beartrap II
Seat: Uni Hammerhead, ACS seatclamp
Cranks: Takagi Tourney Cranks, NOS Bullseye bottom bracket, Sugino chainwheel (39T)
Pedals: NOS MKS BM-10 Foot Jaw
The Rest: Repro GT padset, KMC Dropbuster chain


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Last edited by Johnny Wad (2009-03-26 5:34pm)

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#2 2009-03-21 1:30pm

Johnny Wad
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From: Maryland
Registered: 2007-12-15
Posts: 242
Bikes: 5

Re: 1981 GT 26

This bike was built mostly from parts purchased from members. A BIG shout out to DC, FONEY, KillerTiller, Goody39, Redsknsr1, CWBMX, Keggarz, and others. Thanks to all.

Cool shot of my NOS Bullseye BB--Kinda rare:

http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/ii261/jeline02/DSC07188_640x480.jpg

Last edited by Johnny Wad (2009-03-21 7:17pm)

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#3 2009-03-21 7:46pm

oneluv1979
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From: Lake Worth, FL
Registered: 2007-05-03
Posts: 5221
Bikes: 19

Re: 1981 GT 26

Awesome bike there ....i would love to get me one someday


WANTED :   FRED Z Chrome 24" Bars,, DK 1st Gen Clamp,Cyclecraft 24" Frame & forks ,

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#4 2009-03-21 11:15pm

Clothespin 'n
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Registered: 2007-10-21
Posts: 1442
Bikes: 3

Re: 1981 GT 26

John..........it's an incredible GT !!!!

I love it my friend,
peace,
Kev.


Pho Shizzle

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#5 2009-03-22 4:04pm

chicago.al
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From: Chicago, IL
Registered: 2008-10-23
Posts: 487
Bikes: 28

Re: 1981 GT 26

That is Old School at it's best...SWEET UNIT!

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#6 2009-03-22 5:26pm

Johnny Wad
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From: Maryland
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Posts: 242
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Re: 1981 GT 26

Thanks for the cool posts and kind words.

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#7 2009-03-24 7:40am

Boydiggs
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From: Atlanta, GA
Registered: 2008-03-27
Posts: 397
Bikes: 12

Re: 1981 GT 26

nice!!  Thus bike could be my GT's grandpa!  lol


Looking for S&M International Challenger Cruiser frame!!  (Yeah, I wish!!)

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#8 2009-03-28 2:00pm

Johnny Wad
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From: Maryland
Registered: 2007-12-15
Posts: 242
Bikes: 5

Re: 1981 GT 26

I weighed this bike at my LBS today... 23 lbs 4 oz.

Thats pretty light for a 26"-er (with old school parts).

The Uni seat and alloy cranks save alot of weight.

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#9 2009-10-08 2:04pm

mistercat
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From: miami. Fl
Registered: 2007-11-30
Posts: 76
Bikes: 22

Re: 1981 GT 26

Brother  I like your style!!  Totally old school!!  And bad ass old school at that!!!

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#10 2010-12-11 3:29pm

dynoben2
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Registered: 2010-06-14
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Re: 1981 GT 26

nice i got an 87 performer

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#11 2011-09-29 11:17pm

FriendlyOne
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From: Inland Empire, CA
Registered: 2011-02-24
Posts: 1258
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Re: 1981 GT 26

NICE!!! What else can I say...lollol


"A flock of geese fly 71% further than one flying alone..."

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#12 2012-07-10 6:01am

duoz
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From: Sao Paulo SP Brasil
Registered: 2012-05-21
Posts: 58
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Re: 1981 GT 26

GT 26", my dream! smile


... duoz cool

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#13 2014-05-08 5:26pm

Rocket1640
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From: Stockton, CA
Registered: 2013-10-30
Posts: 25

Re: 1981 GT 26

Too Clean!

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