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#1 2010-09-22 7:49pm

Volcano
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From: Brisbane, Australia
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1978 G-Boy

http://bmxmuseum.com/image/gboy1.jpg http://bmxmuseum.com/image/gboy3.jpg http://bmxmuseum.com/image/gboy6.jpg http://bmxmuseum.com/image/gboy5.jpg

1978 G-Boy

1978 G-Boy

1978 G-Boy. Polished with Tange "TX Super" forks.
Araya 7B rims with NOS hubs & C-183 tyres.
NOS alloy Nitto bars, Oury grips &  NOS SR stem.
NOS Addicks chainring with Shimano Dura Ace cranks (restored).
Kashimax MX seat, Izumi chain and NOS rat-trap MKS pedals.
Huge thank u to Waza for the frame & Christian (Mr G-boy) for the stickers.
I built this up for our Aussie show & Shine this year (2010)


http://bmxmuseum.com/img/view-bike-in-museum.gif

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#2 2010-09-22 9:44pm

Cb Lee
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Re: 1978 G-Boy

Great job on this G-Boy. cool Nice touch with the Rat Traps too.

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#3 2010-09-22 11:55pm

johnng23604
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Re: 1978 G-Boy

Thats sweet!


I'm looking for the following frames, frame & forks or completes by BMX products:
MotoTrac (nickle or chrome), Racer-X or a Super-X (with the double gussets preferred).
Thanks wink
I'm also johnng23604 at "Retro-goose", "VintageBMX" & "RADbmx"

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#4 2010-09-23 12:52am

bretto
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From: Gold Coast, Australia
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Re: 1978 G-Boy

Nice bike Mick, you dont see many of them around. Top job.


Where the hell is my car gonna go!

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#5 2010-09-23 11:56am

Oaktown Massive
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Re: 1978 G-Boy

very sweet old school ride.  the weld work on this frame is siiick! nice job puttin' her together.


Can't stop Lose job Mind gone Silicon Stop bomb What bomb Get away Pay day Make hay Break down Need fix Big six Clickity click Hold on Oh no..... Bingo!     One, Two, Three, Four - Not now John we gotta get on!              Oi, where's the f'king bar John?               
- Waters/Gilmour/Mason/Wright

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#6 2010-09-23 12:14pm

phillyc71
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Re: 1978 G-Boy

wow! awesome bike. love the dura-ace cranks and addicks combo. smile

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#7 2010-09-23 3:06pm

Monster-Robot
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Re: 1978 G-Boy

Top notch as always!!!   

Now if I can just get you Aussies to stop hogging all of the G-Boy fun!!!  wink

Last edited by Monster-Robot (2011-02-12 5:31am)

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#8 2010-09-23 10:38pm

Volcano
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From: Brisbane, Australia
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Re: 1978 G-Boy

Thanks guys. smile
Im really happy with this build. With all the alloy components too...its Super lightweight!

Hey Monster -  we do like our late 70's alloy frames down here in Oz big_smile



Here's some more pics...



http://i485.photobucket.com/albums/rr212/Volcanobmx/Gboy-built-1.jpg

http://i485.photobucket.com/albums/rr212/Volcanobmx/Gboy-built-2.jpg

http://i485.photobucket.com/albums/rr212/Volcanobmx/Gboy-built-3.jpg

http://i485.photobucket.com/albums/rr212/Volcanobmx/Gboy-built-4.jpg

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#9 2010-11-28 5:03am

Brisben
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From: Brisbane, Australia
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Re: 1978 G-Boy

Such a nice build

top work mate!

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#10 2011-02-12 2:35am

coasty
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From: Queensland, Australia
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Re: 1978 G-Boy

Love your work Mick. Top job mate.


70's bmx is where it's at.

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#11 2011-08-29 6:47pm

Iceman2u
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From: Sparks, NV...From San Fernando
Registered: 2009-04-13
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Re: 1978 G-Boy

never seen one of those, nice job on that classic

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