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#1 2012-12-04 12:09pm

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1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

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1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

The Mighty KEVIN JONES 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour Inspired Build

Parts List:
Frame: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour
Fork: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour
Handlebars: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour
Grips: Jive Handles
Bar Ends: Jive Handles
Seatpost: Robinson "RRR" Layback (chrome)
Seatpost Clamp: PYOTT (hand polished)
Seat: 1988 GT
Headset: GT EPOCH (Freestyle)
Stem: 1989 GT Pro Series XL (polished) w/DK Hollow Bolt (Potts Mod)
Front Brake: Dia-Compe 883 NIPPON ("87" stamped)
Rear Brake: Dia-Compe AD-990 ("87" stamped)
Brake Levers: Dia-Compe Tech 7s
Detangler: Odyssey GYRO (1st Gen)
Upper GYRO Cables: SST ORYG (shortened at the top using a Lucky Bolt)
Lower GYRO Cables: 1st Gen Odyssey Downtube Cable Housing + SST ORYG Lower Cable +GYRO 2 V Cable Housings = FRANKENCABLE (shortened using Odyssey Knarps)
Brake Pads: Dia-Compe (1987-88 era)
Front Hub: 1st Gen GT Superlace / Sealed Bearing / Solid Axle / 36H (chrome)
Rear Hub: 1st Gen GT Superlace / Sealed Bearing / Solid Axle / 36H (chrome)
Freewheel: GT Ratchet 16T
Rims: UKAI Speedlines 20"x1.75" 36H
Chainring: GT "winged logo" 43T
Power Disk: GT "three winged logos"
Chainring Bolts: GT (chrome)
Crank: GT Power Series Crank 180mm SR 89
Spindle: GT Power Series "SR"
Bottom Bracket: GT Power Series (chrome cups)
Pedals: Shimano DX
Chain: Izumi (black / silver)
Pegs Rear: EMBER BMX PUNK Pegs 4" (prototypes) see my WEBSITE for more info
Pegs Front: EMBER BMX PUNK Pegs 4" (prototypes) see my WEBSITE for more info
Tires: GT Freestyle 20"x1.75" (black / tan wall)
Powder Coating: C4 Labs
Decals: Ultrahive
Brake Levers / Nippon Restoration: Member - Caleb_K31
Chrome: Superior Chrome - Houston Texas
Special Thanks:
LegoMyDayGlo for trading me such an awesome Frame / Fork / Bars
Caleb_K31 for taking care of my Brakes and other hard to find parts
bmxmuseum for giving me the Venue, Connections, and Opportunity to find and put together the whole project
  All the Members listed in my build thread that hooked me up with the parts to finally make it all happen
Photos: Yours Truly
MY COMPLETE BUILD THREAD



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#2 2012-12-04 12:16pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

Few Larger Pics...

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#3 2012-12-04 12:31pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

that is frickin bad ass son, outdone yourself.  super nice!


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#4 2012-12-04 12:32pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

LegoMyDayGlo wrote:

that is frickin bad ass son, outdone yourself.  super nice!

Thanks brother! Couldn't have happend without your help! cool




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#5 2012-12-04 12:44pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

LooseNut wrote:

LegoMyDayGlo wrote:

that is frickin bad ass son, outdone yourself.  super nice!

Thanks brother! Couldn't have happend without your help! cool

taking your time paid off, that thing is truly sick.


THE GREAT DAYGLOW CRUSADE 3/30/2012 - 5/2/2012.  MAY THERE BE PEACE AND DAYGLOWS FOR ALL ONE DAY AROUND THE WORLD.
First rule of the OG Dayglow owners club, we don't talk about the OG dayglows.  wink 
EF PROFORMER #18 big_smile Stay RAD!
RIP Brice Minor "lil billy" cuz.  7/18/12 sad
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#6 2012-12-04 12:53pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

Great tribute and a sick bike. cool Well done!

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#7 2012-12-04 12:59pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

Agreed.
Such an awesome tribute bike!

Get some K. Jones pics up in this thread so everyone can see how dialed this bike is. smile


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#8 2012-12-04 1:02pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

Kevin Jones on his 88

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#9 2012-12-04 1:27pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

smile


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#10 2012-12-04 1:37pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

Few Parts Highlights...

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#11 2012-12-04 1:39pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

Holy smokes. That bike is perfect.
I love your username too by the way, what a great album.
cool


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#12 2012-12-04 1:45pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

Speechless!!!! yikes

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#13 2012-12-04 1:48pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

lol THANKS GUYS! I'm so happy to finally have this baby done and in the museum!




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#14 2012-12-04 1:51pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

WOW! Not only is the bike awesome the pic quality is amazing! Well done! smile


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#15 2012-12-04 2:02pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

BEAUTIFUL


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#16 2012-12-04 4:15pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

Bravo, bravo! That is one if not the most awesome builds I have ever seen! Absolutely STUNNING!

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#17 2012-12-04 5:16pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

Thanks getmoney, Quetzal & OPE for the props!!!

Anyone wanting to check out all my build photos in high-res can head on over to my Flickr Set I setup for the build.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/61144423@N … 676925403/

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#18 2012-12-04 6:40pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

spectacular. love this!  awesome job!


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#19 2012-12-04 6:45pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

Dude yikes U Have taken This Build Up The Next Level. Super Awesome Man big_smilebig_smilebig_smile


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#20 2012-12-04 6:51pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

I followed the build thread. First class work.

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#21 2012-12-04 7:20pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

So frickin awesome!!  Looks amazing!!

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#22 2012-12-04 8:01pm

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Thx for posting the larger pics to really get a good look at that thing big_smile Awesome build!!

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#23 2012-12-04 8:18pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

Man THANKS everyone! SO PUMPED to get all this positive feedback. The bike took 11 months but it was worth it!




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#24 2012-12-04 8:44pm

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

ohhh mennnn
this is sweeeeeeeeet!

Great Build Braden !!

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#25 2012-12-05 2:49am

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Re: 1988 GT Pro Freestyle Tour

Wow, this is the first bike in a while that has just blown me away. So refreshingly nice! Well done.
The pics are so original & so catchy. Instant fave, fantastic work. 10/10.


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