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#1 2012-12-18 1:33pm

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1987 GT Performer 24

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1987 GT Performer 24

87 Performer customized to 24".

Originally purchase a just the frame in September with intent of restoring it.  After searching the web i ran into pictures of the Knight Ind. Proformer 24" (at the time I thought it was a stretched out Performer) I wanted one. My friend Andy encouraged me to stretch one out. Started hitting bike swapmeets for the rest of the parts while i worked on the frame.  When I got the frame done i was going to use a 24" Akisu fork but it didn't look right. Luckily hboost happen to be selling one at the time. Once i received it worked some magic on the fork and the rest is history


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#2 2012-12-18 1:36pm

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

This is probably my favorite bike ever!!!


Please just give me one second...I am in the middle of railroading your thread

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#3 2012-12-18 1:44pm

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I like it alot.  Good work man! smile

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#4 2012-12-18 1:49pm

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

Totally Awesome Gt Bike Dude. yikes I need 1 2 big_smilebig_smilebig_smile


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#5 2012-12-18 2:10pm

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

Love it ..............added to favs.


Always looking for Schwinn Freeform and Dyno stuff, and I would love to put together a Dinky for my youngest before he is to old.

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#6 2012-12-18 3:39pm

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

Awesome work mate. love it.


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One leg from downunder mate! cheers

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#7 2012-12-18 4:00pm

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

Just when I think I can't see anything new posted to the museum that makes me oooohh & ahhhhhh you post this gem . cool


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#8 2012-12-18 5:18pm

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

Awesome job on this added to my fav's !


Looking for a set of Tioga Monoblock pedals

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#9 2012-12-18 5:21pm

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

Nice work.


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#10 2012-12-18 11:12pm

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

Do you have a build post?? I would like to see what you did to stretch the frame and what you added were.
Great bike big_smile


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#11 2012-12-19 4:56am

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

calismoooth wrote:

Do you have a build post?? I would like to see what you did to stretch the frame and what you added were.
Great bike big_smile

Yes I do

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#12 2012-12-19 9:36am

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

Coolest bike ever!


It's an internet chat board.  Relax.

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#13 2012-12-19 10:51am

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

Cool smile


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#14 2012-12-19 12:29pm

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

Great job! cool

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#15 2012-12-19 2:16pm

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

awesome,a performer cruiser.i bet its fast and super smooth. cool

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#16 2012-12-19 4:50pm

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auburnites wrote:

awesome,a performer cruiser.i bet its fast and super smooth. cool

Tha it is. Riding it is a blast! Thanks to all for all the good comments

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#17 2012-12-19 5:09pm

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

I hate you smile jk freakin bike is sick man!!!!!


WTB: Odyssey 24" Xtro threadless fork

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#18 2012-12-20 1:46am

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

Everything about the bike is Sick, Love it. If it's ever for sale???

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#19 2012-12-20 8:57am

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

Mr.Flashback wrote:

Everything about the bike is Sick, Love it. If it's ever for sale???

Anything is for sale for the right price. smile

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#20 2012-12-20 6:10pm

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

Great job!! Looks Fine!


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#21 2013-02-17 11:36am

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

Great lets find some more to stretch

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#22 2013-05-03 6:44pm

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

Almost missed the 24 inch.  What an awesome project. cool


"the impossible just takes a little longer"

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#23 2014-03-09 9:19am

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

Niceee custom 24", done just right.  You've inspired me to get my FST 24" project going!  cool


Suntour chainring bolts in clean rider shape
Black Hunt Wilde rectangular plate
Black Mongoose KOS handlebar pad
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#24 2014-03-17 7:38pm

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

cobra_standard wrote:

Niceee custom 24", done just right.  You've inspired me to get my FST 24" project going!  cool

cool picked up a sport myself will start chopping that up.

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