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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!!!


"dude looks to be pretty rich..." 4130_stoner

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#3 2012-12-18 1:44pm

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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

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!


I want a General Osborne Pro complete and/or frame and fork.  If you have one and would like to sell or trade then I'm your guy.

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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


Save the '87 Pro Performers. Don't PFT a PP.

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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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Re: 1987 GT Performer 24

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


175mm Mongoose cranks
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#24 2014-03-17 7:38pm

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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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