2019 GT Pro Performer 26
DayGlo Pink with GT Cyan Tires and Pedals
This is a fun bike to ride and easy to pedal. I decided to preserve the OEM GT white tires in the original plastic. I have always modified my bikes to get a personal and custom feel. I added the GT Cyan Tires and Pedals. I got the GT Cyan Grips too, but decided to keep the white to compliment the seat and stem. The pictures do not do the dayglo pink justice. In the sun the neon glow is richer and deeper in color and radiance.
I plan to add an Odyssey Gyro G3 Cable Detangler (1-1/8") once I spray it white. I tried front side pull brakes but they make a lot of noise. I am assuming they cannot handle a 26 inch rim very well. So I plan to add 990 bracket mounts and white 990's to the front. My first GT as a kid was a green GT Pro Performer with white OGK Performer mags and pink tires. I had a local bike shop in San Antonio build it from the ground up. After I left for college my dad sold it to a neighborhood kid for $25. I was so pissed. When this 2019 was launched I just had to have it. It rejuvenated my love of BMX so I have been collecting 85-90 GT freestyle bikes and frames. I will eventually add those to the Museum.
Submitted by utengineer
- Freestyle / Flatland
- Company: GT Bicycles
- Model: Pro Performer 26
- Wheel Size: 26"
- Headtube size: 1-1/8"
Bought on Amazon for $684.99 February 2019
GT OEM Specifications:
MODEL CODE G43209M_19
FRAME GT 86' Pro Performer Design, 100% Cr-Mo, 86' Performer Design w/ Bent D/T and Framestanders, Mid BB, 3/8" Dropouts, Chain Stay U-Brake, Integrated 1-1/8" H/T
FORK GT FS Design, 86' Performer Design, 100% Cr-Mo, 1-1/8" Steerer, 31.8 O.D. Blades, 3/8"mm axle
CHAIN KMC Z510
CRANK GT Power Series Alloy 3pc. 175mm Arms, Cr-Mo 22mm Square Spindle, 5mm 36T GT 86' Performer Design AL Chain Wheel
BOTTOM BRACKET MID Sealed Bearing
PEDALS GT Low Profile FS Platform Design, PP Material, Boron Axle
RIMS Alloy double wall, 36h
WHEELS TIRES GT LP-5, 26 x 2.2"
FRONT HUB GT Superlace High, Alloy CNC Body, 36H, Sealed Bearings, 3/8" x 17mm Female Bolts Rear: GT Superlace High Cassette, Alloy CNC body, 36H, 5 Sealed Bearings, 3 pawl Cassette, 3/8" x 17mm Female Bolts
WHEELS SPOKES Stainless Steel, 14g
BRAKES Rear Aluminum U-Brake w/ Soft Compount Pad
BRAKE LEVERS Alloy
HANDLEBAR GT Performer 2pc. 100% Cr-Mo, 7.5"H x 29"W, 5°Up, 9° sweep
STEM GT Mallet 100% CNC Front Load, 1-1/8", 19mm Rise, 43mm Length
GRIPS GT Super Soft 155mm Single Compound w/ GT removable plug
HEADSET 1 1/8" Integrated Design, 45X45 Degree Sealed Bearings
SADDLE GT Railed Padded
SEAT POST Cr-Mo Layback 25.4mm x 350mm
SPEC EXTRAS Alloy Single Bolt Seat Clamp