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1978 GJS A Frame

#1 2012-02-15 2:24am

TrulyOdd
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1978 GJS A Frame

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1978 GJS A Frame

This is a pre-serial number GJS A-Frame.

This is a 1st gen GJS A-Frame (no serial number or no brace on the brake bride).
Everything on the bike is original finish with original decals.


Purchased frame & fork from the original owner who bought them together.


Frame: 1978 GJS A-Frame
Fork: TANGE TX-500
Bars: RACE INC. Chromoly
Grips: OAKLEY 1
Stem: ADDICKS
Headset: TANGE MX
Rims: ARAYA 7B (1st gen)
Hubs: PHIL WOOD (1st gen)
Tires: MITSUBOSHI Silver Star Comp II (fat/skinny)
Brake Calipers: SHIMANO Tourney
Lever: SHIMANO 'Charlie Narley' TEAM LEVER 'Trickery' (black sleeve)
Brake Shoes: MATTHAUSER (finned)
Seat: ELINA Super Pro (leather)
Post: RACE INC. Chromoly
Seatclamp: POWERLITE PL-1
Cranks: TAKAGI MX (1st gen)
Pedals: KKT Rat Trap
Spider: PHIL WOOD 130bcd
Chain: D.I.D.
Chainring: SHIMANO
Chainring Bolts: SHIMANO
Freewheel: SHIMANO 333
Pad: BICYCLE MOTOCROSS ACTION

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#2 2012-02-15 4:14am

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

dude ...the ever elusive addicks stem . awesome build ...great job . perfect in my honest opinion .
dion


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#3 2012-02-15 4:57am

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

That is one sweet-looking ride and an instant fave!! cool


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#4 2012-02-15 5:21am

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

Ditto with Dion!!! Yowzers!

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#5 2012-02-15 6:06am

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

Nice !  Very "real"  looking!!  Love to see opc on a build tongue


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#6 2012-02-15 6:33am

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

Simply one of my favorite bikes on the planet. Awesome build!

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#7 2012-02-15 9:03am

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

cool


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#8 2012-02-15 9:44am

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

Winning


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#9 2012-02-15 10:11am

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

perfectly put together.  man, that stem is really the icing on the cake!  very nice!


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#10 2012-02-15 12:36pm

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

appreciating the comments! cool


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#11 2012-02-17 1:08pm

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

Oh wow, this made my day.   Hope to see it in person in June...  damn.


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#12 2012-02-17 1:12pm

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

Top Shelf build mate....awesome !!!!


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#13 2012-02-19 4:00pm

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

thanks.  i'll definitely be bringing it out in june.


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#14 2012-05-04 12:25am

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

BAM...GJS game over!!!


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#15 2012-05-04 12:28am

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

things DON'T get any better than that, simply perfect cool


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#16 2012-12-22 1:40pm

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

Sweet cool


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#17 2013-09-01 6:54pm

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

appreciate it fellas.


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#18 2013-09-01 8:37pm

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

now this is a perfect late 70's bmx bike, F/N sweet. big_smile

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#19 2013-09-02 3:59pm

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

thanks rydah cool


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#20 2014-04-30 5:45am

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

Crap, this is the bike I want to be when I grow up lol

Perfect build cool


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#21 2014-12-09 2:47am

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

this is a sik bike bro, absolutely perfect!!!! got me a 79 from a mate & once i get it i'm on the hunt for bits! i hope to have it looking as rad as yours (without that dope addics stem though) big_smile
TOP notch my friend…….. killa coolcoolcool

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#22 2014-12-09 3:33pm

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

Texasbmx wrote:

olnordicflyer wrote:

this is a sik bike bro, absolutely perfect!!!! got me a 79 from a mate & once i get it i'm on the hunt for bits! i hope to have it looking as rad as yours (without that dope addics stem though) big_smile
TOP notch my friend…….. killa coolcoolcool

Can I see some pics of it? This one is ACTH a 79 too.... Mark MC did a whole post about it on bmxsociety, how there's no proof of any GJS being available in 1978.

Is it a pre serial?

with all due respect to mark....there were GJS's out in 78.   jeff has said so.


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#23 2014-12-10 3:07am

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

again.... what a bike, awesome !!!!


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#24 2017-08-24 3:26pm

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

Awesome cool

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#25 2018-02-23 2:25pm

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Re: 1978 GJS A Frame

thanks guys. cool


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