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#1 2008-05-22 4:19pm

daygogt96
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1996 GT Performer

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1996 GT Performer

All original parts with the exception of the grips and pedals.

Originally purchased in Pennsylvania and registered there in 1996. Bike was only ridden for a year and then stored until I purchased in May '08. Recently put on some clear grips (to show off decals underneath) and NOS GT gumwall tires.  Original pedals were falling apart so I put on these black GT pedals to compliment the finish.   Bike is now enjoying life in sunny San Diego.  Thanks for looking.


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#2 2008-07-02 11:02am

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

Just added some GT gumwalls.  I have the original pedals but not in good shape.  Still looking for clear GT grips. big_smile

Last edited by daygogt96 (2008-12-22 6:49am)


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#3 2008-07-02 11:07am

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

wow, that thing looks new

GT gumwalls turn up from time to time on here and ebay but they can be pricey. i just seen the correct clear gt grips on ebay but there gone....

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#4 2008-07-02 9:23pm

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

Thanks Demon, I'll keep looking 4 grips.  Thanks for the feedback. cool

Last edited by daygogt96 (2009-01-10 11:52am)


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#5 2008-07-18 1:54am

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

Mate, I have to tell you, that is one clean ride. After having just bought one that has 'a bit' of rust you deserve alot of credit for keeping it that rust free and scratch free. Well done. Know where I can get some decals beside eBay?

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#6 2008-07-18 2:02pm

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

Thanks for the comments. I've been looking for decals as well.  Although its hard to tell, my decals have some pits here and there.  Other than the fork decals I've found on E-bay, the only COMPLETE set on earth belong to DEMON GT who posted above.  Maybe we can talk him into making some repos!

Last edited by daygogt96 (2008-07-18 2:05pm)


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#7 2008-09-01 11:23pm

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

HEY DAYGOGT96 I JUST NOTICED THAT I HAVEN'T COMMENT ON YOUR BIKE. SWEET SWEET RYDE. LOOKS VERY NEW. KEEP IT CLEAN & RYDE IT 2 'TIL THE END. GOOD JOB!


RYDE NOW, RYDE LATER, RYDE 2MORROW, RYDE 4EVER!!!!!!!!

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#8 2008-11-25 4:49pm

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

you have a nice bike too man,this is one is an instant classic,take good care of it,i see it's all O.G,sooner or later she'll be worth alottt...lol

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#9 2008-12-10 5:55pm

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

whoa.. the chrome looks flawless. good job

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#10 2008-12-10 6:01pm

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

VeEzy wrote:

whoa.. the chrome looks flawless. good job

Thanks, did you end up selling yours? big_smile

Last edited by daygogt96 (2009-01-10 11:53am)


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#11 2008-12-14 3:40pm

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

VeEzy wrote:

whoa.. the chrome looks flawless. good job

Yessir! The chrome really is flawless...I've seen this thing in person - looks brand new! I love it!


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#12 2008-12-25 11:56am

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

What up daygogt96! Those gumwalls are super clean! I bet you don't want to ride on them now...lol! See you on the boardwalk!

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#13 2008-12-28 10:49am

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

reservoir.grizzly wrote:

What up daygogt96! Those gumwalls are super clean! I bet you don't want to ride on them now...lol! See you on the boardwalk!

Yeah, tires are sweet! Thanks koozie8 - and yes, I'm ridin' them! cool


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#14 2009-01-08 12:35pm

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

This bike is super nice and clean, you would think you were looking at a retro 2008 cool I cant wait to get my tires, Im still waiting for them hmm Hopefully tomorrow smile


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#15 2009-05-04 8:57am

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

Updated pics, wink


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#16 2009-05-04 12:21pm

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

nice! outside shots. smile


WTB: 1992 Yellow splatter GT Performer

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#17 2009-05-04 2:41pm

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

DUDE I F'N LOVE THIS BIKE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


RYDE NOW, RYDE LATER, RYDE 2MORROW, RYDE 4EVER!!!!!!!!

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#18 2009-05-04 2:52pm

daygogt96
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Re: 1996 GT Performer

gpena78 wrote:

DUDE I F'N LOVE THIS BIKE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LOL, thanks man, I've had a lot of projects going on lately so I've neglected the one that game the fever all over again after all those years.  Had to take her out this past weekend and clean her up.  She's ready for Crown Point this weekend, wink


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#19 2009-05-04 2:56pm

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

daygogt96 wrote:

gpena78 wrote:

DUDE I F'N LOVE THIS BIKE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LOL, thanks man, I've had a lot of projects going on lately so I've neglected the one that game the fever all over again after all those years.  Had to take her out this past weekend and clean her up.  She's ready for Crown Point this weekend, wink

YEAH U CAN'T 4GET HER. THATS HOW I AM WITH MY 95'. THOSE GUMWALLS TOPPED IT OFF! HAVE FUN! I HAVE AN EXTRA SET OF THE O.G PEDALS IF U WANT THEM???


RYDE NOW, RYDE LATER, RYDE 2MORROW, RYDE 4EVER!!!!!!!!

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#20 2009-06-25 8:08pm

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DAMN U & THIS BIKE lol


RYDE NOW, RYDE LATER, RYDE 2MORROW, RYDE 4EVER!!!!!!!!

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#21 2009-06-25 8:12pm

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

gpena78 wrote:

DAMN U & THIS BIKE lol

lol  Let's get this and your 95 out for a ride next time there's a big ride.  You still working nights?


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#22 2009-06-25 8:28pm

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

daygogt96 wrote:

gpena78 wrote:

DAMN U & THIS BIKE lol

lol  Let's get this and your 95 out for a ride next time there's a big ride.  You still working nights?

THAT IS A MUST. SOON MY BMX FRIEND. ALL I NEED R THOSE SWEET GT TIRES.  10AM-7PM TUES-SAT.


RYDE NOW, RYDE LATER, RYDE 2MORROW, RYDE 4EVER!!!!!!!!

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#23 2009-06-27 3:46pm

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

those grips are sick dude! i luv the way it shows off the GT!!! nice bike


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#24 2009-07-01 2:34pm

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

Damm Oscar thats a clean Performer!! Looks brand new...big_smile

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#25 2009-07-13 12:42pm

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Re: 1996 GT Performer

Love it big_smile


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