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1978 GT Gary Turner

#1 2015-01-14 11:51am

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1978 GT Gary Turner

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1978 GT Gary Turner

78 Gary Turner with OG finish and decals. Very rare bird. Winner 2014 bike of the year @ bmxsociety.com

All original finishes. Only the repop fork decal is not OG.


78 Gary Turner frame
Speedo fork
1st gen. Araya 7b's
Sunshine loose ball hubs dated 78
Shimano freewheel
1.75 Red dot on rear
2.125 Carlisle Aggressor front
HKK Smoker chain
Dura Ace cranks date code 77
Shimano drilled chainring
Demco Futura pedals
Shimano Tourney caliper
Shimano brake cable
Team Products brake lever
Kool stop 1st gen brake pads
Xcaliber seat clamp
Unicanitor racing seat
Generic fluted post
Oakley II Grips
Franken headset: MX2 / Cycle Pro
Race Inc. or Tuf Neck alloy bars
Blue vinyl Rad Pads
Alloy calve caps
Preston Petty number plate








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#2 2015-01-14 1:36pm

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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

That's a real piece of history ; this bike is amazing cool
One of the finest survivor that I have seen here smile
Well done and congrats !


20" before dishonnor

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#3 2015-01-14 3:07pm

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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o251/William_Dalek_Lawson/imagejpg2_zpsec93aa0a.jpg


Mongoose/Fusion aluminum bars in pro size. 14" GT Zoot Scoot, Dyno Pretzel Bars and Drain Pipe 22.2mm and Dyno Slammer forks.
I need these, so get at me please.

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#4 2015-01-14 3:09pm

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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

Amazing!!!! big_smile

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#5 2015-01-14 3:24pm

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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

U N R E A L !   1978!  The REAL History of BMX!


"If this be treason make the most of it"... "If we don't hang together, we'll all hang separately."

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#6 2015-01-14 6:42pm

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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

WOW.....

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#7 2015-01-15 3:22am

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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

Amazing bike, THANKS for posting it here...coolest of the cool!


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#8 2015-01-15 7:34am

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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

Too COOL. These were only made from 77-79 out of his garage.  cool

Last edited by Hannibal Hector (2015-01-17 1:12pm)


BEER, BABES, & BMX, what else does a man need? Well, maybe some BULLETS for his BERETTA 9 MILLA MEETA. lol

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#9 2015-01-15 12:53pm

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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

coolcool


WTB: * NOS Oakley F1 grips black/yellow * KKT FMX/LMX Pedals * Skyway Tuff Graphite pedals/cages * NOS Oakley 2 red right side only * NOS Oakley 1 red left side only * NOS chrome KKT FMX left side pedal 9/16

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#10 2015-01-15 3:53pm

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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

1978 - Goin' waayyy back !!!

Amazing bike,  Awesome build !!!


Too many cool bikes out there,  not enough money in my wallet ...

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#11 2015-01-16 6:13am

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Damn, I'm at a loss for words to say. Simply amazing!


Cool, a new bike.  Wait a minute.......where am I going to hide this one.  She's going to catch me...

Wanted: 90 Holmes f/f decals, Odyssey parts in vapor blue

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#12 2015-01-16 7:11am

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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

Thanks everyone, I really appreciate all the nice comments.

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#13 2015-03-08 10:37am

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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

I've never seen one of these, INCREDIBLE!


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#14 2015-03-08 2:09pm

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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

One of my favorite builds of the last few years.  Great job!

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#15 2015-03-08 2:28pm

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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

Thanks!

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#16 2016-01-06 4:49pm

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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

I'm lucky enough to see it in person, its amazing cool

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#17 2016-01-06 5:08pm

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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

Thanks!

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#18 2016-01-06 7:18pm

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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

Sweet time machine my friend. So bitchin!


"If I don't see you no more in this world, I'll meet you at the next one...and don't be late" JMH

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#19 2016-01-07 4:50am

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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

Thanks!

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#20 2016-03-28 7:03pm

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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

cool GT

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#21 2016-05-21 5:11pm

RadicalNick
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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

Laid eyes on this one today at the Raleigh show. Had to drop in and fave it. It's spectacular. cool


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"Two hundred years of American technology has unwittingly created a massive cement playground of unlimited potential. But it was the the minds of 11 year olds that could see that potential."
Craig Stecyk - Skateboarder Magazine - 1975

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#22 2016-05-21 5:21pm

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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

Thanks Nick!

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#23 2016-05-21 7:29pm

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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

What a rad little ride.

Amazing decal on the match box.

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#24 2016-09-10 4:51pm

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Re: 1978 GT Gary Turner

Could you tell me the serial number on the fame? I am trying to start a database of every Gary I can find.

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#25 2016-09-27 7:55am

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Kind of hard to read, looks like 3684. I have no idea how to interpret that.

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