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#1 2017-08-07 2:04am

Bon
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1983 GJS Big Tube

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1983 GJS Big Tube

This is the first production GJS Bigtube #B001.  Bigtubes debuted at Interbike in 1983 where it was nicknamed *The Muffler Bike*. Restored and won Best in Show at 3rd Annual Vancity BMX show.

Build Sheet
1983 GJS Bigtube frame
1983 GJS Bigtube forks
Bullseye 1st gen cranks
Bullseye Euro-American conversion BB
Ambrosio gold ano rims laced to
Bullseye hollow hubs
ACS Claws 16T freewheelKevlar Comp IV tiresNorco alloy stiffener & headlockHutch PedalsDK cruiser XL stemCW Pro BarsUni Turbo Pro seatMX clampGold KMC hollow chain lightweight'83 stamped MX brakes and callipers
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Last edited by Bon (2017-08-26 5:57am)


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#2 2017-08-07 7:57am

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Re: 1983 GJS Big Tube

Looks better in person, nice trophy my friend.


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#3 2017-08-07 8:14am

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Re: 1983 GJS Big Tube

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Sweet bike!


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#4 2017-08-07 9:22pm

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Re: 1983 GJS Big Tube

WOW! Great looking bike!

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#5 2017-08-07 9:28pm

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Re: 1983 GJS Big Tube

Love those decals

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#6 2017-08-07 10:21pm

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Re: 1983 GJS Big Tube

Thanks Fose !

It took me forever to design them on ms paint and find somebody to vinyl cut them locally in my small town.


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#7 2017-08-07 10:50pm

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Re: 1983 GJS Big Tube

They look badass...

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#8 2017-08-07 10:53pm

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Re: 1983 GJS Big Tube

cool


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#9 2017-08-08 3:49am

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Re: 1983 GJS Big Tube

cool


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#10 2017-08-09 6:51pm

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Re: 1983 GJS Big Tube

Great looking build, very cool bike!


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#11 2017-08-10 7:05am

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Re: 1983 GJS Big Tube

That thing is very cool and unique. I think this is the first I've seen of one. Gotta fav it. cool


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#12 2017-08-10 8:37pm

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Re: 1983 GJS Big Tube

Thanks for the compliments guys. And yes my bike is worth more then my truck. Aha. Beauty riding on the beast.

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#13 2017-08-10 11:06pm

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Re: 1983 GJS Big Tube

I still remember the look on your face when you did not win any class...then all of a sudden your bike was called for the winner of best in show and the shocked look was priceless.


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#14 2017-08-11 7:10am

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Re: 1983 GJS Big Tube

I'd pay to see my face at that moment.


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#15 2017-08-16 10:39am

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Re: 1983 GJS Big Tube

Killer Bike... God Bless!

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#16 2017-09-29 10:57pm

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Re: 1983 GJS Big Tube

cool

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#17 2018-01-09 8:17pm

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Re: 1983 GJS Big Tube

Very cool rig Bon, just the way I like em. Rare thoroughbred hi-end race machine.
Well done.


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#18 2018-12-29 1:03pm

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Re: 1983 GJS Big Tube

Awesome, congrats on the win big_smile

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