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PostPosted: Sun Feb 02, 2014 1:24 pm 
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New Gt owner from France, Bonjour everyone :)
hope my not titanium, not 29" nor 27,5" plastic bike will entertain your community.

Some parts are still missing (I wait for some 1x10 exotic Ukrainian transmission & kick ass custom Enve wheels)
here is a pre version ( v0.8 ) with getho xtr & winter wheels (ZTR Olympic/CxRays/Novatec)
Enjoy !

Full build : http://www.light-bikes.fr/phpBB/viewtop ... f=45&t=274
(every picture links to bigger ones)

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looking for 9,4kg, approx 20,7lbs within a few weeks.

Full build : http://www.light-bikes.fr/phpBB/viewtop ... f=45&t=274

if anyone intereted I can tell you more about the custom speedneedle and further details.

cheers
Tom

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 03, 2014 9:14 am 
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Like it a lot :thumbup:

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 03, 2014 4:28 pm 
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Location: Denmark. Yeeees
Looks fast! Very nice bike.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 03, 2014 4:33 pm 
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Looks fast !


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 03, 2014 5:40 pm 
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That paint must be heavy, but WOW! nice bike!


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 03, 2014 8:01 pm 
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Nice bike I have ridden the 29r version for the last two years I really like the suspension design but going to the 2014 Sensor this year. Love the paint job!


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 03, 2014 9:21 pm 
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Thanks a lot,
To be honest these pictures realy don't do justice to the paint job, I'll try to take some more outside as soon as it stops raining in eastern France.

Here are some details of my custom marathon speedneedle.

Full stock,
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After 4400 km : used leather & abused edges,
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Step 1, naked without leather,
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Step 2, post sanding,
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Step 3, with its new rivets : 4 out of 6 were broken at the back,
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Weight gain isn't bad at all, futhermore to someone who always wonder about the utility of the thin leather :)

Step 4, a total of 5 layers of mat varnish, our forum decals is sink under 4 layers : all this adds 5g.

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Sexy isn't it ?

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 03, 2014 9:22 pm 
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very cool, I'm loving the neon accents on the frame. this makes me want to get back into riding xc.


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 6:31 pm 
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Clean and beautifull it is... but this was before.

During this morning :
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And at the end :
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I'm out of shape in this early season and won't trust my first impressions.
I need a lot more time on this baby to give you my advice.
more to come soon.

New wheels and transmission on their way. can't wait :D

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 9:02 pm 
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Nice ride Tskubi. Don't see much GT around anymore... How do you like the rear sus?


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PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 11:00 pm 
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Ok, that's nice, too.


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:12 pm 
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Nice. But what happened to the Storck?

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:27 pm 
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cerro wrote:
Nice. But what happened to the Storck?

The Storck's frame got damaged due to a sudden contact/impact with a.. huge granitic rock.
Ok, I crashed.
Unfortunately the Frame is unrepairable according to storck's specialists.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 9:04 pm 
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Ain't no better way to regain smile after a long day at work : let's open this wheel package ;)

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Hope Pro2 / 28 Sapim Cx-Ray / new nipples & Enve rim, @ 119kgF.

Back :
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Dt350 destické/ 28 Sapim Cx-Ray / new nipples & Enve rim, @ 130kgF.

Together :
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1440g.

Artist work : 8-)
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Speechless.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2014 4:22 am 
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why centerlock rear and 6 bolt front?

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