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GT GTB - 'Generic Track Bike'

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GT GTB / 56cm / 1998

39cm Nitto B123 track drops / Cinelli XA quill stem **or** 38cm Nitto RB021 pursuit bars / Nitto Technomic stem

GT lugged fork / Campagnolo Nuovo Record headset

Corima 12h Carbon Tubular / Vittoria Tubular

Mavic Ellipse 20h 2x laced wheel / Continental Gatorskin

170mm Dura Ace 7600 cranks (square taper) / Sugino 75 bottom bracket

Vintage perforated Selle Flite Ti / Thomson Elite seatpost

MKS Sylvan pedals / Soma Quad-Gate clips / Toshi Double Straps

50/17 - Sugino 75 chainring / EAI cog / Mavic lockring

Daily rider / lock-up / work bike; Brooklyn / NYC

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Damn!

so sick! looks sexy all beat up. how are those drop outs managing?

generic

but nice

how is my bike generic?

how is my bike generic?

god thats such a sick front

god thats such a sick front wheel for a work bike. hows the carbon hold up against nyc potholes?

so far so good! it's a

so far so good! it's a surprisingly strong wheel

I see you around the hood

I see you around the hood while I do my deliveries

I too do deliveries in the

I too do deliveries in the hood. Say whattup sometime.

Very nice

Very clean build.
That Rolls does set it off.
Are ya sure your frame is a 56cm?
How long is your TT?
My GTB measures in at 23 inches ctc (toptube)

Wow

Perfect Street track Bike right there dude.. question is that a 26.0 or 25.4 clamp stem? im looking for one just like that

it's a 26.0 with a Nitto

it's a 26.0 with a Nitto Shim - clamps perfectly with the shim, and it's practically invisible

Nice. Funnily enough, I

Nice. Funnily enough, I have a red saddle on my GTB and it really does balance out the bike nicely. I should take a photo, I haven't updated my page in awhile

One hell of a GTB my man -

One hell of a GTB my man - it looks awesome! How do you like the Rolls ?

definitely more comfortable

definitely more comfortable than my perforated turbo - love it

Rock and roll .

Rock and roll .

Hhaha a silver

Hhaha a silver seatpost/black saddle could be in order....

How do you like the Mavis? Do they hold up for brakeless street riding?

had a black perforated turbo

had a black perforated turbo / silver thomson on it before - didn't like it

as for the Mavics: so far so good! people encounter problems when treating them like cheap wheels. don't force / crank on the axle bolts, be sure to steady the axle with an allen key, and don't over-tighten the nuts. enough is enough.

also, use a thick cog with softer threading like EAI or Dura Ace and NEVER use anything but the Mavic lockring, as it is proprietary threaded. people will tell you that other lockrings work or suggest spacers and whatnot - this is really just cheap alternatives to doing the right thing. and using something like a Phil cog will chew the hub threads to shit since they're so hard.

aside from those few notes, let it be known that these wheels are incredible - bombproof at 20h and spin smoother and longer than anything else ive ever ridden

oof.that saddle..

oof.that saddle..

trade the seatpost for one in silver! :D

traded my former silver one

traded my former silver one for this black one already!

and that's the whole point of that saddle - the all-black needs to be offset by something exciting...

oh really? hah hmmm..well

oh really? hah hmmm..well just a suggestion.
i personally like to keep components (stem, seatpost, crankset) consistent cuz it makes it look cleaner...
but then again it is YOUR bike.
i know it still rides great as is (i had one too and loved it).
hows the ellipse wheelset riding?



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