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Old 11-05-10, 09:33 PM   #1
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Norco Magnum GT Overhaul . 1983

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i just finished with doing a overhaul of this great old Norco Magnum GT road bike it rides like a dream and the paint jobs is awesome for bike 27 years old . i had to replace all the rubber and could not find tan brake lever covers . but overall it turned out great . take a look at the pics and tell me what you think !
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Old 11-06-10, 03:18 AM   #2
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I just finished refurbishing a Norco Magnum GT myself and it is identical to yours. Too bad that you couldn't find some hoods. They are available on Ebay, from time to time. Should you get a set, you might want to take a look at handlebar taping, before installing them.

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Old 11-06-10, 06:02 AM   #3
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Nice job - looks great. I picked up a Magnum SE for my wife a couple of years ago (a little older than yours since it is all Arabesque/600). They are really nice riding and were pretty pricey in their day. One thing I find funny though is all the pictures of Norcos of that era I have seen (not that many out there) have Norco engraved at the top ends of the seat stays. Ours doesn't.

Oh, and ours was almost certainly completely original (except tires and handlebar tape) when we got it, and it did NOT have hoods. Wonder if they were not part of the factory package.

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seat too low, stem too high
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Old 11-06-10, 04:05 PM   #5
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seat too low, stem too high
How is that possibly a constructive comment? Just maybe he has it set up so he can ride it comfortably. Not every bike that appears on this forum needs to look like a magazine cover. My 2 cents.
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Nice looking rebuild Pinch, thanks for posting. Hope she provides miles of enjoyment for you.
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thanks Guys for the great comments . iam still have not set the bike up for riding yet . but i know i will have many years of great riding on this Vintage Bike !!!
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i was wondering does it make a difference if i put 700c wheel set on this bike . it has 27 Inch on alloy at the moment but i want to keep it original ... was this bike made with a 700c wheel set??? thanks agian
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