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Old 11-01-08, 05:09 PM   #1
lfcrule2106
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What would you upgrade? gt avalanche 2.0

hi all,
ok i have a new gt avalanche 2.0 hdisc 2009 i really like it so far as it is my first proper bike e.g. not an apollo i was wondering if you had the bike what would u upgrade what are its strengths? whats the weaknesses? is there a need to upgrade, i dont think so i think its fine but...

ill post the spec i dont know it all but its all stock atm.

Frame:
GT Triple Triangle design 6061 butted aluminum with hydroformed downtube, zero stack headtube. Disc compatible with removeable der. Hanger
Fork:
Suntour XCR-LO hydraulic fork with cr-mo 30 mm stanchions, magnesium lowers, preload adjust, 100 mm of travel and lock out
Crankset / Chainwheel:
Shimano FC-M311 42/32/22
Pedals:
ATB Aluminum body, Steel cage, toe clip compatible
Front Derailleur:
Shimano M -330
Rear Derailleur:
Deore M-531 top-normal
Shifters:
Shimano 8 speed rapidfire shifters
Rear Cogs:
Shimano Eight Speed, 11-32 ratio
Chain:
HG 40 Shimano 8 speed Chain
Rims:
Jalco AX-430 Alloy double wall ATB
Tires:
Kenda Nevegal, 26 x 2.1
Front Hub:
Alloy QR for Disc
Rear Hub:
Aluminum QR sealed mechanism 8 speed cassette for Disc
Spokes:
Stainless steel 14 gauge
Nipples:
Brass CP
Front Brake:
Tektro Auriga comp, hydraulic, dual piston, cold forged
Rear Brake:
Tektro Auriga comp, hydraulic, dual piston, cold forged
Brake Levers:
Pro Max cold forged for disc brake
Handlebar:
Alum. 31.8 mm 20 mm Rise, 6 degree bend, anatomically sized
Stem:
GT ATB, 31. 8mm bar bore threadless 15 degree rise with four bolt alum face plate
Grips:
GT Dual Density ATB
Headset:
Tange Seiki system for 1 1/8"
Saddle:
WTB Pure V, with stitched cover and protective corners
Seat Post:
Alloy Micro adjust
Seat Clamp:
GT Forged Alum QR
Bottom Bracket:
Shimano Cartridge Sealed


im not sure wether its right i got off a website so id like your opinion heres a picture: (if it works)
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Old 11-02-08, 07:05 AM   #2
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Just ride it. When something breaks, then you can upgrade.
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Old 11-03-08, 04:40 PM   #3
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Just ride it. When something breaks, then you can upgrade.


^^ what he said^^
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