GT goes old school with original suspension bikes

GT goes old school with original suspension bikes

Left-side drivetrains, faux-moto saddle/number plate/fender concoctions and anodized parts galore were just a part of GT's retro celebration at the 2018 Sea Otter Classic. Instead of using its booth at the California festival to showcase its latest and greatest products, GT instead celebrated 25 years of making all sorts full suspension. Old school mountain bikers, check this out What's old is new again: 6 surprisingly old technologies 2006 iT-1 The oddly capitalized iT-1 was the world's first internally geared production bike. How many did GT sell? Probably a fraction of the brand's heralded Zasker. Even today, the iT-1 looks crazy with its rear disc brake mounted on the right side, and of course, the short mid-gear drive chain and the chainguide-equipped drive chain on the left side of the bike. 1996 concept bike It's funny to think about, but a few different decisions here and there could have completely changed ...

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