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A Modern Take On A Classic Frame: The 2017 GT Fueler

It’s been over twenty years since the original GT Fueler frame made it’s debut as one of just a handful of mid 90s frames that bridged the gap between the era’s flimsy race frames and overbuilt freestyle frames. Having grown up riding in that time period and experiencing first hand the self destruction of a race frame at the trails, frames like the Fueler definitely appealed to me. Something with the longer top tube and geometry of a race frame, but with some design attributes like beefier tubing and thicker dropouts taken from freestyle frames. While I personally opted for…

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bmx trails dirt jumping

The 2017 GT Fueler Frame

I’ve always joked around and said that with the revival of a respectable GT BMX program, maybe we would see a reintroduction of their classic dirt frame, the Fueler. I’m not talking about those shitty 2000s era completes that they for some reason decided were worthy of bearing the Fueler name. I’m talking about a high quality aftermarket frame on par with what you would get from a rider owned company. Well I’ll be damned if I didn’t look at The Union today and discover that they had gone and done just that! It’s chrome like it should be, has…

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Leandro Moreira Video Bike Check

As per usual, Leandro Moreira’s bike check also comes along with footage of him demolishing the Caracas Trails. Well, I say demolishing, I’m sure it’s just a casual cruise for him. While I did give his current GT setup a little bit of a look over, what I really payed attention to was the new stuff they’ve built at Caracas. Looks like they did a little concrete work on that new stuff up top.

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GT Bicycles / Frenchys Distribution – Welcome to the Team Maxime and Timothé Bringer

Brothers Maxime and Timothé Bringer are now doing it for GT Bicycles through Frenchys Distribution. They already had Leandro Moreira on the team and now they’ve gone and added two more dirt guys. Could the Fueler be making a triumphant return in the near future? I’m talking like the halfway decent Fueler of the mid-90s, not the grossness they were pushing in the 2000s. Someone get me Ben Ward on the phone!

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