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Old 05-16-18, 12:04 AM
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GT Mach One ID Help

Picked up a Mach One from a auction , wondering if anyone can help with ID'ing the year and place of manufacture. Im sure its a 90's model and leaning towards USA manufactured. Thanks in advance! I will also upload a not so great image from the auction site.

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Serial number was found on bottom bracket and not on dropouts as with some GTs,
YC96070297
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Picked up a Mach One from a auction , wondering if anyone can help with ID'ing the year and place of manufacture. Im sure its a 90's model and leaning towards USA manufactured. Thanks in advance! I will also upload a not so great image from the auction site.

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Serial number was found on bottom bracket and not on dropouts as with some GTs,
YC96070297
It's a 1996, and I'm pretty sure YC means it was made in Taiwan. In 96 the US made race models were the "Speed Series" and the "Pro Series" if that helps any.
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It's a 1996, and I'm pretty sure YC means it was made in Taiwan. In 96 the US made race models were the "Speed Series" and the "Pro Series" if that helps any.
Any idea as to value? thanks
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Any idea as to value? thanks
It's tough to say, on places like the BMX Museum they have sold anywhere between $150-$400 us. The average price seems to be around $250 for a clean example.
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just saw one sell for 600 on ebay
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just saw one sell for 600 on ebay
Well price is subjective. It may have had rare parts, or that particular buyer just really wanted one. There's also a difference in years the ones from the 80's are worth a lot more.
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Well price is subjective. It may have had rare parts, or that particular buyer just really wanted one. There's also a difference in years the ones from the 80's are worth a lot more.
Actually it is a 96 as well, but It did have some extras like GT pads and also was in pretty much pristine condition
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Actually it is a 96 as well, but It did have some extras like GT pads and also was in pretty much pristine condition
Just to buy new pads can cost $150 us.
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Just to buy new pads can cost $150 us.
I believe it
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From my recollection, I dont remember pads being very common or popular on these mid 90s bikes.

That seat looks to be in good shape. I see those sell individually often for guys looking to restore their bikes. Should definitely add to the value.
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From my recollection, I dont remember pads being very common or popular on these mid 90s bikes.

That seat looks to be in good shape. I see those sell individually often for guys looking to restore their bikes. Should definitely add to the value.
I put the bike in the for sale section with much better images if anyone is so inclined
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It's a 1996, and I'm pretty sure YC means it was made in Taiwan. In 96 the US made race models were the "Speed Series" and the "Pro Series" if that helps any.
I just noticed when I looked closer it had Made In USA decals on a chainstay
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I just noticed when I looked closer it had Made In USA decals on a chainstay
I would like to see a pic of those, I'm pretty sure it says "Designed in the USA"
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I would like to see a pic of those, I'm pretty sure it says "Designed in the USA"

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Can't argue with that. Nice find!
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Its for sale if you know anyone interested, I placed it in the for sale section here with several pictures.
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