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PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 8:28 pm 
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Its finally complete! Build thread at:

http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/viewto ... sc&start=0

This was by far the most extensive resto I have ever done. It is Catalogue spec with the exception of:

-Pc7ns in lieu of Pc7s
-Fork internals
-Longer seatpost for my 6'7'' frame (the other one is in storage)
-Crank Bros SC pedals in lieu of Shimano 535? (Like all my bikes)
-Continental Montana / Atlanta in lieu of Tioga Psychos (Although I do have NOS Psychos in case I change my mind)

Overall this bike is from Indiana, California, Colorado, North Carolina, Illinois, Massachusetts, Ontario and the UK!

I paid $600 bucks for the bike inc ship. In total I have $1025 US into it.

This is definitely my new favorite bike. I have wanted one since I was 16...16 years ago!


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 8:33 pm 
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 8:35 pm 
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 9:12 pm 
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Really good job there!!


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 11:20 pm 
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That's really nice! You have given the frame a new lease of life. :D


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 9:07 am 
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Impressive stuff, looks almost too good to get dirty.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 10:46 am 
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pristine! its a real credit to you to bring it back to that level of showroom condition! its exactly as i recall my friends Y22's when they wheeled them out of the shop all those years ago....


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:12 am 
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After years of not being cool - I feel some Trek love on this site now. And bikes like yours are certainly helping. Congrats on a great resto and now being the proud owner of such a nice bike.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 2:03 pm 
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thanks guys for all the positive comments. No one in my office "gets" it...

I must admit that Trek has done a lot of uncool things...destroying Bontrager and Klein, pretty much everything they have done with Gary Fisher...but this one they got right the first year. Simple and elegant.

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2011 9:31 pm 
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Took it out today for its first real ride...ran flawlessly!


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