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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 10:22 am 
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Couldn't let this one go, had to have it...

Resprayed main frame and new rear swing arm....

Now to put the parts together...

Already decided on Judy SL's and XT M737/M739...


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 12:31 pm 
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Nice find! Thread subscribed! :D


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 3:53 pm 
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That should build up nicely, I love the clean lines of these they've aged well.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2011 3:09 pm 
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Trek Ys are cool, keep us posted with the build!


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2011 10:16 pm 
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Saw that on eBay, just couldn't get past the dodgy 'TREK' on the main frame. Please tell me it's just a vinyl sticker and is easily removed.

Nice rocket boy stickers, a rocket boy saddle would look good on that.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 1:43 am 
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Hi all

Yes, waited till the end of the auction and contacted the seller direct and got it for less.....

BG....yes these are vinyl stickers and they are coming off....I'll get some new ones made up and positioned correctly....

Have a Rocket Boy Saddle on the way as well.....


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2011 8:29 am 
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Good stuff. I think technically you've got a '97 frame (from the shape of the pivot gussets on the rear triangle - have a look at this thread where there is a comparison: http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?t=169613) when they'd moved to the new style logo, but i'd definitely back date it to '96 or 95' graphics. A Judy SL would look good.

The '96 Y-22 is my fave - there's been a couple of really nice Y bikes on here recently. Also check out this site: http://cool386.tripod.com/trek/trek.htm

I have a '98 Y-33 frame literally hanging on the wall in the garage waiting for me to do something with. It hasn't got quite as nice lines to it as the earlier frames, but it has a much stronger mount for the shock on the main frame, and longer 'genesis' style geometry which makes it really nice to ride.


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 Post subject: Trek Y - New Project
PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 2:09 am 
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BG: The rear was replaced by Trek with a new swingarm so yes, its defiantly 97 onwards, the main frame though is either a 95/96 Y22 as far as I can see from catalogues etc...

A really good source of info can be found at:

http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/trekybikes/

You need to join but then you get access to full specs and manuals.

Started piecing it together and this is how it looks so far......


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:05 am 
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'95 decals are available here:
http://www.bikesdecals.com/trek-y33-dec ... p-688.html


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 Post subject: Trek Y - New Project
PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2011 11:44 am 
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Thanks BG......

Have ordered a set....should look good the yellow and silver decals....

A bit more of an update...


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