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 Post subject: 95 Trek 8700
PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 5:46 am 
Old School Hero

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Location: USA
my dream bike back in 95 when i was still going to college and a new dad. never could afford one. fast foward almost 20 yrs later and through persistance i found one my size on craigslist. Although not in my state, the dude was suprisingly willing to sell and send it to me to the middle of the pacific ocean. stripped the parts and added my own sauce with more modern but with some retro parts
1x9 - large chainring for looks and as a bash guard/chain keeper
Exotic carbon fork
Sram X0 rear
thomson stem/seatpost
XTR V's and Avid 7s
CBRs BABY!
Used strictly for commuting and general goofing off with the kid


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 5:55 am 
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Location: Behind you with the duct tape pulled out.
That is one cool looking bike, good work fella.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 6:05 am 
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I love the carbon and silver mix


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sylus wrote:
I love the carbon and silver mix


+1

Really like this bike a lot.. 8)


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 30, 2012 2:08 am 
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:)

loving the carbon alloy vibe.

great job


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 04, 2012 6:16 am 
Old School Hero

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just bought an adamo ism road saddle and this thing is great. no set up. i just swapped it with my tradional saddle got on the bike to generate a fit and WOW! it felt great just as i mounted it! the absence of the nose is definately noticable but it is a GOOD thing. I also feel more support on my rump thats for sure. did a quick .5 mile ride to the park with my son and it felt great that i didn't even notice anything.

I guess though is my commute to work thursday. even though my commute is only 6 mi round trip, my older saddle did not feel all that great.


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