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    Trek 720 Multi Track for Touring?

    Trying to help my brother find an inexpensive touring bike for a week long jaunt this summer.

    want to know what people think of this.

    http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h3...ikepics001.jpg
    http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h3...ikepics004.jpg
    http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h3...ikepics006.jpg
    http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h3...ikepics003.jpg

    thanks,
    zac

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    Senior Member DukeArcher's Avatar
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    That frame would make an excellent touring or even expedition-grade bike - but swap out the rusty chain!

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    $100 is the price

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    Senior Member DukeArcher's Avatar
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    It is a good frame, but does need a lot of work...I don't know

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    Dude, go for it. I did a lot of touring on an slightly older model of the same bike. It worked fine.
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    Dude, compare these pics. I once had a Trek 720 and measured the frame. The measurements came out identical to Trek 520. You will not get the benefit of double-butted-made-in-USA goodness and the rear wheel dropouts are a little different, but it does have the geometry. Oh, and no requisite third bottle mount or eyeletted rims. The beefier rims and double-butted frame came on the Trek 750.




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