View Single Post
Old 07-15-16, 10:40 PM
  #11  
Darth Lefty 
Disco Infiltrator
 
Darth Lefty's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Folsom CA
Posts: 9,507

Bikes: '76 Paramount, Salsa Timberjack, Burley Samba, Terra Trike

Mentioned: 58 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1483 Post(s)
Liked 95 Times in 64 Posts
Originally Posted by Andy_K View Post
According to the 2001 LeMond catalog my 55cm Buenos Aires has 73.5 degree head tube and 73 degree seat tube angles. Were those really considered "reduced" angles? I've only got one bike with a steeper head tube angle and the seat tube is only half a degree off of what most of my other bikes have. And 415mm is a "longer" chain stay?

Apparently I have a skewed view of normal.
According to a similar pdf on the same site, the OCLV bikes that year were a little steeper, and appear about a size smaller at a listed frame size.

http://www.vintage-trek.com/Trek-Fis...manualTrek.pdf
__________________
Genesis 49:16-17
Darth Lefty is online now