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Old 02-07-20, 04:31 PM
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Originally Posted by alexihnen View Post
Right. It seems genuine. Seems that for the early years of USPS at least, race bikes were identical to production bikes. That's cool, but I suppose means that a team bike doesn't hold much extra cache. Maybe if there was a verified tie to a specific rider or event.
I think that was a real point of pride for the Trek folks at the time: that you could walk into your LBS and ride out with a TdF-ready bike. (It certainly worked on me: I bought a '00 5200, which was the lower spec, but raced it to my Cat 3 upgrade)
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