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Old 06-14-06, 01:00 PM
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1984 Trek 560 Spare Parts Rebuild

I want to see if my 15 year old son will enjoy riding and perhaps racing, so I am going to rebuild a 1984 Trek 560 that I have. I have removed all of the old components and took it to the sand blaster to remove 2 old crappy paint jobs, I will get it back tomm. and prime the frame and forks. After that I will try to put a half way descent paint job and clearcoat on it.

I have all sorts of mismatched parts laying around that I will try to use to keep the cost down.

Things I will have to find or replace for sure:

Bottom Bracket 68mm 1.37" x 24TPI
Brake\Shifter 8 spd Levers to replace down tube shifters
Inexpensive wheelset
Seat Post 27.2mm (Maybe)
Quill Stem (Maybe)
Headset 1" Threaded
Rear Derailer 8 spd

If he rides this when it is done and really wants to get into riding I will then buy him a nice bike.

If it turns out ok I will post some pics.
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