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1983 TREK 600. Is it worth $400 in mint condition 60cm frame ?

Old 10-31-11, 04:32 AM
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1983 TREK 600. Is it worth $400 in mint condition 60cm frame ?

Hi folks, I just saw a '83 Trek 600 in mint condition for $400, is it worth it. I've heard good things about it, can anyone tell me more about this bicycle ? Is it good for long distances? Suntour BL, but not sure what type of steel. Thanks.
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Trek catalogs are all on line, just search for vintage Trek and you will find it. Suntour BL is middle of the line, pretty good, but not great. $400 is way too high. Steel Treks are desirable, but not that much.
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Here it is: https://vintage-trek.com/images/trek/1983/83Trek9.jpg

It would be Reynolds 531C which is nothing to sneeze at, but I agree $400 is too much. I'd say more like $300 would be a fair price. I suppose if it's truly mint and 100% ready to ride $350 wouldn't be out of the ballpark.
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Thank you guys for the replies, I will try to post a picture soon. Still deciding here...
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https://www.flickr.com/photos/6931283...n/photostream/

I got it, the Trek 600 is mine! Pictures are on the link attached. I took it for a spin and was hooked, very smooth. I negotiated the price down and was happy. Thanks guys.
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That looks like my size, can I have it? Nice find and the description of mint looks like the truth. The fact that you are happy with it is outstanding.
The position of the brake levers is a bit funky but whatever works for you. Ride the tar out of it.
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Looks very mint. Congrats!
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If you bought that lovely old Trek for under $400, then you did great, in my opinion.

I am about to offer a Trek for sale, a 420 Series with triple crank rings and in very nice shape. Sadly, or happily, not sure anymore, the Trek is too big for me...

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