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It's 7/20! Show Your Trek 720!!!

Old 07-20-20, 03:05 PM
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It's 7/20! Show Your Trek 720!!!

There's always a new influx of new people and regulars that have acquired bikes- and people like me that are just ridiculously in love with their bikes!

Show your Trek 720!

Here's my 1985 Trek 720.

IMG_0616 by Dave The Golden Boy, on Flickr

IMG_2377 by Dave The Golden Boy, on Flickr

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720 6 14 20 by Dave The Golden Boy, on Flickr



If there's anyone that hasn't put up with my nonsense about this bike- I've replaced most everything on it:

Brooks C17 Cambium
XC Pro seatpost
Nitto Technomic stem
Nitto B177 bars
Tektro TRP RRL brake levers
Suntour Command Shifters modified for Shimano 10 speed
Brooks Microfiber bar tape
Axiom mirror
Spooky straddle cable yoke
Suntour XC Pro brakes
Phil "Rivvy" front hub
Phil Cassette rear hub
Ultegra 10s cassette
Velocity Atlas rims
Compass Bon Jon Pass (35) tires
SKS Chromoplastic fenders
Sugino AT crankset 50-38-28
Dura Ace 7700 front derailleur
Dura Ace 7803 rear derailleur
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Old 07-20-20, 03:40 PM
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Dangit, looks like I’m a week and a half late to post my 710...
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Old 07-20-20, 07:02 PM
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This one just came back to me. Shamefully, I have never ridden it any distance.

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Old 07-20-20, 10:40 PM
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Overloaded for 2day shake down to Long Beach from where bike was stolen so I never got chance to resolve annoying wobbles

As recovered some 15 months later thanks to bikeindex.com listing.

More or less current state after parts bin rebuild as general duty backup.
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...pretty much original. If I rode it more often, I'd swap out the Helicomatic hubs and the rear derailleur.
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Old 07-21-20, 12:10 AM
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Old 07-21-20, 02:44 PM
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Overloaded for 2day shake down to Long Beach from where bike was stolen so I never got chance to resolve annoying wobbles

As recovered some 15 months later thanks to bikeindex.com listing.

Did you ever get to kick that guy ankle deep in the nutz?

I'm so sorry for you, but I'm so glad you got the frame back.
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Does a Multitrack step-thru count?
My wife's next ride, at the powder coater's...
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It's a relief to see that I'm not the only one here who likes to re-purpose cheap military surplus bags of one kind or another.
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It's a relief to see that I'm not the only one here who likes to re-purpose cheap military surplus bags of one kind or another.




That 720 is at my in-laws, but the bags are currently gracing it’s little cousin, the 620. They exactly fit one 12 pack of Elysian assorted 🍻
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That 720 is at my in-laws, but the bags are currently gracing it’s little cousin, the 620. They exactly fit one 12 pack of Elysian assorted 🍻
I think that's the beer-pattern camo, not the more common rain-pattern camo.
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Dangit, looks like I’m a week and a half late to post my 710...
We should start a set of month-long threads, they could last all spring and summer, "Post your 300-series Trek" for March, and so forth.

Is there a "Post your..." thread for May 31?
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We should start a set of month-long threads, they could last all spring and summer, "Post your 300-series Trek" for March, and so forth.

Is there a "Post your..." thread for May 31?
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I can't wait for the "I got wrecked on my Trek 420" thread.
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