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Road Test/Bike Review (1990) TREK 8900

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Road Test/Bike Review (1990) TREK 8900

WTB: Slingshot bicycle promotional documents (catalog, pamphlets, etc).
WTB: American Cycling May - Aug, Oct, Dec 1966.
WTB: Bicycle Guide issues 1984 (any); Jun 1987; Jul, Nov/Dec 1992; Apr 1994; 1996 -1998 (any)
WTB: Bike World issue Jun 1974.

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SpeedofLite, thank you for posting this.
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Legendary bikes. I've never seen a joint failure in a bonded Trek. Even the epically bad 9000 full suspension frames, AKA "the worst full suspension mountain bike ever made, or, as me and my buddies who owned them called them, "The Pogo Stick," were utterly unkillable. I had a buddy who rode one as his everyday commuter, plus weekend trail rides, for over 10 years and 10s of thousands of miles.

The suspension still sucked, but the frame never broke.


PS: 4:1 leverage ratio... what were they thinking??!!?
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