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Did Trek ever sell a titanium mtb frame?

Old 04-18-08, 06:34 PM
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Did Trek ever sell a titanium mtb frame?

One has shown up on craigslist. The seller says it's circa 1993. But I can't find any other reference to it.

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Try here: http://www.vintage-trek.com/model_numbers1.htm

We need the model number. Serial number, etc. Pics would be great.

Closest I found was titanium decals.

Can you post the CL ad?
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Sorry, I have very little info. Here is the listing.

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/bik/623687675.html

If it is legit, I am going to pick it up for my son.

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It's called the Ti Lite. Appears to be legit. I'm going over to pick it up.

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Post some pictures when you get it. It looks like a nice one...
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No

Maybe a prototype or a one off for whatever kind of reason, but not in the regular line up anyway.

Bontrager did a Ti Lite. Bontrager was bought by Trek in 1996. It is not a Bonty Ti Lite though.

From the pic it looks like not a single part is from 1993.
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Post some pictures when you get it. It looks like a nice one...
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Not the same as yours, but I love my 1994 titanium Dean mountain bike. I ride it single speed with a rigid steel fork, and it's an absolute blast. I would be curious to see some better pictures of the dropouts, chainstays/seatstays and the serial number. For $450, I think you are getting a great deal!

Do a search for Bontrager Ti Lite and you'll get about 400 results

Check this out, and enjoy the interesting fact at the bottom
http://velospace.org/node/5695

Enjoy!

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