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Old 06-01-08, 11:50 AM   #1
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I find the best deals when I am not looking

Last fall, I was really looking for a touring bike. However, the prices all seemed to be crazy. I couldn't find anything under $500 and anything that didn't require major repairs was going for much more. I gave up the search.
Last week I got a call from a friend who knew someone that was trying to sell a early 90s Trek 520 and a 94 Miyata 916. When I got there I was amazed at the condition of the bikes. I knew when I saw it that it was a late 80s model, since it didn't have bar-end shifters, but the 531 main tubes were what really caught my eye. It would apear to be a 1988.

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Old 06-01-08, 12:20 PM   #2
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Nice find. Those Treks ride great.
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