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Old 09-05-11, 04:00 PM
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How did Trek do there numbering system? Is a Trek 470 better than a 2000?
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higher number the better
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Originally Posted by sloar
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In general. The exception would be the 170 -- a custom built Reynolds 753 frame bike.
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I think the 3-digit ones were steel and the 4-digit ones aluminum.
-20's (420, 520, 620, 720) were touring, -60's (560, 660, 760) were racing.
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+1 3 digits are steel, four digits aluminum. And then they mucked it all up by recycling the same model numbers, for example, the 720 started as a top of the line touring bike in the 1980s, then reappeared in the 1990s as a basic hybrid.
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Originally Posted by JohnDThompson
In general. The exception would be the 170 -- a custom built Reynolds 753 frame bike.
And they're classics, too - thanks John.
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hmm your logic doesn't add up the technium 440 is an aluminum bike.
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hmm your logic doesn't add up the technium 440 is an aluminum bike.

That would be a Raleigh I believe.
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heres my sign... doo doo doo. my momma says i'm special but my daddy says i'm stupid. Guess it was a long day.
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