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Old 09-01-20, 03:49 PM
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Does anyone know if 2.0-tires would fit a Multitrack-frame?
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Originally Posted by l3m4nt
Does anyone know if 2.0-tires would fit a Multitrack-frame?
Going to depend on the particular tire and your rim width .
I just put some Panaracer Tour 700x42ís on my 730 because they wouldnít go on my Schwinn Crisscross.
Dropped right into the rear dropouts on my Trek 730. They are 1.65Ē.


45mm Might fit , but Iím not sure 2.0 ď will , that's almost 51mm .
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Originally Posted by l3m4nt
Does anyone know if 2.0-tires would fit a Multitrack-frame?
I think some frames are a little wider than others. 50mm tires will not fit in my '97 750's frame. I think a 45-47mm tire is about as large as I could physically fit in it, and that wouldn't allow for much (if any) clearance. I think 45mm is a size that is fairly safe to recommend for any steel MultiTrack bike, with the note that some frames seem to allow even larger than this. The wider you go, the smoother the tread profile will need to be (side lugs that stick out could contact the frame, whereas a smooth and rounded tread profile wouldn't). Also be mindful of tire size with relation to rim width and brake clearance. You'll need to ensure (or at least, probably prefer) that your inflated tire can slide into the frame between the open brake arms. Brake shoe dimensions can impact this, as thicker and longer pads can limit how far a brake arm can physically open.
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Originally Posted by l3m4nt
Does anyone know if 2.0-tires would fit a Multitrack-frame?
I have a '93 700 with 43mm tires. They fit fine, but I don't think a 2" would fit.
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Ok, thanks for the replies. I'm replacing the wheels in the near future, so I'm going for a wider rim anyway (that wouldn't be the issue.
The tire I was considering was a Schwalbe Fat Frank, but I'll see if I can test with some old 2.0's before I buy something new.
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A Fat Frank definitely has a rounded profile and would probably have the best chances of fitting of any 2" tire. I still think it's iffy.
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Here's mine. First job is taking of the spay-paint (already did a little test with some acetone). It's a 720, probably from 1992 (720E to be precise).
Not many original parts on the bike, but the previous owner did put a Shimano Ultegra crank and rear-derailleur.



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Had a go with the acetone today. Not finished yet, but at least I put the T back in Trek

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I've been looking all around to find Trek 750 730 Multitrack sizing information for the 1990-1995 period. I'd like to find height and inseam sizing information. I can find frime measurements, but not human sizing for frames. Anybody got that information?

Also what is the market price for a 750 Multitrack 1990-1991 with lugs? A range would be good.

Thanks Nelson
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I sure have enjoyed looking at all the pictures posted. Presently I have a Peter Mooney Stage LL Fillet Brazed bike with Dura-Ace components. Nice bike, but at 70 I'm looking for something a little more laid back in a more upright position. These Trek 750 Multitrack seem just right especially if I can get one with lugs. Have the fun is the hunt.
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Originally Posted by fujifinest
I've been looking all around to find Trek 750 730 Multitrack sizing information for the 1990-1995 period. I'd like to find height and inseam sizing information. I can find frime measurements, but not human sizing for frames. Anybody got that information?
We'll all fit a little different on different frame sizes. Even subjective criteria must be factored in, like whether you prefer a more upright riding position or a more elongated one. What are your height and true inseam/standover measurements. By "true" inseam, I don't mean your trouser length. I mean a true measurement from the floor to...well...to where you truly have no more room. This is generally several inches higher than your pants size. This is one number that may help in frame fit, but it's definitely not the only metric.

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Also what is the market price for a 750 Multitrack 1990-1991 with lugs? A range would be good.
The post-COVID bike market is a mess. Some sellers are asking double or triple the usual market value for stuff. And you can still sometimes find a deal, depending on where you are. I would say that a seller who knows what he or she has with a 1990-1993 MultiTrack 730 or 750 (lugged frame) would probably ask $300 for one in very nice condition. Maybe $200-300 for "average" condition. There's someone near me asking $320 for a bottom-tier tig-welded 700. Maybe they'll get that; I don't know. That's not what a basic 700 is normally worth, but this market is pretty crazy right now.
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Nice!

What brand wheels are those? I like them.
Wheels are Mavic CXP21 on Ultegra Hubs.
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Nice! Where did you get the components (bars, stem, etc.)?
Thanks.

The bars are just old Control tech at like 44cm width, Stem is like a '95-ish Trek system 1 stem that stretched to work with road bars, Tektro brake levers, DuraAce down tube shifters mounted onto barcon blanks, and red cork tape.
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I acquired a 1990 750 in intense blue a few months ago. Once I get my post count up Iíll be posting some pics.
Some nice looking bikes on here.
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Originally Posted by fujifinest
I've been looking all around to find Trek 750 730 Multitrack sizing information for the 1990-1995 period. I'd like to find height and inseam sizing information. I can find frime measurements, but not human sizing for frames. Anybody got that information?

Also what is the market price for a 750 Multitrack 1990-1991 with lugs? A range would be good.

Thanks Nelson
My 91 21" 750 has a 32" standover.
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Originally Posted by esc77
I acquired a 1990 750 in intense blue a few months ago. Once I get my post count up Iíll be posting some pics.
Some nice looking bikes on here.
Iím in the same boat about posting some pics of my 720. Iím not sure how many posts we need.
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Originally Posted by Sailing
Iím in the same boat about posting some pics of my 720. Iím not sure how many posts we need.
You need 10 posts before being able to post pictures. This is to prevent accounts being setup to spam the forum with fake ads, etc. It's not too hard to get to 10 posts -- make a post in the introductions forum to say hello, respond to a few posts in the general forum, etc. You can get your 10 post minimum in just a few days and you'll be off to the races.
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Hereís my Ď90 750


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There was a lugged 750 on FB in my community for $100 about a month ago and I vacillated for about an hour over whether or not to ditch my 730 for it before someone snapped it up. So I’ve been kicking myself for about a month.
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General rules for Trek MultiTracks (if you're into them):
  1. Buy it.
  2. Decide what you'll do with it.
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I am in the same boat of getting my post count up to share some images of my recent craigslist find - a 1992 Trek 790 MultiTrack. I have to give a massive shout out to the folks on this thread. I was in the market and I had no idea if a MultiTrack was worth owning. This thread alone convinced me to make the purchase and I am so glad I did. It rides like a dream and I could not be happier!
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Originally Posted by esc77
Hereís my Ď90 750
Great looking 750! Did you do most of the work on it? I am curious as to the stem you have in place - it looks real sharp and is presume was not stock.
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Great looking 750! Did you do most of the work on it? I am curious as to the stem you have in place - it looks real sharp and is presume was not stock.
Hey thanks! I have been swapping out parts since I acquired the bike. Itís a Nitto Pearl stem, a bit pricey but I felt like treating myself.
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Hey thanks! I have been swapping out parts since I acquired the bike. Itís a Nitto Pearl stem, a bit pricey but I felt like treating myself.
Thanks for the info! I have been doing the same on mine - this is my first taste of bike wrenching and it has been very a satisfying way to pass some time!
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Recently posted in the introductions forum and am also posting here to shamelessly get my post count up. With everything going on in the world I recently gave into my long lingering urge to get back on a bike for the first time since my youth. After spending some time lurking on this forum and specifically this thread, I decided a trek hybrid is probably the best choice for me. After only about 2 weeks of searching, a 1992 Trek 790 popped up on OfferUp which was a little under an hour away. It wasnít a crazy bargain, but I feel like I got a reasonable deal considering how long I had to wait and the craziness of the Covid market. I picked it up yesterday and couldn't be happier. The blue is incredible and actually feels comfortable for my 5í6Ē height, which had been my hurdle up to this point.

The bike seems to be stock. Knowing next to nothing about working on bikes Iím not sure were to start, or if it really even needs major upgrading immediately. I think Iíll start with getting a new seat and a water bottle holder.

Iíll post images once Iím able to.
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