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12-01-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By bnewberry

Yes, I spent a lot of time in the 1987 brochure...

Yes, I spent a lot of time in the 1987 brochure and searching online. I guess I will just have to wait. Thanks!
11-30-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By bnewberry

I sure can, once the frame gets here. I was being...

I sure can, once the frame gets here. I was being impatient and hoping to get these parts sooner.
11-30-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By bnewberry

Seat post for 1987 Trek 850 Antelope

Does anyone know what diameter seat post a 1987 Trek 850 mountain bike requires? A source for same, and/or a seat post binder bolt for the same bike would be much appreciated!

I foolishly bought...
10-03-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,257
Posted By bnewberry

A practical solution to a common problem. Is it a...

A practical solution to a common problem. Is it a little tough to drink out of while moving and did you make the cage yourself?

And of course, you are prepared should a nice microbrewery be near...
10-02-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,257
Posted By bnewberry

Chair or grill, no big deal. The downtube mounted...

Chair or grill, no big deal. The downtube mounted growler is what captured my eye!
09-14-20, 11:54 AM
07-22-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,378
Posted By bnewberry

You must lead a charmed life. I have been looking...

You must lead a charmed life. I have been looking for a bike like that for years. I live in a rural area that is very poor when it comes to nice old bikes so nothing doing.

Definitely worth fixing...
06-23-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 496,508
Posted By bnewberry

Here is the thread I originally posted when I...

Here is the thread I originally posted when I first got the bike (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1189067-1976-1977-era-trek-identification.html#post21226011). My faulty memory is to blame...
06-22-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2,386
Views: 496,508
Posted By bnewberry

Trek 700 something

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/76cdfafe_54fb_4478_88da_236b230011b9_a98f245e8023ba026835076eb57e0d23dbc554b7.jpegT...
06-16-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,424
Posted By bnewberry

Great bike! I love old Treks. You have gotten...

Great bike! I love old Treks. You have gotten great advice. These bikes are easy to work on, but you will need a few special tools when you get to things like the bottom bracket. They aren’t terribly...
05-17-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,964
Posted By bnewberry

Getting another Paramount might be the best...

Getting another Paramount might be the best answer to any question! Someday I will get one too.
05-16-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,964
Posted By bnewberry

Moving is certainly an option, but I think a pair...

Moving is certainly an option, but I think a pair of wider tires, or even a whole new bike for my wife might be cheaper and easier!
05-16-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,964
Posted By bnewberry

ThermonicScott, I was hoping someone would...

ThermonicScott, I was hoping someone would mention the early Tours. You did even better with the photo! Great illustration of the how capable bikes were/are, and how tough those riders were. The...
04-18-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,513
Posted By bnewberry

Canyon or Fezzari

I toyed with the idea of getting a Canyon Endurance or Fezzari Fore earlier this year. Ultimately I just bought another steel Trek frame to build up and ride.

...
04-02-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 20,128
Posted By bnewberry

I had a pair on my bike from the 80ís. Large...

I had a pair on my bike from the 80ís. Large flange Campy hubs too. Good times, good memories. I would still use them if I had them! I remember cleaning them as well. Not really any worse than any...
03-30-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,174
Posted By bnewberry

My top 3

My top three donít compare to some here!

1. Miyata 912. The orange beast! This bike wanted to go fast. I sold it in the 90ís and still regret it.
2. 1970ís Schwinn Voyager. Sold it to buy the...
02-27-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,130
Posted By bnewberry

Just for your information. I have purchased frame...

Just for your information. I have purchased frame and forks of this vintage trek for as much as $150.00. I live in a vintage steel bike desert, but still, you got a great deal.

As for this one, if...
02-27-20, 05:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,130
Posted By bnewberry

Great find!

Great find!
02-22-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By bnewberry

Lucky guests! Nice job on the cleanup.

Lucky guests! Nice job on the cleanup.
02-05-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 715
Posted By bnewberry

I prefer the older Treks, but I would ride either...

I prefer the older Treks, but I would ride either one!
12-27-19, 03:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,545
Posted By bnewberry

What is this budget of which you speak? Is it...

What is this budget of which you speak? Is it wrong to put 20.00 worth of handlebar wrap on a 20.00 Schwinn Voyager with a dented top tube?
12-23-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,157
Posted By bnewberry

This past year I ran Vittoria Zafirro 32’s on a...

This past year I ran Vittoria Zafirro 32’s on a similar vintage 620. They fit with good clearance and these are wider than you would expect for 32’s.

They provide good comfort but when riding a...
12-12-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,138
Posted By bnewberry

Yes. This is a reason for N+1. I have a Trek 660...

Yes. This is a reason for N+1. I have a Trek 660 on my trainer. This is the bike I used for all of my long rides last year. The bike fits, is set up the way I like it, but riding inside still pales...
12-11-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,188
Posted By bnewberry

Paraffin isnít always wax

The year was 1980 or so. The local bike club met at the Schwinn shop in town and they were trying this new idea that a member had read about. It was soaking a chain in paraffin to clean and lubricate...
11-28-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,702
Posted By bnewberry

I trust Evaporust.

I trust Evaporust.
11-28-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 996
Posted By bnewberry

I tend to agree. There is a panache to the older...

I tend to agree. There is a panache to the older badge and decals.

This bike is spaced for 27 inch wheels. I will use 700c with 28 and 32 tires. Looks like I will need some longer reach brakes...
11-27-19, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 996
Posted By bnewberry

Interesting that there are only two top cable...

Interesting that there are only two top cable guides. I usually see three as on the frame I have.
11-27-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 996
Posted By bnewberry

The fork miss match makes me wonder if the bike...

The fork miss match makes me wonder if the bike went back to the factory for a fork issue, got a new fork and a repaint.

The fork has the bike serial number hand scribed into the steerer tube.
11-27-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 996
Posted By bnewberry

I had heard that Trek would do this at times. The...

I had heard that Trek would do this at times. The paint does look factory to me.
11-27-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 996
Posted By bnewberry

The date code indicates 1978. The paint is...

The date code indicates 1978.

The paint is in good shape for the age of the bike. I am thinking this has been repainted and rebadged. My question is, did the factory do this? That might explain...
11-27-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 996
Posted By bnewberry

The serial number indicates pre late 1980 TX700...

The serial number indicates pre late 1980 TX700 or TX730, 21 inch with a year code of 8 so 1978.

The chainstays measure 44.5 (700 rather than 730), the fork has midpoint mounts, there are two sets...
11-26-19, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 996
Posted By bnewberry

1976 or 1977 era Trek identification

I bought a bike frame on eBay. I think it is a 76 or 77 TX700. Assuming it is a 76 or 7 it has the wrong badging/stickers. Perhaps it is a repaint with aftermarket stickers or a factory refresh. Any...
11-10-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,365
Posted By bnewberry

I too would like to get a Fuso someday. I...

I too would like to get a Fuso someday. I recently passed (seller and I were 150 dollars apart on price) on a Russ Denny Fuso. It was very nicely constructed but without much in the way of badging. I...
10-26-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By bnewberry

I would like one of the long cage models please.

I would like one of the long cage models please.
10-10-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,072
Posted By bnewberry

My wife found this one and we like it better than...

My wife found this one and we like it better than Zwift. The video game aspect of Zwift isnít as nice as real-world ride videos that FulGaz has.
10-10-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,040
Posted By bnewberry

I loved my Brooks Team Pro when I was riding a...

I loved my Brooks Team Pro when I was riding a lot many years ago. Now that I have started biking seriously again the past 3 years I have to say that the Brooks doesn’t seem to work as well for me...
10-09-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By bnewberry

I will take this for 18.00 shipped. I can do...

I will take this for 18.00 shipped. I can do PayPal if acceptable to you.
10-09-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,056
Posted By bnewberry

I agree. I had a 912 in the 80ís and it was a...

I agree. I had a 912 in the 80ís and it was a great racing bike frame.
10-03-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,764
Posted By bnewberry

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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The 620 on the Leelanua Harvest Century this year.
My wife and I are...
09-20-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,101
Views: 117,777
Posted By bnewberry

I took a ride and saw this old bike at an old...

I took a ride and saw this old bike at an old lighthouse.https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dscn0886_6c87fb5c5e50b2484cf084c37346c17fb8d421a4.jpg
Grand Traverse...
09-10-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,114
Posted By bnewberry

Lovely Trek! I have the same frame and use it as...

Lovely Trek! I have the same frame and use it as my main bike (at least this year) including a century coming up. You have done a nice job on yours! Enjoy it!
06-24-19, 09:57 AM
06-24-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,504
Posted By bnewberry

If you don’t find a local buyer I will take this...

If you don’t find a local buyer I will take this for 200 plus shipping. I am in Michigan.
05-08-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,413
Posted By bnewberry

Lots of good advice already. I have found that...

Lots of good advice already. I have found that padding can hurt more than it helps. Along with more time in the saddle, fit and other saddles, try a pair of riding shorts with very thin pad if you...
04-16-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,557
Posted By bnewberry

If available I will take both sets of the Diacomp...

If available I will take both sets of the Diacomp brakes.
04-08-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,595
Posted By bnewberry

Thanks!

Thanks!
04-02-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,595
Posted By bnewberry

Good information! These posts do have a threaded...

Good information! These posts do have a threaded stud about a half inch long that go through the boss. I was thinking that filling the boss around those threads would create a strong reinforced...
04-01-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,595
Posted By bnewberry

Thanks for the advice! I will go with plan B for...

Thanks for the advice! I will go with plan B for now which is regular brakes. I am starting to not like cantilevers much!
03-31-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,595
Posted By bnewberry

JB Weld for attaching cantilever posts?

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I am working on an older Trek 620. The front cantilever posts were cut off. I...
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