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11-12-13, 12:14 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

^ nice to see other old Treks being toured on....

^ nice to see other old Treks being toured on. I'm excited to head out this weekend on mine. just finished the build this weekend.

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11-05-13, 04:03 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

did a 30 mile shakedown ride this weekend....

did a 30 mile shakedown ride this weekend. Finalizing everything this week and doing a bike camping weekend in a couple weeks with it. 1985 Trek 420 converted to 44x18 single speed.
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06-30-13, 09:19 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Thanks! My first road bike was a vintage Trek so...

Thanks! My first road bike was a vintage Trek so I've always had a soft spot for them. The front rack is made by SOMA: http://store.somafab.com/somialfrra.html

It's pretty much an exact copy of...
06-28-13, 08:35 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Made a couple of changes to my Trek today....

Made a couple of changes to my Trek today. Swapped out the 700x28c Rivendell Ruffy Tuffy tires for a set of 700x32c WTB All-Terrainasaurus. A bit heavier but very comfy and great for commuting. Also...
06-21-13, 09:00 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

All done, for now ...

All done, for now

http://l4.yimg.com/sm/5539/9101563194_7ee689bfa7_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/cobrabyte/9101563194/)
06-18-13, 04:15 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Went for a ride this afternoon. Wrapping the bars...

Went for a ride this afternoon. Wrapping the bars this evening & some other final touches.

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06-16-13, 12:43 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Some big changes. Sad to see the old setup go, as...

Some big changes. Sad to see the old setup go, as it looks so classic and simple, but it's time for something new.

Project "Rivendellify my Trek" is well underway. Some tweaking of the fender...
03-31-13, 08:48 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Hey we have the same bike :) apologies if I've...

Hey we have the same bike :) apologies if I've already posted it...
The previous owner of mine converted it to single speed (700c wheels) and added the moustache bars. So far I've put on the Sugino...
11-18-12, 08:16 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

I'd like to share my Treks on this thread: ...

I'd like to share my Treks on this thread:

1978 Trek TX300
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8427/7774756744_bf54c9cc39_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/cobrabyte/7774756744/)
full build specs...
11-13-12, 07:54 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Hot bike man!

Hot bike man!
07-26-11, 09:18 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

way cool. I'm a big fan of vintage ATB's and this...

way cool. I'm a big fan of vintage ATB's and this is a really nice example
07-26-11, 10:34 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Thanks! That 311 looks brand new!

Thanks! That 311 looks brand new!
07-26-11, 10:32 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Thanks I agree, the bar wrap looks just right to...

Thanks I agree, the bar wrap looks just right to me. So far so good with the longboards, they seem quite sturdy for how long they are.
07-26-11, 06:32 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Thanks! :) Ah good old Augusta Block. It is...

Thanks! :)

Ah good old Augusta Block. It is very common here in FL. All of our brick roads are made with the stuff. It's the "old size" brick, much more dense also. It is over 100 years old and...
07-25-11, 08:20 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

New h-bar wrap, so a repost is mandatory,...

New h-bar wrap, so a repost is mandatory, obviously

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6127/5975133448_f15c0924b5_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/cobrabyte/5975133448/)
1981 Trek 613...
05-25-11, 12:44 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

1981 Trek 614. This was my first road bike. It...

1981 Trek 614. This was my first road bike. It saw many, many miles before I sold it. I wish it was my size, I loved this bike.

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05-25-11, 12:40 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Thanks! Yeah the suckybrake is a (bad) joke from...

Thanks! Yeah the suckybrake is a (bad) joke from the ssfg forum, the other bike is my Townie, it's an old Velo-Sport "Courier 12" I converted.
05-25-11, 08:08 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

The fenders I have are the....I think they call...

The fenders I have are the....I think they call it "chromoplastic"? Which I believe is the plastic coated aluminum. They're plenty tough and with the stays installed they are quite rigid. I don't...
05-25-11, 08:02 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

@shorthanded: really nice choices on that build!...

@shorthanded: really nice choices on that build! I really like the front bag and the cranks.
05-24-11, 03:03 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Thanks! The fenders are super long. I mounted the...

Thanks! The fenders are super long. I mounted the front one forward on the brake bolt to bring it up a bit actually. I would prefer all fenders are sold with a drilled or not option.
05-24-11, 01:56 PM
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Posted By cobrabyte

1981 Trek 613 Changes made since the last...

1981 Trek 613

Changes made since the last post:

-SKS "Longboard" fenders
-Switched from the Cinelli cork tape to Greengrips cloth tape. I decided I just don't like the feel of cork on...
05-19-11, 10:25 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

Thanks so much! Amazingly, the brake bolt caps...

Thanks so much! Amazingly, the brake bolt caps are original to the brakes, they have a little "DC" emblem on them. They were originally on my first road bike, a 1981 Trek 614...same bike, but a few...
05-18-11, 10:40 AM
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Posted By cobrabyte

1981 Trek 613 Currently in the garage while...

1981 Trek 613

Currently in the garage while I add SKS "longboard" fenders, KoolStop brake pads and a blackburn rear rack. I'll add updated pics in a few days.
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