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Legendary Trek road bike - $500 (Helena)

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bicycle frame material: other/unknown
bicycle type: road
frame size: 19 inch
wheel size: 27 in

Legendary Trek road bike $500

When Trek enthusiasts gather to talk shop, this ten speed sport-tourer is usually one of the ones bruited about. Model 520 from the 500 series has a 19” beautifully lugged frame (which is ideal for the cyclist with a 29 to 30 inch pants inseam, approximately) of ultra-legendary “Reynolds 501” Cro-Mo butted frame tubes; possibly from the early eighties; paint and metalwork are close to flawless; a very original machine; extra long wheel base is terrific for touring

. Suntour Cyclone M-II front and rear derailleurs
. Dia-Compe center pull brakes with braze-on mounting points for extra strength
.Sakae alloy crankset
. alloy pedals equipped with toe clips and straps
. Matrix Safari rims made in USA (36 spokes per rim plus flanges are reinforced) with quick release mechanisms on front and rear hubs; NOTE: rear hub was professionally serviced at local Trek dealership but still has some issues common to that hub)
. braze-ons for Blackburn waterbottle cage
.Avenir Comfort Plus anatomic seat
.Laprade alloy fluted seat post with micro adjust seat mechanism
.Belleri alloy bars made in France with an alloy stem
.B. Hinault/Stronglight headset
.microadjust rear dropouts
.brazeons for mounting rear rack
.brazed on chain hanger holds chain off ground should you have to remove rear wheel
.legendary Specialized Touring II 27x 1 1/8” high pressure tires
.rearview mirror for quick, safer lane changes
.front and rear frame reflectors
. exceedingly clean and incredibly original
.originally purchased at the Bike Station in Wheat Ridge, CO
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