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    May 2012

    1981 Trek 710

    Hello everyone. I've been lurking round these parts for a while using the info for my Trek 330 commuter bike

    this is how i've got my 330 set up right now.
    but the time has come to upgrade to a nicer bike. I want to get into more touring/randonneuring.

    I really love old treks and I found this one on Chicago craigslist thinking I would be able to turn it into a rando bike.

    Its a 1981 Trek 710

    I'm wondering if it will have clearance for SKS fenders with 28c tires, and if you think the bike is worth the investment.

    From craigslist
    '81 Trek 710 Vintage Sports Tourer
    Designed by Tim Isaac, all Reynolds 531 steel road bike. Hand crafted low temp silver brazed, in the Big Red Barn, Waterloo Wisconsin.
    24" frame 60cm seat tube x 57.5cm top tube, fits someone 5'11" -- 6' 2" SO ht. 33.75"/85.5cm
    Seat Tube Angle & Head Tube Angle are 73.5 degrees.
    Trail geometry 64 degrees, chain stay length 43.5cm.
    These numbers add up for a very responsive ride. Serial number 004033.
    Water bottle bosses, rear rack bosses, top tube cable guides and bottom bracket cable guides. Imron paint, dark blue pewter.
    Dura-Ace drive train, except FD is Campy, chainrings 52-39, cogs 13-15-17-19-21-23
    Dura-Ace brakes, Dia-Compe AC250g levers
    Dura-Ace 100mm hidden bolt quill stem, in the photo's a Nitto stem is mounted. Cinelli 64-40 bars
    Dura-Ace seatpost, Sella Italia Flite saddle
    Dura-Ace hubs, Rigida Alloy 700c rims

    He's willing to go down to $550 so far, but he wants to use a LBS to pack and ship the bike at a cost of $125. which stings a little.
    Last edited by RickyTylerson; 05-19-2012 at 02:08 PM.

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    If it fits and is in stellar condition, I'd bite. I'm a sucker for vintage Treks.

  3. #3
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    I have a 1980 710 with 600 drivetrain and Dura Ace brakes. Perfect rando bike! You are going to love that thing. Good luck, that bike is beautiful.

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