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Old 02-14-18, 10:36 AM
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Originally Posted by bikemig View Post
Good point; there are reasons other than a crash why someone might switch out a fork. And the frame may be fine after a crash (if that's why the fork was switched out) which is why a visual inspection helps.
Like, maybe the previous owner sold the fork to his bud to drew off for a fixie, then gave the frame to another bud who scored the Al fork for it.

30 to 35 years old - ANYTHING could have happened.
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Old 02-14-18, 10:39 AM
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It's got eyelets on the dropouts- so no x60-
Thanks, missed that one!
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Old 02-14-18, 06:01 PM
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I am stubbornly sticking by my prediction of 83 640. I will up the ante and say that it looks like a 22 to me and it will have a serial number between 49650 and
49699, 55300 and 55399, 62471 and 62520, 66929 and 67028, 75988 and 76037, 87655 and 87804, 88880 and 88929, or, 89755 and 89804.

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Thirty hours have elapsed. Not like Dan to not report back quickly! Must be out scoring more great deals, almost stealing them. lol
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Maybe its the camera angle but the replacement fork...looks bent.
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sorry guys it took me a while to get back to you on the S/N and it 19013
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Originally Posted by oddjob2 View Post
Thirty hours have elapsed. Not like Dan to not report back quickly! Must be out scoring more great deals, almost stealing them. lol
lol don't worry i haven't score any bikes this week. i'm taking a break for now
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Old 02-15-18, 04:07 PM
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sorry guys it took me a while to get back to you on the S/N and it 19013
I can't find any mention of a 5 digit serial number that starts with a 1 anywhere on the Vintage Trek Website. 82 had serial numbers that started with 0 then a 1. But, if we drop the 0, and just use the last five digits, then it is supposed to be an 82 25" 610.
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Old 02-21-18, 09:30 PM
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It is not an 82 61x because they had the rear derailleur cable housing stop on the top of the chainstay. I am going with 83 640 which came with a Tange Levin headset, 531 CS frame and it came in black. The only thing off is that the 640 came with a red head tube. Is that usually a decal or paint?
Here a picture of the head tub, I started wet sanding it and under that black paint is really red!!
So I think that this is really 640
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Maybe its the camera angle but the replacement fork...looks bent.
No the fork is straight
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Somebody worked awfully hard to cover that beautiful red paint. I hope you are able to get all of it back to red.
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All awaiting the # think someone in the recent past has added / changed / altered decals including head badge
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