Old 03-07-20, 02:22 PM
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Bikes: Optima Baron LR, '14 Nishiki Maricopa,'87 Trek 330 Elance, '89 Miyata 1400, '85 Peugeot PGN10, '04 Fuji Ace, '06 Giant Rincon, '95 Giant Allegre, '83 Trek 620, '86 Schwinn High Sierra

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Originally Posted by The Golden Boy View Post
The big clue as to what "level" the bike is- the Reynolds decal. Notice it says "butted frame tubes." NOT "butted frame tubes, forks and stays." So you know it's a 600 level frame as 600 level frames all have a 531 main frame with CrMo or MnMo forks and stays.
Yep. It's been determined that it's a 1983 Trek 620.
I have another, similar bike, an 87 Trek Elance 330. As far as the frame goes, there doesn't seem much difference. 531 main tubes, cromoly something fork and stays. The paint job on the 83 620 is FAR better. The 83 has eyelets on the seat stays for a rack. The seat tube clamping mechanism is different, with the 87 having it in the seat stays. I can imagine they'll ride nearly the same, though I have the Elance modernized and the 83 620 close to original (minus the brake levers)
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