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In the begining Trek bicycle corp. created OCLV in the early 1980s between the heavens and the earth. Since its introduction and developement it has been a high standard of material. In 1999 Trek changed some of the fabrications in the OCLV carbon creating OCLV 150. Lance Armstrong consequently rode his red white and blue Trek OCLV carbon to be the second American and ONLY cancer survivor to win the Tour De France.

In the year 2000 Trek again improved upon its ultimate high performance by creating OCLV 120. In addition to this Trek added an entire OCLV Time Trial bike to its vast closet of bicycle weaponry and stronger carbon forks. As is the the custom in the ranks of professional bike racing Lance Armstrong requested a super light super stiff bike to be built specifically for the mountain stages of the Tour. A bike that could hold up to thousands of miles of grueling punishment yet retain the comfort and versatility OCLV carbon offers. Trek responded. Hence CARBON110 was born.

To this day Trek and Lance are covering the ranks of professional cycling and the roads of every hemisphere in the world. History as they say, is still being made

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Russ check your info my man...

Russ,
The 5900 was introduced in the year 2000 for the first time. So you may have had a 5000, 5020, 5200 or a 5500 but NOT a 5900 and NO CARBON110. The 5500 was available since at least 1994. Trek did make Carbon/aluminum frames in the 80s ( 2500 series ), 1986 I am pretty sure had full carbon frames available. They used carbon from Argon bike company amigo. OCLV hit the market in 1992 but they made changes in fabrication creating their own carbon process. In addition CARBON110 wasn't created until the year 2000 introduced (as I said) in the form of the 5900 Super Light. In 1998 Trek did make a red white and blue PAINTED frame however I WAS refering to Lance's 1999 Blue frame with red white and blue decals. Trek in 1999 changed a few things like stronger forks from Icon and new cable routes as well as OCLV 150, a lighter frame. In 2000 the lightened the frames again with 5200-5500 using OCLV 120 and the 5900 using CARBON110

The advent of the 9700-9.9 series Mtn bikes in the early 1990s ( concept to production 92-93 ) but was again improved upon in late 1999 with prototype late model 9.8 OCLV HC frames. The first full suspension Y-frames were created in 1994-1995 but discontinued. The Time Trial Carbon Bike was introduced in the year 2000 out of OCLV HC with a Time aero fork. In the year 2003 it was made of CARBON110 completely with a new fork and offered only to Lance to ride on in le TDF

Look it up or call the factory-I bet your 1994 5XXX series was the envy of many =)

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