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Cant wait to tear into it and clean it up, wonder about what year and model if anyone knows.

 

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I don't know for sure, but it looks like early '80s.

The negatives first:
No "braze ons"; meaning no bottle bosses, shifter bosses, brake cable housing guides, derailleur cable guides.
Nutted brake calipers (I'm being kind of nit picky here, there's nothing "wrong" with that, just more indicative of low end by this time).
Low end seat post.
Stamped steel dork disc

The positives:
Lugged, though, so that's a big plus.
Forged dropouts (as opposed to stamped), so that's another plus.

How much can you pick it up for?
 

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Awesome, So according to the serial number break down, it is a Trek 950, 21" frame (5'10'' so it could fit) Made in January of 1980, but according to an other part of the site, trek started making the 950 in 1981???

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Another thing is that the brochure has the 950 listed as having a Columbus SL/SP frame but mine has a Ishiwata 022 frame???
 

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Oh well the guy had a 460 in great shape that Im gonna pick up later this week :D .......................... along with a couple more bikes LOL
 

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doesnt make sense, everything fits the model 412/414 description, but those models had serials starting in M and mine looks like an O (950 model), which clealyr would be hard to mistake for an M
 

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am a bit perplexed, the first character appears to be an O in the serial number, which corresponds to a 950 model, however everything on the bike matches a 412/414 model, but those serials started with the letter M?

So im lost needless to say, the guy had a 460 that I think im gonna go back and pick up, along with an xxlite Traveler, World Sport,Liberia, and a few more that I am forgetting LOL
 

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pretty soon you're gonna be the "cat lady" of used bikes! Are you planning to ride all of these or flip 'em???

gotta shimano 600 EX 6207 rear hub laying around???
 

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Im gonna flip them, im getting bikes from a few guys for around 30-50 a bike, there is a decent vintage flip market here in stl.


I have no clue if I have a 600 rear hub LOL :D
 

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Finished up the Nishiki Time trial funny bike last night................tearing into the Trek tonight :D

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Great point, I just use good ole fashion hot, soapy water for the aluminum.

Well, here she is!!!!

Will take a few better pics in the daylight tomorrow, i even took the pedal apart and cleaned them :D

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