Re: [CR]Missing Letter on 1976? Vintage Trek serial number

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Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2007 10:41:48 -0500
From: "John Thompson" <JohnThompson@new.rr.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Missing Letter on 1976? Vintage Trek serial number
References: <dad202c90706131644r65aaa6d4mfd63588a366f203a@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To:


Eric Brandt wrote:
> I have been pinging folks about my vintage Trek to determine an accurate
> history. Vintage-Trek.com has serial number info but my Trek is missing
> the
> first letter. It is Imron Blue in 25.5 inch size, serial number 5B6B38
> with
> builder's mark H. Head tube badge is glued on, tubing sticker is Ishiwata
> 022 main tubes, with shop sticker from Vern's in Oshkosh.
>
> Any info would be appreciated to resolve this mystery. I documented
> pictures
> on my blog. Brazencycleworks.blogspot.com

Glued on head badge and alpha-numeric serial number would put it in early 80's. Older Treks had screw-mounted badges and later Treks had numeric-only serial numbers. "H" mark suggests it was built by Bill Horstmeier.

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-John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA